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Funding Program Summaries

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Program Listing

Funding for the Humanities

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 for one year
  • Note: For women only

AAUW Short-term Research Publication Grant

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $6,000 for eight weeks
  • Note: For women without a strong publication record

Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $64,000 for one year plus $2,500 for research and travel and the possibility of $14,222 for an additional two months
  • Note: For untenured faculty

ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: up to $60,000 stipend and $25,000 for project costs

ACLS Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: up to $30,000 for an Assistant Professor, $40,000 for an Associate Professor, and $60,000 for a Full Professor for 6 - 12 months

ACLS Fredrick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $75,000 for one academic year - primarily a residential fellowship, though exceptions can be made
  • Note: For recently tenured scholars

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $35,000 for an Assistant Professor; $40,000 for an Associate Professor; $60,000 for a full professor, as well as up to $20,000 in collaboration funds

ACLS American Research in the Humanities in China

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: up to $50,400

ACLS Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowships in East European Studies

  • Application Deadline: January
  • Award Description: up to $25,000

Franklin Research Grant

  • Application Deadline: October 1 and December 1, annually
  • Award Description: Up to $6,000
  • Note: Special consideration is given to recent Ph.D.s

APS Sabbatical Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: October 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 - $40,000 for second half of an awarded sabbatical year
  • Note: Open to mid-career faculty only

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: December 1
  • Award Description: $20,000 - $100,000 for 3 - 12 months
  • Note: Research projects that focus on Western Europe are not eligible

International Research Studies Grants

  • Application Deadline: January
  • Award Description: $50,000 - $200,000 for up to 3 years
  • Note: Research projects that focus on Western Europe are not eligible

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program

  • Application Deadline: August
  • Award Description: Usually 4,360 euros per month plus 800 euros travel allowance
  • Note: For senior scholars with a significant publication and teaching record

Fulbright Senior Specialists Program

  • Application Deadline: rolling
  • Award Description: $200 per day honorarium plus international airfare and approved related expenses (and usually in-country per diem costs for lodging, meals, and transportation)

Traditional Fulbright Scholar Program

  • Application Deadline: August 1, annually
  • Award Description: $1,700 - $3,500/month for 2 - 12 months

Individual Advanced Research Opportunity (IARO)

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: Up to $2,500/month plus airfare, housing allowance, etc., for 2 - 9 months
  • Note: For policy-relevant research in Europe and Eurasia

IREX Short-term Travel Grant

  • Application Deadline: February 1, annually
  • Award Description: Up to $5,000 for up to 8 weeks
  • Note: For policy-relevant research in Europe and Eurasia

Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: $55,000 for one year

NEH Collaborative Research Grant

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: $25,000 - $100,000 per year for 1 - 3 years

NEH Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: May 1
  • Award Description: $4,200/month for 6 - 12 months

NEH Summer Stipend

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $6,000 for 2 consecutive months

NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes

  • Application Deadline: March
  • Award Description: $60,000-$140,000 for Seminars/ $80,000-$200,000 for Institutes

NEH Teaching Development Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $3,200 per month; up to $21,000 total

NYCH Major Grant

  • Application Deadline: March 15 and September 15, annually
  • Award Description: $2,500 - $20,000

NYCH Mini Grant

  • Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted any time
  • Award Description: $250 - $2,500

Abe Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September 1, annually
  • Award Description: flexible terms - 3 to 12 months within a 24-month period
  • Note: Though research need not be explicitly related to Japan, it must be conducted, at least in part, in Japan.

Community-based Research Grant

  • Application Deadline: August for Concept Proposal, November for Full Proposals
  • Award Description: $10,000 - $20,000
  • Note: Research must be community-based and promote social change

Spencer Major Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: Preliminary proposals are accepted any time
  • Award Description: $40,000 or more (up to approximately $400,000)

Spencer Small Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted any time
  • Award Description: less than $40,000

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September 15, annually
  • Award Description: up to $100,000 for up to 10 months

USIP Annual Grant Competition

  • Application Deadline: October 1
  • Award Description: $50,000 to $120,000

Mellon Fellowships for Assistant Professors: School of Historical Studies

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: Stipend will match the combines salary and benefits at the Member's home institution

