College of Liberal Arts

COLA Grants Digest: February 3, 2015

Tue, Feb 3, 2015

COLA Grants Digest: February 3, 2015

 

Announcements

 

Recommended Grant Preparation Timeline:For timeline information about working with Liberal Arts Grants Services, please visit: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/grants-contracts/grants-timeline.php

 

COLA Proposal Review Form (required for all proposals submitted through Liberal Arts Grants Services): http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/_files/pdf/grants-contracts/COLA-PRF12-2014v2.pdf _______________________________________________________________________

 

Funding Opportunities

 

Title: Grants

Sponsor: Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund

Deadline: Rolling

Amount: $10,000-$60,000

 

Description: The Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund was established in 1991 in honor of Ruth Schlossberg Landes, Ph.D. (1908–1991) for interdisciplinary research and publications on subjects that were of interest to Dr. Landes during her professional and academic career. Dr. Landes conducted fieldwork among Afro-Brazilians, African-Americans in the United States of America, and American Indians, including the Ojibwa, Potawatomi, and Sioux. Her research topics included, but were not limited to, aging, gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, immigrant and minority populations, culture and education, language and identity, and religion. Grants are available to scholars and other professionally qualified individuals of recognized merit for work toward a doctoral dissertation, for postdoctoral work, or for independent scholarship. Eligibility is limited to United States citizens and permanent legal residents. Awards may be used for research, including field studies, and related expenses, including travel (where appropriate) and living costs over the period covered by the Landes Grant. Publication subventions are available for work resulting from a Landes Grant.

 

How to Apply: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form three weeks before you plan to submit your application.

 

More Info: http://thereedfoundation.org/landes/grants.html

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Title: Contact Funding Project

Sponsor: US-Russia University Partnership Program (UPP)

Deadline: 02/10/2015

Amount: $2,500

 

Description: The Contact stage awards higher education institutions up to $2,500 per partnership to facilitate the collaborative development of Linkage project funding proposals (see below for the Linkage Funding Project description). Contact project funding covers expenses for the establishment of communication channels, conduct of preliminary research or other information-gathering, and organization of meeting(s) between partner institutions. Please note that the only expected output of Contact project funding is a carefully developed Linkage project funding proposal. Contact Projects may include the following activities (but are not necessarily limited by this list): 1) Establishing effective channels of communication with partner institutions (co-applicants); 2) Organizing meetings, seminars, and discussions with partner institutions, including travel-related costs; 3) Organizing in-country meetings, seminars, and discussions with key stakeholders with whom the partners plan to work at both the contact and linkage stages of the project; and 4) Conducting a necessary survey.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by February 10.

 

More Info: http://www.usrussiaupp.org/en/contact-project-funding

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Title: Mellon-Hawai‘i Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Sponsor: The Kohala Center

Deadline: 2/24/2015

Amount: $45,000/$55,000

 

Description: The Mellon-Hawai‘i Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports the work of Native Hawaiian scholars early in their academic careers and others who advance the knowledge of Hawai‘i’s natural and cultural landscape and Hawaiian history, politics, and society. Through the Fellowship Program, doctoral fellows are given the opportunity to complete their dissertations before accepting their first academic posts; postdoctoral fellows are given the opportunity to publish original research early in their academic careers.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by February 24. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://kohalacenter.org/mellon-hawaii

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Title: Course Development Grant

Sponsor: Society for the Preservation of American Modernists (SPAM)

Deadline: 03/11/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: Through an annual series of Course Development Grants, SPAM supports the course development by educators at the college level in the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States. Course Development Grants are intended to expand college and university teaching of the history of support for the arts in the U.S. Applicants, who may come from disciplines other than art history, must demonstrate that the proposed course is entirely new or substantially revised from old course offerings at their school.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by March 11.

