Tag Archives: social sciences

Grant and Fellowship Bulletin Board

Series note:  Each Friday, we post our electronic bulletin board of grant and fellowship announcements that have arrived in the GradFund office.  This is a great way to keep up to date on new competition announcements.  The newly arrived information is … Continue reading

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Tom Ford…Bringing Diversity and Style to Higher Education

Tom Ford is pretty much a household name within academia. Highly coveted and highly elusive. This year, Tom will select 60 pre-doctoral graduate students to fulfill his mission in diversity and excellence in higher education. The mission? To ensure that … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Catherine Carter With SSRC

Hello everyone! This is Ke (or Coco, if you prefer double syllables :-)) from Guangzhou. I am writing my second post introducing you to my imaginary funder— Dr. Catherine Cater with SSRC.

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SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development 2014 Fields Announced

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship provides mentoring and summer research funds for site-specific preliminary dissertation work. The application for this year is now open, with a deadline of February 3, 2014, 5 p.m. EST. The … Continue reading

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Archival Research Grants and Fellowships

Will your thesis or dissertation research lead you into the pages of historical manuscripts or rare books found only in a few libraries in the world? Will you need to examine collections of photographs, paintings, or fine prints? Will historical … Continue reading

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Improvement: The “I” in the NSF DD(R)IG

NSF Doctoral Dissertation (Research) Improvement Grants- DD(R)IGs- are available in various fields of the sciences and social sciences to support dissertation research costs (see our most recent NSF post for fields and links to program pages). While the specific requirements … Continue reading

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SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship 2013 Fields Announced!

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship provides mentoring and summer research funds for site-specific preliminary dissertation work for students in the humanities and social sciences. The application for this year is now open, with a deadline of … Continue reading

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NSF Update: Revised Merit Review Information and Upcoming Dissertation Research Grant Deadlines

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds about 20% of federally-funded (non-medical) science and engineering at U.S. colleges and universities, including several programs to support graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. For programs with deadlines on or after January 14, 2013, NSF … Continue reading

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity: SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship

Are you a pre-qualifying graduate student in a social science or humanities field? Do you need funds to support preliminary, site-specific field research this coming summer? You may be eligible for a Social Science Resarch Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development … Continue reading

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Submitting an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Application

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) is one of the most applied-to early graduate study fellowships for students in STEM fields. The 2012 deadlines are 8 pm E.S.T. Nov. 13 through Nov. 19, depending on field of study (for more … Continue reading

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