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Funding Opportunities September 9, 2015

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Some fellowship opportunities that may have skipped your attention, organized by deadline:


The American Academy in Berlin Fellowships

Specifics: Does not have to be researchers working German language, history or literature but should emphasis how resources in Berlin would aid the proposed research.
Deadline: September 30th
Website: http://www.americanacademy.de/home/fellows/

ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships

Specifics: Emphasis on research that expands the possibilities of use for digital humanities. No particular fields noted.
Deadline: September 30th
Website: http://www.acls.org/grants/Default.aspx?id=508&linkidentifier=id&itemid=508

American Philosophical Society Franklin Fellowships

Specifics: Designed for an American researcher who requires travel to Edinburgh or London, to work in the British Academy, to complete a project that encompases the fields of philosophy and theory.
Deadline: October 1st OR December 1st (for the next application cycle)
Website: http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin

Cornell University Society for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship

Specifics: The research project proposed must fit within the annual focal theme. The theme for 2016-17 is “Skin.”, See the webpage for a more detailed description.
Deadline: October 1st
Website: http://www.arts.cornell.edu/sochum/society_fellowships.html

Columbia University’s Society of Fellows in the Humanities

Specifics: Priority given to researchers working on the intersection of the humanities and sciences, such as the history of science within literature.
Deadline: October 5th
Website: http://societyoffellows.columbia.edu/fellowship/

National Humanities Center Fellowships in North Carolina

Specifics: None
Deadline: October 15th
Website: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/fellowships/fellshipapinfo.htm

University of Pennsylvania Penn Humanities Forum, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Specifics: None
Deadline: October 15th
Website: http://www.phf.upenn.edu/fellowships/andrew-w-mellon-postdoctoral-fellowship-humanities

American Antiquarian Society Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

Specifics: Accepts applicants from various fields with an emphasis on those would make good use of the Society’s specialized late 19th c. American holdings.
Deadline: October 15th
Website: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/fellowships.htm

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Specifics: For women researchers engaging the fields of women and gender studies in innovative ways.
Deadline: October 15th
Website: http://woodrow.org/fellowships/womens-studies/

European University Institute Max Weber and Jean Monnet Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Social and Historical Sciences

Specifics: Good fit for projects that cover areas of political through and history within the humanities. Often have themes. See site for details.
Deadline: October 25th
Website: http://www.eui.eu/ProgrammesAndFellowships/Fellowships.aspx

University of Pennsylvania Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities

Specifics: Projects that require and utilize digital humanities resources.
Deadline: October 30th
Website: http://pricelab.sas.upenn.edu/fellowships/postdoctoral

University of Chicago Provost’s Career Enhancement Postdoctoral Scholarship

Specifics: None
Deadline: November 1st
Website: http://provostpostdoc.uchicago.edu/

American Academy in Rome, Rome Prize Fellowships

Specifics: Projects that fit one of the following fields: Literature, Musical Composition, Visual Arts, Ancient Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, Modern Italian Studies.
Deadline: November 1st
Website: http://www.aarome.org/apply

Shelley-Keats Association of America Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr., Research Grants

Specifics: For current dissertations or postdocs who are working in the field of British Romanticism.
Deadline: November 1st
Website: http://k-saa.org/awards/

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Specifics: For people who identify as a woman, LGBTQ, and/or a minority who wish to work in the University of California system. Usually awarded to people working in the humanities. There are also fellowships through this same program that allows for people to work at the University of Michigan and the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Deadline: November 1st
Website: http://ppfp.ucop.edu/info/

School of Advanced Research, Resident Scholar Fellowships

Specifics: Work that engages the intersections of many fields, i.e. art, sociology, history, ect. Great for those working on early American literature.
Deadline: November 2nd
Website: http://sarweb.org/index.php?resident_scholars

Indiana University-Bloomington Center for Race & Ethnicity in Society Fellowship

Specific: Covers a wide range of fields, i.e. political science, anthropology, etc. Perfect fit for those interested in race relations. Good resources for 17th-19th c. studies as well.
Deadline: November 10th
Website: http://crres.indiana.edu/postdoc/

National Academy of Education Spencer Fellowship

Specifics: Offers many fellowships each year, and past winners seem to be those who have projects that push understandings/systems of knowledge, education, and the societal structures that govern each.
Deadline: November 5th
Website: http://www.naeducation.org/NAED_080200.htm

