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Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

Please check back periodically for updates. If you know of a fellowship or grant to add, please let us know at: afwg@ucdavis.edu

October   

Due October 15, 2015Moise Khayrallah Lebanese Diaspora Studies Prize

Funded by: M. A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Recognizes outstanding scholarly studies by graduate students and established scholars from any discipline about Middle East migration and diasporas.


Due October 15, 2015 – DPDF Student Fellowship Competition – early stage PhD Students 

Funded by: The Social Science Research Council

For graduate students in a U.S. humanities or social science program who have completed two years of study to develop a dissertation research proposal. Must not be a U.S. citizen.

 

Due October 15, 2015 – Grants for Academic Research Activities

Funded by: The Iran Heritage Foundation

For academic projects with any branch of Iranian studies (not tuition fees or student living expenses), including art, archeology, architecture, history, or language. Grants may be available for research, travel, conferences, workshops, and publications.

 

Due October 15, 2015 – Grants for Contemporary Arts, Exhibition and Culture

Funded by: The Iran Heritage Foundation

Supports projects connected with contemporary arts, photography, theatre, film, music, and exhibition connected to Iranian studies.

 

Due October 21, 2015 – Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Funded by: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation & American Council of Learned Societies

For a humanities or social science ABD student enrolled at a U.S. university for the last year of dissertation writing. Must not have completed more than six years of graduate study.

 

Due End of October, 2015 – Sarah J. Clackson Coptic Fund

Funded by: Sarah J. Clackson Coptic Fund, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

Open to applicants from outside and within the University of Oxford. The fund provides travel and research grants for work on Coptic manuscripts, especially those documented in the Clackson bequest at the Griffith Institute in the University of Oxford.

 

Due July 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016 – Horowitz Foundation Award – for PhD Candidates

Funded by: The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy

Supports research by PhD candidates in the social sciences and issues of policy relevance. For categories that get priority please see website.

 

Ongoing 2015 – Turkish Studies Academic Conference Grant

Funded by: The Institute of Turkish Studies

To support Turkish Studies scholars to host an academic conference in conjunction with ITS at their home institution of higher education in the U.S.


November   

Due November 1, 2015 – Dissertation Fieldwork Grant 

Funded by: The Wenner-Gren Foundation 

For students enrolled in a doctoral program (or equivalent if outside the U.S.) to support research in any area of anthropology. Qualified scholars are eligible without regard to nationality, institutional, or departmental affiliation. 

 

Due November 1, 2015 – ARIT Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Turkey 

Funded by: The American Research Institute in Turkey, U.S. Government, and CAORC

For doctoral candidates and scholars for research in humanities or social sciences in Turkey. Must have an affiliation with a university in the U.S. or Canada or be a U.S. citizen. 

 

Due November 1, 2015 – NEH Advanced Fellowships for Research in Turkey 

Funded by: National Endowment for the Humanities/The American Research Institute in Turkey 

For U.S. citizen or three-year residents of the U.S. who have completed all formal training to do research in Turkey in the humanities or a humanistically oriented aspect of another field (see website). 

 

Due November 3, 2015 – International Dissertation Research Fellowship 

Funded by: The Social Science Research Council 

For humanities and social science graduate students who are enrolled in a U.S. PhD program and are ABD to conduct research outside the U.S. A U.S. comparative case will also be considered. 

 

Due November 23, 2015 – Critical Language Scholarship Program – for Graduate Students

Funded by: U.S. Dept. of State 

For U.S. citizens to study abroad to learn Arabic and other critical languages.


Due July 31 – November 30, 2015 - Said Foundation Scholarships – for Graduate Students and Professionals 

Funded by: The Said Foundation 

For Lebanese, Jordanian, Palestinian, or Syrians who are under 35 years to study at select UK universities. Preference will be given to applicants who reside in the Foundation’s target countries (with some exceptions), and whose study subject will enable them to contribute to the development of their home country. 

 

Due July 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016 – Horowitz Foundation Award – for PhD Candidates 

Funded by: The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy 

Supports research by PhD candidates in the social sciences and issues of policy relevance. For categories that get priority please see website. 

 

Ongoing 2015 – Turkish Studies Academic Conference Grant 

Funded by: The Institute of Turkish Studies 

To support Turkish Studies scholars to host an academic conference in conjunction with ITS at their home institution of higher education in the U.S. 


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