 

More Info: http://www.americanmodernists.org/grant_apply.html

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Title: Publication Grants

Sponsor: Society for the Preservation of American Modernists (SPAM)

Deadline: 03/11/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: Through an annual series of Publication Grants, SPAM supports the authorship of articles or books by independent scholars, writers, students and professionals in the following subject areas: the artistic contributions of the American modernists, and the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States. Publication Grants are intended to encourage non-academics to do original research, and to encourage academics to make their research accessible to the public. SPAM will include the work—published or unpublished—in all SPAM research archives and databases. While applications are welcome from all individuals, applicants with a clear and realistic publication plan will be favored by the selection committee.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by March 11.

 

More Info: http://www.americanmodernists.org/grant_public.html

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Title: Hodson-Brown Fellowship

Sponsor: C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience - John Carter Brown Library

Deadline: 03/15/2015

Amount: $20,000 plus housing

 

Description: The Hodson-Brown Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S. history topic are strongly encouraged to concentrate on the period prior to 1801. The fellowship is also open to filmmakers, novelists, creative and performing artists, and others working on projects that draw on this period of history.  Candidates are encouraged to consult the John Carter Brown Library’s collections online prior to submitting an application. The 2015-2016 fellowship award supports two months of research and two months of writing. The stipend is $5,000 per month for a total of $20,000, plus housing and university privileges. The research is conducted at the John Carter Brown Library on the campus of Brown University. The two-month writing period of the fellowship will be at the Starr Center at Washington College in Chestertown during the summer following the research term.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by March 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.washcoll.edu/centers/starr/hodson-brown-fellowship.php

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Title: Margaret Mead Award

Sponsor: Society for Applied Anthropology (SAA)

Deadline: 03/15/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: The Margaret Mead Award is presented to a younger scholar for a particular accomplishment such as a book, film, monograph, or service, which interprets anthropological data and principles in ways that make them meaningful and accessible to a broadly concerned public. The award is designed to recognize a person clearly associated with research and/or practice in anthropology. The awardee's activity will exemplify skills in broadening the impact of anthropology.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by March 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.sfaa.net/about/prizes/distinguished-awards/mead-award/

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Title: Perception, Action, and Cognition (PAC) (PD 09-7252)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 03/25/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: PAC supports research on perception, action and cognition. Emphasis is on research strongly grounded in theory. Central research topics for consideration by the PAC panel include vision, audition, haptics, attention, memory, reasoning, written and spoken discourse, and motor control. The program encompasses a wide range of theoretical perspectives, such as symbolic computation, connectionism, ecological, nonlinear dynamics, and complex systems, and a variety of methodologies including both experimental studies and modeling. The PAC program is open to co-review of proposals submitted to other programs (e.g., Linguistics, Developmental and Learning Sciences, Cognitive Neuroscience, etc). Proposals may involve clinical populations, animals, or computational modeling only if the work has direct impact on basic issues of human perception, action, or cognition. The April proposal window is only for workshop and conference proposals, not for research proposals. Proposals for workshops and conferences that will be held less than one year after submission may be returned without review.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by March 25.

 

More Info: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5686&org=NSF&sel_org=NSF&from=fund

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Title: Language Training Centers Program

Sponsor: Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO)

Deadline: 3/27/2015

Amount: $700,000/15 mos.

 

Description: The Institute of International Education (IIE), acting as the administrative agent for DLNSEO, seeks proposals for a special initiative to provide Foreign Area Officers (FAOs) with professional development and skills enrichment in regional and area studies under the Language Training Centers (LTC) Program. The LTC Program is a Department of Defense (DoD)-funded initiative established in 2011 to accelerate the development of foundational or higher-level expertise in strategic languages and regional studies for DoD personnel by leveraging U.S. institutions of higher education to meet the existing and demonstrated training needs of DoD units, offices, and agencies. Section 529 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010 authorized DoD to establish language training centers at accredited universities to increase DoD’s training capacity in strategic languages and regional area studies for DoD personnel.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by March 27.

