American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies
Anderson, William Award: For the best doctoral dissertation in the field of state and local politics, federalism, or intergovernmental relations.
Congressional Research Award: The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible.
German Studies Research Grant: This small grant program is designed to promote study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs from an inter- and multi-disciplinary perspective and offers department and/or program chairs the opportunity to nominate highly qualified candidates to DAAD.
Hagley Museum Grants-in-Aid : Intended to support serious scholarly work and enable individuals to pursue advanced study and research in the collections of the Hagley Museum and Library. They are available to both degree candidates and senior scholars, as well as applicants without advanced degrees. Applications are welcome from scholars and writers working independently as well as college and university teachers, librarians, archivists, museum curators, and scholars from fields other than the humanities.
Hagley Museum Henry Belin Du Pont Fellowship : Annual award to allow individual out-of-state scholars to pursue their own research for periods of two to six months in residence at the Hagley Museum and Library. Eligibility: studies related to American economic, business, industrial, and technological history.
Herb Society of America: Open to those who are interested in furthering the knowledge and use of herbs through research in horticulture, science, literature, history, art and/or economics.
Humane Studies Fellowships: Supports the work of outstanding students interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition. The core principles of this tradition include: the recognition of individual rights and the dignity and worth of each individual; protection of these rights through the institutions of private property, contract, and the rule of law, and through freely evolved intermediary institutions; and voluntarism in all human relations, including the unhampered market mechanism in economic affairs and the goals of free trade, free migration, and peace.
Johnson, Lyndon B. Library: Grant-In-Aid of Research: Provides funding to defray living expenses and costs related to conducting research at the LBJ library.
Lasswell, Harold D. Award: For the best doctoral dissertation in the field of policy studies (supported by the Policy Studies Organization).
Madison, James Fellowships: The Fellowships are intended exclusively for graduate study leading to a master’s degree. The proposed plan of graduate study should contain substantial constitutional course work. Fellows are encouraged to choose institutions which offer courses that closely examine the origins and development of the U.S. Constitution, the evolution of political theory and constitutional law, the effects of the Constitution on society and culture in the United States, or other such topics directly related to the Constitution.
Reid, Helen Dwight Award: For the best doctoral dissertation in the field of international relations, law and politics (supported by the Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation).
Schallek, William B. Memorial Graduate Fellowship Award: Granted to students pursuing graduate education in a field or fields relating to the life and times of King Richard III or, more generally, to late fifteenth-century England.
Schattschneider, E. E. Award: For the best doctoral dissertation in the field of American government.
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Award
Starkey, Otis Paul Fund: Supports doctoral dissertations or research papers devoted to regional study or significant problem areas in the United States or its possessions.
Student Environment Management Participation Program at the U.S. Army Environmental Center: Opportunities to participate in research in environmental programs involving cultural and natural resources, restoration, compliance, conservation, pollution prevention, validation, demonstration, technology transfer, quality assurance and quality control, training, information management and reporting, and related programs. Appropriate for: archaeology, biology, chemistry, ecology, engineering, entomology, environmental sciences, forestry, history, information sciences, plant pathology, wildlife biology, zoology, related scientific disciplines.
Taxpayers for Common Sense: Fellowships and Internships: Politically independent, TCS works with members of Congress and the Executive Branch, along with activists of all political philosophies, to cut wasteful government spending and reduce federal subsidies. TCS's dynamic approach bridges the gap between liberals and conservatives to achieve common-sense solutions that stream-line government and make a positive contribution for the taxpayers of today and tomorrow.
Truman, Harry Library Dissertation Year Fellowship: Supports graduate students working on some aspect of the life and career of Harry S. Truman or of the public and foreign policy issues which were prominent during the Truman years. Applicants should have substantially completed their research and be prepared to devote full time to writing their dissertation. Preference will be given to projects based on extensive research at the Truman Library.
Truman, Harry Library Institute Grants Program: Graduate students and post-doctoral scholars are particularly encouraged to apply, but applications from others engaged in advanced research will also be considered. Preference will be given to projects that have application to enduring public policy and foreign policy issues and that have a high probability of being published or publicly disseminated in some other way.
White House Fellows Programs: Annual program to give outstanding, promising Americans the opportunity to receive a firsthand introduction to the workings of government at the highest level. Applicants should be out of school and working in their chosen profession. There are no formal age or educational requirements although candidates called for interviews have tended to range from their mid-twenties to their early forties.