The Grant Advisor
September 2010


In This Issue



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          AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE 
             ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE
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AAAS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY POLICY FELLOWSHIPS

DUE:     DEC 5
WRITE:   AAAS Fellowship Programs
         1200 New York Ave, NW
         Washington, DC 20005
WEB:     http://fellowships.aaas.org/01_About/
         01_index.shtml
E-MAIL:  fellowships@aaas.org
PHONE:   202/326-6700
FAX:     202/289-4950

     The American Association for the Advancement
of Science manages and administers Science &
Technology Policy Fellowships in six areas to
provide the opportunity for accomplished
scientists and engineers to participate in and
contribute to the federal policymaking process
while learning firsthand about the intersection of
science and policy. The fellowships in
congressional offices are funded by approximately
30 partner scientific and engineering societies.
The fellowships in executive branch agencies are
funded by the hosting offices. ELIGIBILITY:
Applicants must have a PhD or an equivalent
doctoral-level degree at the time of application.
Individuals with a master's degree in engineering
and at least three years of post-degree
professional experience also may apply. Some
programs require additional experience. Applicants
must be U.S. citizens. 

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               ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION               
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NEW INVESTIGATOR GRANT FOR ARTHRITIS HEALTH
PROFESSIONALS

DUE:     OCT 5
WRITE:   Arthritis Foundation
         Research Department
         1330 West Peachtree St. NW
         Suite 100
         Atlanta, GA 30309
WEB:     http://www.arthritis.org/
         new-investigator-grants.php
E-MAIL:  lhoffner@arthritis.org
PHONE:   404/872-7100

     This grant is offered to encourage
individuals in health care to carry out innovative
research projects in areas related to arthritis
and the rheumatic diseases. The award provides
salary and research expenses for up to
three-years. The second year of the award will be
based on project progress, and the third year will
be issued after a competitive renewal. Renewal
will be based on the progress of the project,
publications and demonstration of professional
presentations. ELIGIBILITY: This is for PhD's or
equivalent committed to arthritis related research
questions. Not for laboratory research. MDs are
not eligible. FUNDING: The award amount is $50,000
per year. 

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               COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY                
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SOCIETY OF FELLOWS IN THE HUMANITIES -
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

DUE:     OCT 4
WRITE:   Columbia University
         Society of Fellows in the Humanities
         Heyman Center, Mail Code 5700
         2960 Broadway
         New York, NY 10027
WEB:     http://www.columbia.edu/cu/
         societyoffellows/fellowship.html
E-MAIL:  sof-fellows@columbia.edu
PHONE:   212/854-8443
FAX:     212/662-7289

     The Columbia Society of Fellows in the
Humanities, with grants from the Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation and the William R. Kenan Trust, will
appoint a number of post-doctoral fellows in the
humanities for the academic year 2011-2012.
ELIGIBILITY: Applications are invited from
qualified candidates who have received the Ph.D.
between 1 January 2007 and 1 July 2011. Fellows
are appointed as Lecturers in appropriate
departments at Columbia University and as
postdoctoral research fellows. The fellowship is
renewable for a second and third year. In the
first year, Fellows teach one course per semester:
at least one of these courses will be in the
undergraduate general education program of the
University. In years two and three, Fellows teach
one course per year. In addition to teaching and
research, the duties of Fellows include attendance
at the Society's lectures and events as well as
active participation in the intellectual life of
the Society and of the department with which the
Fellow is affiliated. FUNDING: The annual stipend
will be $59,000. Each Fellow will also receive a
research allowance of $5,000 per annum. 

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         GLADYS KRIEBLE DELMAS FOUNDATION         
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GRANTS FOR INDEPENDENT RESEARCH ON VENETIAN
HISTORY AND CULTURE

DUE:     DEC 15
WRITE:   Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
         275 Madison Avenue, 33rd Floor
         New York, NY 10016-1101
WEB:     http://www.delmas.org/guidelines/
         v_ir_a.html
E-MAIL:  info@delmas.org
PHONE:   212/687-0011
FAX:     212/687-8877

