Thursday, September 30, 2010

Fellowships from the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies

Sponsored by the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

Clark Short-Term Fellowships
Deadline: 1 February 2011.
Stipend: $2,500 per month in residence.
Description: Fellowship support is available to scholars with research projects that require work in any area of the Clark's collections. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree or have equivalent academic experience. Awards are for periods of one to three months in residence.

ASECS/Clark Fellowships
Deadline: 1 February 2011.
Stipend: $2,500 for one month in residence.
Description: Fellowships jointly sponsored by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Clark Library are available to postdoctoral scholars and to ABD graduate students with projects in the Restoration or the eighteenth century. Fellowship holders must be members in good standing of ASECS. Awards are for one month of residency.

Kanner Fellowship in British Studies
Deadline: 1 February 2011.
Stipend: $7,500 for three months in residence.
Description: This three-month fellowship, established through the generosity of Penny Kanner, supports research at the Clark Library in any area pertaining to British history and culture. The fellowship is open to both postdoctoral and predoctoral scholars.

Clark-Huntington Joint Bibliographical Fellowship
Deadline: 1 February 2011.
Stipend: $5,000 for two months in residence.
Description: Sponsored jointly by the Clark and Huntington libraries, this two-month fellowship provides support for bibliographical research in early modern British literature and history as well as other areas where the two libraries have common strengths. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree or have appropriate research experience.

Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship
Deadline: 1 February 2011.
Stipend: $37,740 for the three-quarter period together with paid medical benefits for scholar.
Description: This theme-based resident fellowship program, established with the support of the Ahmanson Foundation of Los Angeles and the J. Paul Getty Trust, is designed to encourage the participation of junior scholars in the Center's yearlong core programs. The core program for 2011-2012 is Rivalry and Rhetoric in the Early Modern Mediterranean, directed by Clark Professor Barbara Fuchs (UCLA). Scholars will need to have received their doctorate no earlier than 1 July 2005 and no later than 30 September 2011. Awards are for three consecutive quarters in residence at the Clark.

For more information.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Jameson Prize Available for Undergraduates

Deadline: Thursday, 20 January 2011.
Stipend: $250.
Description: The Jameson Prize is offered each year for the best undergraduate essay or research paper on women. Entries will be evaluated for their contribution to the understanding of some aspect of women's lives or roles, as well as for originality and clarity of presentation.

For more information.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: 15 October 2010.
Stipend: $35,000.
Description: Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of a doctorate are eligible to apply for a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society. The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. The topic must be relevant to the Society's programmatic scope, which is American history and culture through 1876.

For more information.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program

Deadline: 2 November 2010
Stipend: Ranges from $15,000 to $60,000; average size is $40,000.
Description: The DDRA Fellowship Program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to engage in full-time research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States.

For more information.

Smith Richardson Foundation: World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship

Deadline: 15 October 2010
Stipend: $7,500
Description: The Smith Richardson Foundation has announced a new annual grant to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history. The objective of the fellowship is to support research and writing of dissertations through funding of fieldwork, archival research, and language training. The Foundation will award up to twenty grants.

For more information.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants: Deadline 5 Oct.

Deadline: 5 October 2010
Stipend: From $5,000 to $25,000 for Level I; from $25,001 to $50,000 for Level II.
Description: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites applications to the Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program, designed to encourage innovations in the digital humanities. Proposals should be for the planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in any area of the humanities.

Two levels of awards will be made. Level I awards are small grants designed to fund brainstorming sessions, workshops, early alpha-level prototypes, and initial planning. Level II awards are larger grants that can be used for more fully-formed projects that are ready to begin implementation or demonstrate proofs of concept.

For more information.