 

More Info: http://www.nsep.gov/content/language-training-centers

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Title: Language Legacies Grant Program

Sponsor: The Endangered Language Fund

Deadline: 3/30/2015

Amount: $4,000

 

Description: The Endangered Language Fund provides grants for language documentation and revitalization, and linguistic fieldwork. The work most likely to be funded is that which serves both the native community and the field of linguistics, although projects which have immediate applicability to one group and more distant application to the other will also be considered. Support for publication is a low priority, although it will be considered. Proposals can originate in any country. The language involved must be in danger of disappearing within a generation or two.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Jason Leubner (jsn.leubner@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by March 30.

 

More Info: http://www.endangeredlanguagefund.org/request.php

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Title: Harry S. Truman Library Institute Research Grants

Sponsor: Harry S. Truman Library Institute for National and International Affairs

Deadline: 04/01/2015

Amount: $2,500/1-3 wks.

 

Description: Research Grants are intended to enable graduate students, post-doctoral scholars and other researchers to come to the Harry S. Truman Library for one to three weeks to use its collections. Awards are to offset expenses incurred for this purpose only. 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. The potential contribution of a project to an applicant’s development as a scholar will also be considered. An individual may receive no more than two Research Grants in a five-year period. Applications accepted twice per year in April and October.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://trumanlibraryinstitute.org/research-grants/research-grants/

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Title: Batten, First Union, and Peter Nicolaisen International Fellowships

Sponsor: Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies (ICJS)

Deadline: 04/01/2015

Amount: $2,000-$3,000/mo. plus travel

 

Description: Short-term fellowships are awarded for one or more months, and open to academics from any country, subject to selection by committee.  Successful applicants will be working on Jefferson-related projects. Priority is given to Jefferson-related projects using the "Digital Archeological Archive of Comparative Slavery" or "Getting Word." Fellows are expected to be in residence at ICJS, where they will have access to Monticello's expert staff and research holdings at the Jefferson Library as well as those of the University of Virginia. During their residencies, fellows hold a 45 minute forum on their research projects.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/batten-first-union-and-peter-nicolaisen-international-fellowships

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Title: Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize

Sponsor: Brandeis University

Deadline: 04/01/2015

Amount: $25,000

 

Description: Recipients of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize will have produced a body of published work that reflects scholarly excellence and a lasting contribution to racial, ethnic and/or religious relations anywhere in the world. Recipients need not be American citizens or reside in the United States. To be considered for the Prize, candidates must be formally nominated. Self nominations are not accepted. Nominations must be submitted in writing or by using the online nomination form; they should not exceed 1,000 words.

 

How to Apply: Send nominations directly to the sponsor by April 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the nomination.

 

More Info: http://www.brandeis.edu/gittlerprize/criteria.html

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Title: NASA Fellowship

Sponsor: Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)

Deadline: 04/01/2015

Amount: $17,000

 

Description: The NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology will fund one pre-doctoral or post-doctoral fellow for up to one academic year to undertake a research project related to the history of space technology. The fellowship may support advanced research related to all aspects of space history, leading to publications on the history of space technology broadly considered, including cultural and intellectual history, institutional history, economic history, history of law and public policy, and history of engineering and management. Fellowship funds may not be used to support tuition or fees. The Fellow will be offered opportunities to present research results at SHOT's annual meeting, in SHOT's newsletter, in the electronic version of Technology and Culture, through the SHOT web site, or other outlets as appropriate. Applicants must possess a doctorate in the history of technology or in a closely related field, or be enrolled as a student in a doctoral degree program and have completed all requirements for the Ph.D., except the dissertation, in the history of technology or a related field. Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.historyoftechnology.org/about_us/awards/nasa.html

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Title: Research Report Stipends

Sponsor: IBM Center for The Business of Government

Deadline: 04/01/2015

Amount: $20,000

 

Description: The aim of the IBM Center for The Business of Government is to tap into the best minds in academe and the nonprofit sector who can use rigorous public management research and analytic techniques to help public sector executives and managers improve the effectiveness of government.  We are looking for very practical findings and actionable recommendations - not just theory or concepts - in order to assist executives and managers to more effectively respond to mission and management challenges.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.businessofgovernment.org/content/research-report-stipends-0

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Title: Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Sponsor: German Historical Institute (GHI)

Deadline: 04/01/2015

Amount: $1,900 or $3,200/mo.

