Dissertation and Research Fellowships Last updated: April 11, 2006

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Dissertation and Research Fellowships Last updated: April 11, 2006 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Deadline: November Funding: $15,000-$60,000 Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident Wants to fund: “dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. A research project that focuses on one or more of the following areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, East Central Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (Canada, Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean).
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Dissertation and Research Fellowships Last updated: April 11, 2006 FulbrightHays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) http://www.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml Deadline: November Funding: $15,000$60,000 Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident Wants to fund: “dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. A research project that focuses on one or more of the following areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, East Central Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (Canada, Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean). Please note that applications that propose projects focused on Western Europe will not be funded.” NOAA's National Estuarine Research Reserve Graduate Research Fellowship Program http://www.nerrs.noaa.gov/Fellowship/welcome.html Deadline: November Funding: $20,000 Eligibility: Awards are normally made to the fellow's graduate institution through the use of a grant Wants to fund: “research of local and national significance that focuses on enhancing coastal zone management” Social Science Research Council—various dissertation fellowships and workshops with regularly changing topics. Previous fellowship areas include Applied Economics, International Migration, and Bangladesh. http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/ Current fellowships: SSRC Eurasia Program Dissertation WriteUp Fellowship Deadline: November Funding: $15,000 Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident Wants to fund: “advanced training, research, and writing on or related to any of the new states of Eurasia, the Soviet Union, and/or the Russian Empire for scholars and doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences. Research related to the non Russian states, regions and peoples is especially encouraged.” International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship Deadline: November Funding: $20,000 Eligibility: no citizenship requirement Wants to fund: “social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world.” American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships http://www.aauw.org/fga/fellowships_grants/index.cfm
Deadline: November Funding: $20,000 Eligibility: Women; separate fellowships for US citizens and international students Wants to fund: “women doctoral candidates completing dissertations.... Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence, teaching experience, and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research.” International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IARO Predoctoral and Master’s Student Programs http://www.irex.org/programs/iaro/index.asp Deadline: November Funding: ? 29 months of funding (Predoctoral); 13 months (Master’s) Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident Wants to fund: “overseas research on contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments relevant to US foreign policy. Eligible countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Limited funding is also available for the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia.” William Waters Research Grant http://www.socialeconomics.org/grant.htm Deadline: November Funding: ? Eligibility: No citizenship requirement Wants to fund: “research in social economics and the social economy.... showing how human beings deal with the ordinary business of using human and physical resources to achieve a level of material comfort.” Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships Dissertation Award http://www7.nationalacademies.org/FELLOWSHIPS/forddiss.html Deadline: December Funding: $21,000 Eligibility: US citizenship; membership in underrepresented minority group—Alaska Natives (Eskimo or Aleut), Black/African Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesian/Micronesian), Puerto Ricans Wants to fund: “individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D., and who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, and show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers” Brookings Institute Foreign Policy Studies Predoctoral Fellowship Programhttp://www.brook.edu/admin/fellowships.htm
