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Dissertation Support

Miscellaneous:

American Association of University Women ($15,000 for completion of a dissertation in any discipline except engineering)

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities
for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Science (ScD) degree

Social Science Research Council


Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation


Fellowships at The Huntington Library
, Art Collections, & Botanical Gardens

State Farm Dissertation Awards
in Insurance or Risk Management or Business

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies
from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture

Postdoctoral Fellowships at Smithsonian Institution


Udall Dissertation Fellowships
in environmental public policy and conflict resolution.

Hartford Doctoral Fellows Program in Geriatric Social Work

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy for:

  • taxation of land and buildings
  • land use and regulation
  • land values, property rights and ownership
  • Latin America and the Caribbean

VA Research Training Program, Bedford, MA. Doctoral Dissertation Research Support in Health Services Research.

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research

By Deadline Date:

**Please note that many deadlines are revolving and will be renewed for future years**

No Deadlines
Commonwealth Fund
Commonwealth Fund Dissertation Award
Telephone: 212-606-3845
Email:ds@cmwf.org
Web Site:http://www.cmwf.org
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor seeks to support dissertation research for candidates in pursuit of their doctorate in the health policy and management field. Graduate students must have passed all graduate examinations and be working solely on their dissertation. Topics that will be considered are health care coverage, access, and quality. Students must attend school in the NYC area and be nominated by the Dean of the school.

No Deadlines
National Science Foundation
SBE--INT--Dissertation Enhanc. - East Asia and Pacific Program (EAP)
Telephone: 703-292-8704
Fax: 703-292-9175
Email:eapinfo@nsf.gov
Web Site:http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/int/eap/start.htm
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides funding to U.S. researchers for scientific, engineering and educational cooperation with institutions and researchers in the region (Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Western Pacific Islands). Eligible applicants are graduate students in the sciences who are enrolled at US institutions.

No Deadlines
National Science Foundation
SBE--INT--Dissertation Enhanc. - Central and Eastern Europe Program (CEE)
Telephone: 703-292-8703
Fax: 703-292-9175
Email:ceeinfo@nsf.gov
Web Site:http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/int/ce_europe/start.htm
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides funding for overseas doctoral dissertation research at sites in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States. Eligible applicants are graduate students in the sciences who are enrolled at US institutions. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

No Deadlines
National Science Foundation
SBE--INT--Dissertation Enhanc. - Western Europe Program (WE)
Telephone: 703-292-8702
Fax: 703-292-9177
Email:weinfo@nsf.gov
Web Site:http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/int/w_europe/start.htm
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides funding for overseas doctoral dissertation research at sites in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States. Eligible applicants are graduate students in the sciences who are enrolled at US institutions. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

No Deadlines
National Science Foundation
SBE--INT--Dissertation Enhanc. - The Africa, Near East, and South Asia (ANESA) Program
Telephone: 703-292-8707
Fax: 703-292-9176
Email:anesainfo@nsf.gov
Web Site:http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/int/anesa/start.htm
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides funding for doctoral dissertation research in Africa, the Near Eastern countries including Turkey, and the countries of South Asia, primarily India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Eligible applicants are graduate students in the sciences who are enrolled at US institutions.

No Deadlines
National Science Foundation
SBE--INT--Dissertation Enhanc. - Americas Program
Telephone: 703-292-8706
Fax: 703-292-9175
Email:amerinfo@nsf.gov
Web Site:http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/int/americas/start.htm
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides funding for doctoral dissertation research at overseas sites in Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America. Eligible applicants are graduate students in the sciences who are enrolled at US institutions.

September 1 annually
Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Abe: Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Fax: 212 377-2727
Email: abe@ssrc.org
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship/
SYNOPSIS: The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics. The program provides Abe Fellows with a minimum of 3 and maximum of 12 months of full-time support over a 24 month period. Fellowship tenure may begin between April 1 and December 31 of a given year. Fellowship tenure need not be continuous, but must be concluded within 24 months of initial activation of the Fellowship.


No Deadlines
Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies: Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone: +49 30 838 56671
Fax: +49 30 838 56672
Email: bprogram@zedat.fu-berlin.de
Web Site: http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/~bprogram/program.html
SYNOPSIS: The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, established in 1986 at the Freie Universität Berlin and in the United States by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), promotes a new generation of young American scholars with a specialized knowledge of modern and contemporary German and European affairs. Fellowships are awarded for doctoral dissertation field research as well as postdoctoral research leading to the completion of a monograph. Fellows are selected by an international, interdisciplinary committee of scholars. The fellowship includes a monthly stipend, round-trip airfare for the fellow (and spouse, where applicable), and funds for research-related intra-European travel.

