Grants and Fellowships
National and International Granting Agencies
(Grants not restricted to a particular library or archive)
American Catholic Historical Association
American Council of Learned Societies
Many fellowships available. Including several dedicated to specific geographic areas of study. Well worth a look.
American Historical Association
Several grants available.
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
A long list of different travel grants.
Camargo Foundation ( Cassis , France )
CCWH/Berkshire and CCWH/Ida B. Wells Awards
For female graduate students.
German Historical Institute (Washington)
Doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships.
Institute for Humane Studies (George Mason)
Humane Studies Fellowship
Louisville Institute (for scholars writing about American religion.)
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships
The American Council of Learned Societies is launching this year a significant new fellowship program providing support for young scholars to complete their dissertation and, later, to advance their research after being awarded the Ph.D. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowship Program will award fellowships in two categories: Dissertation Completion Fellowships and Fellowships for Recent Doctoral Recipients . November 15th deadline .
Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, 2007
Excellent fellowships. November 15th deadline.
Organization of American Historians
Various prizes and awards.
2007 OAH/IEHS John Higham Travel Grants for travel to the OAH.
Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowships
The International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) program supports distinguished graduate students in the humanities and social sciences conducting dissertation research outside the United States . Fifty fellowships will be awarded in 2007 with funds provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
The Stuart L. Bernath Dissertation Grant
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies
For students near completion. $3,000 award for research expenses.
Woodrow Wilson Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature.
Fellowships for Specific Libraries and Archives
American Antiquarian Society ( Worcester , MA )
American Philosophical Society ( Philadelphia )
John Hope Franklin Dissertation Fellowship
Dumbarton Oaks (D.C.)
Gerald R. Ford Library ( Ann Arbor )
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History ( New York )
Harry S. Truman Library Institute for National and International Affairs (Independence , Missouri )
Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives ( Cincinnati )
John Carter Brown Library ( Brown University )
Lewis Walpole Library (Yale)
Newberry Library (Chicago)
North Caroliniana Society ( Chapel Hill )
Schlesinger Library (Radcliffe)
Smithsonian Institution ( Washington )
Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives ( Nashville )
(and see above)
Institute of American Cultures (UCLA)
Postdoctoral/Visiting Scholar Fellowship in Ethnic Studies Incorporating Oral History Research
National Council for Eurasian and East European Research
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture ( Williamsburg )
Other Sources of Grant and Funding Information
Lists fellowships, conferences etc.