Kress Digital Resources Grants Program

  • Application Deadline: April 15 and October 15
  • Award Description: amounts vary from $6,000 to $100,000

Kress History of Art Grants

  • Application Deadline: January 15, April 15, October 15
  • Award Description: amount very from $2,000 to $100,000

Kress Responsive Grants Program

  • Application Deadline: applications accepted anytime
  • Award Description: amounts vary from $10,000 to $125,000

RACF Civic Engagement Area

  • Application Deadline: Mid-February
  • Award Description: $5,000 - $20,000

Chatlos Foundation Grant

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Award Description: $2,500 - $10,000

Funding for the Social Sciences

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 for one year
  • Note: For women only

AAUW Short-term Research Publication Grant

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $6,000 for eight weeks
  • Note: For women without a strong publication record

Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $64,000 for one year plus $2,500 for research and travel and the possibility of $14,222 for an additional two months
  • Note: For untenured faculty

ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: up to $60,000 stipend and $25,000 for project costs

ACLS Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: up to $30,000 for an Assistant Professor, $40,000 for an Associate Professor, and $60,000 for a Full Professor for 6 - 12 months

Fredrick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $75,000 for one academic year - primarily a residential fellowship, though exceptions can be made
  • Note: For recently tenured scholars

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $35,000 for an Assistant Professor; $40,000 for an Associate Professor; $60,000 for a full professor, as well as up to $20,000 in collaboration funds

ACLS American Research in the Humanities in China

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: up to $50,400

ACLS Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowships in East European Studies

  • Application Deadline: January
  • Award Description: up to $25,000

Lewis and Clark Fund

  • Application Deadline: January 15, annually
  • Award Description: Up to about $5,000

APS Sabbatical Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: October 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 - $40,000 for second half of an awarded sabbatical year
  • Note: Open to mid-career faculty only

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: December 1
  • Award Description: $20,000 - $100,000 for 3 - 12 months
  • Note: Research projects that focus on Western Europe are not eligible

International Research Studies Grants

  • Application Deadline: January
  • Award Description: $50,000 - $200,000 for up to 3 years
  • Note: Research projects that focus on Western Europe are not eligible

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program

  • Application Deadline: August
  • Award Description: Usually 4,360 euros per month plus 800 euros travel allowance
  • Note: For senior scholars with a significant publication and teaching record

Fulbright Senior Specialists Program

  • Application Deadline: rolling
  • Award Description: $200 per day honorarium plus international airfare and approved related expenses (and usually in-country per diem costs for lodging, meals, and transportation)

Traditional Fulbright Scholar Program

  • Application Deadline: August 1, annually
  • Award Description: $1,700 - $3,500/month for 2 - 12 months

Individual Advanced Research Opportunity (IARO)

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: Up to $2,500/month plus airfare, housing allowance, etc., for 2 - 9 months
  • Note: For policy-relevant research in Europe and Eurasia

IREX Short-term Travel Grant

  • Application Deadline: February 1, annually
  • Award Description: Up to $5,000 for up to 8 weeks
  • Note: For policy-relevant research in Europe and Eurasia

Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: $55,000 for one year

NEH Collaborative Research Grant

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: $25,000 - $100,000 per year for 1 - 3 years

Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: May 1
  • Award Description: $4,200/month for 6 - 12 months

NEH Summer Stipend

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $6,000 for 2 consecutive months

NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes

  • Application Deadline: March
  • Award Description: $60,000-$140,000 for Seminars/ $80,000-$200,000 for Institutes

NEH Teaching Development Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: September
  • Award Description: $3,200 per month; up to $21,000 total

Abe Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September 1, annually
  • Award Description: flexible terms - 3 to 12 months within a 24-month period
  • Note: Though research need not be explicitly related to Japan, it must be conducted, at least in part, in Japan.

