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IARI | Pre-Doctoral Funding Opportunities


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Listed below are various funding opportunities for pre-doctoral student support. This page is continuously updated. If you need assistance with the application process, please contact your faculty advisor.

DEADLINE: Check back in November

Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

DEADLINE: January 15

Research fellowships for enrolled doctoral students at The American Research Center in Egypt

DEADLINE: Application deadline has passed. Check back in the fall.

Ph.D Fellowship Program at Inter-American Foundation(IAF) Grassroots Development

DEADLINE: October 15

Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) at Social Science Research Council/Dissertation Proposal Development


DEADLINE: January 31

Josephine de Karman Fellowship


DEADLINE: January 31

International Security Fellowship Program at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University


DEADLINE: Not yet posted. Check back in the fall.

West African Research Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Competition


DEADLINE: October 14

Fullbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship


DEADLINE: February 1

Residential Research Fellowships Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence at the MacMillen Center

DEADLINE: February 15

Research Grants at the American Historical Association (AHA)


The Anna Sobol Levy Foundation Fellowship

DEADLINE: March 14

Summer Fellowships at Mathematica Policy Research

DEADLINE: May 15, November 4

Research grants at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

DEADLINE: October 1

Field Research Grants Program (Latin American Studies) at the Tinker Foundation Incorporated (TFI)


DEADLINE: Institutional endorsement due mid-October (day TBA)

Luce Scholars Program (Asian Studies) at the Henry Luce Foundation, Inc


DEADLINE: November 1

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans


DEADLINE: November 2014 (day TBA)

Fellowships at the Getty Foundation


DEADLINE: November 19

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

DEADLINE: November 3

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

DEADLINE: December 1

Pre-doctoral Residential Research Fellowships at The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American & African Studies


DEADLINE: January 31

Grants Program for US Citizens at the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS)

DEADLINE: January 31

Humane Studies Fellowships at the Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University


DEADLINE: January 31

Chateaubriand Fellowship- Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) at the French Embassy in the United States



Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship For The Study Of German And European Economic and International Affairs at the American Council on Germany (ACG)