     The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
announces its 2011-2012 program of grants
(predoctoral and postdoctoral) for travel to and
residence in Venice and the Veneto. Grants will be
awarded for historical research specifically on
Venice and the former Venetian empire, and for
study of contemporary Venetian society and
culture. Disciplines of the humanities and social
sciences are eligible areas of study, including
(but not limited to) archaeology, architecture,
art, bibliography, economics, history, history of
science, law, literature, music, political
science, religion, and theater. ELIGIBILITY:
Applicants must (i) be citizens or permanent
residents of the United States, (ii) have
experience in advanced research at the graduate
level or equivalent, and (iii) if graduate
students, have fulfilled all doctoral requirements
except completion of the dissertation (but
including acceptance of dissertation proposal) by
December 15, 2008. FUNDING: Applications will be
entertained for grants up to a maximum of $19,900
for a full academic year. Grants for the maximum
amount are rarely awarded, and successful
applicants are frequently awarded less than the
amount requested. Funds are granted primarily for
research in Venice and the Veneto only, and for
transportation to, from, and within the Veneto. 

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                 EAST-WEST CENTER                 
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POSCO VISITING FELLOWSHIPS

DUE:     DEC 31
WRITE:   Denny Roy, Coordinator of
         POSCO Visiting Fellowships
         East-West Center
         1601 East-West Road
         Honolulu, HI 96848
WEB:     http://www.eastwestcenter.org/?id=99
E-MAIL:  royd@EastWestCenter.org
FAX:     808/944-7399

     The POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program is
intended to promote research activities on Korean
topics at the East-West Center. The Program
invites outstanding scholars and policy makers to
engage in policy-relevant, contemporary research
on political, security, and economic issues in
Northeast Asia, as they relate to Korea. POSCO
visiting fellows are in residence at the East-West
Center for one to two months and undertake
research and writing on an agreed topic. Fellows
are provided with a stipend and round trip economy
airfare between their home base and Honolulu. They
are required to give one seminar, prepare a high
quality paper to be submitted for publication, and
join in East-West Center activities. The Fellow
may also be asked to participate in local outreach
and public diplomacy activities. Proposals for
cost-shared fellowships are welcomed. During the
year 1 March 2011 through 28 February 2012 the
East-West Center proposes to invite four to six
visiting fellows. These fellows will spend one or
two months each carrying out policy-related
research on issues regarding Northeast Asia that
are of common concern -- such as globalization,
economic regionalism, economic restructuring,
political change, and the changing East Asian
security environment, including the Korean
Peninsula. In particular, the POSCO Fellowship
Program is intended to generate constructive and
informative research on four important issues: (1)
issues concerning the two Koreas and Northeast
Asia; (2) security issues for Korea and Northeast
Asia; (3) economic and social aspects of
Korea-related issues; (4) political aspects of
Korea-related issues. 

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            FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY            
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RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

DUE:     NOV 1  MAR 1
WRITE:   Fellowship Committee
         Folger Shakespeare Library
         201 East Capitol St., SE
         Washington, DC 20003-1094
WEB:     http://www.folger.edu/Content/Collection/
         Research-Fellowships/Applying/
E-MAIL:  cbrobeck@folger.edu
PHONE:   202/675-0348

     The Folger Shakespeare Library offers
research fellowships to encourage access to its
exceptional collections and to encourage ongoing
cross-disciplinary dialogue among scholars of the
early modern period. Each year, scholars may
compete for a limited number of long-term (six to
nine months, application deadline NOV 1) and
short-term (one to three months, application
deadline MAR 1) fellowships. LONG-TERM
FELLOWSHIPS: Long-term fellowships are supported
by funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and
the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Long-term fellows are selected by an external
committee which considers the following criteria
in making its selections: importance of the topic;
originality and sophistication of the approach;
feasibility of the research objectives; and the
applicant's need for the Folger collections. The
Folger looks for highly talented, productive
scholars whose work will be significantly advanced
by a prolonged period of access to our collection,
and who, while in residence, will contribute to
the intellectual vitality of this institution. The
Folger is open to traditional as well as
innovative scholarly methodologies and agendas.
Two Mellon Research Fellowships will be awarded
and carry stipends of $50,000. Three National
Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships will be
awarded and carry maximum stipends of $50,400. NEH
Fellowships are restricted to US citizens or to
foreign nationals who have been living in the
United States for at least three years. Mellon
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are open to
scholars from any country. SHORT-TERM FELLOWSHIPS:
Short-term fellowships are supported by the
Library's endowments and carry a stipend of $2,500
per month. The criteria for success in the annual
short-term fellowship competition are the same as
those for long-term fellowships. Each year the
Folger awards around 35 short-term fellowships. 