Community-based Research Grant

  • Application Deadline: August for Concept Proposal, November for Full Proposals
  • Award Description: $10,000 - $20,000
  • Note: Research must be community-based and promote social change

Spenser Major Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: Preliminary proposals are accepted any time
  • Award Description: $40,000 or more (up to approximately $400,000)

Spencer Small Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted any time
  • Award Description: less than $40,000

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: September 15, annually
  • Award Description: up to $100,000 for up to 10 months

USIP Annual Grant Competition

  • Application Deadline: October 1
  • Award Description: $50,000 to $120,000

Mellon Fellowships for Assistant Professors: School of Historical Studies

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: Stipend will match the combines salary and benefits at the Member's home institution

RACF Civic Engagement Area

  • Application Deadline: Mid-February
  • Award Description: $5,000 - $20,000

Chatlos Foundation Grant

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Award Description: $2,500 - $10,000

Funding for the Physical Sciences

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 for one year
  • Note: For women only

AAUW Short-term Research Publication Grant

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $6,000 for eight weeks
  • Note: For women without a strong publication record

Lewis and Clark Fund

  • Application Deadline: January 15, annually
  • Award Description: Up to about $5,000

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program

  • Application Deadline: August
  • Award Description: Usually 4,360 euros per month plus 800 euros travel allowance
  • Note: For senior scholars with a significant publication and teaching record

Fulbright Senior Specialists Program

  • Application Deadline: rolling
  • Award Description: $200 per day honorarium plus international airfare and approved related expenses (and usually in-country per diem costs for lodging, meals, and transportation)

Traditional Fulbright Scholar Program

  • Application Deadline: August 1, annually
  • Award Description: $1,700 - $3,500/month for 2 - 12 months

NSF: Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: July 1
  • Award Description: $85,000 per year

NSF Early Career Development (CAREER)

  • Application Deadline: July
  • Award Description: $400,000 for 5 years

NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

  • Application Deadline: January
  • $100,000 to $4 million

NSF Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI)

  • Application Deadline: Proposals accepted anytime
  • Award Description: $10,000 to $100,000 for up to 3 years

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

  • Application Deadline: August
  • Award Description: $70,000 to $110,000 per year up to 5 years

NSF STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Type 1

  • Application Deadline: Letter of intent due August, full proposal due September
  • Award Description: up to $500,000 for 5 years

NSF STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Type 2

  • Application Deadline: letter of intent due August, full proposal due September
  • Award Description: up to $1.5 million for up to 4 years

NSF Transforming Undergrad STEM Edu (TUES) Type 1

  • Application Deadline: May
  • Award Description: up to $250,000 for 2 to 3 years

Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Program

  • Application Deadline: Late August
  • Award Description: $60,000 for five years

Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions

  • Application Deadline: Late August
  • Award Description: $18,000 for sponsoring lectures and supporting undergraduate research

Dreyfus Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry

  • Application Deadline: Late August
  • Award Description: $120,000 for two years

Dryefus Special Grant in the Chemical Sciences

  • Application Deadline: Early June
  • Award Description: amounts vary from $5,000 to $100,000

Cottrell College Single Investigator Science Award

  • Application Deadline: Preliminary-September, Full-November
  • Award Description: $35,000 (with $10,000 match) for two years

Cottrell College Multiple Investigator Science Award

  • Application Deadline: preliminary-September, Full-November
  • Award Description: $75,000-100,000 (with $25,000 match) for two years

NIH Research Project Grant Program (RO1)

  • Application Deadline: early February, June, and October
  • Award Description:around $250,000 for up to 5 years

NIH Small Grant Program (RO3)

  • Application deadline: mid-February, June, and October
  • Award Description: $50,000 for 2 years

NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA, R15)

  • Application Deadline: late February, June, and October
  • Award Description: $300,000 for up to 3 years

NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21)

  • Application Deadline: mid-February, June, and October
  • Award Description: $275,000 for up to 2 years

Chatlos Foundation Grant

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Award Description: $2,500 - $10,000

Funding for the Arts

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 for one year
  • Note: For women only

AAUW Short-term Research Publication Grant

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $6,000 for eight weeks
  • Note: For women without a strong publication record

Artists' Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: $7,000

NYFA Strategic Opportunity Stipends

  • Application Deadline: September and April
  • Award Description: $200 - $1,500

USIP Annual Grant Competition

  • Application Deadline: October 1
  • Award Description: $50,000 to $120,000

Kress Digital Resources Grants Program

  • Application Deadline: April 15 and October 15
  • Award Description: amounts vary from $6,000 to $100,000

