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Dec
1
Fri
Franklin Research Grants
Dec 1 all-day

Franklin Research Grants

Scope

This program of small grants to scholars is intended to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the cost of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.

Eligibility

Applicants are expected to have a doctorate or to have published work of doctoral character and quality. PhD candidates are not eligible to apply, but the Society is especially interested in supporting the work of young scholars who have recently received the doctorate.

Award

From $1,000 to $6,000.

Deadlines

October 2, December 1; notification in January and March.

Application

The application may be accessed at www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin. Questions should be directed to Linda Musumeci, Director of Grants and Fellowships, at [email protected] or 215-440-3429

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants
Dec 1 all-day

Aim and Mission

  • To support emerging scholars through small grants;

  • To promote scholarship with a social policy application; and

  • To encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences.

Funding

Grants are based solely on merit. Each is worth a total of $7,500; $5,000 is awarded initially and $2,500 upon completion of the project.

For grant recipients to be entitled to their second installment, they must show evidence of one of the following:

  1. Acceptance and approval of their dissertation;

  2. Acceptance of an article based on the research by a peer-reviewed journal; or

  3. Invitation to write a book chapter based on the research.

Grants are non-renewable and recipients have five years from announcement of the award to complete their project and claim their final payment.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be current PhD candidates who are working on their dissertation;

  • Applicants must not have a PhD; those who do, are ineligible;

  • Applicants must have defended their dissertation proposal or had their topic approved by their department;

  • Applicants can be from any country and any university in the world. US citizenship or residency is not required.

Criteria

The foundation supports projects with a social policy application on either a global or local level.

Applications are evaluated based on the Trustees’ assessment of criteria such as: feasibility, applicability, originality, methodology, theoretically informed or empirically rich research, and letters of recommendation. No specific weight is given to any one area. Proposals are evaluated based on overall merit of all aspects of the application.

We encourage applicants to look at the kind of projects we have supported in previous years. See Previous Recipients.

 

Conditions

  • Awards are made to individuals, not institutions. If processed through an institution, a waiver for overhead is required.

  • Recipients are expected to acknowledge assistance provided by the foundation in any publication resulting from their research and should notify the foundation with publication details.

  • Grants are issued immediately on receipt of an acceptance letter from the recipient. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure the grant does not conflict with other funding they have secured. Grants are usually administered in June of the year they are decided.

  • Grant recipients will be publicized on the foundation’s website, in appropriate professional media, and a press release to university media offices.  

Dec
15
Fri
2017 LCLD-Tower Center Latina/o Research Grant
Dec 15 all-day

The John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University and the Latino Center for Leadership Development are excited to share a call for proposals for research grants for up to $10,000 for scholarly research projects that have policy implications for the Latina/o population. Faculty with doctoral degrees and students enrolled in doctoral programs at higher education institutions, as well as individuals with doctoral degrees with positions in national and local research-based and public policy institutions and/or organizations are welcome to apply. Applicants may be from any academic discipline. Please see this Tower Center website for more information and for the application link.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Danielle Lemi ([email protected]) or Dr. Jennifer Cook ([email protected]).

Applications are due Friday, December 15, 2017.

Feb
1
Thu
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research
Feb 1 all-day

Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research

Scope

The Lewis and Clark Fund encourages exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Applications are invited from disciplines with a large dependence on field studies, such as archaeology, anthropology, biology, ecology, geography, geology, linguistics, and paleontology, but grants will not be restricted to these fields.

Eligibility

Grants will be available to doctoral students who wish to participate in field studies for their dissertations or for other purposes. Master’s candidates, undergraduates, and postdoctoral fellows are not eligible.

Award

Grants will depend on travel costs but will ordinarily be in the range of several hundred dollars to about $5,000.

Deadline

February 1 (letters of support due January 30); notification in May.

The application may be accessed at www.amphilsoc.org/grants/lewisandclark. Questions should be directed to Linda Musumeci, Director of Grants and Fellowships, at [email protected] or 215-440-3429.

Mar
1
Thu
Phillips Fund Grants for Native American Research
Mar 1 all-day

Phillips Fund Grants for Native American Research

Scope

For research in Native American linguistics and ethnohistory, focusing on the continental United States and Canada. Given for a maximum of one year from date of award to cover travel, tapes, and consultants’ fees.

Eligibility

Applicants may be graduate students pursuing either a master’s or a doctoral degree; postdoctoral applicants are also eligible.

Award

From $1,000 to $3,500.

Deadline

March 1; notification in May.

Application

The application may be accessed at www.amphilsoc.org/grants/phillips. Questions should be directed to Linda Musumeci, Director of Grants and Fellowships, at [email protected] or 215-440-3429.