Other Fellowship Opportunities

American Association of University of Women Educational Foundation: Career Development Grants

These grants ranging from $2,000 to $8,000 offer women assistance in the early stages of graduate studies to prepare for reentry into the work force, career changes, or career advancement.

American Association of University of Women Educational Foundation: Fellowships for Women of Color

These fellowships are awarded to women of color who have been under-represented in the fields of: business administration (MBA, two-year or executive programs), law (JD), and medicine (M.D., D.O.).

American Association of University of Women Educational Foundation: International Fellowships

Fellowships of $16,860 each are awarded for one year of full-time graduate or postgraduate study or research in the United States to women of outstanding ability who are citizens of countries other than the U.S. Applicants are judged on their academic record, professional potential and the importance of their studies to women and girls in their country of origin.

American Bar Foundation Summer Research Fellowships in Law and Social Science for Minority Undergraduate Students

The American Bar Foundation sponsors a program of summer research fellowships to interest minority undergraduate students in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. Eligible are American citizens and lawful permanent residents including, but not limited to, persons who are African American, Mexican, Native American, or Puerto Rican. Candidates must be American citizens or permanent residents.

American Bar Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Applications are invited from candidates for PhD degrees in the social sciences who will have completed all doctoral requirements except the dissertation by September 1, of last year. Fellows receive a stipend of $15,000 for twelve months. Minority students are especially encouraged to apply. (312) 988-6512

American Council of Learned Societies: Chinese Fellowships for Scholarly Development

Two types of fellowship are available. Postdoctoral fellowships: Approximately eight fellowships may be available to support Chinese scholars in social sciences and humanities with the M.A., PhD or equivalent, from a Chinese institution to carry out one semester or one year of individual or collaborative research at the invitation of a U.S. host scholar.

American Council of Learned Societies: Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies

Doctoral candidates may apply for an academic year (beginning June) of support for dissertation research or writing in East European studies (see countries listed above) to be undertaken outside of East Europe. The maximum stipend will be $15,000. Approximately 10 fellowships will be offered.

American Council of Learned Societies: Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship Program in American Art

Ten fellowships of $20,000 are available to assist graduate students in any stage of PhD dissertation research or writing in art history. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation before beginning tenure.

American Federation for Aging Research, Inc.: Glenn/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging

Up to 30 scholarships will be awarded to PhD candidates and medical students for research on any topic related to the biology of aging. These three-month scholarships carry an award of $5,000 of which $4,000 will go to the student and $1,500 will go to the mentor to cover the cost of supervision, as well as secretarial support. The research project must be conducted under the supervision of a faculty mentor. It may be carried out in any not for profit setting, i.e., university, medical school, hospital, nursing home, government or non-government agency, etc. Additional information and applications are available from AFAR.

American Historical Association: NASA Fellowship

This annual fellowship provides applicants the opportunity to engage in significant and sustained advanced research in NASA aerospace science, technology, management or policy. The postdoctoral fellowship carries a stipend of $30,000, the predoctoral a stipend of $21,000.
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