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American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA), Wiener Laboratory:Wiener Laboratory Fellowships

Deadline: 01/15/2017

Date posted: 06/04/2010

Award: stipend awarded ranges from $20,000 - 30,000

Field: Greece, archeology, physical anthropology, dissertation

Eligibility: Doctoral candidates working on dissertations and scholars holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree

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European Molecular Biology Organization: Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: 12/31/2016

Date posted: 06/10/2010

Award: The fellowships cover travel plus subsistence of the fellow only and not of any dependents. The subsistence rate depends on the country being visited.

Field: molecular biology, Europe, travel, postdoctoral

Eligibility: pre-doctoral scientists who have not yet completed a PhD degree (or equivalent) or scientists who obtained their PhD degree (or equivalent) within the last 10 years.

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Bibliographical Society of America: Fellowship Program

Deadline: 12/01/2016

Date posted: 06/04/2010

Award: $2,000, $3,000, $6,000

Field: books, history, bibliographical inquiry, research

Eligibility: Open - no citizenship restrictions.

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American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Date posted: 10/21/2014

Award: See website

Field: Social Sciences, History, Art, Archeology, Literature, Linguintics

Eligibility: See website

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Mustard Seed Foundation & Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities: Harvey Fellows Program

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Date posted: 06/04/2010

Award: $12,000 renewable for up to two years beyond the initial award

Field: intl economics, journalism, news media, telecommunications, govt, corporate or university-sponsored high-tech research, visual and performing arts, law, corporate and international finance, educational policy; research, teaching, administration

Eligibility: Students entering graduate work at top-ranked universities in above listed fields; The program seeks students who believe that their graduate school education will prepare them to be missionaries to a particular marketplace sector

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National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships-American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Date posted: 09/18/2003

Award: $4,200 per month

Field: Social Science, Prehistory, History, Art, Archaeology, Literature, Linguistics

Eligibility: Scholars who have completed their formal training and plan to carry out research in Turkey. Must be U.S. citizen or three-year residents of U.S. Please consult ARIT headquarters on questions of eligibility.

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Dumbarton Oaks Residential Fellowships in Byzantine Studies, Pre-Columbian Studies, and Garden and Landscape Studies

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Date posted: 08/06/2008

Award: Year-long fellowships beginning at $27,000 including a housing allowance, relocation expenses, and research expenses.

Field: History and Landscape Architecture

Eligibility: Ph.D. degree candidates (or others working on appropriate final degrees) who have fulfilled all preliminary requirements at the time of application and will be working on a dissertation or final project.

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Concrete Research and Education Foundation (ConREF) of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation Fellowships

Deadline: 10/31/2016

Date posted: 05/26/2010

Award: $7,000 ($10,000 for the Charles Pankow Foundation ACI Student Fellowship) educational stipend for tuition, residence, books, and materials

Field: engineering, materials science, architecture

Eligibility: In order to receive an application and be considered for an ACI Foundation Fellowship, you must be nominated by a faculty member who is also an ACI member.

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NSF - Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRIG)

Deadline: 09/09/2016

Date posted: 07/28/2015

Award: 3 to 5 awards up to $100,000

Field: Science and innovation policy

Eligibility: Doctoral Degree-granting universities and colleges accredited in, and having a campus located in, the U.S. acting on behalf of their faculty members. Such organizations are also referred to as academic institutions

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American Academy of Arts & Sciences Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy

Deadline: 08/01/2016

Date posted: 08/21/2008

Award: Stipend is competitive and commensurate with experience

Field: Science, Engineering and Technology

Eligibility: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an area of science or engineering and have some experience or a demonstrated interest in an area related to science and technology policy. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US without Academy sponsorship

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Rhodes Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Date posted: 08/22/2008

Award: R130,000 per annum

Field: Science Departments at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Eligibility: Senior scientists (with a PhD)

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Rhodes University Andrew Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Date posted: 07/21/2004

Award: R60 000 per annum (doctoral) and R40 000 per annum (masters)

Field: Humanities and Social Sciences

Eligibility: Recently awarded a PhD degree preferably form an institution other than Rhodes University

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John W. Kluge Fellowships

Deadline: 07/15/2016

Date posted: 06/10/2010

Award: $4,200 per month from six to twelve months of residential research

Field: humanities, social sciences, architecture, law, american studies, american history, folklife studies

Eligibility: Applicants must be scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years, the degree must be formally awarded by the deadline date; Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals

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NSF Biological Anthropology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Deadline: 07/14/2016

Date posted: 05/09/2014

Award: Est. Total Program funding $400,000

Field: Anthropology

Eligibility: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: - Universities and Colleges - Ph.D. granting universities and colleges accredited in, and having a campus located in, the US acting on behalf of their faculty members.

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Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Deadline: 07/01/2016

Date posted: 06/10/2010

Award: 1st Year: . Stipend-$48,000. Research-$2500. 2nd Year. Stipend-$49,000. Research-$2500. 3rd Year. Stipend-$50,000. Research-$2500

Field: postdoctoral, biomedical science, research, medicine

Eligibility: Candidates who hold Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and are seeking beginning postdoctoral training in basic biomedical research

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CIRI Foundation Scholarship Program: Special Excellence Scholarships

Deadline: 07/01/2016

Date posted: 05/26/2010

Award: $20,000

Field: Varied; however, preference given in the fields of business, education, math, sciences, health services, and engineering

Eligibility: original enrollees of CIRI and the direct lineal descendants (either natural-born or legally adopted) of original enrollees of CIRI.

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Endeavor Scholarships and Fellowships

Deadline: 06/30/2016

Date posted: 05/27/2014

Award: See website for details

Eligibility: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree

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National Potato Council

Deadline: 06/30/2016

Date posted: 05/05/2015

Award: $10,000 to one graduate-level student

Field: Agriculture, Plant Pathology

Eligibility: Must be a US Citizen; Graduate student in Master's degree or higher working to improve the future of the U.S. potato industry

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Abbott & Fenner Scholarships

Deadline: 06/10/2016

Date posted: 08/21/2008

Award: $1,000 scholarships

Field: open

Eligibility: Available to all high school juniors & seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

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National Water Research Institute (NWRI) Fellowship

Deadline: 06/01/2016

Date posted: 08/22/2008

Award: $15,000 fellowship

Field: fields of water science and technology

Eligibility: Masters and Ph.D. students in U.S. universities conducting research related to water resources

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Claude Leon Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: 05/31/2016

Date posted: 08/22/2008

Award: 2 years- R185,000 annum; after having completed their first year of Fellowship, may apply to the Trustees for one travel grant per Fellowship up to a maximum of R25,000 to attend international conferences for the purpose of presenting a paper or poster.

Field: Science, Engineering and Medical Sciences

Eligibility: Post-doctoral awards

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