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Program: Residential Fellowship: Berlin Prize Agency: American Academy in Berlin Next Deadline: Sep 02, 2013 Supports emerging as well as established scholars, writers and professionals wishing to engage in independent study in Berlin. Around 24 Berlin Prizes are conferred annually. Prizes have been awarded to scholars working in various disciplines, including history, political science, literature, economics, art history, musicology, anthropology, law and linguistics. A stipend up to $5,000 per month. Is available. Only U.S. candidates are eligible to apply. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent by the time of application. See for details. Email: CFDA Number: Contact: Program Office 14 East 60th Street Suite 604 New York, NY 10022 212/588-1755 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Curatorial Grant Program Agency: Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 Supports curatorial programs at museums, artists' organizations and other cultural organizations that originate innovative and scholarly presentations of contemporary visual art. Projects may include exhibitions, catalogs, education, audience development, and other related activities. Also supports creation of work through artist in residence programs, the work of choreographers and performing artists when the visual arts are an element of a production, and equitable access to resources. Awards range from $10,000-$200,000. Annual deadlines are 3/1 and 9/1. See for details. Email: CFDA Number: Contact: Rachel Bers, Acting Program Director 65 Bleecker Street 7th Floor New York, NY 10012-2420 212/387-7555 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Conference/Seminar/Workshop Grants and Publication Subsidies Agency: Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Supports the study of Chinese culture and society. Conference/Seminar/Workshop Grants provide up to $25,000 for institutions to host conferences and workshops on specific subjects related to Chinese studies. Publication Subsidies (up to $10,000) are for the publication of scholarly works related to the goals of the foundation. Limited submission: one application per department per competition. See for details. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Hsing-Wei Lee, Director American Regional Office 8361 B Greensboro Drive McLean, VA 22102 703/903-7460 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Abilene Travel Grants Program Agency: Eisenhower Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 30, 2013 Supports travel to Abilene, Kansas, not to exceed $1,000, where researchers may use the Dwight D. Eisenhower presidential library. Allows research of primary sources in history, government, economics, communications, and international affairs. Annual deadlines are 2/28 and 9/30. See website for details. Email: CFDA Number: Contact: David Haight, Archivist Dwight D. Eisenhower Library 200 SE Fourth Street, PO Box 295 Abilene, KS 67410 785/263-4751 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Grants-in- Aid at The Roosevelt Library Agency: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Support small grants-in-aid up to $2,500 for research on the "Roosevelt years" or closely related subjects. Funds are awarded to defray living, travel, and related expenses while conducting research at the Roosevelt Library. Preference for young scholars and to scholars from emerging democracies and the Third World. Annual deadlines are 2/15 and 9/15. See for details. Email: CFDA Number: Contact: Chairman, Grants Committee (ext. 261) Research Office 511 Albany Post Road Hyde Park, NY 12538 845/229-8114 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research Travel Grants Program Agency: Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Provides approximately 10 awards of up to $2,000 for travel and living expenses to use the library's archival materials relating to 1960-70s U.S. domestic and economic policies, foreign affairs and national politics. In addition, one $5,000 award is given annually to one individual to support dissertation research on an aspect of the U.S. political process during the latter part of the 20th Century. Annual deadlines are 3/15 and 9/15. See website for details. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Jeremy Schmidt, Grants Coordinator Research Office 1000 Beal Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2114 734/205-0578 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Grant Programs Agency: Graham Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Offers two types of grants in architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society: Production and Presentation Grants, and Research and Development Grants. These fund individuals in support of production-related expenses necessary to take a project from conceptualization to realization and public presentation and provide seed money for research-related expenses. Also supports organizations to assist with production and presentation of significant programs about architecture and the designed environment. February deadline is for organizations; September deadline for individuals. See for details. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Stephanie Whitlock, Program Officer Madlener House 4 West Burton Place Chicago, IL 60610-1416 312/787-4071 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Furthermore Grants in Publishing Agency: J.M. Kaplan Fund Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 Supports nonfiction book publishing about the city; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties and other public issues of the day. Grants apply to writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding. Makes grants between $500 and $15,000. There is some emphasis on New York City and State. Proposals to which a publisher is already committed are usually preferred. Annual deadlines are 3/1 and 9/1. See for details. Email: CFDA Number: Contact: Ann Birckmayer, Administrator PO Box 667 518 Warren Street Hudson, NY 12534 518/828-8900 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Fellowships to Assist Research and Artistic Creation Agency: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 19, 2013 Provides individual fellowships averaging $40,000 each to further the development of exceptional scholars and professionals in all fields (natural and social sciences, humanities, and creative arts) but not to performing artists. The foundation will provide fellowships to composers but not conductors, singers, or instrumentalists; choreographers but not dancers; filmmakers, playwrights, and performance artists who create their own work but not actors or theater directors. Scholars from the U.S. and Canada should apply by 9/19 annually. See for details. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Program Staff 90 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 212/687-4470 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research Fellowships Agency: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Supports short-term research at the Johnson Library, which houses the papers of LBJ's career. Harry Middleton Fellowship in Presidential Studies offers $5000 supports scholarly work in presidential studies and to honor Mr. Middleton’s contributions to the Presidential library system. Moody Research Grants offer $2500 to help defray living, travel and related expenses incurred while conducting research at the LBJ Library during the grant period. See for details. Email: CFDA Number: Contact: Stephanie Savage, Grants and Programs Coordinator Library Archives 2313 Red River Street Austin, TX 78705 512/232-2280 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Grant Programs Agency: National Archives and Records Administration Next Deadline: Sep 05, 2013 Supports archival projects, editing projects, educational programs, fellowships, publication grants, and projects dealing with electronic records including digitization. All projects must help to identify, preserve, publish, and increase public access to non-federal sources that document the history of the United States. Deadlines are usually in June, September and October annually with optional drafts for some programs due two months in advance. See for details. Email: CFDA Number:89.003 Contact: Alexander Lorch, Program Officer 8601 Adelphi Road College Park, MD 20740 202/357-5101 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities Next Deadline: Sep 12, 2013 Supports planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in all areas of the humanities. Start- Up Grants may involve: research that brings new digital approaches to the humanities; new digital modes of publication; exploration of digital approaches to preserve, archive, and make accessible traditional and "new media" resources in the humanities; planning new digital tools; and programs addressing emerging digital technologies in education settings. Can choose between Level I awards of up to $30,000 and Level II awards of up to $60,000. E-mail: See for details. CFDA Number: Contact: Jennifer Serventi, Senior Program Officer Office of Digital Humanities 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20506 202/606-8401 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Documenting Endangered Languages Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities Next Deadline: Sep 16, 2013 NEH and NSF support projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Project grants (up to three years) and fellowships (six-12 months) exploit advances in information technology to address the imminent death of an estimated half of the 6,000 to 7,000 currently used human languages. Supports fieldwork and other activities relevant to recording, documenting and archiving endangered languages. See and for details. Email: CFDA Number:47.075 Contact: Helen Aguera, Senior Program Officer Preservation & Access 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20506 202/606-8573 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Enduring Questions Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities Next Deadline: Sep 12, 2013 Provides support for new humanities courses at the undergraduate level. May be taught by faculty from any field in the humanities or outside the humanities, provided that humanities sources are central to course content. Courses must reflect intellectual pluralism; draw on readings from different periods. Award of up to $38,000 depending on number of project directors. The new course must be taught at least twice (requires administrator sign-off). See for details. Email: OR CFDA Number: Contact: Rasmi Simhan, Program Analyst Education Division 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20506 202/606-8463 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Summer Stipends Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities Next Deadline: Sep 26, 2013 Provides $6,000 for two consecutive months (normally, but not always, in the summer) of full- time, advanced research and writing that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public's understanding of the humanities. Awards usually result in publications. All scholars, including university faculty and staff, are eligible. Limited submission: campuses may nominate a maximum of two faculty members at any level per competition. Recipients of fellowships of over $15,000 in the past three academic years are not eligible. See for details. Email: CFDA Number:45.160 Contact: Division of Research Programs 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Room 318 Washington, DC 20506 202/606-8200 