Grabar Travel Grants and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Award Amount: $3,700

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 2018

Brief Description:

The Historians of Islamic Art Association is now inviting the applications for the “Grabar Travel Grants and Post-doctoral Fellowships”. The grants are open to graduate students and the fellowship is available to scholars of all nationalities. The number and amount of the grants and fellowships will be announced annually in accordance with available funds for applicants.

Host Institution:

Established in 1982 as the North American Historians of Islamic Art (NAIA), the organization.It is a private, non-profit, non-political organization whose purpose is to promote the study and teaching of the art.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the candidates must meet all the following criteria:

  • The applicants must be enrolled as graduate students (doctoral candidates) for Grabar Travel Grant are eligible to apply.
  • The applicants must be enrolled as a post-doctoral scholar at an early stage of their careers in advancing their research for Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship are eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, all candidates will submit in English and must include in a single PDF: Grabar Travel Grant.

  • Application cover sheet (all applicants can download through the given link: https://www.historiansofislamicart.org/assets/files/HIAA-Grabar-Post-Doc.pdf)
  •  A cover letter explaining the applicant’s purpose in participating in the conference, the expected benefits of participation, and an itemized travel budget.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Letter of acceptance from the conference/session organizers.
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Abstract of the paper to be presented.

For Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship:

  • Application cover sheet(all applicants can download through the given link: https://www.historiansofislamicart.org/assets/files/HIAA-Grabar-Post-Doc.pdf 
  • Curriculum vitae with contact information.
  • Project proposal (maximum 2,000 words) including the following:
  • For the residential fellowship: The proposal should outline proposed research or teaching, and identify the host institution. Include a schedule of work and a select bibliography.
  • For the publication fellowship: The proposal should describe the additional research required and what impact it will have on the finished project. provide specifics about research location(s) and the resources required. Explain what will be required to turn the dissertation into a publishable work and provide a schedule of work for the entire project, including the fellowship period.
  • Budget organized into the following categories:
  • Round-trip travel to research location.
  • Lodging and subsistence costs for the fellowship period.
  • Local transportation and Research expenses such as visas, permits, photocopies, photographs for publication and permissions ($1000 maximum).
  • Letter of recommendation.

Submitting Details:

All application materials with the complete application can be sent: grabar.hiaa-at-gmail.com

Award Description:

The Historians of Islamic Art Association will provide :

  • The maximum amount of the award is $700 US for Grabar Travel Grant.
  • Grabar Travel Grants must be used within 12 months of the award date.

Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship funds may be used in one of two ways:

  • To spend up to two months in residence as a visiting professor or fellow/research scholar at a university, museum, research institute or similar institution outside their usual country of residence or employment.
  • To support additional research to aid in preparing the dissertation for publication.
  • The Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship will provide up to $2000 US per month, for a maximum of two months.
  • An additional $1000 may be requested for travel or for supplies.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.historiansofislamicart.org/opportunities/hiaa-prizes/grabar-grants-and-fellowships

USHMM Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship

Award Amount: USD 3,000/month

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 1, 2018

Winner Announcement: April 2018

Brief Description:

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is delighted to offer its “Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship”. The fellowship is exclusively open for both USA and international applicants, accepted to or currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or in their first year of a Ph.D. program. The aim of the fellowship is to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust and to encourage MA-level and first-year Ph.D. students.

Host Institution:

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is the United States’ official memorial to the Holocaust. Adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The USHMM provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the fellowship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • All applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an MA program or in their first year in a Ph.D. program at a North American college or university.
  • The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies are unable to provide visa assistance for non-US citizens.
  • In addition to English, applicants are encouraged, but not required, to have fluency in one or more of the following languages: German, Russian, Polish, Romanian, Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovakian, Italian, and/or Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the candidates can enter online by submitting their email through the given link: https://events.ushmm.org/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x38172abcd&&ga=topButtonApply

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students should submit the following:

  • All applicants will submit a resume
  • A personal statement: No more than two single-spaced pages in length. The statement should explain the applicant’s interest in the Holocaust and World War II and how the Junior Fellowship might further encourage his or her studies in this area.
  • A project proposal: No more than three single-spaced pages in length. Each proposal should address a research topic developed with a faculty member at the student’s home institution. The project proposal should include:
  1. The student’s thesis statement.
  2. An outline of their proposed project goals.
  • A list of resources available at the Museum that the student will need to access in order to support their research. To search the Museum’s holdings, visit https://collections.ushmm.org/search/
  • One letter of recommendation: From a faculty member or dean at the applicant’s institution that speaks to the applicant’s qualifications. The letter must be signed and on institutional letterhead.

Submitting Details:

Letters of recommendation should be sent from the recommender, not the applicant, as attachments to SGRA-at-ushmm.org.