 

Description: The GHI awards short-term fellowships to German and American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars in the fields of German history, the history of German-American relations, and the history of the role of Germany and the USA in international relations. These fellowships are also available to German doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars in the field of American history. We especially invite applications from doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars who currently do not receive funding from their home institutions. The fellowships are usually granted for periods of one to six months but, in exceptional cases and depending on the availability of funds, they can be extended by one month. The research projects must draw upon primary sources located in the United States.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.ghi-dc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=287&Itemid=62

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Title: Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence Reduction (NIJ-2015-4052)

Sponsor: Department of Justice - National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Deadline: 04/06/2015

Amount: $50,000-$500,000/3 yrs.

 

Description: NIJ seeks proposals for research and evaluation of programs, practices, and policies designed to reduce firearms violence. This solicitation aims to strengthen our knowledge base and improve public safety by supporting projects with a high potential for accurately measuring the effects of efforts to reduce firearms violence. Such firearms violence reduction efforts may take any of a variety of forms, including but not limited to, those that emphasize law enforcement, prosecution, prevention, public health, or public policy.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 6.

 

More Info: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001153.pdf

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Title: Antarctic Artists and Writers Program (NSF 13-540)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 04/10/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program furnishes U.S. Antarctic Program operational support, and round-trip economy air tickets between the United States and the Southern Hemisphere, to artists and writers whose work requires them to be in the Antarctic to complete their proposed project. The Program does not provide any funding to participants, including for such items as salaries, materials, completion of the envisioned works, or any other purpose. U.S. Antarctic Program infrastructure consists of three year-round stations and numerous austral-summer research camps in Antarctica, research ships in the Southern Ocean, and surface and air transportation. These assets support the artist and writer projects. The main purpose of the U.S. Antarctic Program is scientific research and education. The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program supports writing and artistic projects specifically designed to increase understanding and appreciation of the Antarctic and of human activities on the southernmost continent. The program does not support short-term projects that are essentially journalistic in nature.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 10.

 

More Info: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503518&org=NSF&sel_org=NSF&from=fund

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Title: Joseph H. Fichter Research Grants

Sponsor: Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR)

Deadline: 04/10/2015

Amount: Varies

 

Description: Fichter Research Grants are awarded annually by ASR to members of the Association involved in promising sociological research on women in religion or on the intersection between religion and gender or religion and sexualities. Typically, a total of between $12,000 and $24,000 is available to be awarded annually, and this amount is usually distributed among several of the leading applications in the year’s competition. Dissertation research qualifies for funding, as does postdoctoral research by junior and senior scholars.  Although these grants are open to scholars who are pursuing or currently have a Ph.D. in a range of disciplines, the proposed research must be sociological in nature.  Applicants must also be members of ASR at the time of application.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Jason Leubner (jsn.leubner@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 10.

 

More Info: http://www.sociologyofreligion.com/lectures-papers/fichter-research-grant-competition/

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Title: Research Grants (Letters of Inquiry)

Sponsor: W.T. Grant Foundation

Deadline: 04/14/2015

Amount: $100,000-$600,000/2-3 yrs.

 

Description: The William T. Grant Foundation works to further the understanding of human behavior through research. The foundation supports high-quality research that is relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. The foundation funds research that increases our understanding of: 1) programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes; and 2) the use of research evidence in policy and practice. The foundation seeks research that builds stronger theory and empirical evidence in these two areas and intends for the research it supports to inform change. Research should contribute to a body of useful knowledge to improve the lives of young people.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 14.

