Academy of Arts & Sciences: An international learned society
composed of the world's leading scientists, scholars, artists, business people,
and public leaders.
American Council of
Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowships: Fellowships in all disciplines
of the humanities and humanities-related social sciences. The ACLS Fellowships
are intended as salary replacement and may be held concurrently with other
fellowships and grants and any sabbatical pay to reach that goal.
American Institute for
Yemeni Studies Fellowships: The American Institute for Yemeni
Studies annually holds three competitions for fellowship programs of in-country
residence and research in Yemen. Two of these competitions, one for U.S.
citizens and one for citizens of the Republic of Yemen, are funded by grants
from the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; the
annual deadline for the receipt of applications for these fellowships is
Mellon Foundation: The Mellon Foundation currently makes grants in
six core program areas: higher education, museums and art conservation,
performing arts, population, conservation and the environment, and public
affairs. Collaborative planning by the Foundation and its grantee institutions,
whose experience qualifies them to work particularly effectively in these areas,
precedes all awards and is an integral part of grant-making.
Akademischer Austauschdienst: A private, publicly funded,
self-governing organization of higher education institutions in Germany. DAAD
promotes international academic relations and cooperation by offering mobility
programs primarily for students and faculty, but also for administrators and
others in the higher education realm.
Scholar Program: For over 50 years, the Council for International
Exchange of Scholars (CIES) has helped administer the Fulbright Scholar
Program, the U.S. government's flagship academic exchange effort, on behalf of
the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural
Affairs. Founded in 1947, CIES is a private organization. It is a division of
the Institute of International Education (IIE). CIES annually recruits and
sends nearly 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to 140 countries on its
traditional program and brings 800 foreign faculty and professionals to the
Internships and Awards at
the American Folklore Center: A listing of internships and awards
offered by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress along with
guidelines and deadlines.
and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation: A private, independent grant-making
institution dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster lasting
improvement in the human condition. Through the support it provides, the
Foundation fosters the development of knowledge, nurtures individual
creativity, helps strengthen institutions, participates in the formation of
effective policy, and provides information to the public, primarily through support
for public interest media.
Guggenheim Foundation: Provides fellowships for advanced
professionals in all fields (natural sciences, social sciences, humanities,
creative arts) except the performing arts. Fellowships are not available for
students. The Foundation only supports individuals and does not make grants to
institutions or organizations.
Endowment for the Arts (NEA): The National Endowment for the Arts
exists to foster, preserve, and promote excellence in the arts, to bring art to
all Americans, and to provide leadership in arts education.
Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): An independent grant-making
agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research,
education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.
National Humanities Center
(NHC) Fellowships: The country's only independent institute for
advanced study in the humanities. A private, nonprofit institution, the Center
exists to encourage excellent scholarship and to affirm the importance of the
humanities in American society. The fellowship program identifies talented
scholars at a breakthrough moment in their work, and provides financial support
and a stimulating environment for the best new work in the humanities.
Research Council: Part of the National Academies, which also
comprise the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and
Institute of Medicine. They are private, nonprofit institutions that provide
science, technology and health policy advice under a congressional charter. The
Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to
associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's
purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government.
Charitable Trusts: Supports nonprofit activities in the areas of
culture, education, the environment, health and human services, public policy
and religion. The Trusts make strategic investments that encourage and support
citizen participation in addressing critical issues and effecting social
Foundation: A knowledge-based global foundation with a commitment to
enrich and sustain the lives and livelihoods of poor and excluded people
throughout the world.
d'Ethnomusicologie (French Society of Ethnomusicology): Includes
information on the Society as well as Ethnomusicology in France.
SSRC Dissertation Proposal
Development Fellowship: The Dissertation Proposal Development
Fellowship (DPDF) program is organized to help early-stage graduate students in
the humanities and social sciences formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals.
Dissertation Field Research Fellowships: The International
Dissertation Field Research Fellowship (IDRF) program provides support for social
scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas
and regions of the world.
Prize in the Humanities: An annual award presented to a person who
has not yet reached his or her full potential, but whose work in the humanities
shows extraordinary promise and has a significant public or applied component
related to cultural concerns. Its purpose is to encourage future leaders in the
humanities by 1) recognizing their achievement and their potential and 2)
assisting their work through a cash award of $50,000.
Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: The Woodrow Wilson National
Fellowship Foundation is dedicated to re-centering education upon learning in
the arts and sciences, the storehouse of human wisdom. Three kinds of programs
exist under this heading: longstanding fellowships for individual students; the
various components of a recent initiative called The Humanities at Work; and an
investigation into the nature of doctoral education called The Responsive PhD.