Award Description:

  • The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies will provide a stipend of $3,000/month as well as an allowance to offset the cost of direct, economy-class travel.
  • The funds provided through this award may be subject to the US federal and/or state tax.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.ushmm.org/research/competitive-academic-programs/fellows-and-scholars/summer-graduate-program

Contact Information:

For contact, you can call 202.314.7829 or email SGRA-at-ushmm.org.

AAUW International Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $68,000

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is pleased to offer a fellowship named as “AAUW’s International Fellowship Program”. The international fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AAUW’s bimonthly e-bulletin is your first stop for updates on everything from research to legislation to discounts for members.

Host Institution:

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), officially founded in 1881, is a non-profit organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. The organization has a nationwide network of 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local branches, and 800 college and university partners. Its headquarters are in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States. Women holding dual citizenship in the United States and another country or who are permanent legal residents of the United States are not eligible.
  • Hold an academic degree (earned in the United States or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by September 30, 2017.
  • Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year
  • Intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career.
  • Be proficient in English. Unless the applicant can verify that her native language is English, that she received her secondary diploma or undergraduate degree from an English-speaking institution, or that she will have completed one semester of full-time study in her discipline at an English-speaking college or university between October 2015 and September 30, 2017.
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the United States during the fellowship year.
  • Applicants must be conducting a full year of study or research. International Fellowships do not provide funding for a partial year of study or research. Programs ending prior to April of the fellowship year are not eligible.
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral fellowships support traditional classroom-based courses of study at colleges or universities.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants can download the application form from the given link: https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fAAUW

Supporting Documents:

  • Recommendations: Provide three recommenders who are professors or professional colleagues well acquainted with you, your work, and your academic background, in striving towards scholarly pursuits. When possible, recommenders should be professors or professional colleagues in the applicant’s home country who can speak about the applicant’s qualifications and about the country’s need for the specialized skill or knowledge she plans to acquire with her proposed study or research. AAUW does not accept references from dossier services.
  • Academics
  • Narratives
  • Budget
  • Uploads
  • Proof of highest degree applicant will upload transcripts from the college or university where the highest degree (not a certificate) was obtained.
  1. Transcripts must include a list of courses taken and grades received.
  2. If the institution does not provide a transcript or a list of courses taken and grades received or the degree did not require coursework, an official letter from the institution where the degree was received that includes the degree completion date must be uploaded.
  3. Do not upload copies of additional certificates or other documents the applicant may have received during her education.
  • Proof of current enrollment (currently-enrolled applications only) — applicant will upload transcripts lists of courses institution letters from the college or university in which the applicant is currently enrolled if she is enrolled.
  1. Transcripts must include a list of courses taken and grades received.
  2. Many transcripts do not include current coursework. If fall 2017 semester grades are not available and are not on your transcript, a list of courses taken that semester must be provided by the institution’s Office of the Registrar.
  3. If the institution does not provide a transcript or a list of courses taken and grades received or the degree did not require coursework, an official letter* from the institution where the degree was received that includes the degree completion date must be uploaded.
  • Proof of bachelor’s degree applicant will upload any one of the following:
  1. Transcript  showing degree and date received (must be on or before September 30, 2017)
  2. Copy of diploma showing date degree was received (must be on or before September 30, 2017)
  3. Copy of acceptance letter  to, or current enrollment in, a graduate-level program at a U.S. institution
  • Proof of doctorate or M.F.A. degree (postdoctoral applicants only) — applicant will upload any of the following:
  1. Transcript showing degree and date received (must be on or before December 1, 2017)
  2. Official letter  from institution where degree was received that includes the degree completion date
  3. Copy of diploma showing date degree was received (must be on or before December 1, 2017)
  • Official report of TOEFL test scores or waiver request — applicant will upload report or request waiver and, if applicable, upload transcript based on criteria described above.
  • Letter of admission applicant will upload a letter of admission* from the proposed institution of study or research.
  1. If the applicant has not been accepted at the time of application, she must list the name of at least one institution to which she has applied.
  2. Fellows must provide official confirmation from the institution with their acceptance materials.
  • C.V./Resume
  • Payment

Award Description:

  • Master’s/first professional degree: $18,000
  • Doctoral: $20,000
  • Postdoctoral: $30,000

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants

Award Amount: Total amount is $22,000

Number of Awards: 20

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: April 2018

Brief Description:

The Terra Foundation for American Art is glad to offer the Research Travel Grants program. The foundation will only accept proposals from doctoral students, postdoctoral and senior scholars outside the United States.These grants provide support for research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to 1980. In this program, Grant funding is available for short-term travel.

