Monthly Archives: July 2012

CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Deadline: November 29
Length: 9-12 months
Comments: Applicants must “complete all doctoral requirements except the dissertation and be ready to start research for it as early as June 1 and no later than September 1, 2013, with approval of the dissertation proposal no later than April 1, 2013”


Stanford Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities 2016-18

Deadline: November 16
Length: 2 years with possible renewal for a third; three humanities fields for 2016-18
Comments: Must be within years of PhD; three humanities fields for 2016-18 are English, Art & Art History, East Asian Languages & Cultures, and Theater & Performing Arts

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: October 22
Length: 1 year
Comments: Intended “to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing”; “The program is restricted to graduate students who have progressed no further than the sixth year of the degree program.  (This includes time for a master’s degree obtained en route to the Ph.D.)”

NWSA Women of Color Caucus Award

Deadline: June 30 in 2012
Length/Amount: $500
Comments: Award intended to “promote the intellectual development of emerging scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist or womanist issues”; “The Caucus identifies women of color as those persons from African, Asian (including Asian American, Pacific Islander, Arab or Middle East Asian), Latin American, or American Indian (including African Native American or Alaskan Native) descent concerning women and girls of color in the United States and the diaspora

NWSA Lesbian Caucus Award

Deadline: May 15 annually
Length/Amount: $500
Comments: Prize in recognition of a Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation research project that resonates with the mission of NWSA and the goals of the Lesbian Caucus; letters of recommendation/nomination required

NWSA Graduate Scholarship in Women’s Studies

Deadline: May 15 annually
Length/Amount: $1000
Comments: For students “engaged in the research or writing stages of a Master’s Thesis or Ph.D. Dissertation in the interdisciplinary field of women’s studies”

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: October 10 (first deadline for 2013-14 award)
Length: Up to 3 years (begins 2013)
Comments: All fields in humanities and social sciences; must have been “awarded a doctoral degree following a viva voce examination held on or after 1 April 2011; or hav[e] a reasonable expectation that they will have submitted and had their thesis examined by 1 April 2014”; “Applicants must be a UK or EEA national, or have completed a doctorate at a UK university”