Kress History of Art Grants

  • Application Deadline: January 15, April 15, October 15
  • Award Description: amount very from $2,000 to $100,000

Kress Responsive Grants Program

  • Application Deadline: applications accepted anytime
  • Award Description: amounts vary from $10,000 to $125,000

RACF Community Arts

  • Application Deadline: Early November
  • Award Description: $5,000

Chatlos Foundation Grant

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Award Description: $2,500 - $10,000

Rhizone Commission Program

  • Application Deadline: Early May
  • Award Description: $1,000 - $5,000

Funding for the Health and Human Services

RACF Aging and the Elderly

  • Application Deadline: Applications reviewed four times annually
  • Award Description: Typically $3,000 - $10,000

RACF Health Interest Area

  • Application Deadline: Currently unknown
  • Award Description: Typically $4,000 - $5,000

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 for one year
  • Note: For women only

AAUW Short-term Research Publication Grant

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $6,000 for eight weeks
  • Note: For women without a strong publication record

NIH Research Project Grant Program (RO1)

  • Application Deadline: early February, June, and October
  • Award Description:around $250,000 for up to 5 years

NIH Small Grant Program (RO3)

  • Application deadline: mid-February, June, and October
  • Award Description: $50,000 for 2 years

NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA, R15)

  • Application Deadline: late February, June, and October
  • Award Description: $300,000 for up to 3 years

NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21)

  • Application Deadline: mid-February, June, and October
  • Award Description: $275,000 for up to 2 years

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program

  • Application Deadline: August
  • Award Description: Usually 4,360 euros per month plus 800 euros travel allowance
  • Note: For senior scholars with a significant publication and teaching record

Fulbright Senior Specialists Program

  • Application Deadline: rolling
  • Award Description: $200 per day honorarium plus international airfare and approved related expenses (and usually in-country per diem costs for lodging, meals, and transportation)

Traditional Fulbright Scholar Program

  • Application Deadline: August 1, annually
  • Award Description: $1,700 - $3,500/month for 2 - 12 months

Chatlos Foundation Grant

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Award Description: $2,500 - $10,000

Robert Wood Johnson Pioneer Grant

  • Application Deadline: rolling
  • Award Description: $100,000 - $300,000 for 1-3 years

Funding for Education

RACF Fund for Education

  • Application Deadline: Applications reviewed four times annually
  • Award Description: Typically $3,000 - $10,000

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program

  • Application Deadline: August
  • Award Description: Usually 4,360 euros per month plus 800 euros travel allowance
  • Note: For senior scholars with a significant publication and teaching record

Fulbright Senior Specialists Program

  • Application Deadline: rolling
  • Award Description: $200 per day honorarium plus international airfare and approved related expenses (and usually in-country per diem costs for lodging, meals, and transportation)

Traditional Fulbright Scholar Program

  • Application Deadline: August 1, annually
  • Award Description: $1,700 - $3,500/month for 2 - 12 months

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $30,000 for one year
  • Note: For women only

AAUW Short-term Research Publication Grant

  • Application Deadline: November 15, annually
  • Award Description: $6,000 for eight weeks
  • Note: For women without a strong publication record

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: December 1
  • Award Description: $20,000 - $100,000 for 3 - 12 months
  • Note: Research projects that focus on Western Europe are not eligible

International Research Studies Grants

  • Application Deadline: January
  • Award Description: $50,000 - $200,000 for up to 3 years
  • Note: Research projects that focus on Western Europe are not eligible

Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: November
  • Award Description: $55,000 for one year

Community-based Research Grant

  • Application Deadline: August for Concept Proposal, November for Full Proposals
  • Award Description: $10,000 - $20,000
  • Note: Research must be community-based and promote social change

Spencer Major Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: Preliminary proposals are accepted any time
  • Award Description: $40,000 or more (up to approximately $400,000)

Spenser Small Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted any time
  • Award Description: less than $40,000

Chatlos Foundation Grant

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Award Description: $2,500 - $10,000

Braitmayer Foundation Grant

  • Application Deadline: Mid-March
  • Award Description: up to $35,000
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