Host Institution:

The Terra Foundation for American Art is a privately operated nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of American art exhibitions, projects, academic research, and publications worldwide. Its goal is to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the cultural and artistic heritage of the United States.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • The applicants must be a Doctoral student, Postdoctoral and Senior Scholar from outside of the US.
  • Be able to work under time pressure.
  • Demonstrate great potential in doing research.
  • Travel should be undertaken within one calendar year after the announcement of the selection
  • The final report must be submitted within three months of completion of travel. It should include a description of the travel undertaken as a result of the grant, an assessment of the research accomplished, and a financial report detailing grant expenditures.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the online Travel Grant application will be available in fall 2017 through the given link is: https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/research-travel-grants-to-the-united-states/

Award Description:

The Terra Foundation for American Art  will provide an award up to 20 grants are awarded annually (up to five of them are specifically dedicated to scholars from Asia, Africa, and Latin America) as follows:

  • Up to $6,000 per grant for doctoral students from Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand;
  • Up to $7,000 per grant for doctoral students from Asia, Africa, and Latin America;
  • Up to $9,000 per grant for all postdoctoral and senior scholars.
  • Establish professional networks for future research.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/research-travel-grants-to-the-united-states/

Contact Information:

If you have any query, you can call them +33 1 43 20 67 01 or e-mail at information-at-terraamericanart.eu or library-at-terraamericanart.eu.

Resnick Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships

Award Amount: Full tuition plus stipend of $34,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline:  December 3, 2017, at 11:59 pm Pacific

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Resnick Sustainability Institute for Science is glad to announce “Resnick Postdoctoral Fellowships” in Sustainability Science. In order to apply for the scholarship, the candidates may have received their degrees at any university in the world. The fellowships are intended for exceptional young scientists and fellows will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement and the promise of their scientific research.

Host Institution:

The Resnick Sustainability Institute for Science, Energy, and Sustainability was founded with a generous gift from Stewart and Lynda Resnick and the Gordon and Betty Moore Matching Program.

Eligibility:

All scholarship applicants must be:

  • Candidates may have received their degrees at any university in the world.
  • Foreign nationals are eligible, though proficiency in English is required.
  • The California Institute of Technology is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
  • Female candidates and members of underrepresented minority groups.
  • Applicants must be invited to apply by a Caltech faculty advisor, and must not yet have arrived at Caltech, or must have arrived with their Caltech postdoctoral appointment
  • Candidates are responsible for identifying and connecting with potential faculty advisors.

Instructions for Applying:

The application must be completed by the given link: https://form.jotform.com/72924783191161

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students must be ready to submit the following

  • A cover letter with a short summary of past work and current research plans
  • CV including list of publications
  • Research plan outlining proposed work (maximum 5 pages, references counted separately)
  • 3 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the sponsoring Caltech faculty member.

Award Description:

The fellowship provides full tuition for the year and a stipend of $34,000 for the academic year 2017-2018.

Detailed Information Link:

http://resnick.caltech.edu/fellowships.php

Contact Information:

Have any query you can contact at rpd-at-caltech.edu.

LDI Africa Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program

 Award Amount: $200,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 15, 2017: Applications close

Winner Announcement: December 7, 2017: Finalists are notified of application results

Brief Description:

Landmark Development Initiative (LDI) Africa is excited to announce its “Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program”. The program is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale.This fellowship program is to provide hands-on service opportunities for global young business and development leaders at Africa’s leading profit and nonprofit firms.

Host Institution:

Landmark Development Initiative (LDI) Africa builds the capacity of African corporations, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations to compete in the global marketplace through the service of highly skilled volunteers.

Eligibility:

To eligible the applicant must meet all the following:

  • The applicants must require an undergraduate degree, a commitment to excellence, and be fluent in English.
  • EIFP Fellowship is open to all nationalities.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application by joining the Facebook or LinkedIn through the given link: https://www.f6s.com/emerginginstitutionfellowshipprogram/apply

Supporting Documents:

Other requirements include:

  1. Two to ten years of professional experience.
  2. Early to mid-level professional with interest in/familiarity with emerging markets.
  3. Professional background in business, management consulting, strategy, finance, and social enterprise and international development.

Award Description:

Landmark Development Initiative (LDI) Africa will provide an award up to $200,000.While working with their organization, Fellows enjoy the following benefits and more:

  • Experience the growth of Africa’s most innovative businesses
  • Direct exposure to emerging markets
  • Paid positions, housing, and travel
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Potential consulting, employment and seed capital investment after fellowship
  • Access to the global LDI Africa network

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.ldiafrica.org/pages/emerging-internship-fellowship-program-africa

Metropolitan Museum of Art MET Fellowship

Award Amount: $52,000 per year, with up to an additional $6,000 for travel

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art invites applications for “MET Fellowship” for a community of scholars from around the world. You must have a graduate degree in conservation or equivalent experience to apply for the scholarship. The Research Scholar is fully integrated into the life of The Met and is given unique access to the inner workings of the Museum through a rich program of tours, roundtable discussions, and workshops.

