Fellowships, Grants, Scholarships

Professor Bill North


PLEASE NOTE! Before you check for off-campus opportunities, please visit the Dean's Office Fellowships Page - many great opportunities are available.  The Dean's Office says, "Apply early!" 

The Office of Student Fellowships has added a new comps funding opportunity. They plan to make up to 10 awards of up to $2,000 apiece for students to pursue ‚Äčcomps research over Winter Break. Applications are due October 18th (which draw directly on your comps proposal). Decisions are made before the end of the term. Please send any questions to Marynel Ryan Van Zee, Director of Student Fellowships.

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for 17th & 18th-century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Program Information, E-mail: Fellowship Coordinator, (310) 206-8552.

Edward "Ted" Mullin Memorial Fellowship Prize for Junior History Majors at Carleton

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
or e-mail: infofell@nas.edu
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or national, planning a career in teaching & research at the college or university level. Generous stipends and allowances for fellows and institutions.
All awardees have expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows. Approximately 60 predoctoral, 35 dissertation, and 20 postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the Ford Foundation and adminsitered by the National Research Council of the National Academies. Application deadline dates are the second week in November.

Hearst, William Randolph.
Historic House Internship:
The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum offers summer fellowships for undergraduate or graduate students interested in U.S. history, material culture, historic preservation, museum studies, or museum education. The fellowship provides the opportunity to engage in scholarly research and to participate in the inner-workings of a historic house museum and education department
Full-time for a nine-week period during June and July, and carries a generous stipend for each fellow. Description:
Application Procedures: See Museum website

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Program. The Foundation offers two types of fellowships: Junior Fellowships are awarded to students who are about to complete, or have completed, their undergraduate course of study and plan to begin graduate work on a full-time basis. Junior Fellows have two years to complete their degree. Senior Fellowships are awarded to teachers who wish to undertake work for a graduate degree on a part-time basis through summer and evening classes. Senior Fellows have up to five years to complete their degree. You may attend any accredited institution in the U.S. for either a Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, or Master of Education with an emphasis on American history, government, or political science. 

Library of Congress Fellowships.
The Library of Congress offers many exciting opportunities for those seeking employment, internships or fellowships, or volunteer positions.

Public Policy and International Relations Fellowships Program - Diversity and Leadership in Public Service, Washington, D.C.

Searchable database of assistantships, fellowships, internships, scholarships

Smithsonian Institution Fellowships. Fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution provide students and scholars with opportunities to pursue independent research projects in association with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff. Deadline: January 15.

Washington University in St. Louis. Highly supportive graduate program in History. The Department is growing fast, and traditional strengths in American, British, and European history have been reinforced in new fields of race, gender, colonial and post-colonial history. They encourage pursuit of interdisciplinary approaches and programs, such as American Culture Studies. PhD students normally receive six years' funding. Financial support possibilities: Frankel Fellowship, Heller Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship and Olin Fellowships for Women, multi-year awards include tuition remission; University Fellowships, University Scholarships, up to a full year's tuition remission.


Grants.gov (all government grants and fellowships)

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institutes of Health 

Fulbright Scholars Program 

American Associations of University Women

Smithsonian Fellowships 

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Spencer Foundation

J. Paul Getty Grant Program