Funding: Week of October 9th

Here’s this week’s installment of funding opportunities: as always, let me know if you can think of others I’ve missed!
I’ve found a few that I think are especially interesting to my fellow IS doctoral students but that fall in many different categories. Those are marked with an asterisk (*). There are many other great opportunities for grad students too across many disciplines, so make sure to read them all!

Travel & Research Grants for Specific Collections:
Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships: For postdocs, independent scholars, or dissertations requiring work with Ransom Center collections.
Society of the Cincinnati: Funding to use Society collections for at least 5 days.
Winterthur: Offers several types of fellowships for those using Winterthur collections.
American Antiquarian Society: Short-term research fellowships

International Opportunities:
International Research Linkages (Canada): For those engaged in study of Canada to foster international collaboration.
Graduate Student Scholarships (Canada): For students writing a thesis or dissertation on Canadian studies to access resources in Canada.
Digital Transformations Research Development Funding (UK): For those studying digital transformations in the arts and humanities.
Early Career Fellowship (Greece): Through the British School in Athens, non-stipendiary fellowship for conducting research on Greece.
Canada Asia-Pacific Awards (Canada): For researchers studying the relationship between Canada and the Asia-Pacific Region.
*Institute for Culture and Society (Australia): Graduate student funding for University of Western Sydney.
Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (Egypt and Syria): Fellowship for a student to go overseas to study language and culture for one year.

Internships/Scholarships/Dissertation Grants:
Udall Internships: For Native American undergraduate and graduate students.
Kappa Omicron Nu: Masters and Doctoral-level scholarships.
Graduate Internships: Through the Getty Foundation for those working with visual arts, including information management, curating, and conservation.
Library Internships: Through Society of the Cincinnati.
*Josephine de Karmen fellowships: For those writing dissertations in all disciplines; international students are eligible.

Social Science/Technology/LIS:
Randy Gerson Memorial Grant: For graduate students studying family/couple dynamics or multi-generational processes.
*Tomash Fellowship in the History of Information Technology: For dissertation research on the history of computing.
Maryland Library Association Awards: Given for a variety of achievements.
*AT&T Labs Internships and Fellowships: For women and minorities in computing and communications.

Arts and Humanities:
The Celebration Foundation: Awards for Oregon-based artists and organizations.
John Leyerle-CARA Prize for Dissertation Research: For Medieval Studies.
Quadrant: Program giving fellows in arts and humanities the opportunity to network and research with other fields.
Excellence in West Texas history: Fellowship for those using regional archives.
*Kenyon Fellowship: For dissertation research by members of underrepresented groups seeking a career in research and teaching.

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Funding: Week Of October 2nd

Another installment in this series of funding opportunities! I’ve organized them by field and tacked miscellaneous ones at the end. There are a lot of great funding opportunities I’ve found this week and, as always, if you know of one I didn’t include make sure to add it!

Library & Information Science/Museum Studies:
National Museum of the American Indian: 10 week internships.
Volunteer Internships and Research Assistantships (unpaid): National Gallery of Art
Gerd Muehsam Award: For graduate student papers/projects on art librarianship
YALSA/Frances Henne/VOYA ¬†Grant: For small scale projects that promote research that responds to YALSA’s research agenda.

Art and Art History:
Wolfsonian Fellowships: For those with a Master’s or PhD who wish to study visual art & material culture, particularly from the Netherlands.
Yaddo Fellowships: For artists’ residency in Yaddo community. Deadline January 1st.
Infuse: For building collaborations in the arts in Australia.
Visiting Scholars: at the Yale Center for British Art; predoctoral and postdoc opportunities available

