U. Wisconsin Funding List

U. Wisconsin Funding List



                              Second Edition

                         African Studies Program
                     University of Wisconsin-Madison
                           1454 Van Hise Hall
                            1220 Linden Drive
                            Madison, WI 53706
                        Telephone:  608/262-2380
            FUNDING OPPORTUNITES FOR AFRICAN STUDIES STUDENTS                                            

     General Information 
     General Requirements
     Individual Programs

     Committee on Institutional Cooperation Minorities Fellowships
     Ford Minority Fellowships
     E.B. Fred Fellowships
     The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
     Rotary Foundation Scholarships
     Smithsonian Institution Graduate Student Fellowships
     Social Science Research Council
     U.S. Dept. of State African Summer Work/Study Intern Program

     American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships
     Committee on Institutional Cooperation 
     International Studies Fellows Program
     MacArthur Scholarships for Study of the Third World
     Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities 
     NEH Dissertation Grant
     Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace
     Resident Scholar Fellowships
     University of Rochester Frederick Douglass Institute Fellowship    
     Rotary Club International
     Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowships
     Social Science Research Council
     Dissertation Fellowships for Area Research
     MacArthur Foundation Fellowships on Peace and Security in a 
          Changing World
     International Peace and Security Research Workshops Competiton
     Joint Committee on African Studies Fellowships for Training and 
          Dissertation on Agriculture and Health in Africa
     West African Research Association (WARA)
     Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowships for Minority 
          Graduate Students
     Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
     1. Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
     2. Women's Studies Grant for Doctoral Candidates
     Spencer Dissertation Year Fellowships    
     Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies Predoctoral 

     American Association of University Women
     American Council of Learned Societies 
     The Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College
     H.B.Earhart Fellowship
     Fulbright Scholar Program Research and Lecturing in Africa (CIES)
     Robert S. McNamara Fellowships
     National Geographic Society
     Resident Fellowships-School of American Research
     University of Rochester Frederick Douglass Institute
     Rockefeller Foundation Education Re-Entry Program
     Smithsonian Institution
     Social Science Research Council
     Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies 

     African Development Foundation
     American Association of University Women
     American Political Science Association Travel Grants
     Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research
     in Africa (CODESRIA)
     International Center for Research on Women
     International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Graduate Research
     International Peace Scholarship
     Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
     National Science Foundation
     Northwestern University Fellowships
     Radcliffe College-Distinguished International Visitor Program
     Rockefeller Foundation
     Social Science Research Council
     Winrock International
     University of Wisconsin Summer Institute for Agricultural Research
     Woodson Institute Fellowships
     World Wildlife Fund

     African Studies
     Behavioral and Life Sciences
     Foreign Policy
     Forestry Policy
     Human Rights
     International Studies Internships
     International Development
     Language Study
     Natural Resources
     Political Economy
     Political Science
     Women Studies 

     Advanced Opportunity Fellowships
     Hilldale Undergraduate Faculty Research
     Holstrum Environmental Scholarships
     Richard D. Irwin Doctoral Fellowships
     Mellon Fellowships
     Social Science Research Council on the Urban Underclass
     University Fellowship Competition
     Vilas Awards

VIII. OTHER PLACES TO FIND REFERENCE RESOURCES This booklet is updated annually. The information, such as deadlines, amounts of awards, etc. may not be exact, therefore, inquirers should check with funding source for exact dates, etc.. If you have any additions/deletion or suggestions which would be helpful to users of this booklet, please inform Eileen McNamara, African Studies Program, 1454 Van Hise Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706. Tel: 608/262-2380.




General Information

Fulbright offers three different types of grants for graduate study and dissertation research abroad.

1. Fulbright Full Grants provide round-trip transportation, language or orientation courses, tuition, books and maintenance for one academic year in only one country, plus limited health and accident insurance. Full Grants are mostly payable in local currency.

2. Fulbright Fixed Sum Grants provide one fixed sum payment to the grantee in dollars.

3. Fulbright Travel Only Grants are available as a supplement to other funding for individual countries.

Generally, all students who have research projects and are at a pre- dissertation or dissertation level can apply for grants. The deadline for all Fulbright Grants is September 23 for applications received at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For application materials, contact International Studies and Programs, 1411 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: (608) 262-2851. Applications are to be returned to the International Studies and Programs Office, 1411 Van Hise. Fulbright address: U.S. Student Programs Division, Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10017-3580. Tel: 212/984-5330.

General Requirements:

1.   U.S. citizenship.  
2.   Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree before beginning date of 
the grant.   Applicants may not hold a doctoral degree at the time of 
3.   Applicants must have sufficient proficiency in the written and 
spoken language of the host country to communicate with the people and 
to carry out the proposed study.  
4.   Good health. Grantees will be required to submit a satisfactory 
certificate of health from a physician.
5.   Applicants should outline plans or projects in their major fields 
that can be completed in only one country and in one academic year.  
6.   Applicants need to establish contact with the institution and/or
scholars that will be most helpful to their research before applying for 
Fulbright scholarships.

Individual Programs

1992-93 Fulbright Graduate Study and Research Abroad (Institute of International Education) Supports study or research for one academic year. Students may apply to any African country except Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Somalia. Deadline: September 23, 1992.

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Provides assistance for graduate students to engage in full-time Ph.D. dissertation research abroad in modern foreign language and area studies. Deadline: Check with International Studies and Programs for final date.


Committee on Institutional Cooperation- Minorities Fellowships Program

Purpose: To increase the percentage of minority groups (American Indians, Black Americans, Mexican-Americans, and Puerto Ricans) among those who hold Ph.D. degrees in the basic social science disciplines at CIC universities.

Requirement: Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and minority student enrolled in a CIC institution. (Currently enrolled graduate students in the CIC universities are not eligible to apply.) Candidate must hold or will receive a bachelor's degree by August 1993 from a regionally accredited college or university.

