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Other Fellowships

U.S. Navy-Asee Summer Faculty Research Program and Sabbatical Leave Program. The U.S. Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program provides science and engineering faculty members from colleges and universities the opportunity to participate in research at Navy laboratories for a ten week period during the summer break.

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching. To increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Predoctoral fellowships support study toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D.; Dissertation fellowships offer support in the final year of writing the Ph.D. or Sc.D. thesis; Postdoctoral Fellowships offer one-year awards for Ph.D. recipients. Major disciplines eligible for support include the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, engineering sciences, behavioral and social sciences, education, and the humanities.

Michigan Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowships. The Society invites applications from qualified candidates at the beginning of their academic careers, having received the Ph.D. or comparable professional or artistic degree between June 1, 2008 and September 1, 2011.

National Humanities Center Fellowships. The National Humanities Center offers 35-40 residential fellowships for advanced study in all fields of the humanities. Applicants must hold doctorate or equivalent credentials and have a record of publication. The Center provides an environment for individual research and fosters the exchange of ideas among scholars. Both senior and younger scholars are eligible for fellowships, but the latter should be engaged in research well beyond the subject of their doctoral dissertations. Fellowships are for the academic year (September through May). Scholars from any nation may apply. Humanistically inclined individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life may also apply.

Kellogg Institute Residential Fellowships at the University of Notre Dame. Visiting fellows work on individual or joint research projects related to the Institute's themes.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program enables outstanding young American professionals to acquire a high-level, in-depth understanding of the political, economic, and cultural environment of Germany and the EU.

McKnight Scholar Awards to stimulate research in neuroscience especially as it pertains to memory and, ultimately, to a clearer understanding of diseases affecting memory.

Grants (normally $5,000) for Study in Scandinavia from the American-Scandinavian Foundation (Grants are made in all fields).