Grant Programs for Graduate Students

Below is a partial list of programs that provide travel and research funding for graduate students. Students are encouraged to seek additional sources to support their specific research interests. Additional information can be found at the Laney Graduate School Grant Writing Program website.

Fulbright Scholarship

Campus Deadline: Late August annually (watch for notification from LGS)
Application Deadline: October annually
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Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

Application Available: May annually
Application Deadline: June annually
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IREX Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO)

Research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
Application Deadline: early December annually (see website for details)
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Leakey Foundation

Research Grants
Application Deadlines: January 5th and July 15th
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NIH

NRSA (Institutional National Research Service Awards)
Application Deadlines: January 25, May 25, September 25 (vary per Institute or Center, see website for details)
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NSEP Boren Fellowship

International Study Fellowship
Application Deadline: late January annually (see website for details)
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NSF

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants - Cultural Anthropology
Application Deadlines: January 15 and August 15 annually
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Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants - Biological Anthropology
Application Deadlines: July and March annually (see website for details)
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East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
Application Deadline: mid-November annually (see website for details)
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Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: early November annually (see website for details)
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Social Science Research Council

Variety of research and dissertation funding
Application Deadlines: mostly Fall, see website for details
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Wenner-Gren Foundation

Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
Application Deadlines: May 1 and November 1 annually
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Post-Ph.D. Research Grants
Application Deadlines: May 1 and November 1 annually
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