Deadline: nomination by December; application by February Funding: $22,000 + $1500 travel and research expenses Eligibility: must be nominated by your department Wants to fund: “relevance of the topic to contemporary U.S. foreign policy and/or post Cold War international relations, and evidence that the research will be facilitated by access to the Institution's resources or to Washingtonbased organizations” Resources for the Future Joseph L. Fisher Dissertation Fellowships http://www.rff.org/rff/About/Fellowships_and_Internships/Index.cfm Deadline: February Funding: $12,000 Eligibility: Students in their final year of dissertation research Wants to fund: “dissertation research on issues related to the environment, natural resources, or energy” Previous AREC recipients:Soma Bhattacharya, 200405; Sumeet Gulati, 200102; Nancy Bergeron, 199899 Morris K. Udall Foundation Dissertation Fellowships http://www.udall.gov/p_fell_guide.htm Deadline: February Funding: $24,000 Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident Wants to fund: “dissertations concerning environmental public policy and/or environmental conflict resolution” American Center of Oriental Research (Amman) ACORCAORC Fellowship http://www.bu.edu/acor/ Deadline: February Funding: $19,400 Eligibility: US citizenship required Wants to fund: “two to sixmonth fellowships for MA and predoctoral students. Fields of study include all areas of the humanities and the natural and social sciences. Topics should contribute to scholarship in Near Eastern studies.” Student will reside at ACOR facility in Amman while conducting research. UMD Graduate School Dissertation Fellowships http://www.gradschool.umd.edu/Fellowship/ Deadline: March Funding: $10,000 + one semester tuition remission Eligibility: Students ontrack to graduate by the following spring/summer; must be sponsored by the department Wants to fund: “students who are in the final stages of writing their dissertations and whose primary source of support is unrelated to their dissertations” Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship www.wilderness.org/AboutUs/fellowships.cfm
Deadline: March Funding: $10,000 Eligibility: no citizenship requirement? Wants to fund: “preparation of a paper on an aspect of wilderness establishment, protection, or management [in North America]” Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Dissertation Fellowship http://www.lincolninst.edu/education/dissertation_fellowships.asp Deadline: March Funding: $10,000 Eligibility: no citizenship requirement Wants to fund: “students contribute to the tax and land policy knowledge base and develop ideas that guide policy makers throughout the world” AERA Minority Fellowships in Education Research http://www.aera.net/fellowships/?id=88 Deadline: March Funding: $12,000 Eligibility: US citizenship; membership in minority group (African Americans, American Indians, Alaskan Natives (Eskimo or Aleut), Native Pacific Islanders, Filipino Americans, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans) Wants to fund: “studies of education policy and practice using quantitative methods and including the analysis of data from the largescale data sets sponsored by National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the National Science Foundation (NSF)” Economic Club of Washington Doctoral Research Fellowships http://www.consortium.org/e_club_scholarships.asp Deadline: March Funding: $10,000 Eligibility: UMD (or other Consortium University) students Wants to fund: “Areas of concentration could include economics, finance, international trade or business” Rural Poverty Research Center Dissertation Fellowship http://www.rprconline.org/dissertation.htm Deadline: April Funding: $20,000 Eligibility: no citizenship requirement? Wants to fund: “dissertation research addressing the causes and impacts of poverty in rural areas of the United States or the policy options that might reduce poverty or its negative impacts” National Park Service, Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program http://www.nature.nps.gov/canonscholarships/ Deadline: May Funding: $80,000 renewable up to three years
Eligibility: no citizenship requirement; PhD coursework must be completed Wants to fund: “dissertation research at national parks on topics important to the management of the National Park System” Latin America and Caribbean Environmental Economics Program research grants http://laceep.org/our_activities.html Deadline: May 15 (preliminary proposal) Funding: up to $15,000 for fieldwork/research expenses Eligibility: citizenship in a Latin American or Caribbean country Wants to fund: “issues discussed should be relevant to the Latin American and Caribbean context and should include economic analysis of environmental problems or policies” Environmental Research and Education Foundation Scholarship Program http://www.erefdn.org/scholar.html Deadline: July Funding: $12,000 Eligibility: no citizenship requirement Wants to fund: “Ph.D. or postdoctoral waste management research and education” EPA National Center for Environmental Research STAR and other grants—various topics, including Valuation for Environmental Policy, Ecosystem Services, Implications of Global Change for Air Quality, etc. http://es.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/#2005fellow Deadline: various Funding: various Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident Wants to fund: specific to grant topic AERA Dissertation Grants http://www.aera.net/grantsprogram/ Deadline: January/March/September Funding: $15,000 Eligibility: no citizenship requirement Wants to fund: “education policy and practicerelated dissertation proposals using NCES,NSF, and other national data bases” NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship Program http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/funding/fisheriesgradfellowship.html Deadline: ? Funding: $38,000 per year, 23 years Eligibility: ? Wants to fund: “Ph.D. candidates interested in the population dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status... [and] Ph.D. students in marine resource economics, concentrating on the conservation and management of living marine resources”
