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Here are some of the Humanities scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship

One-year support for women who will have earned a doctoral degree by November 15. Sixteen fellowships are available: four each in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, one unrestricted, and one designated for a woman from an underrepresented minority group in any field. Designed to assist scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education. Tenured professors are not eligible.

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Fellowships for Advanced Multi-country Research

Criteria: * Open to doctoral candidates and established scholars with U.S. citizenship, as individuals or as teams. Open to scholars pursuing research on broad questions of multi-country significance in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences in countries in the Near and Middle East and South Asia. For information and application, contact CAORC.si.edu; web:). Specific Application for this fellowship: www.caorc.org For further information contact CAORC Phone: (202) 842-8636 Email: caorc@caorc.si.edu

Jewell L. Taylor National Scholarship

Eligibility Before completing a scholarship application, a potential applicant should consider the following eligibility requirements: • Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. • Applicant is currently enrolled in an undergraduate program that will continue into the coming academic year, has been admitted to an undergraduate program for the coming academic year, or has applied for admission to begin undergraduate study. • Applicant is currently pursuing or will pursue a degree in family and consumer sciences or related specialized programs at the undergraduate level and is (or will be) enrolled for the academic year and is making satisfactory progress. • Applicant does meet or is willing to meet the specific requirements of the scholarship. A $5,000 scholarship and up to $1,000 of support for one year of AAFCS membership and participation in the AAFCS Annual Conference will be awarded to no more than one (1) qualified undergraduate student pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences.

Federal Chancellor Scholarship

The Federal Chancellor Scholarship is a part of the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation. This foundation grants research fellowships to foreign scholars who hold doctorates and have not yet reached the age of 40. The Foundation also offers research awards to internationally-recognized foreign scholars of any age, enabling them to spend a lengthy period of research in Germany. Subjects for study include Arts and humanities, business administration and management, fine and applied arts, mass communication and information science, medicine, recreation, welfare, protective services, religion and theology, social, behavioral sciences or law. The purpose of the scholarship is to maintain and foster a close relationship between the United States of America and Germany by sponsoring individuals who demonstrate the potential of playing a pivotal role in the future development of this relationship. For more information, contact: Federal Chancellor Scholarship c/o Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Jean-Paul Strasse 12, Bonn, Bad Bodesberg, D-53173, Germany http://www.humboldt-foundation.de

American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship

One-year support for women who will have earned a doctoral degree by November 15. Sixteen fellowships are available: four each in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, one unrestricted, and one designated for a woman from an underrepresented minority group in any field. Designed to assist scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education. Tenured professors are not eligible.

JCB Short-Term Fellowships

Short-term John Carter Brown Library Fellowships are available for periods of two to four months and carry a stipend of $2,100 per month. These fellowships are open to citizens of the United States and foreign nationals who are engaged in pre- or post-doctoral, or independent, research. Graduate students must have passed their preliminary or general examinations at the time of application. The Paul W. McQuillen Memorial Fellowship, the Alice E. Adams Fellowship, the Charles H. Watts Memorial Fellowship, the Barbara S. Mosbacher Fellowship, the Helen Watson Buckner Memorial Fellowship, the Norman Fiering Fund, and the Library Associates Fellowship are open to scholars in any area of research related to the Library’s holdings. Please check the website for more detailed listing of fellowships.

Canadian Studies Graduate Student Fellowship

This program is intended for full-time doctoral students at accredited four-year U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities whose dissertations are related in substantial part to the study of Canada, Canada/U.S. or Canada/North America. Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States and should have completed all doctoral requirements except the dissertation when they apply for a grant. This grant is not renewable.

Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship

The Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship Program was established to increase participation of people of color in professional theater. It is an attempt to break the cycle of exclusion and disengagement that has created a severe schortage of trained minority arts administrators, artisans and technicians. Type: Undergraduate Study Internship Program Class standing Freshman - Sophomore - Junior - Senior - Discipline/Area of Study Arts/Humanities Citizenship U.S. Citizen Permanent Resident Other Visa Status Submission Requirements: Transcripts Current college Letters of Recommendation 2 one academic, one professional Resume Personal Essay responses to specified questions cover letter indicating your interests, interview

Dr. Josephine Chandler Humanities Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & Arts Academic excellence and a commitment to the study of the humanities are the primary criteria for awarding this scholarship. The recipient of the Dr. Josephine Chandler Humanities Scholarship must be majoring in an academic program in one of the following departments: English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, or Philosophy. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and write a one-page statement discussing the importance of the humanities to modern life.

Ann Ferguson Women and Gender Studies Scholarship

Undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees or certificates in women and gender studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Giving limited to western MA.

Bloomsbury Scholarships

Bloomsbury Honor International believes in rewarding its members for their academic, entrepreneurship, and leadership excellence. To do so, scholarships are granted to qualified achievers annually. Upon being accepted into the Bloomsbury Honor International, members are eligible to apply for the scholarships. A selection committee comprised of Senior Officers carefully evaluates each application. Evaluation is based upon numerous factors including academic honours and recognition, current GPA, civil service, leadership experiences, and any accomplishments pertinent to entrepreneurship. All scholarships are only available to current student members of the Bloomsbury Honor International. Categories: - Arts and Humanities - Business and Management - Education - Engineering, Mathematics and Science - Law - Medical and Health - Social Science Eligibility: As an international initiative, we welcome scholarship applications from any country. All students considered for scholarships must be members of Bloomsbury Honor International in good standing. Students must also be enrolled (or plan to enroll) in an undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited institution. Any applications received after the application deadline will not be considered. Criteria: Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of: - Academic achievement relative to specific category - Leadership and entrepreneurship experience - Work experience relative to specific category - Community service - Personal statement of goals and aspirations - Letters of recommendations If selected, necessary information must be received by Bloomsbury Honor International within three weeks of notification date or scholarship will be forfeited.

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