History:
Twentieth Century Japan Research Award: For those researching recent Japanese history.
John W. Hartman Center: Travel grants for using the collection of sales, marketing, and advertising history items.
Center for Jewish History: Fellowships
University of Kansas Medical Center: Fellowship for study of medical history.
Predoctoral Residencies: For those in Byzantine, pre-Columbian, or Garden and Landscape Studies
International Committee for the History of Technology: prize for a book or dissertation. Also have an article prize.
Marshall Foundation: Awards for 20th century military and diplomatic history.
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals: Curran Fellowship for research; also a book prize
American Antiquarian Society: short-term fellowships
Humanities and Social Sciences:
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowships in the Humanities: Mostly for PhD candidates and post-doctoral scholars.
John Carter Brown Library Short-Term Fellowships: For a variety of research topics that utilize the library’s collections.
American Research Institute in Turkey: For those wishing to conduct Humanities and Social Science research in Turkey.
Summer Institute for Israel Studies: For faculty designing courses on Israel studies.
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Program: Fellowships for humanities and social sciences–this year’s theme is “Media: Cuneiform to Digital and Beyond”
Associate Fellowship (non-stipendiary): University of Victoria Centre for Studies in Religion and Society
Artz Summer Program: For use of Oberlin’s special collections

Women’s/Gender Studies:
Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies: Visiting faculty opportunities

Publication Awards and Miscellaneous Other Awards:
Working Class Studies Association: Awards for publications and dissertations.
Hagley Prize: For a book on business history.
Samsung Ho-Am Prize: For achievement in science, engineering, medicine, arts, and community service; for people of Korean descent.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: For graduate and undergraduate students
Five Colleges Fellowship: For students from underrepresented groups who are working on their dissertations.
American Association of University Women: Career development grants

Teaching Awards:
Bernath Lecture Prize: For exceptional teaching of foreign relations.
Jose Vasconcelos Award: For educators.

 

Funding Opportunities-Week of September 25

It’s time for my third installment of this funding opportunities post. Last week’s post was updated a couple times during the week, and I hope to keep doing that each week as more information about funding trickles in. I’ve decided to try something different this week and divide things up by discipline (where applicable.) Some of the awards are across disciplines, so those I’m still going to categorize by professional position. I’d like input on how it’s most helpful to lay these things out, so if you have ideas please share! Happy hunting!

Library and Information Studies:
Melvil Dewey Medal: An award for leadership in LIS in the areas Dewey was most interested in.
Beatrice E. Griggs scholarship: For an MLS student pursuing a school library media certificate.
Zora Neale Hurston Award: For those who help promote African-American literature and serve diverse populations.
Charlie Robinson Award: Given to a public library director who, over a 7 year period, has taken risks and been an innovator.
Louis Shores award: For excellence in reviewing books and other media.
Baker & Taylor/YALSA Conference Grants: For first-time conference attendance for those who work directly with young adults.
Isadora Gilbert Mudge award: For distinguished contributions to reference librarianship.
Ken Haycock Award: For promoting appreciation of the field of librarianship.
Genealogical Publishing Company Award: For librarians who have worked to improve genealogical services.
Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award: For someone who has made a significant contribution to instruction in a college/research library.
Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Award: For those working in distance learning; helps cover costs to attend ALA Annual conference.
Paul Howard Award for Courage: For an LIS professional who displays great courage to further the interests of their institution or field.

Political Science:
CSDP Visiting Scholars: For a fellowship at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics.

History/American Studies:
The Roosevelt Institute: Includes a list of awards, including grants-in-aid for those studying the Roosevelt years.
Anschutz Fellowship: For someone within or outside of academia to teach American Studies an participate in life at Princeton.
Venetian Research Program publication assistance: For those who have had a work accepted for publication on the subject of Venetian history and culture.
American School of Classical Studies at Athens: Funding opportunities for those studying Classics, History, and Greek Law to conduct research in Athens.
World War One Digital Content Prioritization (UK): In advance of the 100th anniversary of the conflict, this is for professionals and organizations involved in preserving WWI history in digital form.
Leo Baeck Institute DAAD Fellowship: To study the history and culture of German-speaking Jews.

Science and Technology:
ITEEA Academy of Fellows: For the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.
F-Paris Computer Services Contract (France): Call for proposals to develop training in computer services.
Lancaster University Marie Curie Fellowships: For health services-related interfaces.