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             FREIE UNIVERSITAT BERLIN
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BERLIN PROGRAM FOR ADVANCED GERMAN
AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

DUE:     DEC 1
WRITE:   Berlin Program
         Program Coordinator
         Freie UniversitĄt Berlin
         Garystr. 45
         14195 Berlin GERMANY
WEB:     http://www.fu-berlin.de/bprogram
E-MAIL:  bprogram@zedat.fu-berlin.de

     The Berlin Program for Advanced German and
European Studies promotes a new generation of
young North American scholars with specialized
knowledge of modern and contemporary Germany and
Europe. The Program supports scholars in all
social science and humanities disciplines,
including historians working on modern and
contemporary German and European history.
Fellowships are awarded for doctoral dissertation
research as well as postdoctoral research which
leads to completion of a monograph. Following a
model usually reserved for senior researchers at
institutes of advanced study, the Berlin Program
is a residential program which offers a
stimulating academic environment that combines
research opportunities with intellectual and
cultural interaction. An integral part of the
program is a biweekly interdisciplinary colloquium
where fellows present their work. ELIGIBILITY: The
program accepts applications from U.S. and
Canadian nationals or permanent residents.
Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be
full-time graduate students at a North American
university, must have completed all coursework
required for a Ph.D. and must have achieved ABD
(all but dissertation) status by the time the
proposed research stay in Berlin begins. Also
eligible are U.S. and Canadian Ph.D.s who have
received their doctorates within the past two
calendar years. FUNDING: Fellowships are awarded
for a period between ten to twelve months and must
be held for a single continuous period.
Approximately twelve fellows are selected. The
Berlin Program Fellowship stipends are EUR 1100
per month for fellows working on a dissertation
project and EUR 1400 per month for fellows working
on a postdoctoral research project. The Program
offers fellows EUR 130 per month for each
accompanying child and EUR 130 per month as
spousal support if the spouse is not working or is
on a fellowship. The Program provides one
round-trip airfare for each fellow between the
fellow's residence at the time of award and
Berlin. In addition, funds for intra-European
research travel may be granted upon request. 

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                HUNTINGTON LIBRARY                
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FELLOWSHIPS AT THE HUNTINGTON

DUE:     DEC 15
WRITE:   Fellowships
         The Huntington
         1151 Oxford Road
         San Marino, CA 91108
WEB:     http://www.huntington.org/
         huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=566
E-MAIL:  cpowell@huntington.org
PHONE:   626/405-2194
FAX:     626/449-5703

     The Huntington is an independent research
center with holdings in British and American
history, literature, art history, and the history
of science and medicine. The Library collections
range chronologically from the eleventh century to
the present and include a half-million rare books,
nearly six million manuscripts, 800,000
photographs, and a large ephemera collection,
supported by a half-million reference works. The
Burndy Library consists of some 67,000 rare books
and reference volumes in the history of science
and technology, as well as an important collection
of scientific instruments. Within the general
fields listed above there are many areas of
special strength, including: Middle Ages,
Renaissance, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth- and
Twentieth-Century Literature, British Drama,
Colonial America, American Civil War, Western
America, and California. The Art Collections
contain notable British and American paintings,
fine prints, photographs, and an art reference
library. In the library of the Botanical Gardens
is a broad collection of reference works in
botany, horticulture, and gardening. SHORT-TERM
AWARDS: Eligibility - PhD or equivalent; or
doctoral candidate at the dissertation stage.
Tenure - One to five months. Award - $2,500 per
month. LONG-TERM AWARDS: Eligibility - Non-tenured
faculty, Ph.D. or equivalent. Tenure - 4-12
months. Award - $50,000. 

