Sabbatical and Fellowship Funding Opportunities

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      Sabbatical and Fellowship Funding Opportunities

The ARTS and HUMANITIES

American Academy in Berlin (Berlin) Fellowships and distinguished visitor awards in history,
economics, poetry, art history, journalism, law, anthropology, musicology, public policy, and
writing, among others, but not mathematics or the hard sciences.

American Association of University Women American Fellowships Fellowships supporting
women finishing research for publication.

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships for humanities and social sciences, and
interdisciplinary work, but not for pedagogy, translation, or most travel.

American Historical Association (Washington, D.C.) One to twelve month fellowships in
American history, 17th & 18th century European history, and history of aerospace.

Andrew Mellon Foundation
   1. Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships Academic year fellowships for tenure-track
      faculty in humanities and social sciences.
   2. Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars (Stanford or
      Can Marino, CA, Chicago, Cambridge or Worcester, MA, Research Triangle Park, NC,
      Princeton, Washington, D.C., Rome or Florence, Italy) Academic year fellowships in
      humanities and social sciences at participating national research centers.

Archaelological Institute of America (Portugal) Resident research and related projects,
colloquia, symposia, and publication on the archaeology of Portugal.

Association for Asian Studies Some small grants administered in China, inner Asian, Japan and
Korean studies, plus a comprehensive catalogue of other funding sources.

Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)
Senior and visiting fellows programs support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the
visual arts.

Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation (Taiwan) Support for scholars from the American region for
research, sabbatical funding, matching funds for conferences, and subsidies for publications on
Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences. Preference to collaborative projects with
counterparts in Taiwan.

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholars) 800 awards for research
worldwide.

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Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, D.C.) One to nine month fellowships for studies
related to the library’s collection.

Fromm Music Foundation Commissioned composition.

Getty Trust (Los Angeles) Three, six, or nine month interdisciplinary residency as a guest
scholar in historical conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts (including sites, buildings,
objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the field.

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Six to twelve month fellowships for mid-career faculty
across the arts and sciences, though not for artists who interpret other people’s work (yes for
composers or choreographers, no for performers or directors of compositions or
choreography).

Howard Foundation $30k support for early mid-career scholars in rotating fields: 2012-13 in
photography, anthropology, and archaeology; 2013-14 in painting, sculpture, the history of art
and architecture; 2013-14 in playwriting, music, theatre studies, musicology and history

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) One term to multi-year visiting member fellowships in
history of arts and sciences (combining humanistic disciplines, from socioeconomic
developments, political theory, and modern international relations, to the history of art,
science, philosophy, music, and literature), math, and natural and social sciences.

Kluge Center at the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.) Resident distinguished chairs and
fellowships for up to one year for research in all areas of the arts and sciences. Topic-specific
funds include astrobiology, political economy, foreign policy and international relations, health
and spirituality, American studies, ethics and American history, and folklife studies.

Leo Baeck Institute New research on German-Jewish culture and history.

National Air and Space Museum Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History (Washington,
D.C.) is a twelve-month fellowship for to scholars with distinguished records of publication who
are working on, or anticipate working on, books in aerospace history.

National Humanities Center (Research Triangle Park, NC) Year-long resident fellowships for
study in the humanities.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (Cambridge, MA) One year residential fellowships for
research in the humanities and social sciences, creative arts, and natural sciences and
mathematics. Opportunities for group applications and cluster studies.

Rockefeller Foundation Residencies (Bellagio, Italy) Month-long residencies for 12 scholars from
all academic disciplines to explore topics relevant to improving life for the poor worldwide OR
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one to three month residencies and fellowships for fine and literary artists whose work is
inspired by global or social issues.

School of American Research (Santa Fe, NM) Nine month residencies for scholars who have
completed their research and analysis in the social sciences, humanities, and Native arts and
who need time to reflect, debate, and write. Of these, one is specifically geared to scholars of
Native American heritage. There is also a two month summer residency for three scholars in
the social sciences, humanities, or arts.

Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, D.C.) One year named residential senior
fellowships in American art, visual crafts and decorative arts, American realism, or international
contexts for American art.

Stanford Humanities Center (Stanford, CA) One academic year residential fellowship as external
faculty in the humanities but not the creative arts. (A single, separate fellowship in creative arts
for practitioners, critics, and scholars.)

The SOCIAL SCIENCES and EDUCATION

American Association of University Women American Fellowships Fellowships supporting
women finishing research for publication.

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships for humanities and social sciences, and
interdisciplinary work, but not for pedagogy, translation, or most travel.

American Political Science Association
  1. Congressional Fellowships for political science, communications, and health policy
      scholars
  2. Centennial Center for Political Science & Public Affairs (Washington, D.C.) Up to one year
      resident visiting scholar in all areas of political science. External funding helpful. Some
      funds available for scholars pursuing Latino/political science, comparative electoral
      politics, women and politics, the American presidency, or public administration.
  3. Additional political science funding sources

Andrew Mellon Foundation
   1. Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships Academic year fellowships for tenure-track
      faculty in humanities and social sciences.
   2. Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars (Stanford or
      Can Marino, CA, Chicago, Cambridge or Worcester, MA, Research Triangle Park, NC,
      Princeton, Washington, D.C., Rome or Florence, Italy) Academic year fellowships in
      humanities and social sciences at participating national research centers.




