General Social Sciences

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
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. $20,000 November
Anna Sobol Levy Fellowship Hebrew University of Jerusalem Enhance and strengthen the unique relationship between the U.S. and Israel by establishing genuine understanding and communication between future leaders of the two countries. Graduate student or recent college graduate $10,000 March
Applied Social Issues Internship Program Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Applying social science principles to social issues; psychology, applied social science and related. College seniors, grad students, 1st year post docs $30 0 -2,500 May or Nov
Barbara Rosenblum Scholarship for the Study of Women & Cancer Sociologists for Women in Society Social Science Aspects of Women and cancer Women. $1,500 February
Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program National Park Service Research that relates to national parks Doctoral Students $26,000

June-Not offering funding in 2009-2010
Cesar E. Chavez Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Dartmouth college Fellowship for a Latino or Latina scholar to complete the dissertation at Dartmouth College. Fellow also participates in selected activities with undergraduates Doctoral Students $30,000 February
Charles A Eastman Dissertation Fellowship Dartmouth college Fellowship for a Native American scholar to complete the dissertation at Dartmouth College. Fellow aslo participate in teaching either a a primary instructor or a a team Doctoral Dissertation $30,000 February
Charlotte W Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Ethical or religious values in humanities & social sciences Candidate for Ph.D. $16,500 November
Clara Mayo Grants Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Sexism, racism, or prejudice Graduate students $1,000 March

David L Boren Graduate Fellowships National Security Education Program Study of languages, cultures, & world regions that are critical to US interests. US Citizen. Sevice Requirement $30,000 January

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
Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies American Council of Learned Societies Social Sciences & Humanities relating to eastern Europe. US Citizens or permanent residents. $15,000

Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Social Science Research Council Supports early-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences in formulating dr dissertation proposals during the summer. Program is designed for 2 - 3 year students who have not yet had their dissertation proposals approved by their thesis directions. $5000 January

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants in the Directorate for SBE NSF Social Sciences Doctoral Candidates Varies, check website
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Social Sciences US Citizen $18,000 January
Drug Abuse Treatement & Services Dissertation Research National Institute on Drug Abuse Drug abuse treatment & health services US Citizens or permanent residents. $30,000 Varies, check website
Early Doctoral Student Research Grant Program Department of Hosuing and Urban Development Pre-dissertation research related to housing and urban development issues. Must have completed 2 semesters of doctoral program. Urban economics as their major field. $15,000 June

Ford Foundation Dissertatoin Fellowship Program for Minorities National Research Council Social Sciences Underrepresented minorities. US Citizens. Final year of dissertation work. $21,000 November

Graduate Research Fellowships NSF fellowships for graduate study leading to research-based masterÕs or doctoral degrees in the fields of STEM US Citizens, nationals & permanent residents See Web Site November
Grants-In-Aid of Research Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society Science & Engineering Undergrad & Graduate students $1,000 October & March
Hayek Fund for Scholars Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University Humanities, social sciences, law or journalism Advanced graduate students & untenured faculty. $1,000 Year round
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Hispanic Scholarship Fund to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans. Hispanic heritage. US citizen, permanent resident. See Web Site October
Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Research Grant Irving Louis Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Social Sciences None $2,00 0 -5,000 January
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

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
Irish Research Fund Irish American Cultural Institute Research on the Irish in America. Predoctoral & Independent scholars. $1,00 0 -4,000 September
Knowles Science Teaching Foundaiton, Teaching Fellowships Knowles Sciene Teaching Foundation, Teaching Fellowships Up to 14 fellowships for financial and professional support while enrolled in a graduate program leading to a teaching credential or during the first few years of teaching. Must have or will receive a Bachelor's degree in science, mathematics, or engineering by June and be enrolled in a graduate program before fellowship is awarded $10,000 per year January

Lindbergh Grants Lindbergh Foundation Balance between the advance of technology and the preservation of the natural/human enviroment. Must be working on a research or education project $10,580 June

Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in the Humanities Council on Library and Information Resources Utilization of original sources to conduct research in the humanities or social sciences. Have not completed their dissertation. $1,600 per month November
NIH Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Graduate Research Assistants National Institutes of Health Biomedical & behavioral sciences of concern to the NIH. Underrepresented minority. Varies
Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship United States Institute of Peace Projects addressing international peace & conflict resolution at US universities. upport the research and writing of doctoral dissertations $17,000 January
Peter K New Student Prize Competition Society for Applied Anthropology Research papers in aplied social, health, or behavioral sciences. Undergraduate & graduate students $1,000 December

Phi Beta Kappa Annual Scholarship for Outstanding Graduate Students Northern California Association of PBK Members of Phi Beta Kappa $4,000 March

Predoctoral Awards Association for Women in Science Behavioral, life, physical, social science or engineering Women $1,000 See web site

Program on the Arts Dissertation Fellowships Social Science Research Council Research on the social dimension of art Completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except their dissertation research. $16,500 February
Sheila Starks Dudley Educational Research Award African American Success Foundation Research that identifies instructional strategies that contribute to high academic achievement in African Americans. Graduate students $1,000 March
Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society Scientific research Sigma Xi members $10 0 -1,000 March or October
Summer/Short Term Research Public Grant American Association of University Women fund women university faculty and independent researchers to prepare research for publication. Applicants may be tenure track, part-time, or temporary faculty or new or established scholars and researchers at universities. $6,000 November
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Grants in Women Studies Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Women's Studies Completed all pre-dissertation requirements? Related to Women's Studies. School in the US. $3,000 November

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
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program National Academies Several internships lasting for 10 weeks are offered to engage graduate students in the analysis and creation of science and technology policy and to familiarize them with the interactions of science, technology, and government. Graduating seniors are eligible to apply provided they are able to submit proof of admission into a graduate school. Postdoctoral scholars should have received their PhD within the past five years. $4800 to $5300 plus living expenses June & November

Lindbergh Grants Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation Up to 10 grants are awarded annually to men and women whose individual initiative and work in a wide spectrum of disciplines further the Lindberghs' vision of a balance between the advance of technology and the preservation of their natural/human environment. Nonrenewable. Lindbergh Grants do not have any minimum requirements. Candidates are not required to hold any graduate or post-graduate academic degrees, however, many applicants are conducting research at the master's or PhD level. $10,580 June http://www.lindberghfoundation.orgl
Grants for Health Services Dissertation Research Agency for Health Care Research & Quality Approximately 30 grants to support dissertation research on issues related to health care services. Must be enrolled in a doctoral degree program and have completed all non-dissertation requirements for their degrees. $30,000 June, October, February
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences Woodrow Wilson Center Approximately 2 0 -25 residential fellowships for individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Open to postdoctoral scholars who have demonstrated their scholarly development by publication beyond the doctoral dissertation and individuals with an equivalent level of professional achievement. $26,200 to $85,000 October
Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Will award up to 15 Dissertation Fellowship grants Ph.D., D.B.A or other doctoral students for the support of dissertations in the area of entrepreneurship $20,000 August

Alphonse Fletcher, Sr. Fellowship Program Fletcher Foundaiton Awarded over a number of years to scholars, writers and artists whose works contribute to improving race relations in American Society and further the broad social goals of Brown v. Board of Education Scholars at all stages of their careers $50,000 December