Internships/Fellowships:
JASWDC Internships: For Japan-America Society of Washington, D.C.
Postdoctoral Fellowships for Faculty Diversity: Offered through several partner schools.
The Society of the Cincinnati: Fellowships and internships for the library and museum.
Barra PostDoctoral Fellowship: For early (pre-1850) American studies. Includes stipend, insurance, and office space. Deadline November 1st.

Funding Opportunities: Week of September 18th

It’s time for the second installment of my funding series. I have found quite a few opportunities this week, particularly for doctoral students and those seeking short-term research fellowships.

Research Grants
Princeton Library Research Grants: Covers the costs of traveling to the library to conduct research using their collections.
Formby Research Fellowship: For research at Texas Tech’s special collections.
Truman-Kauffman Fellowship: For use of archival materials at the Truman library.
David Woodward Fellowship: For those interested in cartography; allows fellows to set up and curate a show or to research collections.
Verney Fellowship: For those researching Nantucket history.
Mark Samuels Lasner Fellowship: For researchers focused on printing history.

Dissertation and Early Career Funding
McNeil Center Dissertation Fellowship: For those studying early American history.
CLIR Mellon Fellowships: For dissertation research using original sources.
Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship: For those studying religion or ethics.
AABS Dissertation Fellowship: For those focused on Baltic studies.
Peter Rollins Travel Grant: For early career faculty travel to Popular Culture Association conference.
Bosanquet Bursary (UK): short-term residency in London for history or literature research.
Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship: Offered through the American Antiquarian Society.

Other Funding Sources
EPA Graduate Fellowships: For those studying environmental science; includes one for Information Science.
Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award: To attend ALA Annual; for those engaged in business reference.
Collaborative Doctoral Awards (UK): Allows for research and work collaboration between academic and business.
Japanese Language Education Overseas (Japan): Opportunities to teach Japanese.
North Carolina Artists’ Fellowship: Helps creative development of artists and gives time to pursue work.
Getty Institute Grants and Fellowships: Short term fellowships, pre- and post-doctoral opportunities available.
Academy Professors: Academy of Finland recruiting full-time researchers who are considered prominent in their field.
Schoenecke Travel Grant: For graduate students to attend the Popular Culture Association conference.

Funding and Internship Opportunities

I’m going to try something new on the blog where I create posts with current funding opportunities that stick out to me. Hopefully it will be a way to help my fellow students and new professionals find the funding they need! If you know of any great opportunities that aren’t listed here, please leave them in the comments!

Doctoral Students

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship: For doctoral students writing their dissertation.

Birgit Baldwin Fellowship: For students writing dissertations in Scandinavian studies.

Librarians and LIS Students

Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship: For a qualified children’s librarian to study at the Smathers library in Gainesville, FL.

Gale Cengage Travel Award: Helps a student attend the 2012 ALA annual conference.

W. David Rozkuszka Scholarship: To assist someone currently working with government documents in pursuing an MLS.

Creative Artist Residencies: For one month of work through the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center.

Post-Doctoral

Volkswagen Fellowships in the Humanities: for post-docs looking to study at one of several institutions.

Harvard Fellowships: For doctoral degree holders studying American history.

Cambridge Fellowships: For up to four years of intensive work/study.

Research Associateships: Through the National Academies.

Clare Hall Fellowships: For those seeking to do research without teaching duties at Cambridge; non-stipendiary.

Research

Library Research Grants: Offered by the Getty Foundation.

American Geographical Society Library: Short-term fellowships.

Internships/Fellowships

Mote Marine Center Internships: for college and graduate students in marine biology. These are unpaid.

Museum Administration Internships: at the Chicago History Museum.

NOW Internships: for the National Organization of Women. These are unpaid, but can be used for college credit.

Met Museum Fellowships: Fellowships for graduate students at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Folk Arts Apprenticeships: Allows the apprentice to study under a master folk artist in New Mexico for one year.

Jeanne Suave Scholars Program: Supports residence in Quebec and study at McGill University for one year.