Faculty Funding Opportunities

American Council of Learned Societies

ACLS/Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships for Junior Faculty
Deadline: October 1

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provides funding for fellowships to Assistant Professors or the equivalent who will have at least two years' teaching experience by July 1, 2004. The fellowships support research in all disciplines of the humanities and the humanities-related social sciences. The fellowships provide stipends of up to $30,000 for the six to 12-month term of appointment. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States as of the application deadline date and must hold a Ph.D. degree conferred prior to October 1, 2003. More information at http://www.acls.org.

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
Deadline: October 1

Burkhardt Fellowships are awarded to recently tenured humanists at institutions in the United States. Supporting scholars engaged in long-term, unusually ambitious projects in the humanities and social sciences, awards will be limited to scholars who hold the Ph.D. or equivalent, are employed at an academic institution in the United States, and began their first tenured contracts no earlier than the fall 1999 semester or quarter. The fellowships provide a stipend of $75,000 for one academic year in residence at one of nine major inter-disciplinary centers for advanced study. More information at http://www.acls.org.

Deadline: October 1

Fellowships awarded to scholars from all disciplines of the humanities and humanities-related social sciences include but are not limited to: anthropology, archaeology, art history, economics, geography, history, languages and literatures, law, linguistics, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. conferred prior to October 1, 2003 and must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status as of the application deadline. Applicants must not have held a supported research in the last three years. The Fellowship stipend is set at three levels based on academic rank: up to $50,000 for Full Professor and career equivalent; up to $40,000 for Associate Professor and career equivalent; and up to $30,000 for Assistant Professor and career equivalent. More information at http://www.acls.org.

Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship Program in American Art
Deadline: November 3

The Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship Program is meant to assist graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing; applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation before beginning tenure, and be a candidate in a department of art history. Fellowships provide $20,000 for a one-year, non-renewable term beginning between June and September 2004. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Fellowship funds may not be used to defray tuition costs. More information athttp://www.acls.org.

Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships
Deadline: October 1

Ryskamp Research Fellowships support advanced assistant and untenured associate professors in the humanities and related social sciences. . Appropriate fields of specialization might include anthropology, archaeology, art history, economic history, geography, history, languages and literatures, law, linguistics, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology. Each Ryskamp Fellowships will provide a stipend of $60,000 for the one academic year term of appointment, plus a fund of $2,500 for research and travel, and an additional 2/9 of the stipend ($13,333) for one summer's support, if appropriate. Applicants must be tenure-track More information at http://www.acls.org.

Library of Congress Fellowships in International Studies
Deadline: November 3

These fellowships support postdoctoral research in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences using the foreign language collections of the Library of Congress. Fellowships will be available for four to nine months each, with a stipend of $3,500 per month. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. conferred prior to November 1, 2003 and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents as of the application deadline; independent scholars are also welcome to apply. More information athttp://www.acls.org.

American Psychological Foundation: Dissertation Research Awards

Deadline: September 15

The purpose of the Association's Dissertation Award is to assist science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. The Association will make awards of $1,000 each to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology. In addition, the Todd E. Husted Memorial Award is a single award in the amount of $1,000 for the dissertation research that indicates the most potential to contribute toward the development and improvement of mental illness services for those with severe and persistent mental illness. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a graduate psychology program at a regionally accredited university or college in the United States or Canada and must be associate members or student affiliates of the American Psychological Association. Applicants must have approved dissertation proposals prior to application. http://www.apa.org/apf

Other Programs

Women's Research and Education Institute: Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy
Deadline: June 10

This annual fellowship program places graduate students in Congressional offices and on strategic committee staffs with an eye to encouraging more effective participation by women in the formation of public policy at all levels, to examining how policies affect women and men differently, and to encouraging the formulation of policy options that recognize the needs of all people. Fellows receive a stipend of $1,300 per month for the nine-month academic year, plus an additional $500 to cover health insurance. WREI will also reimburse fellows up to a maximum of $1,500 for the cost of three hours tuition at their home institutions. http://www.wrei.org.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Residential Fellowship
Deadline: October 1

The Woodrow Wilson Center annually awards residential fellowships to individuals with outstanding project proposals in the social sciences and humanities on national and international issues. There are no citizenship requirements; applicants must hold a doctorate or have equivalent professional accomplishments. Fellows are provided offices, access to the Library of Congress, computers or manuscript typing services, and research assistants. Fellowships are normally for an academic year and the Center tries to ensure that the stipend provided, together with the Fellow's other sources of funding, approximate a Fellow's regular salary. In 2002, stipends ranged from $26,200 to $85,000, inclusive of travel expenses and 75% of health insurance premiums for Fellows, their spouses, and dependent children.