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Dorothy and Lewis Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowships Agency: New York Public Library Next Deadline: Sep 27, 2013 Supports scholars and writers--including academics, independent scholars, journalists, novelists, other creative writers--and scientists and lawyers engaged with the humanities, whose projects require access to the collections at the NYPL's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Supports 15 fellows, each of whom receives a stipend of $65,000, an office, a computer and full access to the library’s physical and electronic resources. The center also supports joint fellowships with the ACLS. See for details. Email: CFDA Number: Contact: Heike Kordish, Director, Humanities & Social Science Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Room 225 New York, NY 10018-2788 212/930-0830 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Institutional Grants Agency: Tinker Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Supports conferences, workshops, and research projects that address Democratic Governance, Sustainable Resource Management, U.S. Policy toward Latin America, Antarctica Science and Policy, and Education. The foundation encourages collaboration among organizations in the U.S., Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. Letters of intent are strongly encouraged before the annual deadlines. See for details. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Karen Nassi, Program Officer (ext. 128) 55 East 59th Street New York, NY 10022 212/421-6858 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace Agency: U.S. Institute of Peace Next Deadline: Sep 06, 2013 Senior Fellowships (9/6/13) are awarded to professionals in the broad areas of international peace and conflict management. Program is open to individuals with national or international stature in conflict resolution and mid-career professionals. Senior Fellows work in residence at USIP in Washington, D.C. for up to 10 months for up to $100,000. Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship Awards (12/13/13) provide $20,000 for 10 months of writing or field research. Must have completed all Ph.D. coursework. See for details. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Associate Vice President 1200 17th Street, NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036-3011 202/457-1700 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Grant Programs Agency: United States-Japan Foundation Next Deadline: Jul 15, 2013 Supports cooperation between the U.S. and Japan through three programs: Communication/Public Opinion funds projects that raise awareness and address issues that affect bilateral relations and stimulate quality media coverage of relevant issues; Pre-college Education supports improved instruction about Japan in U.S. schools and the U.S. in Japanese schools through creative curriculum development and teacher training; and U.S. Japan Policy funds projects in such areas as security, trade relations, environmental protection, energy, science and technology. Deadline is for required LOIs. See for updates. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: David Janes, Director of Foundation Grants 145 East 32nd Street New York, NY 10016 212/481-8757 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Travel Awards for International Collaborative Research Agency: University of Queensland Next Deadline: Aug 2013 (tentative) Enables distinguished researchers to travel to the University of Queensland for collaborative projects. Assistance is available to scholars actively engaged in research that will contribute substantially to research activities in the nominated department. Grantees should spend at least four weeks during an academic semester at Queensland. Prospective applicants should write to the director of the appropriate School/Centre/ Institute to obtain specific program details. August 2013 deadline expected. See for updates. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Contacts vary The University of Queensland Queensland, 4072 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: East European Studies (EES) Agency: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 Supports scholarships for Ph.D. and post-doctoral research in the fields of social sciences and humanities with a regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, including the Baltic states. Research Grants provide support for new researchers or for scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed (12/1). Summer Research Scholarships (3/1) and Short-term Research Scholarship (3/1; 6/1; 9/1; 12/1) also available. See for details. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Christian Ostermann, Director One Woodrow Wilson Plaza 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004-3027 202/691-4222 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Dissertation Fellowships in Women's Studies Agency: Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 2013 (tentative) Supports significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional or cultural boundaries. Previous fellows have explored: women’s role in African American adult literacy; women’s sports; militarism and the education of American women. Candidates must have completed all pre- dissertation requirements, including approval of the dissertation proposal. Fellows receive up to $3,000 for expenses connected with the dissertation. Grant competition will open in Fall 2013 with increased number of awards and amounts. See website for details when updated. Email: CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Susan Billmaier, Assistant Program Director (ext. 310) PO Box 5281 Princeton, NJ 08543-5281 609/452-7007 ----------------------------------------------------