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        INTERNATIONAL UNION AGAINST CANCER        
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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS
FOR BEGINNING INVESTIGATORS

DUE:     DEC 1
WRITE:   International Union Against Cancer
         62 route de Frontenex
         1207 Geneva
         SWITZERLAND
WEB:     http://www.uicc.org/fellowships/
         beginning-investigators
E-MAIL:  fellows@uicc.org

     The objectives of this program are (a) to
foster a bi-directional flow of research
knowledge, experience, expertise, and innovation
between countries; (b) to support the promotion of
cancer control in developing countries through
epidemiology, cancer control etc, and (c) to
advance the academic career development of
beginning cancer investigators through clinical,
behavioural or translational research projects.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must (1) Be a beginning
investigator or clinician in the early stages of
their independent investigator career and must
possess a terminal, advanced degree with a desire
to become an independent investigator; (2) Be in
the early phases of their career and no longer
under research mentoring; (3) Hold an academic
university or hospital position with an explicit
commitment to return to the home institute; (4)
Conduct the research at not-for-profit
institutions. FUNDING: $45,000 each for travel and
stipend. Duration is 12 months. 

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                 JAPAN FOUNDATION                 
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RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

DUE:     NOV 1
WRITE:   The Japan Foundation New York Office
         152 West 57th Street
         17th Floor
         New York, NY 10019
WEB:     http://www.jfny.org/grant/grant.php
E-MAIL:  info@jfny.org
PHONE:   212/489-0299
FAX:     212/489-0409

     In order to promote Japanese Studies
overseas, this program provides support to
outstanding scholars in the field by providing the
opportunity to conduct research in Japan.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be American citizens,
American citizens temporarily residing abroad, or
permanent residents of the United States. Doctoral
Candidates must have achieved ABD status by the
time the fellowship begins. In principle, Scholars
and Researchers (both Long-Term and Short-Term)
must hold a Ph.D. and have substantial experience
in research, teaching and writing in the fields of
the humanities or social sciences. Applicants must
be proficient in either Japanese or English.
Project quality is evaluated on the basis of the
following: (a) The project's significance to the
field and to the applicant's professional
development; (b) The project's feasibility in
terms of time and resources; (c) The securing of
appropriate affiliation; (d) Evidence that
residence in Japan is necessary for completion of
the project; and (e) Plans to disseminate research
findings, etc., in Japan and abroad.  

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            JAMES MCKEEN CATTELL FUND             
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SUPPLEMENTAL SABBATICAL AWARDS FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS

DUE:     DEC 1
WRITE:   Dr. Christina L. Williams
         James McKeen Cattell Fund
         Dept. of Psychology & Neuroscience
         Box 90086, 9 Flowers Drive
         Duke University
         Durham, NC 27708-0086
WEB:     http://www.cattell.duke.edu/
E-MAIL:  williams@psych.duke.edu
PHONE:   919/660-5712

     For over half a century, the James McKeen
Cattell Fund has provided support for the science
and the application of psychology. The Fund offers
a program of supplementary sabbatical awards
("James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships"). These
awards supplement the regular sabbatical allowance
provided by the recipients' home institutions, to
allow an extension of leave-time from one to two
semesters. ELIGIBILITY: James McKeen Cattell Fund
awards are available to psychologists who are
faculty members at colleges and universities in
the United States and Canada, and are eligible,
according to the regulations of their own
institutions, for a sabbatical leave or its
equivalent. Candidates are eligible for a Cattell
Award if they are currently tenured or will have
formal University or College confirmation that
they will be tenured by March 1, following the
December 1 submission deadline. Candidates are
eligible for a Cattell Award if they have not had
a leave with pay for the 5 years preceding the
requested sabbatical leave (medical or pregnancy
leaves are considered exceptions). FUNDING: The
maximum award is limited to the lesser of (1) half
the recipient's salary for the academic year, (2)
an amount less than half salary that will bring
the total of the university allowance plus the
award up to the individual's normal academic-year
salary, or (3) a ceiling of $37,500. 

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          MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION          
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NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE RESEARCH GRANTS

DUE:     DEC 15  JUN 15, letters of intent
         JAN 15  JUL 15, applications
WRITE:   Grants Manager - Research Department
         Muscular Dystrophy Association
         3300 E. Sunrise Drive
         Tucson, AZ 85718
WEB:     http://www.mdausa.org/research/
         guidelines.html
E-MAIL:  grants@mdausa.org
PHONE:   520/529-2000
FAX:     520/529-5454

