Funding Opportunities, Week of November 27

So I took a break last week (and I might take a few more in the weeks to come) thanks to crazy school/personal life shenanigans, but I did find a few things this week to share! Enjoy!

Post-docs
Churchill College: Junior Fellowships (England).
Killam Postdoc: In science and engineering (Canada).
Sultan Postdoc: Islamic art and architecture (Berkeley).
US-Japan Relations Postdoc: Weatherhead Center, Harvard.

International Opportunities
Vittore Branca Center: For those wishing to study Italian culture.
International Tropical Timber Organization: Fellowships.

Science and Technology
Science and Technology Fellows: Millennium Challenge Foundation.
ACM History Fellowship: Association for Computing Machinery.

Arts
Internships: Museum of Fine Art; Boston.
Susman Curatorial Fellowship: Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago.
Visual Arts Awards: The British School at Rome.

Other Opportunities
Sertoma Scholarships: For deaf and hard of hearing students.
Emergency Grants: For female students in the UK and elsewhere faced with unexpected financial difficulties.
Contemplative Studies Fellowship: Mind and Life Institute.

 

Funding Opportunities, Week of October 16th

Many of the opportunities I’ve come across this week are interdisciplinary, so I have lumped them into broader categories than I might usually. As always, add any to the list that I’ve overlooked!

Library Science, Museum Studies, and Book Studies
The Bibliographical Society: A number of fellowships and bursaries are available for varies interest areas.
Internships: At the Smithsonian; covers a broad range of activities.
Museum Studies Internship: Philadelphia Museum of Art (unpaid).
Collections Intern (unpaid): International Center for Photography.
Summer Internships: National Gallery of Art.
Visiting Fellowship in Law Librarianship: University of London Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant: For students and new professionals interested in preservation.

Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences:
Botstiber Felowship: Grants for work that explores relationship between US and Austria.
Bertha Klausner Research Fellowship: For travel to American Heritage Center.
Clements Center for Southwest Studies: Provides support for new scholars writing books.
Clayman Institute for Gender Studies: Research fellowships.
W.R. Poage Legislative Library: Research grants to use the archives.
Tanner Humanities Center: Fellowships for humanistic research in a variety of fields. Middle East studies and the study of women writers are particularly welcome.
Naropa University: Visiting fellowships for scholars, activists, artists, and others studying Buddhism.
Post Graduate Fellowships in Islamic Art and Culture: At the Bard Graduate Center, NYC.
Fellowships in American Art: At the Smithsonian.
Long Term Fellowships in the Humanities: At the Newberry Library.
Research Fellowships: At the John Carter Brown Library; for Colonial American studies.
Visiting Research Scholars: NYU Institute for the Study of the Ancient World.
UIUC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship: In African American Studies.
Janet Arnold Award: Society of Antiquaries of London; for those researching Western dress.
Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships: For members of underrepresented groups.
Political Science Funding: Through the NSF.
Wills Research Fellowship: Tennessee Historical Society.
Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship: Cold War/Post-1945 History.
Neiman Fellowships: For arts and culture journalism.
I Tatti Fellowship: For work on the Italian Renaissance.
Fellows Program: At the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
John M. Carey Fellowship: For researching Wyoming and Western history.
Visiting Scholars Program: Institute for Research on Poverty.
Mellon PostDoc Teaching Fellowship: In Penn School of Arts and Sciences.
Research Fellowships and Grants: American Statistical Association.
Funded Fellowships: Through the American Research Center in Egypt.
Woodress Visiting Fellowships: At the Willa Cather Archive.
Postdoctoral Fellowships in East Asian Studies: Johns Hopkins University.
Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants: National Science Foundation.
Philip Jones Fellowship: Ephemera Society of America.
Lewis Walpole Fellowship and Travel Grants: For those wishing to do research at the Walpole library.
Hoover Library Travel Grant: For conducting research at the Hoover presidential library in Iowa.
Terra Foundation for American Art: Scholarships and Grants
Drugs, Security and Democracy Program: For researchers who are PhD candidates or recent PhD recipients.
Research Fellowships: John Carter Brown library.

Teaching Awards
Mellon PostDoc Teaching Fellowship: In Penn School of Arts and Sciences.
Princeton Center for Human Values: Teaching fellowships, graduate student prizes, and more.

Visual Arts
SlowArts: For emerging artists, prizes and publication for select artists.
William Flanagan Creative Persons Center: Summer Fellowships for Artists.

International Opportunities:
Sidney Sussex Research Fellowships: For three years from September 1, 2012. One for arts and social sciences, one for “hard” sciences.
Rowntree Charitable Trust: For those studying the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Palestine Exploration Fund : For study of biblical Palestine and the Levant.
Visiting Fellowships: School of Advanced Study, University of London.
Centenary Bursaries: Through the British School at Athens.
Fellowship Programme: University of London Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
Anthropology Field School: In Malta. Submit research concepts (can be unrelated to Malta) for consideration.
UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers Fellowships: For researchers from developing countries.

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.