 

More Info: http://wtgrantfoundation.org/Grants - apply-research-grants

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Title: Distinguished Fellows Program

Sponsor: William T. Grant Foundation

Deadline: 04/14/2015

Amount: $175,000 (including indirect costs)

 

Description: The Distinguished Fellows Program is designed to increase the supply of, demand for, and use of high-quality research to improve the lives of youth. During the Fellowship, researchers are immersed in a practice or policy setting, and policymakers and practitioners in a research organization. Proposed Fellowships must fit the Foundation’s focus areas. The Foundation is focused on youth ages 5 to 25 in the United States. We fund research that increases our understanding of: 1) programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes; and 2) the use of research in policy and practice.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 14.

 

More Info: http://wtgrantfoundation.org/Grants - apply-wtgrant-distinguished-fellows

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Title: John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED)

Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation (APF)

Deadline: 04/24/2015

Amount: $10,000/$17,000

 

Description: The John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant supports early career psychologists conducting research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children. The Foundation partnered with APF to empower early career psychologists to produce scientifically-based research and programs that could provide models for broad-based applications across the country.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 24.

 

More Info: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/sparks-early-career.aspx?tab=1

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Title: Linkage Project Funding

Sponsor: US-Russia University Partnership Program (UPP)

Deadline: 04/27/2015

Amount: $41,000

 

Description: For the Linkage Project funding competition, UPP invites pairs of US and Russian universities to submit jointly-developed proposals for mutually-beneficial projects that build partnerships between universities in both countries. Linkage Project funding applicants are not required to have participated in the preceding Contact Project competition (see above for Contact Funding Project description). Applications for Linkage Project funding will be reviewed by a panel of external experts and by UPP staff per an announced set of criteria. Competition finalists may apply for a combined total of up to US $41,000 to establish their partnership, with partner universities expected to contribute a combined total of $5,000 in cost-share themselves.  Projects that receive Linkage Project funding may vary in length, but may not exceed twelve months.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 27.

 

More Info: http://www.usrussiaupp.org/en/contact-project-funding

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Title: Fellowships (CFDA 45.160)

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Deadline: 04/30/2015

Amount: $25,200-$50,400

 

Description: Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources in the humanities. Projects may be at any stage of development. Fellowships cover periods lasting from six to twelve months at a stipend of $4,200 per month. The maximum stipend is $50,400 for a twelve-month period.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 30. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/fellowships

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Title: Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan (CFDA 45.160)

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Deadline: 04/30/2015

Amount: $25,200-$50,400

 

Description: Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan's international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. The program encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary in nature. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public’s understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States. Appropriate disciplines for the research include anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology. Awards usually result in articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. The fellowships are designed for researchers with advanced language skills whose research will require use of data, sources, and documents in their original languages or whose research requires interviews onsite in direct one-on-one contact. Fellows may undertake their projects in Japan, the United States, or both, and may include work in other countries for comparative purposes. Projects may be at any stage of development. Fellowships cover periods lasting from six to twelve months at a stipend of $4,200 per month. The maximum stipend is $50,400 for a twelve-month award period.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 30. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/fellowships-advanced-social-science-research-japan

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Title: Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships

Sponsor: Wenner-Gren Foundation

Deadline: 05/01/2015

Amount: $40,000

 

Description: Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships support the writing-up of already completed research. The fellowship is awarded to scholars in the earlier stages of their careers, when they frequently lack the time and resources to develop their research for publication. Scholars with a Ph.D. in hand for no more than ten years (from the application deadline) are eligible to apply. By providing funds for scholars to devote themselves full-time to writing, the Foundation aims to enable a new generation of scholars to publish significant works that will impact the development of anthropology. The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation particularly welcomes proposals that employ a comparative perspective, can generate innovative approaches or ideas, and/or integrate two or more subfields.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by May 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.wennergren.org/programs/hunt-postdoctoral-fellowships

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Please contact the Office of Research grants staff with any questions you have about applying for grants as a COLA faculty member, academic unit, or graduate student or visit our website at http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/grants-contracts/

 

Kathy Thatcher thatcher@austin.utexas.edu

Jason Leubner jsn.leubner@austin.utexas.edu

Vivian Smyrl vsmyrl@austin.utexas.edu

 

 

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