No Deadlines
Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Eurasia: Dissertation Fellowships
Email: eurasia@ssrc.org
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/eurasia-fellowship/
SYNOPSIS: A fellowship program for research on the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and the New Independent States. Research related to the non-Russian states, regions, and peoples is particularly encouraged.

November 6
Social Science Research Council
SSRC--International Dissertation Research Fellowships: Dissertation Fellowships
Email: idrf@ssrc.org
Web Site:http://programs.ssrc.org/idrf/
SYNOPSIS:  International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) program supports distinguished graduate students in the humanities and social sciences conducting dissertation research outside the United States.  Fellowships will provide support for nine to twelve months of dissertation research. Individual awards will be approximately $20,000. No awards will be made for proposals requiring less than nine months of on-site research.

December 1
Social Science Research Council
SSRC--JSPS Fellowship Program: Dissertation Fellowships
Email: japan@ssrc.org
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/jsps-fellowship/
SYNOPSIS: The JSPS Fellowship Programs for US researchers provide promising and highly qualified recent PhDs (and ABDs—please see eligibility) with opportunities to conduct research in Japan. JSPS guidelines target the applicant who wishes to conduct cooperative research under the leadership of a host researcher, thereby advancing the Fellow's own research and at the same time stimulating Japanese academic circles through close collaboration with young Japanese researchers.

November 1
The Getty Grant Program
The Getty Grant Program--Grants for Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Telephone: 310-440-7374
Fax: 310-440-7703
Email:researchgrants@getty.edu
Web Site:http://www.getty.edu/grants/research/scholars/pre_post_fellows.html
SYNOPSIS: Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships provide support for emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research Institute's annual theme. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue research to complete their dissertations or to expand them for publication. Applications are welcome from scholars of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Predoctoral fellows are in residence for the entire academic year (from September to June), and receive a stipend of $25,000. Postdoctoral fellows are also in residence for the academic year and receive a stipend of $30,000. Both fellowships also provide a workspace at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and airfare to and from Los Angeles.

Department of Housing & Urban Development
HUD--Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program
Telephone: 800-245-2691
Fax: 301-519-5767
E-mail: oup@oup.org
Web Site:http://www.oup.org/about/aboutddrg.html
SYNOPSIS: The Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program was created to support applicants researching a wide range of issues. HUD welcomes applications in any academic discipline that can provide policy-relevant insight on research issues encompassed in HUD's mission and program commitments. Up to sixteen dissertation grants will be made in the amount of $25,000 each.

March 1
Institute of Turkish Studies, Inc.
Institute of Turkish Studies Dissertation Writing Grants
Telephone: 202-687-0295
Fax: 202- 687-3780
Email:institute_turkishstudies@yahoo.com
Web Site :http://www.turkishstudies.org
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor offers dissertation writing grants in the field of Turkish studies to Ph.D. candidates in the U.S. Candidates must have completed the research stage of their dissertations and must have certified that they will not be involved in teaching beyond the half time level. Awards will range from $5,000 to $10,000. Funds cannot be used for dissertation research.

March 15
Beta Phi Mu
Beta Phi Mu Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship
Telephone: 850-644-3907
Fax: 850-644-9763
Email:Beta_Phi_Mu@lis.fsu.edu
Web Site: http://www.beta-phi-mu.org/Scholarships/garfield.php
SYNOPSIS: One award is offered for continuing education in the applicant's pursuit of his/her Ph.D., in the field of Library and Information Science. One $1,000 scholarship is available.

American Psychological Association
APA--Jeffery S. Tanaka,PhD, Memorial Dissertation Award in Psychology
Telephone: 202-336-6050
Email:pubinterest@apa.org
Web Site:http://www.apa.org
SYNOPSIS: The Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) is sponsoring an award for the most outstanding dissertation in psychology which addresses concerns relevant to populations of color. An award of a $500 cash prize, a $300 travel award, and an invitation to the APA Annual Convention is available.

Society for the Psychological Study of Soc. Issues
SPSSI Social Issues Dissertation Award
Telephone: 313-662-9130
Email:spssi@umich.edu
Web Site:http://www.spssi.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewpage&pageid=724
SYNOPSIS: A first prize of $1000 and a second prize of $500 will be awarded to the dissertations that best demonstrate scientific excellence and potential application to social problems, accepted between March 1 and March 1 is eligible.