Host Institution:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially “the Met,” is located in New York City, and is the largest art museum in the United States. With 7.06 million visitors in 2016, it was the second most visited art museum in the world and the fifth most visited museum of any kind.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • The Research Scholar is expected to have a graduate degree in conservation or equivalent experience and should be completely committed to the conservation of photographs as his or her area of specialization.
  • The fellowship program is open to and regularly hosts international scholars.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying for the scholarship, you may check the given link: https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/conservation

Supporting Documents:

  • Full curriculum vitae of education, professional experience, honors, awards, and publications
  • Project proposal including:
  1. A statement, not to exceed 1,000 words, describing what you expect to accomplish during the fellowship period and how you will utilize the Museum’s resources and collection to achieve your objectives
  2. Tentative schedule of work to be accomplished during the fellowship period and proposed starting and ending dates
  • Contact information for three recommenders (at least one academic and one professional), none of whom may be current Metropolitan Museum of Art staff.

Award Description:

The fellowship provides stipend amount is $52,000 per year, with up to an additional $6,000 for travel (maximum of six weeks).

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/fellowships/research-scholarship-in-photograph-conservation

Contact Information:

Have any query you can contact to mailto:academic.programs-at-metmuseum.org

The GroundTruth Project James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on November 26, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The GroundTruth Project in partnership with the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation is offering “James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship”. The fellowship is designed for freelance writers and specifically for early career journalists, which would define as 1-5 years of experience. The mission of the Foundation is to advocate for the safe return of all Americans detained abroad, to protect independent conflict journalists and to educate regarding these threats to our freedom.

Host Institution:

GroundTruth, an independent, non-partisan organization registered by the IRS as a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is based at the PBS flagship producer WGBH in Boston, MA. GroundTruth focuses on issues of social justice including human rights, freedom of expression, emerging democracies, the environment, religious affairs and global health.

 Eligibility:

  • Fellowship opportunity is intended for freelance writers and specifically for early career journalists, which would define as 1-5 years of experience.
  • The candidates may be of any nationality, but must be familiar with the Middle Eastern culture and have a demonstrated ability to report for an English-speaking audience.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying applicants must fill the Google Form by the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGxRQJT9G0L627Oy0E0R4UycziPT9i6756ruPBgOSDAZSyoQ/viewform

Award Description:

The successful applicant will receive a grant of US $10,000 for field reporting to be carried out preferably in the first quarter of 2018.

Detailed Information Link:

http://thegroundtruthproject.org/call-applications-middle-east-reporting-fellowship/

Contact Information:

For questions about the fellowship, you can email at fellowships-at-thegroundtruthproject.org.

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies Sloan Fellowship

Award Amount: Salary of $60,000/USD and much more

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 8, 2017, at 3 pm EST

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

At the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) “The Sloan Fellowship” is available which is provided by The Harvard T.H. Chan School. The fellowship is open to both U.S. and international scholars. The fellowship opportunity is for research and leadership training in a two-year, non-degree program for postdoctoral researchers in the field of aging population and the labor force. Selected candidates will possess a strong record of academic training, proven research experience, a commitment to population and development work, the demonstrated ability to work independently, and leadership potential.

Host Institution:

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (formerly Harvard School of Public Health) is the public health graduate school of Harvard University, located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, Massachusetts adjacent Harvard Medical School. The Chan School is considered a preeminent school of public health in the United States.

Eligibility:

The eligibility criteria are given below:

  • This program is open to both U.S. and international scholars.
  • Research questions should address issues pertaining to the United States only.
  • Those with degrees equivalent to a Ph.D. such as MDs, JDs, ScDs, etc. are also eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

The Scholarship application is comprised of:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Proposal. No more than 2,000 words addressing the following:
  1. Describe your dissertation or other current research.
  2. What questions are you interested in addressing as a Sloan Fellow? How will this build on your work to date, fill gaps in your current knowledge, and change your career trajectory?
  3. Describe your current methodological and analytical skills, and what advanced training you would hope to achieve in this area.
  4. Describe which Harvard faculty you would be interested in collaborating with. Note that you do NOT have to contact them prior to applying for the fellowship
  • A writing sample that demonstrates your writing and analytical skills, as well as the ability to generate interesting and original ideas. This can be a published article or a draft publication. The page limit to the writing sample is 20 pages. If you submit more, only the first 20 pages will be accepted.
  • Your current contact information including mailing address and phone number(s).
  • Three letters of recommendation, emailed directly from the recommender and, if possible, on letterhead. Letter writers should provide the following information:
  1. How long he/she has known the applicant
  2. Relationship to the applicant (e.g. advisor)
  3. Quantitative ranking of this candidate compared to others (e.g. top 10%)
  4. In addition, the letter should comment on the applicant’s: Writing skills, Analytical skills, Ability to form new and creative ideas and research questions, Ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment
  • All incoming scholars must provide proof that they have completed all doctoral requirements by the time of entry into the program (Sept 1, 2018). The following forms will be accepted:
  1. Copy of Diploma (Preferred)
  2. Letter from Registrar’s Office noting that all doctoral requirements have been completed; or
  3. Letter from the chair of thesis committee noting that all doctoral requirements have been completed.

