Category: Funding Opportunities – External

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships (deadline: 10/28/2020)

ACLS invites applications for Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the PhD and is open to scholars pursuing humanistic research on topics grounded in any time period, world region, or methodology. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2022. A grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports this program.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (deadline: 10/20/2020)

The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 to the institution.

[External] Robert J. McNamara Student Paper Award (deadline: 6/1/2020)

Deadline: June 1, 2020
Amount: $500

Synopsis of Award:
The Association for the Sociology of Religion invites submissions for the Robert J McNamara student paper
award. This recognizes a paper on the sociology of religion conducted by a currently enrolled graduate student.
Papers may be unpublished, accepted for publication, or already published as an article. Applicants must be
members of the association who have not yet defended their doctoral dissertation. Co-authored submissions are

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