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Department of Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences
One Discipline, Four Fields

Funding Opportunities for Faculty and Students

Program

IU deadline

Program deadline

Brief description

American Psychological Foundation Visionary and Weiss Grants

 

5/1/14

Faculty or graduates—fairly wide range of supported topics / areas

Beinecke Scholarship

Submit via Honors College

2/21/14

Apply as UG junior via campus liaison Matthew R. Auer, Honors College

Boren Fellowship

Submit via OVPIA

1/28/14

Graduates apply via Paul Fogleman, OVPIA; national security focus, overseas and language study

Boren Scholarship

Submit via Overseas Studies

2/5/14
5:00 p.m.

UGs apply via Katie Saur, Overseas Studies; national security focus, overseas and language study

Churchill Scholarship

Submit via
OVPIA

11/11/14

Must be between the ages of 19 and 26, hold a bachelor's or equivalent, not have attained PhD; apply via Paul Fogleman, OVPIA

EPA Star Fellowship

 

Not available at this time

Graduate study in social anthropology, environmental  focus

Fulbright Programs

NA

Varies

For faculty and students, many programs for overseas research, teaching, or both

Ford Foundation Predoctoral  / Dissertation / Postdoctoral Fellowships for Minorities

NA

Varies

3 programs; supports UG, grad, and faculty research; must be a member of a designated minority group

Glenn Black Laboratory Summer Research Fellowships

NA

4/7/14

For graduate students of IUB; send proposals digitally to April K. Sievert, Director, Glenn Black Laboratory of Archaeology April K. Sievert

Goldwater Scholarship

Submit via COAS

1/28/14

UG support; Larry Singell is the IUB faculty representative

Indiana Academy of Science Senior Research Grant

3/1/14 and 9/15/14

3/1/14 and 9/15/14

Small grants for faculty or graduates pursuing scientific research

Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Fellowship

1/21/14

2/4/14

For graduates; focus is on education and income

L.S.B. Leakey Foundation

 

1/5/14 and 7/15/13

For faculty and grads; research into human origins

Luce Scholarship

Submit via OVPIA

11/1/14

New students in Asia Studies; apply via Paul Fogleman, OVPIA

Marshall Scholarship

 

Pending

Finances American grads studying for a degree in the United Kingdom

Mazuri Exotic Animal Nutrition Grant

 

Pending

Faculty and graduates

Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

NA

Pending

Archival research funding

Mellon / ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

 

Pending

Supports dissertation research

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant programs

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Various programs available for faculty and graduates

Mitchell Scholarship

Pending

Pending

Finances 1 year postgraduate study in Ireland

NASA Graduate Student Research Fellowship

Pending

Pending

Internship at NASA for up to 3 years, Masters/ PhD, NASA-related STEM research

The Nacey Maggioncalda Foundation Grants for Researchers and Grants for Students

 

2/28/14 for students 9/15/14 and 1/15/15 for researchers

2 programs for faculty and 1 for grads; funds all aspects of primate research

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Pending

Pending

For graduates; focused on bio- and behavioral science

National Institutes of Health

Varies

Varies

Several programs for faculty performing bioanthropological research, at all career stages

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Program-specific deadlines

Program-specific deadlines

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11547/nsf11547.htm AND one of the following: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/arch/suppdiss.jsp (Archaeology), http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/anthro/suppdiss.jsp (Cultural Anthropology), http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/ling/suppdiss.jsp (Linguistics),
http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/phys/suppdiss.jsp (Biological Anthropology)

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Varies

Check website between August and November for 2014 deadlines

Must apply w/no more than 12 months TOTAL graduate study completed (including Masters); Della Cook and Andrea Wiley are contacts in Anthropology

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship

NA

Contact local Rotary Club for info

Graduate recipients must perform as goodwill ambassadors; supports academic study abroad

Charlotte W. Newcomb Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

2014 deadlines pending

2014 deadlines pending

Supports the research of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. 

SSRC / ACLS

 

 

Many grants and fellowships for faculty and students

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research

3/2 and 10/2 annually

3/15 and 10/15 annually

Small grants for graduates pursuing scientific research

Sloan Research Fellowship

rolling

rolling

For early-career faculty; must be nominated by dept. chair or other senior faculty; focus on science, technology and economics

SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship

 

2014 deadlines pending

Dissertation research in social sciences and humanities

Soros Fellowship for New Americans

NA

2014 deadlines pending

New graduates who are US permanent residents or naturalized citizens if born abroad; otherwise children of naturalized citizen parents

Spencer Foundation Dissertation / Postdoctoral Fellowships

NA

2014 deadlines pending

For dissertation or postdoctoral  research involving education

Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant

9/15 annually

10/1 annually

For pre-doctoral research in Latin America

Tinker Foundation Institutional Grant

2/15 and 9/1 annually

3/1 and 9/15 annually

For faculty researching Latin American  democratic governance, education, sustainable resource management, or US policy toward Latin America

Wenner Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

4/15 and 10/15 annually

5/1 and 11/1 annually

All aspects of anthropological research

Other Wenner-Gren programs

2 weeks before agency deadline

Varies

Faculty / postdoctoral programs for research, conferences, writing, and collaboration