Halloween Week Funding Opportunities

Hello all!
It’s my favorite holiday, and I’ve found some pretty great funding sources that I hope will be helpful for readers. A pretty good start to the day! As always, let me know of any funding opportunities I’ve missed!

Dissertation Awards
American Political Science Association: For work on human rights.
Institute for Supply Management: For research on purchasing or related subjects.
American Political Science Association: Presidents and executive politics.
Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science: short-term dissertation research funding.

Paper Awards, Internships, etc. for Graduate Students
American Sociological Association: Best student paper award. Also a dissertation award.
Middle East Program of Wilson Center (unpaid): Internships in Washington, D.C.
Brazil Institute Internships (paid and unpaid): Must have strong writing and language skills in English and Portuguese.
Mexico Institute Internship (paid): Must have strong skills in English and Spanish.
North Korea Documentation Project (unpaid): Internships doing research, library work.
Internships (unpaid): Cold War International History Project.
Young Explorers Grant Program: Through National Geographic. Foreign nationals and American citizens eligible to apply.
Student Research Grants: North Carolina Academy of Science.
Whitehall Prize: For essays on early American history.

Library and Information Studies/Computer Science
Medical Library Association: Grants and scholarships.
UNCF Undergraduate Scholarship: For Computing and Information Technology.
UNCF GlaxoSmithKline Scholarship: For graduate students in the biological sciences.
Digital Media Learning Competition:  Call for proposals for research; dissertation funding.
Filby Award: For genealogical librarianship.
WGSS Award: For Women’s Studies librarianship.
CLS ProQuest Awards: For innovative academic librarians.
Engineering Libraries Division: Awards.
Kilgour Research Award: Development of information technologies relevant to storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information.

Interdisciplinary
Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism: For work that evaluates news coverage of significant events.
Mary Lily Research Grants: Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture.
Big Questions in Free Will Project:  Funding for graduate students and new PhDs to attend seminars.
Colorado Humanities:  For Humanities projects focusing on Colorado.

Social and Natural/Biological Sciences
American Sociological Association: Awards for publications and other activities. Also a dissertation award.
Early Career Faculty Award: American Society for Microbiology.
Comparative and Veterinary Special Section: Student travel award.
School of Advanced Research (Anthropology and Archaeology): Summer fellowships.
Postdoctoral Fellowships: High Altitude Observatory at NCAR.

International Opportunities
NSF Graduate Research Fellows: For collaboration with researchers in Nordic countries.
Innovative Research Incentives Scheme: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research; open to foreign applicants.
Travel Grants: For Australian and French students enrolled in a Cotutelle program.
British Society of Animal Science: Murray Black Award.
DeGruyter Study Grant: For the study of European librarianship by American librarians.
Cross Aegean Exchange Program: For Turkish students to study in Greece.
Henry Moore Institute awards: For those studying historic and contemporary sculpture.
Australian Institute of Criminology: Internships.
Rowntree Foundation: For research on employer behavior and poverty.
American School of Classical Study at Athens: A variety of positions open, including one for a librarian.
The British School at Rome: Fellowships and awards.
Churchill Memorial Trust: For Australian scholars.
Eurasian Fellowships: For US citizens in pre-dissertation, dissertation, and postdoc stages to do research.
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: For postdocs to conduct research in Japan.

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.