Fellowship Opportunities 

As you begin your search for funding, you may find it helpful to review this table of some of the most common fellowship programs.The opportunities are sorted by discipline, beginning with those competitions that are open to scholars and artists from all fields. At the bottom of the page are links to a number of residential and other very specialized fellowships.

circle Humanities       Square Social Sciences       TriangleSciences
 
Program Eligible Fields Type of Support Amount/
Duration
Deadline/
Notification
Guggenheim Foundation
Fellowships
circle Square Triangle All disciplines Advanced research in all disciplines Average of $36,000/ 6-12 months Sept. 15/April
NRC
Ford Postdoctoral Fellowships for Minorities
circle Square Triangle All disciplines Research by new faculty in fields where they are historically underrepresented $40,000 stipend, travel and research allowance/1 year Nov./April
NEH
Fellowships
circle Humanities Advanced study and research $4,200/month, max. $50,400/12 months Apr. 30/ Dec.
American Philosophical Society
Sabbatical Fellowships
circle Square Humanities and Social Sciences Supplement a sabbatical leave $30,000 - $40,000/year Oct./spring
ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies)
Fellowships
circle Square Humanities and related Social Sciences Advanced research, including Junior Faculty and Area Studies Fellowships $35,000-$60,000/
6-12 months
late Sept./mid-March
ACLS
Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships
circle Square Humanities and related Social Sciences Advanced research support for Assistant Professors $64,000, plus $2,500 for research and travel/9 months late Sept./February
Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Square Social Sciences Interdisciplinary and collaborative research on specified topics Range up to $50,000/
2 years
Varies

Quick Links to Residential Fellowships

Fellowships in Specific Fields