     MDA supports research aimed at developing
treatments for the muscular dystrophies and
related diseases of the neuromuscular system.
These are the muscular dystrophies (among which
are Duchenne and Becker); motor neuron diseases
(including ALS and SMA); the peripheral nerve
disorders (CMT and Friedreich's ataxia);
inflammatory myopathies; disorders of the
neuromuscular junction; metabolic diseases of
muscle as well as other myopathies. ELIGIBILITY:
To be eligible to apply for an MDA research grant,
an applicant must: (1) Hold a Doctor of Medicine
(M.D.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of
Science (D.Sc.) or equivalent degree (i.e. D.O.);
(2) Be a professional or faculty member
(Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant
Professor) at an appropriate educational, medical
or research institution; (3) Be qualified to
conduct and mentor a program of original research
within their own laboratory; (4) Assume both
administrative and financial responsibility for
the grant; and (5) Have access to institutional
resources necessary to conduct the proposed
research project. FUNDING: Funding levels for
primary Research Grants are unlimited. Development
grants are a maximum of $60,000 per year. Overhead
is limited to a maximum of 10% percent of direct
costs to be included in the total amount of the
grant request. 

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            NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER    
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FELLOWSHIPS

DUE:     OCT 15
WRITE:   Fellowship Program
         National Humanities Center
         7 Alexander Drive
         P.O. Box 12256
         Research Triangle Pk, NC 27709-2256
WEB:     http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/
         fellowships/appltoc.htm
E-MAIL:  nhc@nationalhumanitiescenter.org
PHONE:   919/549-0661
FAX:     919/990-8535

     The National Humanities Center offers 40
residential fellowships for advanced study in the
humanities during the academic year, September
2011 through May 2012. ELIGIBILITY: Applicants
must hold doctorate or equivalent scholarly
credentials. Young scholars as well as senior
scholars are encouraged to apply, but they must
have a record of publication, and recent Ph.D.s
should be aware that the Center does not support
the revision of a doctoral dissertation. In
addition to scholars from all fields of the
humanities, the Center accepts individuals from
the natural and social sciences, the arts, the
professions, and public life who are engaged in
humanistic projects. The Center is also
international and gladly accepts applications from
scholars outside the United States. Most of the
Center's fellowships are unrestricted. Several,
however, are designated for particular areas of
research. These include one fellowship for a young
woman in philosophy and fellowships for
environmental studies; English literature; art
history; Asian Studies; and theology. FUNDING:
Fellowships are individually determined, the
amount depending upon the needs of the Fellow and
the Center's ability to meet them. The Center
seeks to provide at least half salary and also
covers travel expenses to and from North Carolina
for Fellows and dependents. 

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           NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION            
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ARCTIC RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

DUE:     NOV 10
WRITE:   Office of Polar Programs
         Arctic Sciences Section
         National Science Foundation
         4201 Wilson Blvd.   755 S
         Arlington, VA 22230
WEB:     http://www.nsf.gov/funding/
         pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5521
NSF-DOC: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/
         pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf10597
E-MAIL:  rcrain@nsf.gov
PHONE:   703/292-4482
FAX:     703/292-9082

     Arctic Research Opportunities: Arctic Natural
Sciences; Arctic Social Sciences; Arctic System
Science; Arctic Observing Network; and
Cyberinfrastructure. The goal of the NSF Division
of Arctic Sciences is to gain a better
understanding of the Arctic's physical,
biological, geological, chemical, social and
cultural processes, and the interactions of ocean,
land, atmosphere, biological, and human systems in
the Arctic. The Division of Arctic Sciences and
other NSF programs support projects that
contribute to the development of the next
generation of researchers and scientific literacy
for all ages through education, outreach, and
broadening participation in science, technology,
engineering, and mathematics. Program
representatives from OPP and other non-OPP NSF
programs that support arctic research coordinate
across NSF, including joint review and funding of
arctic proposals and mutual support of special
projects with high logistical costs. FUNDING: $25
million for about 75 awards per year. 

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  SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE  
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SCHOLARS-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

DUE:     DEC 1
WRITE:   Scholars-in-Residence Program
         Schomburg Center for Research in
            Black Culture, NY Public Library
         515 Malcolm X Boulevard
         New York, NY 10037-1801
WEB:     http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/64/
         node/131
E-MAIL:  sir@nypl.org
PHONE:   212/491-2218

