Post-Grad Funding

American Academy in Rome
The American Academy in Rome is the only American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the fine arts and the humanities. Each year, through a national competition, the Academy awards fellowships in the fine arts and pre- and post-doctoral fellowships in the humanities. Rome prize winners pursue independent projects, which vary in content and scope, for periods ranging from six months to to years at the Academy. Stipends range from $9,000 to $17,800 (depending on the terms of the fellowships) Note: Graduate students may apply for pre-doctoral awards in the School of Classical Studies if the meet other criteria.

American Councils for International Education
Provides support of up to $50,400 for US scholars conducting humanities research in any country of Eurasia and Eastern Europe. Applicants must have a Ph.D or other terminal degree and have a working knowledge of one or more of the languages of Eastern Europe or Eurasia. Application deadline for 2010-2011 is February 15, 2010.

American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
A private, nonprofit organization founded in 1948 by a consortium of educational and cultural institutions to support research on Egyptian history and culture, foster broader knowledge about Egypt among the general public, and promote and strengthen American-Egyptian culture ties. ARCE facilitates research by individuals and American institutions in Egypt. It provides a permanent bas of operations in Cairo for scholars studying Egypt from prehistory to the present day. More than a dozen archaeological teams sponsored by leading US and Canadian museums and universities are assisted annually by our Cairo Center. The scope of programs and activities conducted or supported by ARCE and its IS chapters includes rese4arch fellowships (coordinated by our IS office at Emory University), seminars and public lectures, short courses, educational excursions, archaeological expeditions, conservation projects, and the operation of a research library. ARCE sponsors educational and training opportunities in the US for Egyptian scholars, conservators, and students.
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Canadian Embassy Canadian Studies Graduate Student Fellowships
Provides funding for dissertation research in Canada. The program promotes research in the social sciences and humanities with a view to contributing to a better knowledge and understanding for Canada and its relationship with the US or other countries of the world. Applicants must carry out their own research. Priority topics include trade, economic and business issues; environment; natural resources (energy, fisheries forestry, ect); national and international security, Canadian Values and culture, and communications. Maximum award is 850/month for up to nine months. Citizenship: US or permanent resident. For more information, call (202) 682-7727.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program for Young Professionals
Scholarship program with strong focus on the cultural experience, designed to give participants understanding for life, education, and professional training in Germany. Intended primarily for young adults (18-24) in business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields. Duration: 12 months.

Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES): Fulbright Scholars Program
Works with the US Dept of State to Coordinate the Fulbright Program.

Crane-Rogers Foundation Institutes of Current World Affairs Fellowships

The Institute of Current World Affairs provides promising individuals with a opportunity to develop a deep understanding of an issue, country, or region outside the US and to share that understanding with a wider public. It does this by awarding fellowships at least two years long to young women and men (under 36) who demonstrate initiative, integrity, good communication skills, seriousness of purpose, and enthusiasm for their chosen field. The Institute frees the fellows from the demands and routine of their professional lives and gives them time and resources to explore and to fulfill their intellectual promise through a self designed program of study.

Delaying the Real World Fellowship
Deadline: April 15
This fellowship competition offers $2,500 to the 20 something who proposes the boldest and most fulfilling adventure which may include travel work, or volunteering overseas. Applicants must be between the ages of 21-29, and be a US citizen. There are no educational requirements.

Fulbright Program for U.S. Students
Sponsored by the U.S. Dept of State, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers opportunities for recent graduates, postgraduate candidates, and developing professionals and artists to conduct career-launching study and research abroad.


The Rhodes Scholarship
The Rhodes Scholarship is a prestigious and competitive award for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year.  The Rhodes Trustees provide tuition a living stipend, and the necessary cost of travel to and from Oxford.  students may also apply to recieve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel.

Students in all fields of study are welcome to apply.  They should exhibit personal and intellectual distinction as well as a commitments to world service.

American Rhodes Scholars are selected through a decentralized process by which regional selection committees choose 32 scholars each year from amonf those nominated by selection committees in each of the fifty states.

Rotary World Peace Scholarships
This program offers annually 70 scholarships for 2 year master’s degree or certificate programs in international studies, peace studies, and conflict resolution at one of seven Rotary Centers for international Studies located at prestigious universities around the globe. Check the website for more information regarding eligibility, deadlines, and applications. Type “world peace scholarship” in the search box.

Travel Grants
IRA offers awards and grants in the following categories: children’s literature awards, the IRA literacy award, media awards professional development awards and grants, research awards and grants service awards, teachers awards and grants, and travel grants.