Submitting Details:

Complete application packet should be emailed to: popcenter-at-hsph.harvard.edu

Award Description:

  • Fellows have access to the full range of resources offered by Harvard University and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
  • Each Fellow is provided with shared office space at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies in Harvard Square, Cambridge, plus library privileges, access to health insurance, a research and travel budget, and a salary of $60,000/USD.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/population-development/postdoctoral-fellowships/111350048435-2/how-to-apply/?platform=hootsuite

Contact Information:

Have any question you can contact at popcenter-at-hsph.harvard.edu.

McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Award Amount: $15,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The McGraw Center is pleased to offer “The McGraw Fellowship” for Business Journalism is to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Center will fund scholarships for students at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism who concentrate in business reporting as well as provide stipends for those who undertake summer internships in business news. The Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or series that provides fresh insight into an important business or economic topic.

Host Institution:

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation was started in 2010 by Suzanne, Terry, and Bob McGraw to honor their father, the former chairman and chief executive of McGraw-Hill, the publishing and financial services company that owned BusinessWeek magazine for 80 years. Mr. McGraw died in 2010. The Foundation makes grants to institutions and causes important to him, including literacy projects, business journalism, education, hospitals, and libraries.

Eligibility:

This fellowship program is applicable for:

  • Fellowship is open to anyone with at least five years professional experience in journalism.
  • Freelance journalists, as well as reporters and editors currently working at a news organization, may apply.
  • Fellowship considers proposals with a strong U.S. angle from both foreign and American journalists, as long as the work is published in English in a U.S.-based media outlet.

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the fellowship, you can apply by the given link:

http://www.mcgrawcenter.org/the-harold-w-mcgraw-jr-business-journalism-fellowships/application-form/

Supporting Documents:

  • Two references, including at least one from an editor who has worked with you.
  • Make sure both come from people familiar enough with your work to be able to discuss your ability to carry out the proposed project.

Award Description:

  • The Fellowships will provide experienced journalists with a stipend of $5,000 a month for up to three months, in exceptional cases; we’ll consider longer grants based upon specific proposals.
  • Fellowship stipend cover travel and research expenses incurred in reporting the stories and to assist with the Fellows’ living expenses.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.mcgrawcenter.org/the-harold-w-mcgraw-jr-business-journalism-fellowships/

Contact Information:

If you have any query regarding fellowship, you may fill the contact form through the given link:

http://www.mcgrawcenter.org/the-harold-w-mcgraw-jr-business-journalism-fellowships/contact-us/

Mustard Seed Foundation Harvey Fellows Program

Award Amount: $16,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 1 (11:59 pm EST) each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Initiated by the Mustard Seed Foundation (MSF), the Harvey Fellows Program seeks to mark, equip and encourage individuals to actively integrate their faith and vocation as leaders in strategic occupations. The program is open to all nations’ Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians. The purpose of the program provides financial support to students who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations.

Host Institution:

The Mustard Seed Foundation is a Christian family foundation established in 1983 under the leadership of Dennis W. Bakke and Eileen Harvey Bakke. The Foundation was created as an expression of their desire to be faithful stewards of the financial resources entrusted to them, to bring together the members of their extended families into common ministry, and to advance the kingdom of God.

Eligibility:

  • Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations.
  • All nations students are encouraged to apply.
  • Christians who are pursuing advanced educational degrees in preparation for leadership roles in society are also may apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link: http://msfdn.org/harveyfellows/online-application/

Supporting Documents:

The application includes the following components:

  • Complete Contact Information
  • Current Resume or CV
  • Vocational Goal Statement: The vocational goal statement is a short summary of the applicant’s vocational goals. It should explain what the applicant’s degree program will enable him or her to accomplish.
  • Affirmation of the Lausanne Covenant: The Lausanne Covenant must be affirmed.
  • Essays: Five essays are required and one is encouraged with a maximum 400 words each.
  1. Essay #1: Personal Faith Statement
  2. Essay #2: Vocational Goals
  3. Essay #3: Impact
  4. Essay #4: Leadership
  5. Essay #5: Degree Program
  6. Essay #6: Other (Optional, but encouraged)
  7. School and Degree Program Information
  • Recommendation Letters
  1. Four recommendation letters are required. The letters must come from the applicant’s:
  2. Current Local Church
  3. Academic Advisor
  4. Academic or Professional Field
  5. Other Spiritual Recommender
  • Test Scores: GRE, LSAT, GMAT or other test scores are required for those applicants who have not yet been admitted to their intended degree program.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Work Sample: The work sample may be a significant piece of academic work (research paper or excerpt, conference presentation, published work, scientific research proposal, recital tape, artwork, etc).