     The Schomburg Center residency program
assists scholars and professionals whose research
on the black experience can benefit from extended
access to the Center's resources. Fellowships
funded by the Center will allow recipients to
spend six months or a year in residence with
access to resources at the Schomburg Center and
other research units of The New York Public
Library. The Scholars-in-Residence Program is
designed to (1) encourage research and writing on
the history, literature, and cultures of the
peoples of Africa and the African diaspora, (2) to
promote and facilitate interaction among the
participants including fellows funded by other
sources, and (3) to facilitate the dissemination
of the researchers' findings through lectures,
publications, and the ongoing Schomburg Center
Colloquium and Seminar Series. ELIGIBILITY: The
Fellowship Program is open to scholars studying
the history, literature, and culture of peoples of
African descent from a humanistic perspective and
to professionals in fields related to the
Schomburg Center's collections and program
activities. Projects in the social sciences,
science and technology, psychology, education, and
religion are eligible if they utilize a humanistic
approach and contribute to humanistic knowledge.
FUNDING: Fellowships are awarded for continuous
periods of six or twelve months at the Schomburg
Center with maximum stipends of $30,000 for six
months and $60,000 for twelve months. Fellows must
devote full time to their research projects. 

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            WENNER-GREN FOUNDATION FOR 
             ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH
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CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

DUE:     DEC 1  JUN 1
WRITE:   The Wenner-Gren Foundation for
            Anthropological Research, Inc.
         470 Park Avenue South, 8th Floor
         New York, NY 10016-6819
WEB:     http://www.wennergren.org/programs/
         conference-and-workshop-grants
E-MAIL:  inquiries@wennergren.org
PHONE:   212/683-5000
FAX:     212/683-9151

     Conference and Workshop Grants are for
amounts up to $15,000. In accordance with the
mission of the Foundation, priority is given to
events that foster the creation of an
international community of research scholars in
anthropology and advance significant and
innovative anthropological research. CONFERENCES
are defined as public events that are comprised
primarily of oral and poster presentations to a
larger audience of anthropologists. Priority is
given to major conferences sponsored by large
international anthropological organizations (e.g.,
the European Association of Social
Anthropologists, European Anthropological
Association, Pan African Anthropological
Association, and Latin American Anthropological
Association) that serve as their annual or
periodic meetings. The majority of the funds
granted to such conferences is expected to be used
towards expenses for international scholars who
are making presentations at the conference and
would not otherwise be able to attend. WORKSHOPS
are defined as working meetings that focus on
developing and debating topical issues in
theoretical anthropology. Workshops involve a
small group of scholars who meet for a sufficient
period of time to deal intensively with the topic.
Priority is given to those workshops that devote
the majority of time to discussion and debate
rather than to the presentation of papers. It is
expected that workshops will result in a
publication.  

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       WITTER BYNNER FOUNDATION FOR POETRY     
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GRANTS

DUE:     DEC 31, letter of intent
WRITE:   Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry
         P.O. Box 10169
         Santa Fe, NM 87504
WEB:     http://www.bynnerfoundation.org/
E-MAIL:  info@bynnerfoundation.org
PHONE:   505/988-3251
FAX:     505/986-8222

     Through a bequest from Witter Bynner in 1972,
The Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry
perpetuates the art of poetry. The foundation
promotes poetry in American culture and encourages
grant proposals that expand awareness of the
positive effects of poetry on society.
ELIGIBILITY: Grant support is provided to
non-profit, tax exempt organizations. Foundation
staff reviews applications before they are
submitted to independent reviewers for additional
evaluation. Reviewers rotate each year and are
selected from professionals in the field,
including former grant recipients. The Board of
Directors review selected applications and make
the final determination of annual programming.
Reviewers' comments are not available to
applicants. FUNDING: Organizations may apply for
grant support from $1,000 to $10,000 for a maximum
of three years. The Foundation does not support
indirect costs for grant administration, endowment
funds, capital improvements, or general operating
expenses. 

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 WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS 
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KENNAN INSTITUTE: TITLE VIII RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

DUE:     DEC 1
WRITE:   Title VIII Research Scholarship
         Kennan Institute
         One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
         1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
         Washington, DC 20004-3027
WEB:     http://tinyurl.com/kdjek
E-MAIL:  kennan@wilsoncenter.org
PHONE:   202/691-4100
FAX:     202/691-4247