Huntington Library Short Term Fellowships

Specifics: Offers many fellowships for researchers who would make good use of the Huntington’s collections, with an emphasis on visual studies. They also offer specialized fellowships that allow researchers to study at the University of Oxford and have access to their holdings.
Deadline: November 15th
Website: http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=566

American Association of University Women

Specifics: For women researchers who have projects that support the advancement and empowerment of women.
Deadline: November 15th
Website:http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/

National Gallery of Art — Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program

Specifics: Nine fellowships available for dissertations looking to complete a project focused on art history, photography, urbanism, and other related fields. Perfect fit for those interested in visual cultures.
Deadline: November 15th
Website: http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvapre.shtm

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities at Stanford University

Specifics: Applicants working in the field of English, Art History, Theatre & Performing Arts, & East Languages & Culture will be considered.
Deadline: November 15th
Website: http://shc.stanford.edu/andrew-w-mellon-fellowship-scholars-humanities

The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowships at Brown University

Specifics: Awards for those working on a project in textual translation into English, film studies, and literary studies.
Deadline: November 15th
Website: http://www.brown.edu/initiatives/howard-foundation/

John Brown Library Fellowships–Short Term & Long Term

Specifics: Fellowships available for general research in the humanities, projects on women in early American, colonial history, ecocriticism, and anyone who can justify good use of the library’s holdings.
Deadline: December 1st
Website:http://www.brown.edu/academics/libraries/john-carter-brown/fellowships/description-fellowship-program

The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) Short Term Fellowship

Specifics: For those interested in the history of the book, print culture, and the book as an object. Seems like a great fit for 19c. and Victorianist scholars. There are many specific scholarships for 18c. studies as well.
Deadline: December 1st
Website: http://bibsocamer.org/awards/fellowships/

Pembroke Center for Teaching & Research on Women at Brown U. Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Specifics: Emphasis on funding women and/or minority scholars. The proposed course of research must fit the annual theme, which for the 2016-17 year is “”Anti-War! Theaters of War/Politics of Refusal”.
Deadline: December 3rd
Website: http://www.brown.edu/research/pembroke-center/postdoctoral-fellowships

Newberry Library Short Term Fellowships

Specifics: Various fellowships for women of American Indian heritage, American 18th c. researchers, English history researchers, and general fellowships for researchers who would make good use of the Newberry’s distinct holdings.
Deadline: December 15th
Website: http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

The British Museum Michael Bromberg Fellowship

Specifics: A fellowship designed to use the museum’s unique collection of Western prints, ranging from the 15th c. to the present day.
Deadline: December 21st
Website: http://www.britishmuseum.org/about_us/departments/prints_and_drawings/facilities_and_services/fellowships_and_internships.aspx

New York Historical Society Fellowships

Specifics: Supports a wide variety of projects. Great fit for those studying early American and colonial history. The Society has also funded projects on British history and culture.
Deadline: January 5th, 2016
Website: http://www.nyhistory.org/library/fellowships

Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin Fellowships

Specifics: Offers a high number of fellowships for applicants who would make good use and benefit from the wide and unique collection available at the center.
Deadline: January 15th, 2016
Website: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships//application/

Winterthur Research Fellowships

Specifics: For postdocs, or those finishing a dissertation on material culture, the Atlantic world, and late 19th c. to early 20th c. topics.
Deadline: January 15th, 2016
Website: http://winterthur.org/?p=537

MIT Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities

Specifics: Intended for postdocs who have interest in interdisciplinary studies in the humanities.
Deadline: January 15th, 2016
Website: http://shass.mit.edu/graduate/mellon_postdoctoral_fellowship

Boren Fellowship for International Study

Specifics: Intended for those who need to conduct research outside of the US and require study in less traveled countries.
Deadline: January 28th, 2016
Website: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship/basics.html

UCLA 17th & 18th Century Studies Fellowships

Specifics: Long and short term appointments available.
Deadline: February 1st, 2016
Website: http://www.1718.ucla.edu/research/postdoctoral/

Midwest Victorian Studies Prize

Specifics: A stipend for a graduate student completing a dissertation on an aspect of the Victorian Era.
Deadline: February 15th, 2016
Address: No address listed, contact arnsteinprize@midwestvictorian.org
Website: http://www.midwestvictorian.org/p/prizes.html

University of Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Fellowship

Specifics: Many fellowships are available.
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Website: http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/fellowships/fellowships-at-iash/postdoctoral-bursaries-2016-17/


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