2013 Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge
The Division of Graduate Education at the National Science Foundation challenges STEM graduate students across the nation to submit innovative ideas to prepare them for tomorrow’s opportunities and challenges.
Entries are solicited for ideas with the potential to improve graduate education and professional development. Ideas can be directed toward students, faculty, departments, institutions, professional societies, and/or federal agencies.
Make your voice heard on STEM graduate education!
Deadline: April 15, 2013
Award: $1,000 – $3,000
Center for Great Plains Studies Graduate Fellowship
Any student enrolled in a doctoral program or a terminal-degree master's program in a Great Plains-related discipline on any University of Nebraska campus is eligible to apply to become a GPG Fellow.
Deadline: April 17, 2013, 5:00 PM
Award: Two (or three) years of work space, collegiality and travel support
International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World
The International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World at Harvard University announces the availability of short-term grants to support archival research focused on the common, comparative, and interactive aspects of the lives of the peoples of the Atlantic world, 1500–1825. Grants are primarily intended for travel to enable scholars to reach sources not otherwise accessible rather than to support research in more easily available archives.
Deadline: April 30, 2013
Award: up to $2,000
Mercurians' Pam Laird Research Grant
The Mercurians, a special interest group of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), offers a $1,000 grant to support archival research by a junior scholar in the field of the history of communication technologies (defined broadly).
Graduate students or recent postgraduates (no more than three years beyond the terminal degree in their field) are eligible.
This unique grant fulfills one of the Mercurians’ core missions: the encouragement of scholarship in the history of communication technologies. Please see the Mercurians' website for application details.
Deadline: May 1, 2013
Grand Challenges in Global Health
Grand Challenges Explorations fosters innovation in global health research. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $100 million to encourage scientists worldwide to expand the pipeline of ideas to fight our greatest health challenges.
The grant program is open to anyone from any discipline and from any organization.
Deadline: May 7, 2013
Award: $100,000 – $1m
Ping Doctoral Research Fellowship
This fellowship provides financial support for doctoral research focused on U.S. undergraduate study abroad. This year CIEE would also be pleased to receive applications that are focused on undergraduate study abroad and language acquisition.
Department chairs are invited to nominate qualified doctoral candidates. Visit the CIEE website for details about eligibility, requirements, and the nomination of candidates.
Award: $20,000 for one year
Deadline: May 15, 2013
Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Lab
This program enables qualified graduate students in the physical, life, social and environmental sciences, engineering and mathematics to conduct their master's thesis or PhD dissertation research in residence at the DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory facility.
Deadline: June 1, 2013 for Fall residency
Award: $600/week (+ $125/week housing allowance if permanent residence is more than 60 miles from ORNL)
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Dissertation Award
The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research invites submissions for its annual prize for the best PhD dissertation on employment-related issues. The Institute supports and conducts policy-relevant research on employment, unemployment, and social insurance programs. The dissertation award further pursues this mission. The dissertation may come from any academic discipline, but it must have a substantial policy component.
Deadline: July 5, 2013
Award: $2,500 first prize; up to two honorable mention prizes of $1,000
UCLA Film & Television Archive Research Stipend
The purpose of the stipend is to:
For more information and to apply online, visit the RSC site.
Deadline: July 29, 2013