     Title VIII Research Scholarships lasting
three to nine months are available to academic
participants in the early stages of their career
(before tenure) or scholars whose careers have
been interrupted or delayed. For non-academics, an
equivalent degree of professional achievement is
expected. Eligibility is limited to the
postdoctoral level for academic participants,
although doctoral candidates in the process of
completing a dissertation may apply (the
dissertation must be successfully defended before
taking residence at the Kennan Institute).
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent
residents. Research proposals examining the
countries of Central Eurasia are eligible. Those
proposals related to regional Russia, Ukraine,
Central Asia, Belarus, the Caucuses, and
contemporary issues are particularly welcome.
Research Scholarships are awarded on a competitive
basis. Applications are reviewed by the Kennan
Institute's Advisory Council at its annual
meeting. Recommendations from the Advisory Council
are approved by the Director and Deputy Director
of the Wilson Center. The Council bases its
recommendations on the following criteria: (a) the
potential contribution of the scholar to the
intellectual life of the Institute and the
policymaking community; (b) importance and
originality of the project; (c) policy relevance;
(d) applicant's scholarly promise, achievements,
and ability to complete the project; (e)
likelihood that the finished product will advance
basic understanding of the topic; and (f) need for
the scholar to have access to the resources of
Washington, D.C. FUNDING: The Title VIII Research
Scholar grant offers a stipend of $3,300 per
month, research facilities, computer support, and
some research assistance. Grant recipients are
required to be in residence at the Institute in
Washington, D.C. for the duration of their grant. 

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  WOODROW WILSON NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION   
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CHARLOTTE W. NEWCOMBE DOCTORAL DISSERTATION
FELLOWSHIPS 

DUE:     NOV 15
WRITE:   Newcombe Doctoral Disser. Fellowships
         Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship
            Foundation
         P.O. Box 5281
         Princeton, NJ 08543-5281
WEB:     http://www.woodrow.org/newcombe
E-MAIL:  billmaier@woodrow.org
PHONE:   609/452-7007, ext. 310
FAX:     609/452-0066

     The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral
Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage
original and significant study of ethical or
religious values in all fields of the humanities
and social sciences, and particularly to help
Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their
dissertation work in a timely manner. 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. ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must: (a)
be candidates for Ph.D. or Th.D. degrees in
doctoral programs at graduate schools in the
United States. Candidates working on D. Min., law,
and other professional degrees are not eligible;
(b) be able to fulfill all pre-dissertation
requirements by the application deadline,
including approval of the dissertation proposal,
and expect to submit completed dissertations by
summer 2012; (c) be in the writing stage of the
dissertation. Usually, this means that fieldwork
or other research is complete and writing has
begun by the time of the award; (d) have never
held a similar national award for the final year
of dissertation writing. Applicants who have won
such awards as the ACLS, AAUW, Ford, MacArthur,
Mellon, Pew, Spencer, or Whiting fellowship are
not eligible; (e) plan to write on topics where
ethical or religious values are a central concern;
(f) have never applied for the Fellowship before.
Previous applicants may not apply. FUNDING: In the
2011 Newcombe competition, at least 20
non-renewable fellowships of $25,000 will be
awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation
writing; in addition, Fellows' graduate schools
will be asked to waive tuition and/or remit some
portion of their fees. 

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      WOODSON INSTITUTE FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN 
               AND AFRICAN STUDIES
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PREDOCTORAL AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

DUE:     DEC 1
WRITE:   The Carter G. Woodson Institute for
            African-American & African Studies
         University of Virginia
         P.O. Box 400162
         Charlottesville, VA 22904-4162
WEB:     http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/
         woodson/fellowship/index.html
E-MAIL:  woodson@virginia.edu
PHONE:   434/924-3109
FAX:     434/924-8820

     Since its inception in 1981, the Woodson
Institute's Residential Fellowship Program has
attracted outstanding scholars in the humanities
and social sciences who work on a wide array of
topics in African-American and African Studies, as
well as related fields. These two-year
fellowships--offered at the pre-doctoral and
post-doctoral levels--are designed to facilitate
the writing of dissertations or manuscripts and
provide successful applicants the opportunity to
discuss and exchange works-in-progress both with
each other and the larger intellectual community
of the University. Preference is given to
applicants whose research is substantially
completed, thus providing them maximum amount of
time to finish their manuscripts within the
fellowship term. FUNDING: Predoctoral fellowships
cover two years, beginning August 25, 2011, and
carry an annual stipend of $20,000, plus health
insurance. Postdoctoral fellowships cover two
years, beginning August 25, and carry a stipend of
$45,000 per year, plus benefits. 





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