Award Description:

  • Each individual selected for the Harvey Fellowship is awarded an initial stipend of $16,000.
  • Fellows are free to use their stipends for legitimate educational expenses which further their vocational goals including tuition, living expenses, research tools or travel, studio space, professional conferences, and interview travel.
  • The number of Fellowships awarded each year (both new and renewal) varies according to available funds of the Mustard Seed Foundation.
  • Stipends may be renewed for up to two additional years.
  • Funding may be provided for a total of two years for most master’s programs and a total of three years for law and doctoral programs.

Detailed Information Link:

http://msfdn.org/harveyfellows/overview/

Contact Information:

If you have additional questions, contact http://msfdn.org/contact/

University of Texas at Austin Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships

Award Amount: $16,500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 15, 2017, 5 p.m. CST

Winner Announcement: March 31, 2018

Brief Description:

The Harry Ransom Center, at the University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for its 2018–2019 research fellowships named as One- To Three-Month Fellowships, Travel Stipends, and Dissertation Fellowships. The programs are open to scholars of any nationality. One- to three-month fellowships and travel stipends are open to scholars with a Ph.D., and Dissertation fellowships are open to doctoral candidates who engaged in dissertation research by the time of application. The fellowship’s support projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

Host Institution:

The Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. Its extensive collections provide unique insight into the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding and appreciation of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. The mission of the Ransom Center- encourages discovery, inspires creativity, and advances understanding of the humanities for a broad and diverse audience through the preservation and sharing of its extraordinary collections.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • The fellowships are open to scholars of any nationality.
  • Previous recipients of Ransom Center fellowships are eligible to reapply after two full fellowship cycles have passed.
  • One- to three-month fellowships and travel stipends are open to scholars with a Ph.D. or with a substantial record of professional achievement, demonstrated on their curriculum vitae.
  1. If the Ph.D. is in-progress at the time of application, the proposal and letters of recommendation must clearly indicate completion by June 1, 2018.
  2. Successful applicants must complete the Ph.D. by this date in order to accept the fellowship.
  • Dissertation fellowships are open to doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research by the time of application.
  • Recipients of 2018–2019 fellowships must complete their residencies between June 1, 2018, and August 31, 2019.

How to Apply:

To begin your application for a 2018–2019 fellowship, the applicant can create a fellowship account, submit online application and upload required materials through the given link: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships/application/submit/

Supporting Documents:

  • For Applicants: Submit Your Proposal (three-page proposal as a single PDF file)
  • For Referees: Submit a Letter of Recommendation (as a PDF file bearing your signature and institutional letterhead)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Available fellowships include all the following:

  • One- To Three-Month Fellowships: $3,500 per month (domestic) and $4,000 per month (international)
  1. One- to three-month fellowships are available for postdoctoral or independent scholars whose projects require extensive use of the Ransom Center’s collections.
  • Travel Stipends: $2,000 (domestic) and $2,500 (international)
  1. Travel stipends are available for postdoctoral or independent scholars whose projects require less than one month’s use of the Center’s collections.
  2. Travel stipends may not be combined with other Ransom Center fellowships.
  • Dissertation Fellowships: $2,000 (domestic) and $2,500 (international)
  1. Dissertation fellowships are available for graduate students whose doctoral dissertations require the use of the Center’s collections.
  • Stipend:
  1. Fellowship stipends are based on the category of award and the fellowship recipient’s country of residence.
  2. The international stipend will be awarded to individuals who will travel to the Ransom Center from outside the U.S. and is intended to support international airfare and/or visa-related fees.
  3. For all award categories, stipends will be issued after the fellow’s arrival to the Ransom Center for his or her residency.

Link for More Information:

http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships/application/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the fellowship program or application instructions should be directed to ransomfellowships-at-utexas.edu.

Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation

Award Amount: $60,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: International journalists: Dec. 1, 2017, and U.S. journalists (U.S. citizens): Jan. 31, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. The Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation is available to both United States citizens and citizens of other countries. The fellowship is a collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard. The fellowship brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation.

Host Institution:

The Nieman Foundation and the Berkman Center share a commitment to diversity and encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Both organizations share a set of common interests around journalism, innovation, and the evolution of the digital space, and both have long-standing fellowship programs that offer a year of learning and collaboration with others in the Harvard community.