Educational Testing Service
ETS--TOEFL Doctoral Dissertation Research Award
Telephone: 609-921-9000
Email:toefl@ets.org
Web Site:http://www.toefl.org
SYNOPSIS: Support is provided for doctoral dissertation research that makes a significant and original contribution to knowledge about and/or the use and development of second/foreign language tests and testing. An annual award of $2,500 will be made.

German Historical Institute
AICGS/GHI Flwshps. in Postwar German Hist.--Dissertation Scholarships
Telephone: 202-387-3355
Email:mauch@idt.net
SYNOPSIS: Scholarships are offered to German and American doctoral students who need to us source materials located in the U.S. for their dissertation research. American students applying for these scholarships should be working on topics of German history for which they need to evaluate source materials located in the U.S.

National Tax Association-Tax Institute of America
National Tax Assn.-Tax Inst. of America Doctoral Dissertation Award
Telephone: 202-737-3325
Email:  natltax@aol.com
Web SiteNTA
SYNOPSIS: Support of $2,000 is provided for an outstanding dissertation on any topic in the area of government finance. Two honorable mentions of $1,000 each are also provided. Eligible applicants graduate students at accredited U.S. and Canadian Institutions and individuals who will receive their doctoral degree or its equivalent after July 1, 2009 and before June 2010.

National Science Foundation
SBE--INT--Dissertation Enhanc. - Western Europe (96-14)
Telephone: 703-306-1702
Email:intpubs@nsf.gov
Web Site:NSF
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides funding for doctoral dissertation research at overseas sites in the region of Western Europe, including Iceland. Eligible applicants are graduate students in the sciences who are enrolled at U.S. institutions. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Upjohn (W.E.) Inst. for Employment Res.
Upjohn Institute for Employment Research--Dissertation Award
Telephone: 616-343-5541
Email:award@we.upjohninst.org
Web Site:  Upjohn Inst.
SYNOPSIS: A first prize of $2,000 is offered for the best Ph.D. dissertation on employment-related issues. Up to two honorable mention awards of $750 may also be given. The dissertation may come from any academic discipline, but it must have a substantial policy thrust.

APICS Educational and Research Foundation, Inc.
APICS George & Marion Plossl Doctoral Dissertation Research Flwshp.
Telephone: 800-444-2742
Email:foundation@apics-hq.org
SYNOPSIS: One award of $2,500 recognizes the best doctoral dissertation on important integrated resources management subject. Subjects eligible for competition are Customers and Products; Logistics; Manufacturing Processes; Support Functions; or Integrated Enterprise Management. Dissertations must be approved by the primary thesis advisor, and must not be more than "50%" completed.

National Science Foundation
SBE--INT--Dissertation Enhanc. - Africa, Near East, & So.Asia (96-14)
Telephone: 703-306-1707
Email:intpubs@nsf.gov
Web Site:NSF
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides funding for doctoral dissertation research at overseas sites in the region of Africa, the Near East, and South Asia. Eligible applicants are graduate students in the sciences who are enrolled at U.S. institutions.

Association for Library & Information Science Ed.
ALISE Doctoral Students' Dissertation Competition
Telephone: 703-243-8040
Email:sroger7@ibm.net
Web Site:ALISE
SYNOPSIS: Awards are given for dissertation research on issues in library and information science.
Applicants must be doctoral students who have recently graduated or are about to complete their dissertations. Awards provide up to $500 to defray travel expenses to the sponsor's annual meeting where the recipient will present a summary of the research. Conference fees and membership in ALISE will also be paid.

American Lung Association
ALA--Lung Health Research Dissertation Grant
Telephone: 212-315-8793
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides fellowship support for doctoral research training to individuals who will conduct dissertation research on issues relevant to people with lung disease. Nurses pursuing a doctoral degree in any field may also apply. Awards may be for up to $21,000 per year for up to two years and may cover stipend and research support, but generally not equipment.

International Reading Association
IRA--Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award
Telephone: 302-731-1600 x226
Email:  research@reading.org
SYNOPSIS: $1,000 is provided to recognize outstanding doctoral students who have focused their research in the reading/literacy field or who have conducted related research having implications in reading. Dissertations must have been completed between September and August. Applicants must be members of the International Reading Association.

Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Fndn.--Sub-Saharan Africa Dissertation Internship Awards
Telephone: 212-869-8500
Web Site:Rockefeller Foundation
SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to graduate students who are citizens of sub- Saharan Africa studying in the U.S. or Canada, to return to Africa to conduct doctoral research. Priority is given to research topics in the areas of agriculture, environment, health, life sciences, population, and schooling. Awards are up to $20,000 for projects of at least twelve months in duration.

Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Japan: Japan Studies Dissertation Workshop
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Web Site:SSRC
SYNOPSIS: A dissertation workshop is provided to create a sustained network of advanced graduate students and faculty by providing critical feedback prior to and following dissertation fieldwork. Eligible applicants are full-time advanced graduate students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled at U.S. institutions. In most cases, travel, lodging, and meals will be fully covered.

American Antiquarian Society
AAS--Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellowship
Telephone: 508-755-5221
Email:cfs@mwa.org
Web Site:AAS
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships in any topic relevant to the sponsor ís library collections and programmatic scope of American history and culture through 1876 are provided to extend research and/or revise the dissertation for publication. Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply. The fellowship is $50,400.

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for Intl. Schol. Exch.
CCK Foundation--Fellowships for Post-Doctoral Dissertations
Telephone: 703-903-7460
Email:cckfnao@aol.com
Web Site:http://www.cckf.org/
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships provide support of up to $15,000 to doctoral candidates for the completion of their dissertations. The sponsor supports Chinese studies in the humanities and social sciences.

Health Care Financing Administration
HCFA--Dissertation Fellowship Grants
Telephone: 410-786-6644
Email:chackerman@hcfa.gov
SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to students enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program in social, management, or health sciences to stimulate the involvement of health services researchers in the study of health care financing and delivery issues. The budget of an application must not exceed $21,600 in direct and indirect costs for the entire 12-month project period.

Spencer Foundation
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program
Telephone: 312-337-7000
Email:fellows@spencer.org
Web Site:http://www.spencer.org
SYNOPSIS: Approximately thirty fellowships of $20,000 each are awarded to support the final analysis of the research topic and the writing of the doctoral dissertation on a topic related to education. Eligible applicants must be doctoral program candidates at a graduate school in the U.S.; there are no citizenship restrictions.

Social Science Research Council
SSRC--South Asia: Dissertation Fellowships--Bangladesh
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships are provided for nine to fifteen months of doctoral dissertation research in Bangladesh in the social sciences and humanities. Applicants must expect to complete all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation by the Spring of 1998. Full-time students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in doctoral programs in North America are eligible.

Social Science Research Council
SSRC--South Asia: Dissertation Flwshps.--Bangladesh/Nepal/Pakistan
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships are available in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka for doctoral dissertation research in the social sciences and humanities, including fields such as law, architecture, and urban planning. Eligible applicants are full-time students who are U.S. citizens and are enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States. The total period of support normally cannot exceed twelve months.

American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS--Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies
Telephone: 212-697-1505
Email:grants@acls.org
Web Site:http://www.acls.org
SYNOPSIS: Support for doctoral candidates writing or researching dissertations in the social sciences and humanities relating to Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and the successor states of Yugoslavia. Awards are up to $15,000 for one year plus expenses. Applicant must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Department of Education
OPE--Fulbright-Hays--Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program
Telephone: 202-401-9774
Web Site:DOE
SYNOPSIS: An estimated eighty-seven awards, ranging from $12,000 to $60,000 each are awarded to institutions of higher education to enable graduate students to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern languages and area studies. Projects must focus on Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, East Asia, Eurasia, the Near East, South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and the Western Hemisphere (Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Mexico).

Wilson (Woodrow) National Fellowship Foundation
Woodrow Wilson Johnson & Johnson Dissertation Grants in Women's Hlth.
Telephone: 609-452-7007
Email:sheila@woodrow.org
Web Site:http://www.woodrow.org
SYNOPSIS: Awards of $2,000 are provided to encourage original and significant research on issues related to women's health. This grant is interested in the implications of research for the understanding of women's lives and its significance for public policy or treatment. Applicants are students in doctoral programs who have completed all predissertation requirements in any field of study at graduate schools in the U.S.

National Research Council
NRC--Ford Fndn. Predoctoral/Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities
Telephone: 202-334-2872
Email:infofell@nas.edu
Web Site:NRC
SYNOPSIS: Predoctoral and dissertation fellowships are provided to minorities beginning study toward the Ph.D. or Sc.D. degrees in the behavioral and social sciences, humanities, engineering, mathematics, chemistry, physics and astronomy, earth and computer sciences, and life sciences. Predoctoral awards include a stipend of $14,000 per year and dissertation awards include a stipend of $21,500.

