September 2018
Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences

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erin_hale@fas.harvard.edu or 617-496-5252.

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Internal Opportunities
For a more comprehensive list of Harvard internal funding opportunities, please see  here .
External Opportunities
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Internal Funding Opportunities
pifie
Deadline: October 26, 2018
Award Amount: $5,000-$60,000

The President's Innovation Fund for International Experiences provides seed funding to faculty members at any Harvard school, to support the development of creative and significant academic experiences abroad for Harvard College students. These grants seek to foster the participation of faculty at all Harvard schools (including graduate and professional), departments, centers, and other academic units in expanding international opportunities for Harvard undergraduates. This may mean developing experience-based courses for students overseas, including courses prior to and/or following their international experience; involving undergraduates in an ongoing overseas project sponsored by a Harvard graduate or professional school, department, center, or other academic unit; or other innovative projects.
radcliffe_seminars
Deadline: October 22, 2018
Award Amount: Up to $18,000 
 
Exploratory seminars provide funding to bring together scholars, practitioners, and artists from Harvard University and around the world to develop ideas and research across the disciplines. Seminars are usually one or two days in length and are held at the Radcliffe Institute with all logistical arrangements handled by Radcliffe staff. Applications are welcome from all academic fields. The l ead applicant must be either a Harvard ladder (tenured or tenure-track) faculty member (from any school) or a former or current Radcliffe fellow; co-applicants may apply with lead applicants who meet eligibility requirements.
asia_center
Deadline: October 19, 2018
Award Amount: Up to $20,000 for research and travel; up to $50,000 for conferences; and up to $20,000 for seminar series.

Research and travel grants 
support Harvard faculty research and travel on any topic related to East, South, or Southeast Asia.  Funded projects will ordinarily involve more than one country or region of East, South, or Southeast Asia and approach the topic from more than one discipline. Applications submitted by multiple faculty members are encouraged.

Conference grants support conferences organized by Harvard faculty members in pairs or small groups. Topics must involve more than one country or region of East, South, or Southeast Asia and must approach the topic from more than one discipline.  

Seminar series grants support seminar series organized by Harvard faculty members, preferably in pairs or small groups.
climate
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Award Amount: up to $150,000

The Harvard University Climate Change Solutions Fund supports research and policy initiatives intended to reduce the risks of climate change, hasten the transition from fossil fuel-based energy systems to those that rely on renewable energy sources, to develop methods for diminishing the impact of existing fossil fuel-based energy systems on the climate, to understand and prepare for the impacts of climate change, and to propel scientific, technological, legal, behavioral, policy and artistic innovations needed to accelerate progress toward cleaner energy, improved human health, and a greener world. Applications should propose research that will advance solutions to climate change and its impact. Solutions may include both preparedness and mitigation and strong consideration will be given to projects that demonstrate a clear pathway to application, as well as riskier proposals with the potential to be transformative over time. Proposals that demonstrate imaginative and promising collaboration among faculty and students across different parts of the University will receive special consideration, as will projects that propose using the university campus as a "living laboratory."
DCF
Deadline: October 10, 2018 by 5:00PM
Award Amount: $50,000 maximum
Eligible Applicants: FAS and SEAS assistant, associate and tenured faculty; Professors in Residence and Professors of the Practice are also eligible.
 
The Dean's Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship is a targeted program that provides funding in the following categories:
  1. Bridge funding, to allow faculty to continue work on previously funded research, scholarship, or creative activity that does not currently have external funding. Faculty who apply in this category should demonstrate that efforts have been made or will be made to obtain new external funding.
  2. Seed funding, to encourage faculty to launch exciting new scholarship or research directions that might not yet be ready to compete in traditional funding programs.
  3. Enabling subventions, to provide small funds to purchase (or upgrade) critical equipment. Applicants for such funds must have no existing startup funds on which they could draw for this purpose.
For all categories, applicants should clearly explain in non-specialist language the critical need, make a compelling case for large marginal gain, and justify the need for support from this fund rather than traditional sources. 
fhb
Deadline: Last day of February, May, August and November
Award Amount: $40,000 for ladder faculty; $5,000 for doctoral students and post-docs
Eligible Applicants: Harvard University full time doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, and ladder faculty.

The FHBI provides seed grants to support transformative research in the social and behavioral sciences. Successful proposals will be those that promise to advance understanding of the social, institutional and biological mechanisms shaping human beliefs and behavior. Funds will be used to support interdisciplinary social science research projects based on innovative experimental or observational designs that make use of sophisticated quantitative methods. The Fund also supports seminars, conferences, and other research-related activities.
External Funding Opportunities
kroc
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: December 15, 2018
Award Amount:   Junior (untenured) fellows receive a stipend of $25,000 per semester; senior (tenured) fellows receive $30,000 per semester.

