Conference Funding

The GHA has funding available to defray certain expenses for history graduate students. Generally, the GHA will reimburse each student up to $150 per semester. For full details and instructions, please download this PDF.

External Funding

[General] [American] [European and International]
This guide is designed to point students toward some of the available external funding sources, though it does not represent a comprehensive list by any means.

General
American Association of University Women [link]
Andrew Mellon Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships [link]
Boston Public Library Foundation Center [link]
CAORC Fellowships for Advanced Multi-Country Research [link] [email]
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships [link]
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships [link]
Fulbright Scholarships [link]
Guggenheim Foundation [link]
Institute of International Education Study Abroad Funding Search [link]
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program [link]
Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace Dissertation Fellowship [link]
John Tracy Ellis Dissertation Award [link]
Josephine De Karman Fellowship [link]
Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, Dissertation Fellowship [link]
Map History / History of Cartography [link]
Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources [link]
Phi Alpha Theta Doctoral Scholarship Awards [link]
Roothbert Fund Scholarships [link]
Social Science Research Council [link]
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship [link]
Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation Fellowships [link]
Woodrow Wilson Doctoral Dissertation fellowship in Women's Studies [link]

American History
American Antiquarian Society [link]
American Philosophical Society [link]
American Society for Legal History [link]
Balch Institute at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania [link]
Coordinating Council for Women in History [link]
David Library of the American Revolution [link]
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History [link]
Harry S. Truman Library Institute [link]
Huntington Library [link]
Immigration and Ethnic History Society [link]
Kennedy Library Research Grants [link]
Library Company of Pennsylvania [link]
Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Research Fellowships [link]
McNeil Center for Early American Studies [link]
National Women's Studies Association Graduate Scholarship Award [link]
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations [link]

European and International History
American Historical Association Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grants [link]
Association for Asian Studies Grants [link]
Boren Graduate Awards [link]
British Academy Small Research Grants [link]
Coalition of Women in German [link]
Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships [link]
Florence Tan Moesen Fellowship [link]
Friedrich Ebert Foundation [link]
Leo Baeck Institute [link]
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad Fellowships [link]
Fulbright U.S. Student Program [link]
German Historical Institute Fellowships [link]
German Studies Association Fellowships [link]
Getty Research Grants for Scholars [link]
Mellon Research Fellowships in the Humanities [link]
International Research and Exchanges Board [link]
Irish-American Cultural Institute [link]
Medieval Academy of America [link]
Newberry Library, Chicago [link]
North American Conference on British Studies [link]
Samuel H. Kress Foundation [link]