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
AHCPR--Health Services Dissertation Research Grants
Telephone: 301-656-3100
Email:md1@equals3.com
Web Site:http://www.ahcpr.gov
SYNOPSIS: Support of up to $30,000 is provided for health services dissertation research, which supports research undertaken as part of an academic program to qualify for a doctorate. Eligible applicants are doctoral students. Grants are awarded for a period of 12 months or less, but may be awarded for up to 17 months.

American Association of University Women Ed. Fndn.
AAUW American Fellowships--Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone: 319-337-1716 x98
Web Site:http://www.aauw.org
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships of $15,000 are provided for women for the final year of completion of their dissertation writing. Eligible applicants are women who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, who will have completed all course work, passed all preliminary exams for the doctorate, and have their dissertation research proposal approved by November 15, 1998. Applicants in engineering are not eligible.

American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS--Henry Luce Fndn./ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art
Telephone: 212-697-1505
Email:grants@acls.org
Web Site:http://www.acls.org
SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to assist Ph.D candidates in a department of Art History whose dissertation focuses on the history of the visual arts of the United States during any stage of the dissertation research and writing. The award provides $18,500 for a period of one year, beginning the summer prior to the academic year of study.

United States Institute of Peace
USIP--Jennings Randolph Pgm. for Intl. Peace: Dissertation Flwshp.
Telephone: 202-429-3886
Email:jrprogram@usip.org
Web Site:USIP
SYNOPSIS: Peace Scholar awards support the research and writing of doctoral dissertations addressing the sources and nature of international conflict and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Stipends are $20,000 for ten months.

Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Intl. Dissertation Field Research Fellowship Program (IDRF)
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Email:idrf@ssrc.org
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor supports dissertation research in all areas and regions in the world, on issues that transcend the graduate students' area specializations of cultures, languages, economics, politics, and historical experiences. Fellowships provide up to $15,000 for nine to twelve months of study outside the U.S.

National Science Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences  (DDIG) 
Telephone: 703-306-1400
Web Site:  NSF SYNOPSIS:  The National Science Foundation awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences. These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research to improve the overall quality of research. Allowed are costs for doctoral candidates to participate in scientific meetings, to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings, and to expand an existing body of dissertation research.

American Library Association
ALA--Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Telephone: 800-545-2433 x2516
Email:jbriody@ala.org
Web Site:http://www.ala.org
SYNOPSIS: $1,500 is provided to assist doctoral students in the field of academic librarianship with their dissertation research. Applicants must have completed all coursework and have had their dissertation proposals accepted by their institution.

American Occupational Therapy Foundation
AOTF--Dissertation Research Award for Occupational Therapists
Telephone: 301-652-6611 x2554
Web Site:http://www.aotf.org
SYNOPSIS: A $15,000 research award is available to registered occupational therapists and members of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), for support of academic research in the field of occupational therapy and the science of occupation.

Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Southeast Asia Program: Vietnam Dissertation Field Res. Flwshp.
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Email:rosenberg@ssrc.org
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships of up to $15,000 a year are available to support research in Vietnam for periods between 12-24 months. Eligible applicants are graduate students enrolled full-time in PhD programs in any of the social sciences or humanities at accredited universities in the US or Canada. There are no citizenship
restrictions.

Wilson (Woodrow) National Fellowship Foundation
Woodrow Wilson Charlotte Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone: 609-452-7007
Email:sheila@woodrow.org
Web Site:http://www.woodrow.org
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor offers approximately thirty-five fellowships of $15,000 each for completion of research and writing of dissertations pertaining to issues of ethical or religious values in all fields of study and concerned with continuing problems and questions of human life. Eligible applicants are candidates for Ph.D. or Th.D. degrees enrolled in U.S. institutions.

Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Sexuality Research Program: Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org
SYNOPSIS: Dissertation fellowships are provided for social and behavioral research on sexuality conducted in the United States. Students should have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation and be matriculating in a full-time graduate program leading to the Ph.D. in social or behavioral science.  Fellowships will provide $28,000 for twelve continuous months.

National multiple Sclerosis Society
NMSS--Dissertation Flwshps. for MS Health Care Delivery & Policy Res.
Telephone: 212-986-3240
Email:nat@nmss.org
Web Site:http://www.nmss.org
SYNOPSIS: One- and two-year doctoral dissertation fellowships of up to $15,000 per year support health services, psychosocial, or health policy research related to multiple sclerosis. Awards provide up to $15,000 per year, of which up to $10,000 is a student stipend and up to $5,000 is for institutional support. Applicants need not be U.S. citizens.