Each year, the Kroc Institute's Visiting Research Fellows Program brings outstanding scholars focused on peace research to the University of Notre Dame for a semester or a full academic year. The Institute particularly seeks scholars who will actively integrate their research with ongoing Kroc research initiatives. The Kroc Institute seeks applications for Visiting Research Fellows for 2019-20 in the following areas:
  • Gender and Conflict/Peacebuilding
  • Nuclear Disarmament, Sustainable Development and Climate Change
  • International Mediation
  • Peace Studies
ford
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: December 6, 2018
Award Amount: $45,000
 
The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.  The awards will be made to individuals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. 

Eligible applicants are:
  • U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, political asylees, and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), 
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, and 
  • Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than December 6, 2011 and no later than December 6, 2018 in an eligible research-based field from a U.S. institution of higher education.
Awards will be made for study in the following major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields: American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, cultural studies, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, life sciences, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, urban planning, and women's studies. Also eligible are interdisciplinary ethnic studies programs, such as African American studies and Native American studies, and other interdisciplinary programs, such as area studies, peace studies, and social justice.  Research-based fields of education are eligible if the major field of study is listed above and is used to describe the Ph.D. or Sc.D. program of the applicant (e.g., sociology of education, anthropology and education).
schomburg
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: December 1, 2018 
Award Amount: $35,000 for long-term fellowships (6 months); $2,500/month for short-term fellowships (1-3 months)

The Scholars-in-Residence Program is intended for scholars and writers requiring extensive, on-site research with collections at the Schomburg Center, the pre-eminent repository for documentation on the history and cultures of peoples of African descent around the globe. Fellows are expected to be in full-time residency at the Center during the award period and to participate in scheduled seminars and colloquia. The Program is intended to support research in African diasporic studies undertaken from a humanistic perspective; projects in the social sciences, science and technology, psychology, education, and religion are eligible if they utilize a humanistic approach and contribute to humanistic knowledge.

Long-term fellowships support postdoctoral scholars and independent researchers who work in residence at the Center for a continuous period of six months. Short-term fellowships are open to postdoctoral scholars, independent researchers, and creative writers (novelists, playwrights, poets) who work in residence at the Center for a continuous period of one to three months. Fellows are expected to devote their full time to their research and writing. They are expected to work regularly at the Schomburg Center and to participate in the intellectual life of the Scholars-in-Residence Program. 
 rsf
OSP review not required for letters of inquiry
Sponsor Letter of Inquiry Deadline: November 30, 2018
Award Amount: Up to $175,000

The Russell Sage Foundation dedicates itself exclusively to strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences as a means of diagnosing social problems and improving social policies. For the November 30 deadline, the Foundation is soliciting letters of inquiry for the following programs:

The Behavioral Economics program supports research that uses behavioral insights from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. 

The Future of Work program is concerned primarily with examining the causes and consequences of the declining quality of jobs for less- and moderately-educated workers in the U.S. economy and the role of changes in employer practices, the nature of the labor market and public policies on the employment, earnings, and the quality of jobs of American workers.

The Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration program is concerned with the social, economic, and political effects of the changing racial and ethnic composition of the U.S. population, including the transformation of communities and ideas about what it means to be American.

The Social Inequality program focuses on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions in the U.S., and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage.

Computational Social Science supports innovative social science research that brings new data and methods to bear on questions of interest in its core programs in Behavioral Economics, Future of Work, Race, Ethnicity and Immigration, and Social Inequality.

The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration seeks to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status and politics, political culture and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and for the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations.

The Russell Sage Foundation/Kellogg Foundation's Initiative on Non-Standard Employment seeks to support innovative social science research on the causes and consequences of the increased incidence of alternative work arrangements in the United States.  
dandavid
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: November 30, 2018
Prize Amount: $1 million

The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. It aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy, and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that advance and improve our world. 

The Dan David Prize covers three time dimensions - Past, Present, and Future - that represent realms of human achievement. Each year the International Board chooses one field within each time dimension. The fields for 2019 are:

Past: The 2019 Dan David Prize in the Past Time Dimension will be awarded to an outstanding individual or organization whose ongoing, groundbreaking research is making a significant contribution to the field of Macro History.

Present: The 2019 Dan David Prize in the Present Time Dimension will be focused on  Defending Democracy and calls for nominations of individuals, organizations and institutions that are engaged in a political and intellectual struggle against anti-democratic and authoritarian tendencies. 