Awards: Provides full tuition for the academic year plus an annual stipend of $9, 000. The length of the award is five years. Fellowship recipients must be accepted for admission by at least one of the CIC universities. Deadline: November 1992 and April 1993 for 1993-94. Apply to CIC Minorities Fellowships Program, Kirkwood Hall 111, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405. UW-Madison liaison: Robert Ibarra/Doleta Chapru, Graduate Administration, 217 Bascom Hall, 262 5837 or Professor Thome, 1468 Van Hise Hall. Tel.: 608/262-2811.

Ford Minority Doctoral Fellowships

Purpose: To support minority candidates in a Ph.D. program in the social sciences or humanities.

Requirements: U.S. citizen. The minority candidate must be about to begin graduate study or in the early stages of graduate study (not more than 30 semester hours).

Awards: The fellowship will be a three-year award with an annual stipend of at least $11, 000 plus tuition and fees. Applications are available in September with a deadline usually in November. Check with the Fellowships Office or write to: National Research Council, Fellowship Programs Office, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418. Tel: (202) 334-2872.

E. B. Fred Fellowships

Purpose: To support Ph.D. candidates with a recent, lengthy (at least five years) interruption in their studies.

Requirements: Applicants who have earned more than 12 credits during the interruption period will not normally be considered.

Awards: One semester. Applications are available in the Graduate School Fellowships Office in November and will be due early in February or early March.

The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program

Purpose: To support first year graduate students (with 20 or fewer graduate credits) who intend to obtain a doctoral degree in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.

Requirements: U.S. citizen, permanent resident of U.S.; enrolled as a full-time student in a graduate program in the arts, humanities, social sciences, or in a multidisciplinary program with a focus on one of these three fields.

Awards: One academic year, renewable annually, $10,000. For application forms (available in November), contact Graduate School Fellowships Office, 217 Bascom Hall. Call 262-3695. Deadline: usually February

Rotary Foundation Scholarships of Rotary International

Purpose: To further international understanding among peoples of different countries

Requirements: An applicant must be a citizen of a country in which there is a Rotary club. Appearances before Rotary clubs and school and civic organizations during and after the stay. Ability to speak the language of the country.

Awards: Covers round-trip travel, all academic fees, room and board on campus for one academic year in another country where Rotary clubs are located. Deadline: July 1992. Application must be sent to the local Rotary Club. For more information write: Rotary Foundation, One Rotary Center, 1560 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201.

Smithsonian Institution - Graduate Student Fellowships Purpose: To support research in association with research staff. Awards: Ten weeks, $3,000 (See Section III.)

Social Science Research Council 1. Social Science Research Council/ American Council of Learned Societies - International Predissertation Fellowship Program

Purpose: To support graduate students in the social sciences who need training in area studies to prepare for dissertation work in developing countries by offering individual training fellowships and participation in methodological workshops relating to the development of original data sets and research materials. The program also seeks to promote linkage between disciplinary and regional studies.

Requirements: Candidate must be a Ph.D. student enrolled at one of the selected universities (including the UW-Madison) in early phases of their training with interest in area and language studies. Candidate must work with their disciplinary advisor and an area specialist in the design of a one-to two-year training program at some combination of their home institution and others institutions, conferences, workshops focusing on a part of the developing world.

Awards: To provide 12 months of support for language training, overseas study, and course work in area studies, in addition to living stipends. Awards will not be tenable for dissertation research itself. Application materials will be available in September 1992 from the SSRC and the ACLS, 228 East 45th St., New York, NY 10017, and from the Graduate School, UW-Madison. Tel: 262-5837.

2. Predissertation Research Fellowships-Africa.

Purpose: To support short-term field trips to sub-Saharan Africa to encourage preliminary field research activities, collaboration, and planning for students preparing for dissertation research on Africa. Applications are encouraged from two groups of students: Africanists in disciplines that are currently underrepresented in African studies (economics, humanities, psychology, sociology), and students planning research on issues concerning African agriculture, health or environment.

Requirements: Enrolled in a full-time Ph.D. program at a U.S. university, or U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in such a program abroad. Students must have completed at least one year in a full-time Ph.D. program.

Awards: $2000. These awards may not be used for dissertation research. Deadline: November 1, 1992.

United States Department of State - African Summer Work/Study Intern Program

Purpose: To offer an opportunity for graduate students in African studies to spend the summer working at an American embassy or consulate in Africa.

Requirements: Be a graduate student with a B average or above; students must secure a roundtrip ticket at their own expense.

Awards: Students receive free housing and are compensated at a rate equivalent to a Foreign Service Staff employee FSS 8/1 ($18,986 per year-summer 1992). Deadline: usually November 1. Contact the African Studies Program office 262-2380 or Mary B. Swann, Deputy Director for Public Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520-3340. Tel.: 202/647-7373. FAX: 202/647-6367.


American Association of University Women - Dissertation Fellowships

Purpose: To support women in any field of study who will be completing the writing of their dissertations between July 1993 and June 30, 1994.

Requirements: Applicants are expected to receive a doctoral degree at the end of the fellowship year, have completed all course work, passed all preliminary exams, and have their proposal approved by November 15, 1992.

Awards: $20,000-$25,000. Not intended to fund extended field research. Applications are available from August 1-November 1, 1992. Deadline: November, 1992.

Write: AAUW Educational Foundation, 111 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037-4873. Tel: 202/728-7603.

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) - International Studies Fellows Program (ISF) (Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts)

Purpose: To support foreign language and area research ranging from study at U.S. universities to pre-dissertation research travel abroad and internships with international organizations.

Requirements: Eligible students must be part of the academic consortium of the Universities of Chicago, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin-Madison, Indiana, Michigan State, Northwestern, Ohio State, Pennsylvania State and Purdue Universities. The program is open to American Indians, Black-Americans, Mexican-Americans and Puerto Ricans pursuing a Ph.D. at any of the CIC universities. Also eligible are Asian-Americans who have held CIC Predoctoral Fellowships.

Awards: From $600 up $6,810. ( For address see Section II CIC).

MacArthur Scholarships for Study of the Third World

Purpose: Provides training and research for advanced graduate students planning to write dissertations on issues concerning the Third World.

Requirements: Students are normally in their last year of course work. One year of graduate study is required to apply.

Awards: $12,300. Deadline: March. Contact: International Studies and Programs, 1120 W. Johnson St., UW-Madison. 262-2851.

Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA) Dissertation Research Grants

Purpose: For Ph.D. dissertation research outside the U.S.

Awards: Up to $10,000. Deadline: February 1993. Contact Paul Beckett, 1120 W. Johnson, UW-Madison. Call 262-9895.

National Endowment for the Humanities- Dissertation Grant Purpose: To allow selected graduate students of excellent scholarship in the humanities, who have met all requirements except the dissertation, to do write-up work.

Requirements: be a U.S. citizen, be enrolled as Ph.D. candidate in a field of the humanities, have the dissertation plan approve by the graduate institution and by the dissertation director by late Fall 1992; and have satisfied all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation.

Award: The stipend is $17,500. Two recipients per campus are allowed. The grant may begin between June 1, 1993 and January 1, 1994 and can last from six to twelve months. Deadline: November 16, 1992. For further information, write: Division of Fellowships, Room 316, Dissertation Grants 1993-94, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20506. 202/786-0463.

Jennings Randolph Program for International - Peace United States Institute of Peace

Purpose: Provide support to doctoral students working on topics about international peace and conflict management.

Requirements: All required doctoral work completed except dissertation. Open to persons from all countries. Awards: Approximately $12,000. Deadline: Fall. Write: Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace, U.S. Institute of Peace, 1550 M Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005-1708. Tel.: 202/457-1706.

Resident Scholar Fellowships - School of American Research

Purpose: To support scholars and publishing of original research that contributes to a better understanding of the culture, evolution, and behavior of the human species.

Requirements: Preference given to applicants whose field work or basic research and analysis are complete and who need time to write up their results and whose work is of the broadest, most synthetic, and most interdisciplinary nature.

Awards: Weatherhead Fellowships: Two positions for scholars whose work may be either humanistic or scientific, or who are proposing to write a Ph.D. dissertation. Deadline: December 1, 1992. Contact: Resident Scholar Program, School of American Research, P.O. Box 2188, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2188.

University of Rochester - Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies Fellowship Programs 1. Graduate study: Purpose: Residential program to support four years of graduate study resulting in a Ph.D.

Requirements: Applicants must be accepted into another Ph.D. Program at University of Rochester before being eligible to compete in the fellowship program.

Awards: Four year fellowships for graduate study, with tuition plus academic year stipends ranging from $6,000 to $8,000. There is not a separate degree program in African and African-American Studies.

2. Predoctoral Dissertation Fellowships-stipend of $10,000

Deadline: February 1992. Write: Associate Director for Research and Curriculum, Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African- American Studies, University of Rochester, 302 Morey, Rochester, NY 14627. Tel: 716/275-7235.

Rotary Club International

Purpose: To support graduate study for one academic year in a country where one has not previously lived or studied. The applicant must be a citizen of a country in which there is a Rotary Club. (See Section II.)

Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowships

Purpose: To support dissertation research in residence at the Smithsonian Institution.

Requirements: Completed course work and exams; candidates must have the approval of their universities

Awards: $13,000 per year plus allowances, term: 6-12 months. Contact: Office of Fellowships and Grants, Smithsonian Institution, 955 L'Enfant Plaza, Ste. 7300, Washington, D.C. 20560. Call 202/287-3271.

Social Science Research Council

1. Dissertation Fellowships for Area Research

Purpose: To support doctoral dissertation research from 9-18 months in the social sciences and the humanities. Grants for Africa pertain to the area south of the Sahara; grants for Latin American and Caribbean pertain to the Diaspora; and Near and Middle East grants pertain to North Africa.

Requirements: Students of any citizenship enrolled in a full-time doctoral program in U.S. and U.S. citizens and permanent residents of U.S. enrolled in full-time doctoral programs abroad are eligible.

Awards: Support nine to 18 months of field research in the relevant area. Support is not provided for completion of normal academic requirements for the Ph.D. degree. Applicants are expected to have achieved a level of fluency in African and European languages.

Application forms are available in September. Deadline: usually November (See page 57 of Application Procedure for Area Studies Awards of 1992-93 Social Science Research Council brochure posted on African Studies Program bulletin board). Social Science Research Council, Fellowships and Grants, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158. Tel.: 212/661-0280.

2. MacArthur Foundation Fellowships on Peace and Security in a Changing World

Purpose: To support training and research on the implications for security issues of worldwide cultural, social, economic, and political changes.

Requirements: Applicants should expect to complete all requirements for the doctoral degree except the dissertation by the spring of 1993.

Awards: Stipend between $12,500 and $17,500 per year; Deadline: December 1, 1992. Contact: Social Science Research Council, Program on Peace and Security in a Changing World, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158. Tel: 212/661-0280.

3. International Peace and Security Research Workshops Competition

Purpose: To support small, topical workshops that study established assumptions about security and peace.

Requirements: Individual must have been or is a recipient of a direct or indirect grant from the MacArthur Program on Peace and International Cooperation.

Awards: Grants are up to $5,000. Application deadline: September 15, 1992. New York, NY 10158.

4. Social Science Research Council Joint Committee on African Studies Fellowships for Training and Dissertation Research on Agriculture and Health In Africa (Contingent on funding)

Purpose: To encourage integration of social and natural science perspectives and methodologies for social science Ph.D. candidates whose topics address issues of African agriculture or health.

Requirements: Social science Ph.D. candidates of any nationality who are enrolled in a U.S. university, and social science Ph.D. candidates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled in a university abroad are eligible to apply. Applicants are expected to have a topic, a research site, and preliminary plans for their training. Field work must be carried out in sub-Saharan Africa.

Awards: Provides between six and twelve months of natural or technical science training, subsequent dissertation field work, and write-up. Deadline: December 1, 1992. Application materials are available from the Africa Program FTDR Application Request, Social Science Research Council, 605 Third Ave., New York, NY 10158. Tel: 212/661-0280.

West African Research Association (WARA)

Purpose: Support for doctoral candidates and established scholars in all fields.

Requirements: U.S. citizens. Research in West Africa.

Awards: Fellowships of up to $6000 including travel for three to twelve months. Travel to relevant research resources throughout West Africa region. Affiliated with the West African Research Center, Dakar, Senegal. Deadline: March. Address: Prof. Joseph E. Harris, Box 682, Howard University, Washington, D.C. 20059. Tel: 202/806- 6815/806-6700.

Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin - Fellowships for Minority Graduate Students

Purpose: To encourage minority students to pursue careers in college teaching by supporting dissertation work.

Requirements: U.S. citizens, completed all doctoral work except dissertation, teach one-semester course.

Awards: $22,000, plus housing at Williams College. Deadline: February 1993. Write: John Reichert, Dean of Faculty, Hopkins Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267.

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

1. Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Purpose: To encourage study of ethical or religious values in all fields and to help finance field work during the first year of dissertation writing.

Requirements: Applicants must be Ph.D. candidates at a U.S. graduate schools.

Awards: $12,000 for 12 months. Request application by November 29, 1992, from: Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, P.O. Box 642, Princeton, New Jersey 08542. Tel: 609/924-4666. Deadline: December 1992.

2. Women's Studies Grant for Doctoral Candidates

Purpose: To support research about women, the evolution of women's role in society.

Requirements: Candidates must have completed all predissertation requirements at graduate school in U.S. Applications must be endorsed by the dissertation director and graduate dean.

Awards: Average stipend is $1000. Deadline for requesting information: October 1992. Application deadline: from abroad: October; from U.S.: November 1992. Contact: The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Dept. WS, P.O. Box 642, Princeton, N.J. 08542.

3. Spencer Dissertation Year Fellowships for Research Related to Education

Purpose: To support last full year of basic research and writing that is relevant to education.

Requirements: Applicant must be candidate for a Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree at a graduate school in the U.S. in any academic discipline; be a citizen of U.S. or Canada or permanent resident.

Awards: $15,000 for twelve months. Deadline: November 1992 (abroad); November 1992 (others). Contact: Spencer Fellowships, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, P.O. Box 410, Princeton, New Jersey 08542-0410. Call 609/924-4666.

Woodson (Carter G.) Institute for Afro-American and African Studies Predoctoral Fellowships University of Virginia

Purpose: Residential research fellowships support projects in those disciplines of the humanities and social sciences which concern themselves with Afro-American and African Studies.

Requirements: Applicants for the pre-doctoral fellowships must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation prior to August 1, 1993. Must reside at University of Virginia.

Awards: Two years, Stipend of $12,500. Deadline: December 2, 1992. Write: The Carter G. Woodson Institute, University of Virginia, 1512 Jefferson Park Ave., Charlottesville, VA 22903. (804) 924-3109.


American Association of University Women (See Section III)

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

1. Travel Grants

Purpose: Travel Grants for Humanists to International Meetings Abroad

Eligibility: Grants for Humanists who will read papers or take an active, official part at international conferences outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Awards: Grants to cover travel costs between major commercial airports.

Deadlines: July 1 for meetings scheduled November-February; November 1 for meetings scheduled March -June; March 1 for meetings scheduled July- October.

2. Grants-in-Aid

Purpose: To support significant humanistic research by contributing to the scholar's essential personal expenses for that research. Maximum award: $3,000

Deadline: December

Address: Office of Fellowships and Grants, American Council of Learned Societies, American Council of Learned Societies, 800 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022.

The Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College

1. Bunting Fellowship Program

Purpose: To support women in independent work in academic, professional fields and in the creative arts.

Requirements: Ph.D. scholar in creative writing, visual or performing arts with a record of significant accomplishment.

Awards: $28,000; one year appointment. Deadline: October, 1992. Write: The Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College, Fellowships Office, 34 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138.

2. Peace Fellowship

Purpose: To support women who are actively involved finding peaceful solutions to conflict among groups or nations.

Awards: $ 24,500; one year appointment. Deadline: January 1993.

3. Berkshire Summer Fellowship (funded by The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians)

Purpose: To support women historians at the postdoctoral level working in any field of history, especially junior scholars, to provide access to Boston-area resources.

Awards: $3,000. Deadline: January 1993.

4. The Distinguished International Visitor Program at Radcliffe College (See Section V.)

H.B. Earhart Fellowship Research Grants

Purpose: To support advancement of knowledge through teaching, lecturing and publication.

Requirement: Individual must be associated with an educational or research institution. Submit application proposal not less than 120 days before commencement of the projected work period.

Awards: Each award is for a specific purpose and progress is monitored. Range: $500-$22,500. Write to : Earhart Foundation, 2200 Green Rd., Suite H, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.

Fulbright Scholar Program Research and Lecturing in Africa (CIES)

Purpose: For research and lecturing /research in numerous fields.

Requirements: U.S. citizen, Ph.D., postdoctoral higher education teaching experience.

Awards: three to ten months, monthly stipend and travel allowance. Contact: Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 3400 International Drive, N.W., Suite M-500 Box LAF, Washington, D.C. 20008-3097. Call the International Studies Office at 262-2864. Deadline: August

Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

Purpose: To support post-doctoral work in areas of economic development.

Requirements: Candidates must be a national of a World Bank member country, have at least a Master's degree (candidates for a Ph.D. at the time of application must have completed the degree to accept a Fellowship). Candidates must have a working knowledge of the language spoken in the country where they will carry out the research. Must carry out the research work under the auspices of an adviser in the host institution of choice in a World Bank member country other than his/her own.

Awards: minimum $25,000 for travel, subsistence, insurance and research costs for 12 months. Deadline: December 1992. Write: The McNamara Fellowships Program, Room M-4031, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20433

National Geographic Society-Grants for Scientific Research

Purpose: Grants-in-aid to support basic, original, scientific field research of an environmental nature.

Requirements: Candidates with Ph.D., associated with institution of higher learning.

Awards: $15,000-$20,000. Applications may be submitted anytime. Applicants should allow a minimum of eight months between the date an application is received and the date a decision is reached by the Society's Committee. Contact: Steven S. Stettes, Secretary, Committee for Research and Exploration, National Geographic Society, 17th and M Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.

Resident Fellowships-School of American Research - National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships (See Section III. )

University of Rochester Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies (See Section III.) Stipend from $19,000 to $24,000.

Rockefeller Foundation Scholars on Education Re-Entry Program

Purpose: To assist African scholars who are returning from doctoral studies in the U.S., Canada, or Europe and have interest in issues related to education revitalization and development in sub-Saharan Africa. Special emphasis is placed on the subject of sex differences in school participation and achievement.

Awards: There are no deadlines for submission of proposals which should be addressed to : Scholars on Education Re-Entry Program, The Rockefeller Foundation, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036.

Smithsonian Institution Postdoctoral Fellowships Research in residence from 6 to 12 months. Stipend: $21,000-$26,000. (See Section III)

Social Science Research Council

1. ABE Fellowship Program

Purpose: Abe Fellowship Program which is administered by Social Science Research Council, the American Council of Learned Societies and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership provides support for Japanese and American scholars with a doctorate who are conducting research relevant to one of three themes: global issues, problems common to advanced industrial societies, or issues that relate to improving U.S.-Japan relations. Fellowships will also be awarded for the preparation of new research findings for publication of doctoral dissertations. Deadline: September 15, 1992. For further information, contact: The Abe Fellowship Program, 605 Third Ave., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10158.

2. Grants for Advanced Area Research

Purpose: To support social science research in one country, or comparative research between countries in an area, or comparative research between areas. The Council encourages applications from humanists. especially literature, philosophy, religion, art history, and performance studies. Funds are provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Ford Foundation.

Requirements: U.S. citizens and permanent residents of U.S. or have been residents in U.S. for at least three consecutive years at time of application. If travel to Africa is planned, applicants must try to arrange for affiliation with an African university or research institute. Applicants are encourage to plan collaborative research with African scholars.

Awards: Individual grants of up to $15,000 made for periods of two months up to one year. Applications are available in September. Deadline: December 1, 1992. Write: SSRC, Fellowships and Grants, 605 Third Ave., New York, NY 10158.

3. African Humanities Fellowship

Purpose: To support postdoctoral scholars or advanced predoctoral students in the final stages of dissertation write-up to examine defined areas of inquiry in year-long residencies at Northwestern University. The yearly residential seminar is sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study and Research in the African Humanities. The theme for the 1993-94 seminar will be "Inscriptions of the Material World."

Requirements: No citizenship, residence, or affiliation requirements.

Awards: Deadline: Fall 1992

4. Foreign Policy Studies Advanced Research Fellowships

Purpose: To support innovative research on the interplay of political, economic, social, and international forces that are believed to influence U.S. foreign policy making.

Requirements: Candidates must hold Ph.D. or have professional backgrounds in law, journalism or government. Applicants should have demonstrated their ability to contribute to the research literature through the publication of books or articles.

Awards: support for one to two years of research. Average award: $30,000. Deadline: December 1, 1992. Contact: Social Science Research Council, Program in Foreign Policy Studies, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158.

5. MacArthur Foundation Fellowships on International Peace and Security in a Changing World 1992-93 Visiting Scholar Fellowship

Purpose: To support research in social and behavioral sciences (including history and area studies), the humanities, or physical and biological sciences. This research will focus on the implications for security issues of worldwide cultural, social, economic, and political changes.

Requirements: Candidate must be in the first ten years of postdoctoral career. The fellowship requires new research by candidate and should not be an extension of prior research.

Awards: Stipend will be between $25,000 and $36,000 per year. Deadline: December 1, 1992. Call International Studies Office, 262- 2851.

6. Postdoctoral Fellowships

Purpose: To support postdoctoral researchers who are in the first ten years of their postdoctoral careers.

Requirements: There are no citizenship, residency, or nationality requirements. Most successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. or its equivalent.

Award: A stipend appropriate for the fellow's current salary and the cost of living in the area where the fellow will be working. It will rarely exceed $36,000. Deadline: December 1, 1992.

7. Social Science Research Workshops (see Section III)

Woodson (Carter G.) Institute for Afro-American and African Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships University of Virginia

See Woodson Institute Section IV. Residential fellowships in Civil Rights Studies are available for the support of projects in the humanities and social sciences disciplines which concern themselves with Civil Rights studies including analyses of the origins, process, and outcomes of the twentieth century Black American Civil Rights struggle. Deadline: December 1992, for one year tenure beginning in the Fall of 1993. Stipend: $25,000.


African Development Foundation

Purpose: To support development research by Africans.

Awards: Average grant is $25,000. Contact: The African Development Foundation, Office of Learning and Dissemination, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20036. Tel.: 202/673-3916.

American Association of University Women International Fellowships

Purpose: To provide full-time graduate or post-graduate study or research in the U.S.

Requirements: Only non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. permanent residents are eligible. Applicant must hold a U.S. bachelor's degree before December 1992. Upon completion of studies, recipients must return to their home countries to pursue a professional career.

Awards: $13,000. Applications available: July 15-November 15, 1992. Deadline: December 1992. Write: AAUW Educational Foundation, 1111 Sixteenth Street N.W., Washington, DC 20036-4873.

American Political Science Association Travel Grants for Foreign Nationals Studying Political Science in the U.S.

Purpose: Travel grants to advanced, foreign graduate students enrolled in American universities to enable them to attend the APSA's Annual Meeting.

Requirements: Recipients must be full-time graduate students at U.S. institution. Recipients are not eligible for awards if they are receiving any U.S. government funds for either academic or travel expenses. The department chair must write a letter of support.

Awards: Maximum amount is $300. Deadline: June 14. Foreign Advanced Graduate Student Travel Grant Program, APSA, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.

Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA)

Purpose: To finance the acquisition of literature, data processing or field work needed by graduate students in preparation of their theses.

Eligibility: African students in African universities, particularly those in the social sciences or whose projects involve social or economic analysis.

Award: $3,000 to support 3-12 months of research. Deadline: February and July. Contact Social Science Research Grants, CODESRIA, B.P. 3304, Dakar, Senegal.

International Center for Research on Women Fellows Program

Purpose: To support women professionals and researchers from the Third World for the development of effective policies and programs to increase the economic participation of low-income women in developing countries.

Requirements: Proficiency in English. Candidates must be actively affiliated with an institution to which they will return upon completion of the program.

Awards: Three to four month period in residency at the ICRW Center in Washington, D.C. Write: ICRW, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 302, Washington, D.C. 20036. Deadline: January 1. Tel: 202/797- 0007.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Purpose: To support training in research in a tropical African country to strengthen the corps of specialists for national agricultural research systems in tropical agroecological zones. The research is focused primarily on West and Central Africa.

Requirements: Candidate must be enrolled with financial support in a university anywhere in the world while they are fulfilling the academic requirements for an M.Sc. or Ph.D, and must have completed all the course work.

Awards: Includes cost of transportation to and from IITA at Ibadan, or elsewhere in Africa, free housing and a living allowance, travel costs and per diem for the student's university supervisor to make at least one trip to visit the student at the research site. Duration: one to two years. Selection of new Fellows is made each March and September. Write: Director of Training, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Oyo Road, P.M.B. 5320, Ibadan, Nigeria. Tel,: (234-22)400- 300.

International Peace Scholarship Fund

Purpose: To provide grants-in-aid to women graduate students from foreign countries for study in U.S.

Grants are not given for research unless these students are nearing completion of their degrees.

Requirements: Applicant must be qualified for admission to full time graduate study, working toward a graduate degree in U.S. college or university. Eligibility must be established before applying for grant. Applicant must promise to return to her own country to pursue her professional career. Doctoral students who have complete course work and are working on dissertations only are not eligible as first-time students.

Awards: Additional financial resources must be confirmed before receiving grants-in-aid. Deadline for request for application material is between August 15 and December 15. P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund, P.E.O. Executive Office, 3700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (World Bank Group)

Purpose: To support women researchers (only researchers) from developing countries who are committed to the problems and needs of women and children in their countries.

Requirements: The women candidates must be enrolled in accredited educational institutions in the U.S. and are residing in the U.S. at the time the application is completed and on the date grants are made; they plan to return to their countries within approximately two years of the date on which grants are made; they need financial assistance to complete their course of study (Permanent residents of U.S. and relatives of World Bank staff are ineligible).

Awards: Amounts up to $6,000 and are not renewable. Deadline for request of information: January 15, 1993; completed materials must be returned by February 1, 1993.

National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grants

Purpose: To support developing-country graduate students who are enrolled at U.S. universities and qualified to undertake a dissertation research project.

Awards: Costs can cover field equipment and supplies and travel to and from research sites. No stipend, tuition, fees, or indirect costs are provided. Only projects related to a developing-country problem and approved by a U.S. research advisor are considered for support. Target deadlines: September 1 and March 1. Contact Dr. Edward Murdy 202/653- 5361 (North Africa) and Dr. Frances Li 202/653-5361 (Sub-Saharan Africa), National Science Foundation, Washington,D.C. 20550.

Northwestern University Fellowships for Graduate Training in African Studies

Purpose: To support beginning African Ph.D. candidates who are doing research focussed on Africa.

Requirement: Be admitted to one of seventeen relevant departments.

Awards: Multi-year fellowships. Deadline: September 1, 1992. Write: Program of African Studies, Northwestern University, Rebecca Crown Center, Evanston, Illinois 60208.

The Distinguished International Visitor Program at Radcliffe College

Purpose: To provide support to mid-career or senior women researchers from sub-Saharan Africa to work on issues related to women and development. The grant is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Awards: $15,600 plus funds for travel, housing and research. Six month appointment. Deadline: January 1993.

Rockefeller Foundation Sub-Saharan African - Dissertation Internship Awards Program

Purpose: To support supervised doctoral research in Africa

Requirements: Citizen of sub-Saharan Africa studying in the U.S. or Canada. Priority given to research topics in areas of agriculture, health, and life sciences. Applicants must have finished all course work and exams.

Awards: $24,000. Deadline: October 1, 1992 and March 1, 1993. Write African Dissertation Internships, The Rockefeller Foundation, P.O. Box 47543, Nairobi, Kenya.

Rockefeller Foundation - Scholars on Education Re-Entry Program (see Section IV.)

Social Science Research Council - Foreign Policy Studies Advanced Research Fellowships (See Section V.)

Winrock International Institute for Agricultural DevelopmentAgricultural and Leadership Fellowships for West African Women Professionals

Purpose: To provide support for graduate study for West African women to develop the technical, research, and leadership skills they need in the agricultural development and environmental management of their country.

Requirement: Be enrolled in an African university to pursue a M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree. Write: Director, African Women Leaders in Agriculture and the Environment Program, Winrock International, 1611 North Kent Street, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22209. Tel.: 703/525-9430.

University of Wisconsin - Summer Institute for Agricultural Research

Purpose: To supplement the research training of African students through intensive interaction with leading researchers experienced in African agriculture. Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Eligibility: African Ph.D. candidates at U.S. institutions who are working in the social, biological and physical sciences relating to African food and agricultural issues.

Contact: Summer Institute for Agricultural Research, University of Wisconsin, 240 Agriculture Hall, 1450 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706.

Woodson Institute Fellowships (See Section III.)

World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Purpose: To offer fellowships for graduate study in development- related fields to applicants primarily from developing countries.

Requirements: Candidates must be national of a World Bank member country.

Award: The grant provides full tuition, insurance coverage, support stipend, and travel. Deadline for 1993-94: March 1, 1993. For information and application materials, write: A. Robert Sadove, Graduate Scholarship Program, The World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433.

World Wildlife Fund - The Conservation Foundation Osborn Policy Grants Program

Purpose: To support studies that address issues of natural resources and their role in the economic development of Third World nations.

Requirements: Grants will be awarded to support only the work of nationals of developing countries. Awards: $5,000-$25,000 over a one to two year period. Grants will not support course work or tuition. Contact: World Wildlife Fund & The Conservation Foundation-Suite 500, Osborn Center Forestry Policy Grants, Attn. Matthew Perl, 1250 24th Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20037. (An additional list of sources of financial aid for international students in the U.S. is located in the Reference Department, Room 262 of Memorial Library, UW-Madison).


African Studies: University of Indiana: The J. Gus Liebenow Fellowship for Minority U.S. Students. Write: Dr. Patrick O'Meara, Director, African Studies Program, Woodburn Hall 221, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-8284.

University of Rochester: Frederick Douglass Institute for African and Afro-American Studies. (see Section III).

Anthropology Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthroplogical Research, 220 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 1001-7708. Tel: 212/683-5000

Art: Art History Fellowships-Metropolitan Museum of Art Purpose: The Metropolitan Museum's resources help the applicant accomplish her/his goals.

Awards: $15,000 for pre-doctoral fellows, additional $2,500 for travel. Deadline: November. Fellowship Program, Office of Academic Programs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10028- 0198.

Behavioral and Life Sciences: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society Grants-in-Aid of Research Purpose: To provide support to graduate students including travel to research site and living expenses.

Awards: $600-1,000 Closing dates: February 1, May 1, November 1. Write: Committee on Grants-in-Aid of Research, Sigma Xi Headquarters, 99 Alexander Drive-Box 13975, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.

Business National Doctoral Fellowship Program in Business and Management

Purpose: To support a doctoral student in business and management at one of the participating schools (UW-Madison is included) who plan to pursue faculty careers at U.S. or Canadian schools of business.

Requirement: Citizens of U.S. or Canada.

Awards: $12,000 plus tuition waived at participating schools (non- renewable). Deadline: December 1992.

Contact : National Doctoral Fellowship Program in Business and management, c/o AACSB, 605 Old Ballas Road, Suite 220, St. Louis, MO 63141-7077.

Communications: The Scripps Howard Foundation Purpose: To help graduate students prepare for careers in the communications industry and to advance journalism through research.

Requirements: U.S. citizen or resident alien or holds valid U.S. visa.

Awards: $500-$3,000. Deadline: December 20 (to submit mailing label for application) February 25 (to submit applications) Contact: Scripps Howard Foundation, 1100 Central Trust Tower, P.O. Box 5380, Cincinnati, Ohio 45201. Call (513) 977-3035.

Economics: The Brookings Institution Research Fellowships in Economic Studies

Purpose: Resident fellowships for policy-oriented predoctoral research in economic studies.

Requirements: Nominated by a graduate department not later than December. Nominations should be sent to: Barry Bosworth, The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington D.C. 20036.

Awards: $12,500 for eleven months of research in residence at Brookings and one month of vacation.

Cole Grants-Committee on Research in Economic History Economic History Association grants for research in economic history. Applications will be available in October. Write to: William H. Becker, Secretary Treasurer, The George Washington University, Department of History, Washington D.C. 20052. Tel: 609/924-4666.

Education: Institute of Current World Affairs-Crane-Rogers Foundation, Wheelock House, 4 West Wheelock Street, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755. Tel: 603/643-5548. The Foundation sponsors research on education in China.

Education Policy Fellowship Program -Institute for Educational Leadership Provides support for mid-career leaders in education to learn about public policy while remaining in their full-time professional positions. EPFP is a one-year leadership development activity that operates in 14 states.

Write: The Institute for Educational Leadership, 1001 Connecticut, N.W., Suite 310, Washington D.C. 20036.

Rockefeller Re-Entry Support for African Scholars Pursuing Educational Research (see Postdoctoral Section IV)

Spencer Dissertation Year Fellowships (see Section III Woodrow Wilson National Fellowships Foundation)

Foreign Policy: Foreign Policy Research Institute-Thornton D. Hooper Fellowship in International Affairs Purpose: To promote original research on international issues affecting U.S. interests. The awardee would spend a year in residence at the Institute. Deadline: December 1992. For further information contact: Secretary, Hooper Fellowship Search Committee, Foreign Policy Research Institute, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Forestry Policy: The World Wildlife Fund The Conservation Foundation-Osborn Center Forestry Policy Grants Program. (See Section V)

Human Rights Fellowships Ralph J. Bunche Human Rights Fellowship Program, sponsored by Amnesty International, offers support for projects directed against human rights violations, torture and the death penalty. Fellows work ten months in an Amnesty International regional office. Applicants should be members of a "minority" group including African, Arab, Asian, Latino and Native Americans. Application deadline: March 31, 1992. Information for the Midwest region may be obtained from 53 W. Jackson, #1162, Chicago, IL 60604. Tel: 312/427-2060.

International Studies Internships-CIC International Studies Fellows Program for Minority Ph.D. Candidates For support at an international governmental or nongovernmental organization when relevant to Ph.D. program.

All course work must have been completed. Internships normally will be situated outside the U.S. and last for ten to fourteen weeks.

International Development: MUCIA Summer Internship provides practical experience with agencies specializing in development assistance or support of international programs. The majority of the intern sites are in the Washington, D.C. area.

The program is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in MUCIA universities. Deadline: December. Contact the MUCIA liaison officer: Paul Beckett, International Studies and Programs, 1120 W. Johnson St., UW-Madison.

Language Study: Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (HEA TITLE VI) FLAS

Academic year: Purpose: To support the development of knowledge and international study, and to stimulate the attainment of foreign language acquisition and fluency.

Requirements: U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident admitted to or enrolled in graduate program full time. Fellows must take one language course and one related area studies course each semester.

Awards: Stipend $8,000 for nine months, plus tuition and fees. Applications are available early October from the African Studies Program, 1454 Van Hise Hall. Tel: 262-2380. Deadline: February 1.

Summer: Purpose: For intensive study of an African language (equivalent to one full academic year of study)

Requirements: U.S. graduate students of U.S. permanent residents Awards: $1500 plus all tuition and fees. Language training taken out of the U.S. must be advanced level. Deadline: February.

Foreign Language Enhancement Program (FLEP) awards up to $1500 to cover living expenses incurred while attending any CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) host institution. The Traveling Scholar Program enables graduate student to attend a host CIC institution while paying tuition and fees at their home institution. Deadline: February. UW-Madison contact: Sargent Bush, Jr.

Committee on Institutional Cooperation International Studies Fellows Program for Minority Ph.D. candidates Language and Area Study Grants for intensive language programs in CIC institutions for summer and academic year. Minority candidates include: Black Americans, Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans, and American Indians. Asian Americans who have held CIC Minorities Fellowships are also eligible.

Library: The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Program: African and Middle Eastern Division offers fellowships to qualified college juniors, seniors, and graduate students in a program designed to fit the interests and schedules of the fellows, as well as to serve the mission of the Library. Deadline for Fall 1992: June 1992. Contact Denise Banks, Human Resources Directorate at 202/707-1962.

Natural Resources: E.N. Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station Graduate and post- graduate Research Grants up to $3500 at the Huyck Preserve. Deadline: February 1, 1992. Contact Dr. Richard L. Wyman, Resident Biologist and Director, P.B. Box 188, Rensselaerville, New York 12147. (518) 797- 3440.

Political Economy: Hudson Institute-Herman Kahn Fellowship in International Political Economy

Purpose: To support a policy-oriented research dissertation in the area of international political economy.

Requirements: Completed course work within the last five years and have only dissertation remaining.

Awards: $18,000. Deadline: May 1993. Write to: Neil Pickett, Hudson Institute, Inc., Herman Kahn Center, 5395 Emerson Way, P.O. Box 26-919, Indianapolis, IN 46226.

Political Science: The American Political Science Association-Graduate Fellowships for African-American Students

Purpose: To aid and increase the number of African-American Ph.D.s in political science.

Requirements: Fellows must enroll in doctoral programs in political science in the U.S. and be U.S. citizen.

Awards: Approximately $6, 000 for one year. Deadline: December 1 for the following academic year.

APSA Graduate Fellowships for African-American Students, American Political Science Association, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.

Sociology: The American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program- Research Doctoral Fellowships in Sociology. Purpose: To fund graduate students who have indigenous experience in minority communities to study the sociology of mental health/illness.

Requirements: U.S. citizens and permanent visa residents including but not limited to, persons who are Black, Latino, American Indian, Asian American and Pacific Islanders. Upon Completion ASA fellows are required to engage in behavioral research and/or training for a period equal to the length of support beyond 12 months.

Awards: A stipend of $8,800 is provided plus tuition. Deadline: December 31. Write: Minority Fellowship Program, American Sociological Association, Attn: Frances M. Foster, 1722 N. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. (202) 833-3410.

Women Studies: The Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies Grant for Doctoral Candidates (see section III)

International Center for Research on Women (See section V.)


Advanced Opportunity Fellowship Candidates are nominated by their departments.

Hilldale Undergraduate Faculty Research Fellowships Purpose: To support collaborative research among undergraduate students and faculty.

Requirement: Undergraduate student must have at least a junior standing and have declared a major.

Award: $3,000 to each student and $1,000 to each faculty/staff supervisor. Deadline: February 1992.

Holstrum Environmental Scholarships Purpose: To support a UW-Madison undergraduate of junior standing or above with a declared major to conduct environmental research under the direction of a faculty or instructional academic staff member. For further information, contact Institute for Environmental Studies, 70 Science Hall, Tel.: 263-1796.

Richard D. Irwin Doctoral Fellowships Purpose: To help in the development of qualified teachers in the areas of business and economics to complete their dissertations.

Requirements: Candidates must have completed all work in connection with doctoral degree except writing the dissertation and passing final orals.

Awards: A candidate must be nominated by the Deans of Schools of Business. $2000-$2500. Deadline: February. Richard D. Irwin Foundation, 1818 Ridge Road, Homewood, Illinois 60430.

Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities-The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Purpose: To support exceptionally promising students who are beginning graduate work in preparation for careers of humanistic teaching and scholarship.

Requirements: U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Awards: Deadline: November 1992. UW-Madison campus representative: Ms. Sherry Reames, Department of English, Room 7127 Helen C.White, 263- 3788.

Social Science Research Council Research on the Urban Underclass (Final year)

Purpose: To support research on the structures and processes that cause and overcome conditions and consequences of urban poverty.

Requirements: Faculty or administrators may apply for the support of undergraduate minority research assistants who conduct research in collaboration with faculty. Support may be for individuals or group- based research projects including up to five students. Deadline: December 10, 1992


1. The most complete source of funding is: Annual Register of Grant Support: A Directory of Funding Sources 1991.

2. Funding for Student Research on Western Europe, Second Edition 1991, documents a wide range of funding opportunities for students in the Social Sciences and the Humanities.

3. Selected Scholarships & Fellowships for Students Interested in Africa. This booklet is compiled by Stanford-Berkeley Joint Center for African studies.

4. A Directory of Fellowships, Scholarships & Grants Available in the U.S. To African Women Students and Scholars compiled by Aili Mari Tripp (Women's Studies Research Center Working Paper #15) is available from the Women's Studies Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 209 North Brooks Street, Madison, WI 53715. Telephone: 608/263-2053. Fax: 608/265-2409. The cost is $2.00 (please add $1.25 for U.S. postage). The directory includes support available to both men and women scholars and students.

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Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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