National Foundation for Jewish Culture
NFJC--Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies
Telephone: 212-629-0500 x216
Email:NFJC@jewishculture.org
Web Site:http://www.jewishculture.org
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor awards approximately seven one-year fellowships to allow graduate students to complete the writing phases of their doctoral dissertations in Jewish studies and related fields. Eligible applicants are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. who have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree except the dissertation. Awards typically range from $7,000 to $9,000.

Department of the Army
U.S. Army Center of Military History Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone: 202-761-5402
Web Site:http://www.army.mil
SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to students who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. degree except the dissertation to conduct research on the history of war on land. The one-year award provides a $9,000 stipend.

Guggenheim (Harry Frank) Foundation
Guggenheim Fndn.--Dissertation Fellowship
Telephone: 212-644-4907
Web Site:http://www.hfg.org
SYNOPSIS: Support is provided for individuals to complete the writing of their doctoral dissertations in any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that will increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance. Fellowships are $10,000 each.

Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute
Truman Library Institute--Dissertation Year Fellowships
Telephone: 816-833-0425 x234
Email:library@truman.nara.gov
Web Site:Truman Library Institute
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships are offered to encourage historical scholarship in the Truman era. Eligible applicants are graduate students who have completed their dissertation research and are ready to begin writing. The fellowship provides a stipend of $16,000 for one year. Fellows are not required to come to Truman Library, but are expected to furnish the Library with a copy of the dissertation.

Social Science Research Council
SSRC--Eurasia Program: Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone: 212-377-2700
Web Site:http://www.ssrc.org
SYNOPSIS: Awards of up to $15,000 are intended to provide support to students who have completed research for their doctoral dissertations. Eligible applicants are U.S. students specializing in any discipline of the social sciences and humanities in the study of the Soviet Union and its successor states.

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for Intl. Schol. Exch.
CCK Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for R.O.C. Students Abroad
Telephone: 703-903-7460
Email:cckfnao@aol.com
Web Site:http://www.cckf.org/
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides grants for Republic of China students abroad to help finance the completion of dissertations. Only students who have graduated from accredited universities or colleges in the Republic of China and who do not have foreign permanent residence status or citizenship are eligible to apply.
Awards provide up to $15,000.

Resources for the Future, Inc.
Resources for the Future--Joseph L. Fisher Dissertation Awards
Telephone: 202-328-5067
Web Site:http://www.rff.org
SYNOPSIS: Fellowships of $12,000 each support doctoral dissertation research on issues related to the environment, natural resources, or energy. Eligible applicants are graduate students of any nationality in the final year of dissertation research.

Ebert (Friedrich) Foundation
Friedrich Ebert Fndn. Pre-Dissertation/Advanced Graduate Fellowships
Telephone: 212-687-0208
Email:fesny@undp.org
Web Site:http://www-fes.gmdd.de/
SYNOPSIS: Awards of DM 1,150 per month are available for five to twelve months of study and research in Germany. Disciplines include political science, sociology, history, and economics. Eligible applicants are U.S. citizens who are U.S. university graduates intending to pursue a doctoral degree and/or participating in a special research project. Expected outcome is a dissertation proposal or completed research.

U.S. Marine Corps
Marine Corps Dissertation Fellowships
Telephone:  703-432-4884
Web Site:  Marine Corp
SYNOPSIS: A single $10,000 dissertation fellowship per academic year, established to memorialize the twentieth Commandant of the Marine Corps, is awarded to a qualified graduate student working on a doctoral dissertation pertinent to Marine Corps history.

July 1
American Physical Society
APS Dissertation Award In Nuclear Physics
Telephone: 301-209-3268
Email:honors@aps.org
Web Site:http://www.aps.org
SYNOPSIS: The award consists of $2,500 and an allowance for travel to the annual Spring Meeting of the Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society, at which the award will be presented.

July 1
Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S.
ACSUS--Distinguished Dissertation Award
Telephone: 202-393-2580
Email:info@acsus.com
Web Site:ACSUS
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides an award to honor outstanding doctoral research on Canada at U.S. institutions. Eligible nominees are deserving students who have completed a doctoral degree between August 2009 and August 2011. Faculty serving on dissertation committees at Universities in the U.S. and individual members of ASCUS may submit nominations. The award consists of an honorarium of $500.