Future: The 2019 Dan David Prize in the Future Time Dimension will be awarded for Combatting Climate Change, awarded to a visionary and innovator who has made outstanding achievements in research or technology to combat climate change by avoiding or reducing GHG abundances or their climate impact.

Nominees for the Dan David Prize may be individuals or organizations. The individual or institution being nominated has made a singular achievement or a series of achievements and continues to make a unique, profound contribution to humanity, on a global scale, in one of the selected fields for the year in which the nomination is being made.
Khmer
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: November 15, 2018
Award Amount: Varies by award type

The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) provides in-country research fellowships for U.S., Cambodian, and French scholars (or EU citizens holding a French degree) and doctoral students on a yearly basis. CKS Senior Research Fellows are given direct funding for their research, access to CKS in-country resources, and provided with logistical support and contacts while in- country. Senior Fellowships are open to scholars in all disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities to pursue further research focusing on Cambodia only, or Cambodia within a regional context.Scholars can pursue research in other countries in mainland Southeast Asia (Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Burma, Southern China) provided that part of their research is undertaken in Cambodia.

CKS offers three possibilities:
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Research Fellowships are available for a maximum of 11 months for doctoral dissertation research. Only PhD candidates are eligible for this fellowship.
  • Senior Long-Term Research Fellowships are available from 6 to 11 months (for U.S and Cambodian) and up to 9 months (for French). The fellowships are open to scholars who already hold a PhD degree.
  • Senior Short-Term Research Fellowships are available up to 4 months (for U.S and Cambodian) and open to scholars who already hold a PhD degree.
acls_buddhist
OSP review not required except for the New Professorship in Buddhist Studies
Sponsor Deadline: November 14, 2018 for most programs with the exception of the New Professorship in Buddhist Studies, which has a January 9, 2019 deadline
Award Amount: varies by award type (see below)

This program offers an integrated set of fellowship and grant competitions supporting work that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies.

The Foundation offers five competitions to support research and teaching:
  • The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provides a stipend of $30,000 for 10 consecutive months, initiated by September 30, 2019, devoted full time to the dissertation. No other employment is permitted during the fellowship period.The fellowship period may be used for fieldwork, archival research, analysis of findings, or for writing after research is complete.
  • The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provide annual stipends of $55,000 (In addition, if required, a relocation and health-insurance allowance of $6,000) for two years to recent recipients of the PhD for residence at a university for the purpose of revising the dissertation into a publishable manuscript or for beginning the first new project after completion of the PhD degree. 
  • The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provide up to $70,000 for research and writing in Buddhist studies for scholars who hold a PhD degree, with no restrictions on time from the PhD.
  • The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Grants for Critical Editions and Scholarly Translations provide up to $80,000 for 12 months to support a broad range of endeavor, from the creation of critical editions (with full scholarly apparatus), to translation of canonical texts into modern vernaculars, to the translation of scholarly works on Buddhism from one modern language into another.
  • The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorships in Buddhist Studies provide institutions of higher education worldwide with grants up to $300,000 (to be expended over four years) in support of new teaching positions in Buddhist studies. 
These are global competitions. There are no restrictions as to the location of work proposed, or the citizenship/residence of applicants. The final products of research supported may be in any language. 
princeton_lapa
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: November 14, 2018
Award Amount: Fellows receive a research salary of one-half their ten (10) month salary at their home institution, up to a maximum set each year before selection is made

The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University invites outstanding faculty members of any discipline, independent scholars, lawyers, and judges to apply for residential fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020.  LAPA Fellows devote the major portion of their time to their own research and writing on law-related subjects of empirical, interpretive, doctrinal and/or normative significance.  In addition, LAPA Fellows are expected to be in residence for ten months and participate in LAPA programs, including a biweekly seminar, a weekly luncheon discussion group, as well as some public events and conferences.  
sar_scholars
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: November 5, 2018
Award Amount: $40,000 maximum

Resident scholar fellowships are awarded annually by the School for Advanced Research (SAR) to up to six scholars who have completed their research and who need time to prepare manuscripts or dissertations on topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from the perspective of anthropology or from related fields such as history and sociology. Scholars from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

Resident scholars are provided with an office, low-cost housing, a stipend (amount varies according to award), library assistance, and other benefits. Books written by scholars may be considered for publication by SAR Press in its Resident Scholar Series. Fellowships involve a nine-month tenure, from September 1 through May 31.
aauw
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: November 1, 2018
Award Amount: $30,000
 
