Funding Forecast for Summer 2019

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Tuesday, July 02, 2019 1:15 PM

The summer is a perfect time to prepare for funding opportunities announced in the Fall! Also, you can be ready by updating typical fellowship application materials: personal statement, research statement, and CV. Be sure to make the most of summer and occasionally review funding postings, repostings, or extended deadline for any awards still active. As usual, below is only a sample list for the next three months. But it may be your starting point for learning about types of external funding!

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UPCOMING DEADLINES

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

Jul 1 NASA Postdoctoral Program 

Jul 3 Whitney Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (biological or medical research)

Aug 1 National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate Program

Aug 1 Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships in all fields to research in Israel

Aug 6 SENS Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (regenerative medicine)

Aug 6 Princeton University Society of Fellows (SF) Humanities and Social Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship

Aug 15 American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowships

Aug 29 Postdoc Junior Research Fellowships at Trinity College in Cambridge UK

Sep 1 PhRMA Foundation Announces Postdoctoral Fellowships in Pharmaceutics

Sep 1 Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Abe Postdoc Fellowship

Sep 16 Fulbright Postdoctoral and Early Career Awards

Sep 16 Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships in Israel for U.S. Citizens 2020/2021

Sep 30 The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Translational Research in Multi-Disciplinary Program (TRIUMPH) Postdoctoral Program

Sep. TBD Pasteur Foundation and Institut Pasteur Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sep. TBD Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (HCAS) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sep. TBD Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sep TBD University of Toronto Postdoctoral Fellowships

Oct. 1 Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Postdoctoral Social Science Fellowship

Oct. 1 German Historical Institute (GHI) Postdoctoral Fellowships

Oct 15 NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships

Oct 15 American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

Oct 16 NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Oct. 15 The Harvard Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Business History

Nov 1 Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Postdoctoral Fellowship

Nov 1 Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-PhD Research Grants (anthropology)

Nov. 4 School for Advanced Research Resident Scholar Fellowships

Nov 8 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of British Columbia (open to “most fields of research”) 

Nov 15 AAUW Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Women 

Nov 15 American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowships

Dec 1 International IGB Fellowship Programme for Research in Freshwater Science, Germany 

Dec 10 Ford Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dec 31 The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Translational Research in Multi-Disciplinary Program (TRIUMPH) Postdoctoral Program

On-going Incorporating Benefits & Costs of Environmental Regulation in Computable General Equilibrium Models Research with the US Environmental Protection Agency

TBD University of Wisconsin-Madison Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in humanities and humanistic social sciences

TBD Postdoctoral Diversity and Innovation Scholars program, University of New Hampshire 

TBD Global Religion Postdoctoral Fellowships 

TBD Tobacco-Related Disease Research Postdoctoral Program 

TBD Wenner-Gren Foundation Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships

TBD American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowships

Various deadlines – Postdoctoral Positions at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Various deadlines – Funding Opportunities for Postdoctoral Scholars – list via Harvard website 

Various deadlines – Postdoctoral opportunities in medical research – via Stanford website

Various deadlines – Minority Postdoctoral Opportunities List

Various deadlines – Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Postdoctoral Fellowships 

Various deadlines – Special Programs for Postdoctoral Fellows – via National Science Foundation 

Various deadlines – Post-doctoral Opportunities List – from the National Institute of Health

 

DISSERTATION GRANTS and FELLOWSHIPS

Jun 30 The National Tax Association's Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (finance and taxation) 

Jul 1 Margery Morgan Lowens Dissertation Research Fellowship (music)

Jul 15 Linguistics Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research

Jul 22 Biological Anthropology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research

Jul 31 Dissertation Award in Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Aug 1 Grants for Health Services Dissertation Program (R36)

Aug 1 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36) 

Aug 2 Doctoral Dissertation Fellows Award, Society for Social Work and Research

Aug 15 Sociology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research

Aug 15 Cultural Anthropology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research

Aug 19 Alden G. Clayton Dissertation Proposal Competition, Marketing Science Institute

Sep 9 Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research

Oct 1 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Dissertation Fellowship

Oct 3 National Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

Oct 7 World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship, Smith Richardson Foundation

Oct 15 Sociology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research

Oct 16 Drug Abuse Dissertation Research 

Oct. 23 Mellon Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Oct TBD Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Nov 1 Robert Walser and Susan McClary Fellowship – two-year dissertation research support in music for underrepresented 

Nov 1 Grants for Health Services Dissertation Program (R36)

Nov 1 Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

Nov 1 AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research

Nov 1 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)

Nov 4 School for Advanced Research Resident Scholar Dissertation Fellowships

Nov 15 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Fellowships

Nov 15 Dissertation Research Fellowships, Divisions of International Finance, Monetary Affairs, Research and Statistics, and the Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research, Federal Reserve Board 

Nov 30 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Dissertation Fellowship

Nov TBD Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Scholars)

Nov TBD Charlotte Newcomb Dissertation Fellowship

Dec. 1 AAUW Graduate Fellowship for International Women 

Dec 1 Center for Engaged Scholarship Dissertation Fellowship

Dec 10 Ford Dissertation Diversity Fellowship

Dec 16 Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowships (musicology)

On-going Archaeology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Arch-DDRI) –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research 

On-going Documenting Endangered Languages Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants –  grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research 

On-going Geography and Spatial Sciences Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (GSS-DDRI), National Science Foundation (NSF)

TBD Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Herb York Dissertation Fellowship 

TBD Global Religion Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships 
 

GRADUATE, PREDOCTORAL or DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

Jul 15 The Robert J. Stevenson Scholarship for teachers pursuing an advanced degree https://ate1.org/robert-j-stevenson-memorial-scholarship