Eligibility:

  • Both United States citizens and citizens of other countries are eligible to apply.
  • Working journalists, including independent journalists and those who work for a news organization in a business, technology, or leadership capacity, are eligible
  • Freelance journalists are welcome to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship, the applicant can submit online application through the given link: http://nieman.harvard.edu/fellowships/apply/

Supporting Documents:

Candidates for full academic-year fellowships must submit the following information as part of their package:

  • Essays: all fellowship candidates must submit two essays: a personal statement and a proposal for study at Harvard.
  • Personal statement
  1. The personal statement is an essay of 1,000 words or less that describes your journalistic experience, career plans and goals.
  2. What experiences in life and in journalism have shaped you?
  3. What personal and journalistic values and intellectual interests have influenced your decision to apply?
  4. What motivates your commitment to journalistic excellence?
  5. What are your aspirations for your life ahead in journalism?
  6. Why have you chosen this time for a transformative experience away from work?
  • Proposal for study at Harvard
  1. The study proposal is an essay of 500 words or less that describes how you plan to spend a year at Harvard.
  2. What will you study during the fellowship year?
  3. What is the driving question or interest that will shape your year?
  4. It is not necessary to specify course titles, but identify the resources at Harvard and in the Cambridge area that will serve your goals in journalism.
  5. Candidates applying for a Nieman-Berkman Fellowship for Journalism Innovation should explain how their proposed projects or course of research could have an impact on the broader world of journalism.
  • Project proposal for visiting fellowship candidates
  1. The project proposal is an essay of 500 words or less that describes the project you plan to pursue as a visiting fellow at Harvard.
  2. How will your work benefit journalism?
  3. In what ways will you use your fellowship time to advance the project?
  4. Are there any specific Harvard or local resources that will be especially important and useful?
  5. As you prepare your proposal, it may be helpful for you to read about the many diverse projects undertaken by their recent visiting fellows.
  6. Summaries: Send two summaries: a professional profile and a study plan.
  7. Work Samples
  8. Letters of recommendation: Three confidential letters of recommendation are required.

Submitting Details:

Work Samples and Letters of recommendation should be mailed directly to the Nieman Foundation at the address and postmarked to-Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Fellowship Application, One Francis Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138-2009, U.S.A

(Work samples should be submitted to the online application via file uploads or URL.)

Award Description:

  • Nieman Fellows receive a stipend of $65,000 paid over a nine-month period to cover living costs. The Nieman Foundation also provides housing, childcare, and health insurance allowances based on the number and ages of family members. Nieman additionally covers the cost of attending Harvard classes for fellows and their affiliates.
  • International Nieman Fellows are encouraged to work with Nieman staff to find financial support from sources outside the Nieman Foundation.
  • In addition to a monthly stipend, fellows receive modest housing, childcare, and health insurance allowances, depending on the size of their families.

Detailed Information Link:

http://nieman.harvard.edu/fellowships/nieman-berkman-fellowship-in-journalism-innovation-2/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the application process may be sent to Nieman fellowship administrator Nicole Arias at nicole_arias-at-harvard.edu or call 617-495-2238.

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Award Amount: Funds for travel, a living stipend, and health benefits as well as a modest professional allowance

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society made possible “Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship”. Candidates with demonstrated experience and talent in storytelling and Candidates must have completed at least an undergraduate degree. Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme.

Host Institution:

The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Founded in 1888, its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical conservation, and the study of world culture and history.

Eligibility:

Scholarship Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applications will be accepted for Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowships in any country to which there is an active Fulbright U.S.
  • Candidates from all fields are encouraged to apply
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience and talent in storytelling.
  • Candidates must have completed at least an undergraduate degree by the commencement of the Fulbright award.

Instructions for Applying:

You must register yourself by the given link to apply for the fellowship: https://iie.embark.com/apply/usstudent

Supporting Documents:

For consideration, applicants must provide the following documents

  • Statement of Grant Purpose: This document of no more than three (3) pages should outline who, what, when, where, why, and how of your Fulbright project proposal.
  • Affiliation Letter: Fulbrighters undertaking study/research awards affiliated with host country universities or other types of host country organizations.
  • Resume and Digital Storytelling Portfolio: Applications must include a current, one-page resume. In addition to a resume, applications must also include a storytelling portfolio which consists of work samples, a portfolio narrative and self-assessment of specific skills related to digital storytelling ( the strict two-page limit for portfolio narrative and self-assessment).
  • Personal Statement: This one-page narrative will give the reviewers a picture of the applicant as an individual. It is an opportunity for the applicant to tell the committee more about the trajectory that he/she has followed and what plans he/she has for the future.
  • Recommendations: Applicants must submit three recommendation letters as part of the application.
  • Transcripts: The application must include a complete academic record of the applicant’s higher education experience.

