Category Archives: Graduate research

Northeastern University Visiting Scholar Position in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Deadline: April 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The program is open to scholars (including ABD) of all disciplines who would enjoy working in an interdisciplinary environment that encourages critical feminist exploration addressing intersections of gender and sexuality with race, class, nation, religion, and a wide range of social justice issues.”



Wayne F. Placek Grant

Deadline: March 1

Amount: $15,000

Comments: “These grants support empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, or bisexual issues. The goal is to increase the general public’s understanding of homosexuality and to alleviate the stress that gay men and lesbians experience in this and future civilizations.” ”

Proposals are especially encouraged for empirical studies that address the following topics:

  • Heterosexuals’ attitudes and behaviors toward lesbians and gay men, including prejudice, discrimination and violence.
  • Family and workplace issues relevant to lesbians and gay men.
  • Subgroups of the lesbian and gay population that have historically been underrepresented in scientific research.”


Roy Scrivener Memorial Research Grant in Psychology

Deadline: November 1

Amount: $12,000

Comments: Grant is “for empirical and applied research focused on lesbian, gay and bisexual family psychology and lesbian, gay and bisexual family therapy.”


Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant in Psychology

Deadline: September 15, March 15

Amount: $500

Comments: “These grants, each up to $500, are awarded to doctoral psychology students to support feminist research.”


APAGS-LGBT Dissertation Grant

Deadline: May 7
Length/Amount: $1,000
Comments: “This grant will be awarded to a student who demonstrates outstanding promise as a researcher as evidenced by a research proposal addressing the unique concerns facing LGBT individuals”

Penn Fisher Research Fellowship in the History of Nursing

Deadline: December 31
Length/Amount: Up to $5,000\
Comments: Funding “for historical research related to nursing”; “the scholarships are open to those with
masters’ and doctoral level preparation”

Nantucket Historical Association Verney Fellowships

Deadline: December 31
Length/Amount: Up to $1500
Comments: “Topics of research for recent scholars have included health aboard whaleships, women at sea, scrimshaw, samplers, local artists, Nantucket’s architectural heritage, Quakerism, the African-American and Cape Verdean communities, the Quaise Asylum, and abolitionism”