Politics and Legal Studies

Fellowships/Scholarship Foundation/Agency Focus/Concentration Eligibility Amount Deadlines Website
American Association of University Women Dissertation fellowships American Association of University Women Any discipline accept Engineering. Women. US Citizens or permanent residents. $20,000 November http://www.aauw.org/
Association for Women in Science Predoctoral Awards Association for Women in Science anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology Women who have passed their qualifying exam & expect to complete thesis within 2 years. $1,000 January http://www.awis.org/
Charles Redd Center Summer Awards Brigham Young University Western American Studies Summer research $1,000 March http://fhss.byu.edu/reddcent/NEWPAGES/AWARDS/NEWSTUDENT.htm
Congressional Research Awards Program Dirksen Congressional Center Congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress Scholars & Professionals $3,500 January http://www.dirksencenter.org/print_grants_CRAs.htm
David L Boren Graduate Fellowships National Security Education Program Study of languages, cultures, & world regions that are critical to US interests. US Citizen. Service Requirement $30,000 January http://www.iie.org/programs/nsep/graduate/default.htm
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Law & Social Science American Bar Foundation Research on law, the legal profession, and legal institutions Candidates for Ph.D. $15,000 January http://www.abf-sociolegal.org/
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships for Achieving Excellence The National Academies increase the diversity of the college and univ. faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. US Citizens & US Nationals $20,000 November http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fellowships/
Fellowships: Advanced Social Science Research in Japan NEH research on the modern Japanese political economy, international relations and society, and on US-Japan relations. Must have completed all formal education. Advanced language skills. $24,000 - 40,000 May http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/fellowships-japan.html
Graduate Research Fellowships NSF fellowships for graduate study leading to research-based masterÕs or doctoral degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics US Citizens, nationals & permanent residents See Web Site November http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2006/nsf06592/nsf06592.htm
Herman Kahn Fellowships Hudson Institute Education, political theory & institutions, domestic political economy, international security studies. Formally admitted to candidacy for the Ph.D. $18,000 March http://www.hudson.org/
Hubert H. Humphrey Doctoral Fellowships in Arms Control, Nonproliferation and Disarmament Department of State Research on a topic related to arms control. US citizens or nationals. Dissertation approved. Tuition & fees paid, and $8,000 stipend. March http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/fellows.html
HUD Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program Department of Housing and Urban Development Dissertation research related to housing and urban development issues. Approved dissertation proposals. $25,000 June http://www.hud.gov/offices/adm/grants/nofa05/grpsrsp.cfm
Humane Studies Fellow Institute for Humane Studies exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society through their academic work. Student in US & Abroad $12,000 December http://www.theihs.org/subcategory.php/2.html
Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Dissertation Fellowships UCSD Research on the causes of international conflict Doctoral students from UC campuses. Advanced to candidacy for their Ph.D. $12,000 January

http://igcc.ucsd.edu/

Land Economics Foundation Graduate Scholarship Lambda Alpha International Working on a paper in a field related to land economics. Graduate Students $3,000 February http://www.lai.org/go/foundation/
Maria Ransburg Graduate Scholarship Award Association of Former Intelligence Officers Cross-cultural studies impacting on national security and intelligence analysis and decision making. Graduate Students $2,500 May http://www.afio.com/
Mayme & Herbert Frank Educational Fund Association to Unite the Democracies Research on federalism and international integration Graduate Students $500 - 2,000 March or September http://www.iaud.org/
Miller Center Fellowships in Contemporary Politics, Policy & Political History University of Virginia Dissertation or books on 20th century politics and governance in the US Ph.D. candidates & other scholars $15,000 January http://millercenter.virginia.edu/
National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowships Department of Justice (NIJ) Dissertation research on issues in the fields of criminology and criminal justice. Completed all doctorial degree requirements except the research, writing, & defense of a dissertation. $20,000 January or September http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/funding.htm
Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship United States Institute of Peace Projects addressing international peace & conflict resolution at US universities. support the research and writing of doctoral dissertations $17,000 January http://www.usip.org/fellows/scholars.html
Predoctoral Awards Association for Women in Science Behavioral, life, physical, social science or engineering Women $1,000 See web site http://www.awis.org/careers/edfoundation.html#graduate
Program on the Corporation as a Social Institution Grants Social Science Research Council Business institutions in society. Graduate Students $10,000 January http://www.ssrc.org/
SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants NSF undertake significant data-gathering projects and to conduct field research in settings away from their campus that would not otherwise be possible. Enrolled at an US academic institution. See Web Site Poli Sci-January; Law & Social Science-January & August http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13453&org=SBE
Sexuality Research Program Dissertation Fellowships Social Science Research Council Sexuality topics Completed all of the course work requirements for the Ph.D. $28,000 December http://www.ssrc.org/
Jacob K Javits Fellowship Program Department of Education to undertake graduate study in selected fields in the arts, humanities, and social sciences US Citizen or permanent resident. Have not completed 1st year of masters or dr. See website October http://www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html