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education. This fellowship is designed to assist the candidate in obtaining tenure and further promotions by enabling her to spend a year pursuing independent research. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence; quality and originality of project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research. This program is open to scholars in all fields. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. 
ias_ss
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: November 1, 2018
Award Amount: In setting compensation, the school attempts to provide half of the current academic base salary for all members, up to a maximum stipend of $75,000

The School of Social Science takes as its mission the analysis of contemporary societies and social change. It is devoted to a pluralistic and critical approach to social research, from a multidisciplinary and international perspective. Each year, the School invites approximately twenty-five visiting scholars with various perspectives, methods and topics, providing a space for intellectual debate and mutual enrichment. Scholars are drawn from a wide range of fields, notably political theory, economics, law, psychology, sociology, anthropology, history, philosophy, and literature. Members pursue their own research, and participate in collective activities, including a weekly seminar at which on-going work is presented.  The theme for 2019-20 is "Economy and Society" but applications outside the theme are also welcomed.  
acls_china
Harvard OSP Deadline: October 31, 2018
Sponsor Deadline: November 7, 2018
Award Amount: Varies by award type, see below

These grants for collaborative work in China studies are funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.  In this cycle of competitions ACLS invites proposals in the humanities and related social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective. Projects may, for example, compare aspects of Chinese history and culture with those of other nations and civilizations, explore the interaction of these nations and civilizations, or engage in cross-cultural research on the relations among the diverse and dynamic populations of China. Proposals should be empirically grounded, theoretically informed, and methodologically explicit.

The program supports collaborative work of three types:
  • Planning Meetings: Grants up to $6,000 for one-day meetings to develop topics selected by participants. These brainstorming sessions may lead to workshops or conferences, but that is not required.
  • Workshops: Grants of $10,000 to $15,000 for workshops to promote discussion and the exchange of ideas on newly available or inadequately researched data or texts in a collegial, seminar-like setting. Workshops are not mini-conferences for presentation of formal papers describing work already completed.
  • Conferences: Grants up to $25,000 for formal conferences for presentation of significant new research to be published in a conference volume.
cfr
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: October 31, 2018
Award Amount: $100,000 stipend

The International Affairs Fellowship is the hallmark fellowship program of Council on Foreign Relations. It aims to bridge the gap between the study and making of U.S. foreign policy by creating the next generation of scholar-practitioners. The program offers its fellows the unique chance to experience a new field and gain a different perspective at a pivotal moment in their careers. Academics are thus placed in public service and policy-oriented settings, while government officials are placed in scholarly settings.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be mid-career professionals. Applicants should possess a strong record of professional achievement and have a firm grounding in and a demonstrated commitment to the field of foreign policy.
gerda_democracy
Harvard OSP Deadline: October 24, 2018
Sponsor Deadline: October 31, 2018
Award Amount: No specified limit

The Gerda Henkel Foundation has established a new funding program for the theme of Democracy as Utopia, Experience and Threat. The Foundation is responding to recent experiences that democracy is not a given. The rule of law, the separation of powers, freedom of opinion, and a commitment to the common good have lost some of their binding effect even in core democratic countries, and have been relativized, called into question, and limited. The focus of this program is on the history of confrontation concerning the basic principles of social order, whereby there is a clash of demands for enhanced participation, for greater scope for self-organization, for more justice, or for the dismantling of hierarchies on the one hand, and on the other the value systems of those who consider the relevant status quo worthy of preservation or who see entirely different objectives of fairness, freedom and hierarchization as worth fighting for.

The funding program is designed to be interdisciplinary. Eligible to apply are post-PhD researchers based in a university and working in the area of humanities and social sciences. Funding can be provided for projects with up to three persons involved, who are carrying out research into the same issues, by means of bursaries (PhD scholarships and Research Scholarships) as well as travel and material aid. 
gerda_lostcities
Harvard OSP Deadline: October 24, 2018
Sponsor Deadline: October 31, 2018
Award Amount: No specified limit

The Gerda Henkel Foundation has established a new funding program for the theme Lost Cities: Perception of and living with abandoned cities in the cultures of the world.  The funding program is designed to be interdisciplinary and to facilitate projects in which there are varied dimensions to the examination of abandoned cities. At the same time, there should be a focus on causal correlations, both with regard to specific individual cultures and spanning all cultures, and on specifics of place and time. Thus far, such places have emerged for very different reasons, including military destruction, natural disasters, epidemics, environmental pollution, economic collapse, financial speculation, mobility, migration, centralization, deindustrialization, or post-colonial change, to name but a few.

