FUNDING AT UB:
Plesur Dissertation Travel Award/John Naylor Dissertation Fellowship – These are awarded through the UB History Department. Ask the Director of Graduate Studies for details.
Mark Diamond Research Fund – Up to $2,500 for PhD students, up to $1500 for MA students
Gender Institute – Up to $6,000 for sexuality & gender dissertation projects
Humanities Institute – Up to $6,000 for interdisciplinary/humanities-based dissertation projects
College of Arts & Sciences Dissertation Fellowship – Up to $6,000 for for graduate students who are in the writing stage of their dissertation or MFA project
LARGE, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS:
Social Science Research Council – The SSRC offers several different grants & fellowships, including a pre-dissertation grant, as
well as the international research dissertation fellowship.
The National Endowment for the Humanities – Most of the NEH funding is for faculty, but some is available for advanced graduate students, too.
AHA Grants – Membership required
Western Association of Women Historians – Membership required
Funding for research in Germany (22 listed)
British/British Empire/British Isles studies – NACBS Dissertation Fellowship, Curran & Gale Fellowships for 19thc. British periodicals & newspapers, Larkin Fellowship (Irish studies)
[note: consult the Catalogs/Collections, and/or contact the archivist directly about your project, before applying]
American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowship – Due in the Spring. History of American science & technology. $2,500/month, 1-3 months.
Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon – Due December 31. Stipend & housing included, short and long-term.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Research Travel Grants – March 15 & September 15 deadlines annually. $2,000.
Gotha Research Centre of Erfurt University – Due October 15; 1,100 euros/month, 1-9 months.
Hoover Institution Library & Archives – Due November 1; up to $2,500.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation – Due in October; up to $5,000.
Virginia Historical Society – $500/week
Western Washington University’s Center for Pacific Northwest Studies – Due in early October; up to $1000. Search the Collections.
GRANT WRITING RESOURCES:
Awesome database of fellowships – searchable by discipline, demographic, and degree