External Funding Sources
General Funding Sources (Interdisciplinary)
A. National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education and public programs in the humanities.
B. Social Science Research Council
The SSRC sponsors fellowship and grant programs on a wide range of topics, and across many different career stages. Most support goes to predissertation, dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships, offered through annual competitions. Some programs support summer institutes and advanced research grants. Although most programs target the social sciences, many are also open to applicants from the humanities, the natural sciences and relevant professional and practitioner communities. Special emphasis is given to projects with an international focus
C. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)
Through its many programs, this Department of State agency funds efforts to "foster mutual understanding between the United States and other countries through international educational and training programs." These include the Fulbright Scholars program, other fellowships, grants programs and exchange programs for both scholars and students. Please visit the website for program details.
Deadlines: Multiple, by program
D. Initiative Grants to Network Christian Scholars (CCCU)
A three-year grant of $15,000 enables scholars to meet, share research, critique each other's work and plan future individual or collaborative research projects related to a common theme. Approved projects create networks of mutual benefit to all team members and hold promise for dissemination. Preference given to projects that are informed by a Christian faith perspective, including "outstanding students."
Deadline: See website