Eligible to apply are post-PhD researchers based in a university and working in the area of humanities and social sciences. Funding can be provided for projects with up to three persons involved, who are carrying out research into the same issues, by means of bursaries (PhD scholarships and Research Scholarships) as well as travel and material aid. 
luce_acls
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: October 24, 2018
Award Amount: $55,000, plus up to $5,000 to support participation in workshops, trainings, and/or conferences, as well as up to $3,000 for research costs and related scholarly activities.
 
The Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs is designed to foster new connections between scholars and journalists covering international affairs by offering fellowships for scholars in the humanities and social sciences who study religion in international contexts. The Fellowships support scholars in the humanities and related social sciences who are pursuing research on any aspect of religion in international contexts and who desire to connect their specialist knowledge with journalists and media practitioners. The ultimate goal of the research should be a significant piece of scholarly work by the applicant and concrete steps to engage journalistic and media audiences. 
 
Luce/ACLS fellowships are portable and are tenable at any US-based college or university, including the Fellow's home institution. All fellows are required to participate in two program-sponsored symposia during the academic year. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents by the application deadline.
ias_historical
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: October 15, 2018
Award Amount: $75,000 maximum for the full academic year, or $37,500 maximum for one term

The School of Historical Studies supports all learning for which historical methods are appropriate. The School embraces a historical approach to research throughout the humanistic disciplines, from socioeconomic developments, political theory, and modern international relations, to the history of art, science, philosophy, music, and literature. The School of Historical Studies supports scholarship in all fields of historical research, but it is concerned principally with the following: Greek and Roman civilizations, Medieval Europe, Modern Europe, The Islamic World, Philosophy and International Relations, History of Art, East Asian Studies.

Members are required to remain in residence in Princeton during term time. Members' only other obligation is to pursue their own research. If they wish, they may also participate in seminars and meetings within the Institute, and there are ample opportunities for contacts with scholars at nearby universities. 
cck
Harvard OSP Deadline: October 5, 2018
Sponsor Deadline: October 15, 2018
Award Amount: $20,000 to $35,000

The Foundation supports scholars at academic institutions throughout the world to undertake research projects in the humanities and social sciences that can shed new light on Chinese culture and society, as well as engage in international cooperation and exchange. Scholar Grants help replace half of the scholar's salary while they're on sabbatical, or provide for time off for research and writing.  Priority will be given to collaborative projects involving institutions in Taiwan and projects on Taiwan Studies are especially encouraged.
Sponsor Deadline: October 1, 2018
Award Amount: stipend of €2,000/month

IIAS Fellowships are intended for outstanding researchers from around the world who wish to work on an important aspect of Asian studies research in the social sciences and humanities. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. Researchers who would like to work on a collaborative grant proposal or develop their PhD thesis into a book publication are also welcome. The IIAS is particularly looking for researchers focusing on the three IIAS clusters: 
' Asian Cities', ' Asian Heritages' and ' Global Asia'; however, some positions will be reserved for outstanding projects in any area outside of those listed. Fellows are in residence in Leiden, the Netherlands.
getty
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: October 1, 2018
Award Amount: $17,200 for a 3-month residency; $42,000 for a 6-month residency; $65,000 for a 9-month residency

Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual research theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.  Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
wilson
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: October 1, 2018
Award Amount: Varies. The Center tries to ensure that the fellowship award, when combined with the recipient's other sources of income, approximates an individual's current level of income.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to unite the world of ideas to the world of policy by supporting pre-eminent scholarship and linking that scholarship to issues of concern to officials in Washington. Through an international competition, the Center offers 9-month residential fellowships. Fellows conduct research and write in their areas of expertise, while interacting with policymakers in Washington and Wilson Center staff. The Center accepts non-advocacy, policy-relevant, fellowship proposals that address key policy challenges facing the United States and the world.
cullman
OSP review not required
Sponsor Deadline: September 28, 2018
Award Amount: Stipend of up to $70,000, an office, a computer, and full access to the Library's physical and electronic resources. 

The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers offers fellowships to people whose work will benefit directly from access to the research collections at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street. Renowned for the extraordinary comprehensiveness of its collections, the Library is one of the world's preeminent resources for study in anthropology, art, geography, history, languages and literature, philosophy, politics, popular culture, psychology, religion, sociology, and sports. The Cullman Center's Selection Committee awards up to 15 fellowships a year to outstanding scholars and writers -- academics, independent scholars, journalists, and creative writers. The Cullman Center looks for top-quality writing from academics as well as from creative writers and independent scholars. It aims to promote dynamic communication about literature and scholarship at the very highest level-within the Center, in public forums throughout the Library, and in the Fellows' published work. 
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