NBER Dissertation Fellowships Not listed on website. Must talk to an NBER member to get information Eligibility: must be nominated and supervised by an NBER research associate or faculty fellow Land Economics Foundation scholarships http://www.lai.org/go/foundation/ Deadline: Check website in the spring for application information Funding: $6000? Wants to fund: “scholarships relating to land economics” Small Research and Travel Grants NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in Economics http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/ses/econ/ddrip.jsp Deadline: January/August Funding: varies (for research expenses only, not stipend) Eligibility: no citizenship requirement; proposal must be submitted by the dissertation advisor(s) on behalf of the graduate student Wants to fund: “these grants allow doctoral students to undertake significant data gathering projects and to conduct field research in settings away from their campus that would not otherwise be possible” Russell Sage Foundation Small Grants Program in Behavioral Economics http://www.russellsage.org/programs/other/behavioral/smallgrants/ Deadline: rolling? Funding: $5000 maximum (for research expenses only, not stipend) Eligibility: advanced doctoral students or junior (nontenured) faculty members Wants to fund: “research that explores the economic implications of the psychological principles underlying observable human behavior” Previous AREC recipients: Michael Price and Andreas Lange, 2004 Donald Leishear Scholarship (Office of the Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, UMD) Talk to Ms. Sheila Brown (sabrown@umd.edu, 1104 Symons Hall) for details Deadline: rolling Funding: $2000 maximum (for travel expenses) Eligibility: UMD students Wants to fund: travel to developing countries Previous AREC recipients: Sarah Adelman, 2005; Heather Klemick, 2005; Jia Li, 2005 Jacob K. Goldhaber Travel Grant http://www.gradschool.umd.edu/Fellowship/travelgrants.htm Deadline: rolling Funding: maximum $350 domestic/$450 international (depends on destination)
Eligibility: UMD grad students; all awards must be matched 100% by funds from within the applicant's college, department, advisor's grant, or an external source Wants to fund: “graduate students who are traveling to scholarly, scientific, or professional conferences to present papers, posters, or other scholarly material” Previous AREC recipient: Marcella Veronesi, 2005 Ilenen H. Nagel Travel Grant http://www.gradschool.umd.edu/Fellowship/travelgrants.htm Deadline: rolling Funding: maximum $350 domestic/$450 international (depends on destination) Eligibility: UMD grad students; all awards must be matched 100% by funds from within the applicant's college, department, advisor's grant, or an external source Wants to fund: “students who have an opportunity to travel to universities, libraries, archives, and other institutions for advanced research in their fields” Association for Asian Studies—various travel and research grants and fellowships for Asian studies http://www.aasianst.org/grants/grants.htm Deadline: various Funding: various Eligibility: various; some citizenship requirements (US or Asian countries) Wants to fund: Research on Asian countries or USAsia relations Funding for students in the early stages Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program http://www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/applicant.html Deadline: October Funding: up to $30,000 for two years Eligibility: US citizens and permanent residents; undergraduate students about to enter graduate school and graduate students who have not yet completed their first year Wants to fund: “students who have demonstrated: superior academic ability and achievement; exceptional promise; financial need to undertake graduate study” NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/ Deadline: November Funding: $30,000 + tuition annually for three years Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident; intended for individuals in the early stages of their graduate study. Applicants must have completed no more than twelve months of fulltime graduate study Wants to fund: “outstanding graduate students in the relevant science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines who are pursuing researchbased master’s and doctoral degrees” Other useful websites
UMD Fellowship Database http://www.education.umd.edu/Depts/EDPA/gsa/FELLOWSHIPS%20DATABASE.pdf Cornell Fellowship Databasehttp://cuinfo.cornell.edu/Student/GRFN/ Fordham http://www.fordham.edu/Academics/Colleges__Graduate_S/Graduate__Profession/Arts_ _Sciences/GSAS_Academics/Economics/Financial_Aid_Inform/Dissertation_Fellows_1 4955.html UT Austinhttp://www.utexas.edu/ogs/pdn/deadlines/dissgrants.html Michigan Statehttp://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/3gradinf.htm Note:UMD provides tuition remission scholarships for graduate students who receive external fellowships that provide a stipend but no funds for tuition. For details, see: http://www.gradschool.umd.edu/Fellowship/tuitionremission.htm