Community Studies

Fellowships/Scholarships Foundation Focus/Concentration Eligibility Amount Deadlines Website
American Fellowships-Dissertation American Association of University Women Support women doctoral candidates completing dissertations or scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave from accredited institutions. US citizen or permanent resident. applicants must have completed all course work, passed all required preliminary examinations, and received approval for their research proposal or plan by Nov. 15, 2006. $20,00 November http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellows_directory/american.cfm
Charlotte W Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Ethical or religious values are central to their dissertations & they can expect to complete their dissertations during tenure of the award. Candidates for Ph.D. in US $19,000 November http://www.woodrow.org/fellowships/religion_ethics/index.php
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.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund grants to students actively working for peace and justice art of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community. $6,000 April http://www.davisputter.org/
Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship National Association of Social Workers Welfare Policy Enrolled in social work or social welfare doctoral program. $4,000 February http://www.naswfoundation.org/blackey.asp
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://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958.htm

GLAAD Dissertation Fellowship Gay & Lesbian Alliance against Defamation Relations among sexual orientation, gender identity, and media representation. Completed pre-dissertation requirements. $5,000 June http://www.glaad.org/
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.nsfgrfp.org/
Hadassah International Research Grants Brandeis University Jewish women's studies Graduate students & professionals $2,000 - 5,000 September

http://www.brandeis.edu/hbi/grants/research.html

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Harry Frank Goggenheim Foundation Causes and consequences of dominance, aggression and violence. Graduate students. In final stages of writing dissertation. $15,000 January http://www.hfg.org/df/guidelines.htm
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/scholarships/id.775/default.asp
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/cprograms/funding/df_app_menu.php
Joan Heller-Diane Bernard Fellowship in Lesbian & Gay Studies The Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies research by a junior scholar (graduate student, untenured university professor or independent researcher) or senior scholar (tenured university professor or advanced independent scholar) into the impact of lesbians and/or gay men on U.S. society and culture. Graduate students & professionals $5,000 November

http://www.clags.org/fellowships-awards/

Lydia Donaldson Tutt-Jones Memorial Fellowship African American Success Foundation Research that identifies attitudinal and behavioral contributors to African American academic success. Graduate students & professionals $1,000 June http://www.blacksuccessfoundation.org/lcdtj%20research%20grant.htm
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/13_scholarships.htm
Martin Duberman Fellowship The Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies Research on the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer experience Senior scholars $7,500 November

http://www.clags.org/fellowships-awards/#the-martin-duberman-fellowship

Belfer-Aptman Dissertation Research Award Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment Violence prevention and treatment Dissertation proposal approved $1,500 March http://www.melissainstitute.org/awards/html
Aging Research Dissertation Awards to increase diversity National Institute on Aging Research on Aging Underrepresented minority doctoral students. $30,000 March or November http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-250.html
NCFR Student Award National Council on Family Relations Family Studies Graduate student members of the National Council on Family Relations $1,000 April http://www.ncfr.org/member/awards.asp
NWSA Graduate Scholarship Award National Women's Studies Association Interdisciplinary field of women's studies Members of the National Women's Studies Association $1,000 February http://www.nwsa.org/students/scholarships/gradscholguide.php
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
Research Grants The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence, aggression, and dominance in the modern world. $15,000 - 30,000 August http://www.hfg.org/rg/guidelines.htm
Roy Scrivner Small Grant Awards American Psychological Foundation Research on lesbian & gay family psychology & therapy. doctoral candidates & postdoctoral $1,000 - 4000 October http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/placek.html
Ruth Jewson Award National Council on Family Relations Research on family relations. NCFR members $2,500 April http://www.ncfr.org/member/awards.asp
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Student Research Grants Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Research in the area of human sexuality Enrolled in a degree granting program $1,000 January or August http://sexscience.org/honors
SPSSI Grants-in-aid Program Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Research studies in social problem areas, especially racism & sexism Dissertation stage. $1,000 March or November http://www.spssi.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=482
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://www2.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html