Jul 31 Novus Biological Scholarships (life sciences) https://www.novusbio.com/scholarship-program.html

Jul TBD African Humanities Program Fellowship

Aug 1 Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children Education Award 

Aug 8 California Sea Grant's Graduate Research Fellowship

Aug 14 American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowships

Aug 31 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Arts

Aug TBD Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarship (physical therapy)

Sep 16 University of California Natural Reserve System Mathias Graduate Student Research Fellowship 

Sep TBD Women Techmakers Scholars Program / Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program 

Oct 1 Craft Research and Artist Fellowship (creativity and design)

Oct 1 Craft Research Fund Project Grant (creativity and design)

Oct. 1 German Historical Institute (GHI) Doctoral Fellowships

Oct. 1 Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Doctoral Social Science Fellowship 

Oct 10 National Humanities Center Fellowships

Oct TBD NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Grant (Pre or Early Doctoral)

Oct TBD IBM Doctoral Fellowship Program

Nov 1 Google North America and Europe PhD Fellowships

Nov 12 National GEM Consortium Graduate Fellowships in Science, Engineering, and STEM fields

Nov 15 National Gallery of Art Predoctoral Fellowships

Nov TBD Amelia Earhart Fellowship 

Dec 17 Ford Predoctoral Fellowship

On-going Gerda Henkel Foundation Ph.D. Scholarships in the Historical Humanities

TBD NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships (NSTRF) 

TBD Tobacco-Related Disease Research Predoctoral Program

TBD PEO International Peace Scholarship (IPS) – also open to international students studying in the US 

TBD Department of State Civil Service STEM Fellowship Program

Various Deadlines Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Fellowships and Grants 

TBD Dr. Adawia Alousi STEM Scholarship Fund for Muslim Women (undergrad and grad)

RESEARCH GRANTS

Jul 1 American Institute of Indian Studies Research Fellowships

Jul 1 Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants on Education

Jul 10 National Geographic Exploration Grants

Jul 10 National Geographic’s Documenting Human Migrations Grant

Jul 15 Leakey Foundation Research Grants Related to Human Origins (no citizenship restrictions) 

Jul 15 Kluge Fellowships (humanities and social science research)

Jul 25 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Research Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Grants for Research Fellowship (GRF) 

Jul TBD Lung Cancer Research Grants

Jul TBD Dr. Philip Kayal Fund for Arab American Social Science Research

Aug 1 NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP)

Aug 9 Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Research Grants

Aug TBD Merck KGaA Research Grant Competition

Aug TBD The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Research Grant

Aug TBD Frank W. Putnam Trauma Research Scholars Program (for traumatic stress research) 

Sep 1  Romance Writers of America (RWA) Academic Research Grant 

Sep 6 Mirzayan Science Tech Policy Fellowship

Sep 15 National Association of School Psychologists Graduate Student Research Grant

Sep 15 German Chancellor Research Fellowship

Sep 16 Fulbright Canada-American Scholars Awards

Sep TBD Wiedemann Research Fellowships for Enlightenment Studies

Sep TBD Kentucky Historical Research Fellowships

Oct 1 Craft Fund Graduate Research Grant (creativity and design)

Oct 1 Tinker Field Research Grants (pre-dissertation or thesis research in Latin America)

Oct 1 Harry S. Truman Library Institute Research Grants Program 

Oct 15 Small Grants for Doctoral Research In Second or Foreign Language Assessment

Oct TBD Getty Library Research Grants

Oct TBD American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Nov 1 Deutsches Akademisches Austaauschdienst (DAAD) Research Grants (for research in Germany) 

Nov 1 NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP)

Nov 1 Virgil Thompson Research Fellowship –research support in music

Nov 1 The Hampsong Education Fellowship in American Song 

Nov 1 Paul Charosh Independent Scholar Fellowship – independent research in music

Nov 1 Hemingway Research Grants

Dec 6 Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies 

On-going Dirksen Congressional Research Grant

On-going The Spalding Trust Grants for the Comparative Study of Religions

On-going Statistics Fellowship with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

On-going OCS ORISE Fellowship with the Food and Drug Administration

On-going Digital/New Media Fellowships with Dept of Health and Human Services

On-going Dept of Energy Opportunity in Fuel Cell Research

On-going National Institute of Health Individual Graduate Partnerships Program

On-going Title VIII Research Scholar Program American Councils - in-country, independent research for three consecutive months to nine consecutive months in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe

OTHER (AWARDS, TRAVEL, BOOK PRIZE, or TRAINING)

Jul 8 SACNAS Travel Fellowships 

Jul TBD Jubilation Foundation Grant 

Aug TBD National Association of Student Anthropologists Carrie Hunter-Tate Award

Aug TBD Association for Women Geoscientists Award and Scholarships

Sep 25 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer 2020 Stipends

Oct 1 Samuel H. Kress Foundation History of Art Grant Program

Oct 1 Samuel H. Kress Foundation Art History Digital Resources Grants Programs

Oct 1 Samuel H. Kress Foundation Conservation Grants Programs

Nov 1 Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery

Nov TBD Presidential Management Fellows Program US Office of Personnel Management

Dec 1 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowships 

Rolling Deadline - Veteran Research Supplement with the Center for Integrated Access Networks 

TBD AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program

TBD Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science

TBD Civil Service Foreign Affairs (FA) Fellowship Program

TBD Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP)

TBD Dena Epstein Award for Archival and Library Research in American Music

TBD Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellows