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Funding Opportunities for Dissertation Research

These research grants and fellowships are designed to fund Ph.D. students conducting approved dissertation research usually in the fourth year and beyond.

Fulbright-Hays
URL: https://bechtel.stanford.edu/overseas-scholarships/scholarships
Source: Intramural

Fullbright Grants
URL: https://bechtel.stanford.edu/overseas-scholarships/scholarships
Source: Intramural

Ford Foundation
URL: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959
Deadline: November
Source: Extramural

Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) Diversity Dissertation Research opportunity Fund (DDRO)
URL: http://vpge.stanford.edu/programs/ddro.html
Deadline: November and April
Source: Intramural

Graduate Research Opportunities (GRO)

URL: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/humsci/cgi-bin/gus/content/current-funding#GRO
Deadline: November and April
Source: Intramural

Wenner-Gren Foundation, Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
URL http://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants
Deadline: November and May
Source: Extramural

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program
URL: https://fellowships.si.edu/fellowship-programs
Deadline: January
Source: Extramural

Smithsonian Institution Latino Studies Fellowship Program
URL: http://www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/LSFELL/LSFELLapp.htm
Deadline: January
Source: Extramural

National Sciences Foundation - Law and Social Sciences program
URl: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/ses/law/lawguide1.jsp
Deadline: January
Source: Extramural

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Doctoral Scholarships, and SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships
URL: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fell...
Deadline: January
Source: Extramural

Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF)
URL: http://vpge.stanford.edu/SIGF/SIGF_apply.html
Deadline: January and March
Source: Intramural

National Science Foundation - Cultural Anthropology program
URL: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/anthro/suppdiss.jsp
Deadline: January and August
Source: Extramural

Susan Ford Dorsey Fellowship for Field Research in Africa
URL: https://africanstudies.stanford.edu/studyfellowships/susan-ford-dorsey-innovation-africa-fellowship
Deadline: July
Source: Extramural

American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowship
URL: http://www.indiastudies.org/research-fellowship-programs/categories-of-f...
Deadline: July
Source: Extramural

National Science Foundation - Archaeology program
URL: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/arch/suppdiss.jsp
Deadline: No deadline
Source: Extramural

Leakey Foundation
URL: http://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/overview
Deadline: January and July
Source: Extramural

Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation Fellowship Program for Environmental Grants
URL: https://www.switzernetwork.org/grant-programs-overview
Deadline: January
Source: Extramural

Center for East Asian Studies Fellowships
URL: http://ceas.stanford.edu/students/fellowships.php
Deadline: February
Source: Intramural

American Institute of Maghrib Studies
URL: https://aimsnorthafrica.org/long-and-short-term-grants/
Deadline: January
Source: Extramural

King Center on Global Development, Graduate Student Research Funding
URL: https://kingcenter.stanford.edu/opportunities/graduate-students/graduate-student-research-funding
Deadline: Late October and Early March each academic year
Source: Intramural