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American 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 December 31.

Andrew W. 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.

Deutscher 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.

Fulbright 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 U.S.

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.

John D. 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.

John Simon 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.

National 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.

National 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.

National 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.

Pew 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 change.

Rockefeller 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.

Societe Francaise 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.

SSRC International 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.

The Hiett 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.

Woodrow 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.

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