Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies
Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

In 2018, the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs will take place in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Copenhagen, Detroit, Sarajevo and WarsawIntensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore national histories of injustice and resistance—including antisemitism, Islamophobia and racism—as they affect different minority groups today.

John Lewis Fellowship
The John Lewis Fellowship is a new Humanity in Action Fellowship program in Atlanta, Georgia. In partnership with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., Humanity in Action will bring together a group of 30 American and European university students and recent graduates for an intensive program about diversity and civil rights in America. The program honors Congressman John Lewis, an icon of the Civil Rights Movement. 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship Program
Applicants should have graduated from a college or university (with a BA/BS degree) within one year of the application deadline, or be currently enrolled as graduate students.

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program
The Senate Hispanic Research Council is dedicated to strengthening the next generation of young leaders with this enriching fellowship program. Participants in the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholarships and Fellows Program will gain invaluable experience and exposure to the Texas Senate as full-time legislative aides in the Capitol during the 82nd Legislative Session. Each participant is assigned to the office of a state senator or the Lieutenant Governor to perform a variety of legislative tasks. Complementing the work experience, they will meet with local and state leaders for weekly sessions about leadership and policies that shape communities. In addition, Scholars and Fellows receive a monthly stipend to assist with living expenses.

Other Fellowships

Name of Fellowship

Due Date

Website Link/ Requirements


Oct 29- Nov 7


Nov 20

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Nov 1

For Immigrants and Children of Immigrants

Josephine De Karman Fellowship

Jan 31

Funds for Senior Year or Final Year PhD Candidate

The Hertz Foundation

Oct 30

Graduating Seniors and First Year Graduate Students

Physical Biological, and Engineering Sciences

Kress Fellowships

Nov 30

Art History

National Gallery of Art Predoctoral Fellowship Program

Nov 15

Visual Arts

Population Council Biomedical Fellowship

Rolling Basis

 Reproductive Sciences, HIV and AIDS

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School

March 1

Junior majoring in Archaeology

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Nov 15

(One Year- Doctoral Writing)

General Andrew Mellon



(Sep - March)

SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship IDRP

Nov. 4

PhD Candidate

Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Nov. 17

PhD Candidate

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Oct 21

PhD Candidate

AAUW International Fellowship

Dec 8


AAUW Dissertation Fellowship

Nov 15

PhD Candidate

Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

Nov 1

Enrolled in Doctoral Program

Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship

Oct 1

For Poets

Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowship (IAF)

Jan 20

PhD Candidate and research focused on grassroots development in Latin America

Princeton Library Research Grant-

Jan 15

Materials on Portuguese Speaking Cultures, Hellenic Studies

Black Metropolis Research Consortium Short-Term Fellowship

March 31

African American History

Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship

Aug 1

PhD Candidate focused on violence, aggression, and dominance


Varies (Aug- Nov)

Dorothy Danforth Compton



Golden Key International Honours Society


(Requires membership)

National Society of Leadership and Success


(Requires membership)

PEO Fellowship

Nov 20

(Dissertation Writing For Women)

American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program

March 1

PhD Candidate

American Political Science Association


American Sociological Association

Jan 1

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies

PhD Candidates and Post Doc- Dec 1

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Jan 15

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Study

Oct 15

PhD Candidates focused on women and gender studies

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

Oct 1

PhD Candidate

Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art

Oct 21

PhD Candidate in Art History

The Library Company Dissertation Fellowships

Jan 15

PhD Candidates focused on U.S. History

Morris K. Udall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Feb 20

PhD Candidate Focused on Environmental Public Policy or Environmental Conflict Resolution

Other Resources

College degrees for social justice:

University of Texas at Austin Graduate School Fellowships