Award Description:

  • All Storytellers will receive standard Fulbright Program benefits, including funds for travel, a living stipend, and health benefits as well as a modest professional allowance for materials and reporting expenses.
  • Living stipends will be calculated based on host-country cost-of-living indices.
  • In addition, National Geographic Society mentoring draws from a range of experts in many disciplines, including researchers, explorers, regional specialists, and storytellers.
  • National Geographic will also provide editorial mentorship for Storytellers during their Fulbright grant period.

Link for More Information:

https://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-nat-geo-fellowship

Getty Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award Amount: $55,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Getty Foundation would like to announce a fellowship program named as “Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships”. Applicants must have advanced to candidacy by the time of the fellowship start date and should expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period. The nine-month fellowships are aimed at supporting post-doctoral students based at German institutions who have finished their Ph.D. between one and no more than five years ago.

Host Institution:

The Getty Foundation, based in Los Angeles, California at the Getty Center, awards grants for “the understanding and preservation of the visual arts”. In the past, it funded the Getty Leadership Institute for “current and future museum leaders”, which is now at Claremont Graduate University. Its budget for 2006-07 was $27.8 million. It is part of the J. Paul Getty Trust.

Eligibility:

All scholarship applicants must be:

  • Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships are welcome from scholars of all nationalities.
  • Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Pre- and Postdoctoral fellowships.
  • Applicants must have advanced to candidacy by the time of the fellowship start date and should expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period.
  • To be eligible to apply for the 2018-2019 scholar year, Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants should not have received their degree earlier than 2013.
  • Successful Predoctoral Fellowship applicants who are awarded their degree after the application deadline but before the fellowship begins, or who receive their doctorate while in residence, automatically become Postdoctoral Fellows.

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply for Getty scholarship through the link if you are interested: https://getty.fluxx.io/user_sessions/new

Supporting Documents:

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Project Proposal
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Doctoral Dissertation Plan or Abstract
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample and Confirmation letter

Award Description:

  • Getty Predoctoral Fellows are in residence for nine months from late-September to late-June and receive a stipend of $25,000.
  • Getty Postdoctoral Fellows are in residence for nine months from late-September to late-June and receive a stipend of $30,000.
  • Both fellowships also provide a workspace at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to and from Los Angeles, and makes healthcare options available.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/residential/getty_pre_postdoctoral_fellowships.html

Contact Information:

You can address inquiries to the following:

Attn: Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Phone: (310) 440-7374
E-mail: researchgrants-at-getty.edu

Cornell’s Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

Award Amount: $100,000

Number of Awards: 2

Deadline: November 1, 2017, and November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Department of English and the Department of History of Art are inviting the applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English and History of Art. These programs are open to those who have received the Ph.D. degree after September 1, 2012, and no later than June 30, 2018. International applicants are also welcome to apply.

Host Institution:

Cornell’s Society for the Humanities was established in 1966 as one of the first humanities research institutes in North America. Located in the historic home of Cornell’s first president, Andrew Dickson White, the Society brings distinguished visiting fellows, Cornell faculty, and graduate student fellows together each year to pursue research on a rotating interdisciplinary focal theme.

Eligibility:

To eligible for both (English Fellowships and History of Art Fellowships), the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Applicants eligible for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2018/19 – 2019/20 academic years include those who have received the Ph.D. degree after September 1, 2012, and no later than June 30, 2018.
  • Applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins.
  • International applicants are welcome to apply, contingent upon visa eligibility.
  • The Department of History of Art is seeking applicants who are specialists in the in the field of 20th-century Europe and North America, spanning the years 1914-1991, with particular emphasis on art between WWI and WWII.
  • The Department of English is seeking applicants in the field of literature and science.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in History of Art, the applicants can submit an online application through the given links:

Supporting Documents:

  • Cover page (will be generated via your AJO account) with:
  1. Full name and home institution
  2. Date (or expected date) of Ph.D
  3. Research interest(s)
  4. Referees’ names and emails
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Detailed statement of research interests
  • Course proposal with sample syllabus for introductory, 2000-level course
  • Course proposal with sample syllabus for upper, 4000-level course
  • One writing sample [30-page limit]
  • Three letters of recommendation. Ask referees to upload their letters directly through the link provided by Academic Jobs Online.
  1. Letters must be received on or before November 1, 2017, for fellowship in History of Art.
  2. Letters must be received on or before November 30, 2017, for fellowship in English.

Award Description:

  • The Department of English invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2018. The fellowship offers a stipend of $50,000/year.
  • The Department of History of Art invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2018. The fellowship offers a stipend of $50,000/year.

Detailed Information Link:

http://societyhumanities.as.cornell.edu/mellon-postdoctoral-fellowships

Contact Information:

If you have any question: contact them by phone: 607-255-9274 or email: humctr-at-cornell.edu