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Funding Opportunities for Dissertation Writing and Doctoral Degree Completion

These funding opportunities provide dissertation writers with financial support for one year facilitating dissertation completion and are usually available to post-field Ph.D. student researchers in the fifth year and beyond.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships
URL: https://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/
Approximate Deadlines: mid- to late October
Source: Extramural

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
URL: http://woodrow.org/fellowships/newcombe/#about
Approximate Deadlines: mid-November
Source: Extramural

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, Dissertation Fellowship

URL: http://www.hfg.org/df/print.htm
Approximate Deadlines: early February
Source: Extramural

Peace Institute, Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship Program
URL: https://www.usip.org/grants-fellowships/fellowships
Approximate Deadlines: mid-December
Source: Extramural

Institute of Turkish Studies, The Dissertation Writing Grant
URL: http://www.turkishstudies.org/grants/grants_competition.shtml
Approximate Deadlines: early March
Source: Extramural

Stanford Humanities Center Graduate Fellowships
URL: https://shc.stanford.edu/fellowships
Approximate Deadlines: early to mid-January
Source: Intramural

Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity Teaching Fellows, Dissertation Fellowships, and Technology and Racial Equality Fellowships
URl: https://ccsre.stanford.edu/graduate-programs/graduate-fellowships
Approximate Deadlines 
Source: Intramural

O'Bie Shultz Dissertation Completion Grant Canadian Studies
URL: https://fsi.stanford.edu/fellowships/george_p_shultz_fellowship_in_canadian_studies
Approximate Deadlines:
Source: Intramural

Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law’s Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
URL: https://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/cddrl-pre-doctoral-and-postdoctoral-fellowships
Approximate Deadlines: September
Source: Intramural

Center for International Security and Cooperation’s Pre-Doctoral Fellowships
URL: https://cisac.fsi.stanford.edu/content/cisac-fellowship-program#nsf
Approximate Deadlines: 
Source: Intramural

Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society
URL: https://pacscenter.stanford.edu/opportunities/fellowships/
Approximate Deadlines: mid-May
Source: Intramural

IRISS Dissertation Fellowships
URL: https://iriss.stanford.edu/funding
Approximate Deadlines: mid-February
Source: Intramural

Bill Lane Center for the American West - Thomas D. Dee II Graduate Fellowship
URL: https://west.stanford.edu/fellowships/thomas-d-dee-ii-graduate-fellowship
Approximate Deadlines: Late April
Source: Intramural

Program in History and Philosophy of Science - Lane Dissertation Fellowship in History of Science and Allied Fields
URL: https://web.stanford.edu/dept/HPST/grants.html
Approximate Deadlines: mid-April
Source: Intramural

Federal Work Study
URL: https://financialaid.stanford.edu/grad/funding/fws.html
Approximate Deadlines: Call circulated by SoHS for Financial Aid Office in early Spring Quarter
Source: Intramural