Opportunities for scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study for the 2015-16 academic year: Members pursue their own research in a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, for a semester or an academic year. Stipends are provided if appropriate. Extensive resources include offices, libraries, restaurant, housing facilities, and support services. Applicants in all fields of historical research may apply. The institute encourages social scientific work with an historical and humanistic bent and also entertains applications in history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature, and linguistics. Each year there is a general thematic focus that provides common ground for roughly half the scholars; for 2015-2016 the focus will be "Borders and Boundaries." Residence in Princeton is required. Members' only other obligation is to pursue their own research. Scholars must have attained the Ph.D. or equivalent at the time of application and a substantial record of publication. Candidates of any nationality may apply. Scholars are not required to have a current institutional affiliation. Visit the institute's website for more details.
Web site: http://www.hs.ias.edu/mem_announcement
The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation is accepting applications for its fellowships for the 2015-16 year. Fellowships are awarded to early mid-career individuals, those who have achieved recognition for at least one major project, to complete independent projects in the following fields: creative writing (fiction and poetry) and philosophy. Approximately ten fellowships of $33,000 will be awarded. The fellowships are intended primarily to provide artists, scholars, and writers with time to complete their work. They are not intended for publication subsidies, equipment purchase, preparation of exhibits, or to support institutional programs. Candidates establish their eligibility for a Howard Fellowship by answering a series of questions as part of the application process. Visit the foundation's website for more details.
Web site: http://www.brown.edu/initiatives/howard-foundation
11/1/2014: Social and behavioral sciences
The American Psychological Foundation is accepting applications for the Roy Scrivner Research Grants, which support empirical and applied research focused on lesbian, gay, and bisexual family psychology and lesbian, gay, and bisexual family therapy. Up to $12,000 will be awarded for research. Who may apply: advanced graduate students who are in good standing and are endorsed by supervising professor; those with a demonstrated commitment to LGBT family issues; researchers from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences. Visit the foundation's website for more details.
Web site: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/scrivner.aspx