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Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education Senior fellowships to
research improvements in engineering education.

Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation (Taiwan) Support for scholars from the American region for
research, sabbatical funding, matching funds for conferences, and subsidies for publications on
Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences. Preference to collaborative projects with
counterparts in Taiwan.

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholars) 800 awards for research
worldwide.

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Six to twelve month fellowships for mid-career faculty
across the arts and sciences, though not for artists who interpret other people’s work (yes for
composers or choreographers, no for performers or directors of compositions or
choreography).

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) One term to multi-year visiting member fellowships in
history of arts and sciences (combining humanistic disciplines, from socioeconomic
developments, political theory, and modern international relations, to the history of art,
science, philosophy, music, and literature), math, and natural and social sciences.

Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace (Washington, D.C.) Ten month resident
fellowship to reflect and write on pressing international peace and security challenges.

Kluge Center at the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.) Resident distinguished chairs and
fellowships for up to one year for research in all areas of the arts and sciences. Topic-specific
funds include astrobiology, political economy, foreign policy and international relations, health
and spirituality, American studies, ethics and American history, and folklife studies.

Property and Environment Research Center (Bozeman, MT) free market environmentalism.
       Julian Simon Fellowship for policy-oriented research on natural resource and
environmental conservation.
       Lone Mountain Fellowship to research the role of markets and property rights in
protecting and enhancing environmental resources.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (Cambridge, MA) One year residential fellowships for
research in the humanities and social sciences, creative arts, and natural sciences and
mathematics. Opportunities for group applications and cluster studies.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows (Washington, D.C.) Health care policy
fellowship with a residential experience in Washington, DC, with additional support for
continued health policy leadership development activities for up to one year for mid-career
health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and
healthcare.
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Rockefeller Foundation Residencies (Bellagio, Italy) Month-long residencies for 12 scholars from
all academic disciplines to explore topics relevant to improving life for the poor worldwide OR
one to three month residencies and fellowships for fine and literary artists whose work is
inspired by global or social issues.

Russell Sage Foundation (New York, NY) Ten month residential fellowship in social science.

School of American Research (Santa Fe, NM) Nine month residencies for scholars who have
completed their research and analysis in the social sciences, humanities, and Native arts and
who need time to reflect, debate, and write. Of these, one is specifically geared to scholars of
Native American heritage. There is also a two month summer residency for three scholars in
the social sciences, humanities, or arts.

Social Science Research Council
        Abe Fellowship Three to twelve months of support for research explicitly focused on
policy-relevant and contemporary issues with a comparative or transnational perspective that
draw the study of the United States and Japan into wider disciplinary or theoretical debates.
        Drugs, Security, and Democracy Fellowship Three to twelve months of support for
research on organized crime, drug policy, issues of governance, and associated topics across the
social sciences and related disciplines.
        Islamic Traditions and Muslim Societies in World Contexts Small grants to support public
engagement by academic experts on Islamic traditions and Muslim societies.
        Van Alen Fellows Program Periodic grants for social sciences and architecture to support
work on the intersection between social dynamics and the built environment.

US Institute of Peace
    1. Grants for peace studies, including models for prevention and resolution of conflict, the
        roles of women, religion, economics, or the media, or social, psychological, and physical
        impacts of war.
    2. Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship (Washington, D.C.) Ten month resident fellowship
        to reflect and write on pressing international peace and security challenges.
    3. Additional Fellowships for senior visiting, unpaid guest, Afghan, and Iraq scholars.

William T. Grant Foundation Distinguished fellows program to promote exchange among
researchers and policy-makers whose work affects and improves the lives of young people.

The SCIENCES, ENGINEERING AND MATH

American Association of University Women American Fellowships Fellowships supporting
women finishing research for publication.

American Society for Microbiology Awards, international travel grants, early career fellowships,
and matching funding for international professorships in microbiology.
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Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education Senior fellowships to
research improvements in engineering education.

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (Colorado) Visiting and sabbatical
fellowships in interdisciplinary exploration of earth system sciences.

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholars) 800 awards for research
worldwide.

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Six to twelve month fellowships for mid-career faculty
across the arts and sciences, though not for artists who interpret other people’s work (yes for
composers or choreographers, no for performers or directors of compositions or
choreography).

Ford Foundation Tenured faculty in science, technology, and engineering serve one year with
the state department as science advisors on foreign policy.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) One term to multi-year visiting member fellowships in
history of arts and sciences (combining humanistic disciplines, from socioeconomic
developments, political theory, and modern international relations, to the history of art,
science, philosophy, music, and literature), math, and natural and social sciences.

Research Associates Programs A comprehensive listing of US government-administered science
and technology research conducted through sponsoring institutions.

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (Washington, D.C.) Visiting scientist program for up to
one year in the areas of atomic and molecular physics; infrared, optical, radio, and X-ray
astronomy; planetary sciences; geophysics; solar and stellar physics; and theoretical
astrophysics.




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