Visit the web site for the
Office of Research and Project Administration
(ORPA) at http://www.princeton.edu/~orpa1/grants/list.htm
for information on many funding opportunities,
including those listed below. Questions may be
directed to Jan Anderson or Lisa Kulp of ORPA
(258-3976 or 258-4958). Grant applications are
available in limited numbers from ORPA unless
American Council of Learned Societies
October 1. Frederick Burkhardt
Residential Fellowships for recently tenured
scholars; ACLS Fellowships.
October 15. National Program for Advanced
Study and Research in China.
November 1. Chinese fellowships for
scholarly development; Contemplative Practice
fellowships; fellowships for postdoctoral research
in East European studies; fellowships for
dissertation research/writing in East European
November 15. Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS
Dissertation fellowships in American art.
November 1. Awards for study in
Scandinavia. Grants and fellowships for up to one
year of advanced study or research in any field in
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden.
Available to US citizens or permanent residents who
have completed their undergraduate education before
summer of 2000, preferably with some ability in
language of host country. Awards range from $3,000
Cancer Research Institute
October 1, April 1. Postdoctoral
fellowship in cancer immunology or general
immunology. Supports immunological research with
special emphasis on tumor immunology. Applicants
must have doctoral degree and conduct proposed
research under sponsor who holds formal appointment
at host institution. Work may be carried out in US
or abroad. Stipends are $35,000 to $41,000 for up
to three years.
CIES Council for International Exchange of
Scholars/Fulbright Scholar Program
November 1. US-Germany International
Education Administrators Program; US-Japan
International Education Administrators Program;
US-Korea International Education Administrators
Program; Fulbright German Studies Seminar.
January 1. NATO advanced research
fellowships and institutional grants.
November 1. 2000-2002 Bliss Prize
Fellowship in Byzantine studies. Covers tuition and
living expenses for two academic years of graduate
study and travel for intervening summer.
November 1. 2000-2001 Fellowships in
Byzantine studies, pre-Columbian studies and
studies in landscape architecture. Junior
fellowships for students who have fulfilled all
preliminary PhD requirements, postdoctoral
fellowships and summer fellowships for projects to
be conducted in residence at Dumbarton Oaks.
November 1. 2000-2001 Project grants
support scholarly work in Byzantine studies,
pre-Columbian studies and studies in landscape
architecture, including archaeological research and
recovery, recording and analysis of materials that
would otherwise be lost. For projects conducted
within 2001 fiscal year; awards are normally $3,000
Open deadline. Proposals considered up to
12 weeks before directors' meetings in late June,
early November and early March. Grants support
initiatives that promote energy efficiency and
renewable energy in six areas: utilities,
buildings, transportation, renewable energy,
integrated issues and US Clean Energy Program.
Harry S. Truman Library Institute
October 1, April 1. Research grants
enable graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and
other researchers to use library's collections for
one to three weeks. Awards of up to $2,500 for
round-trip travel and lodging expenses.
December 1. Undergraduate student grants
for undergraduate students writing college thesis
on Truman-related topic to come to the library and
conduct research. Award of $1,000 to offset costs
for round-trip travel and lodging expenses.
February 1. Dissertation fellowships of
$16,000 to support historical scholarship of public
career of Harry S. Truman or Truman era.
International Research and Exchanges Board
November 1. Individual advanced research
opportunities. Grants for two to 12 months support
research by predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars
(US citizens or permanent residents) at
institutions in Central and Eastern Europe and
Eurasia. Award includes round-trip airfare, stipend
and research allowance.
National Humanities Center
October 15. Lilly Fellowships in religion
and the humanities. Support one academic year of
residential study of religion by senior and
postdoctoral humanistic scholars from fields other
than religion and theology. Awards are $35,000 to
October 15. Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Fellowship in the History of Modern Medicine.
Supports one academic year of residential study by
senior scholar whose work concerns history of
20th-century medicine. Award is $35,000.
National Science Foundation
October 4. Multi-user biological
equipment and instrumentation resources.
October 25. Postdoctoral research
fellowships in microbial biology.
November 1. Postdoctoral research
fellowships in biological informatics.
November 5. Biotic surveys and
November 19. Doctoral dissertation
November 30. Letter of intent for
integrated research challenges in environmental
biology (deadline January 10).
December 15. Ecology, ecosystem studies,
long-term research in environmental biology,
population biology, systematic and population
biology, and ecological studies.
Computer, Information Sciences
October 1. NSF-CNPq collaborative
November 1. Experimental activities;
advanced computational research.
November 5. CISE postdoctoral research
associates in experimental computer science.
December 1. Networking research.
November 15. NSF-NATO post-doctoral
fellowships in science and engineering.
October 14. Formal proposals for advanced
November 4. Graduate research
November 15. Full proposals for informal
October 1. Design and integration
engineering; manufacturing processes and equipment;
operations research and production systems;
engineering CAREER supplement requests; US-Japan
cooperative research in urban earthquake disaster
mitigation; integrative systems; knowledge modeling
and computational intelligence; physical
foundations of enabling technologies.
December 15. Exploratory research on
scalable enterprise systems.
December 1. Preliminary proposals for
October 1. US Japan cooperative research
in urban earthquake disaster mitigation; NSF-CNPq
collaborative research opportunities.
Math, Physical Sciences
October 9. Topology and foundations.
October 10. Analysis.
October 15. Extragalactic astronomy and
November 1. Letter of intent for focused
research groups in mathematical sciences (deadline
November 4. Applied mathematics; topology
November 13. University-industry
cooperative research programs in mathematical
December 1. Proposals due for focused
research groups in mathematical sciences (letter of
intent November 1); planetary astronomy;
December 4. Computational
Social, Behavioral, Economic Sciences
November 1. Analysis of science and
technology resources: personnel, funding, impacts,
outputs and international studies.
Phi Beta Kappa
January 15. Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship
for French Studies. For unmarried women between 25
and 35 years of age who hold doctorate or have
fulfilled all requirements for doctorate except
dissertation and are planning to devote full-time
work to research during fellowship year that begins
September 1, 2000. Award is $20,000.
Open deadline. Grants range from $1,000
to $30,000 for one year of support for painters,
sculptors and artists who work on paper, including
printmakers (not for students or academic
School of American Research
November 15. Resident scholar
fellowships. For humanists and scientists who have
completed their research and analysis and need time
to think and write about topics important to
understanding of humankind. Tenure is September
through May in Santa Fe, NM. Award includes
apartment, office, reference library and stipend of
up to $30,000.
Stanford Humanities Center
November 15. External faculty fellowships
2000-2001. Junior and senior fellowships for
research by members of humanities departments and
other scholars interested in humanistic issues who
have received PhD on or before September 30, 1997.
Award includes up to $25,000 for junior
fellowships, $40,000 for senior fellowships; and
housing and travel allowance.
UCLA Institute of American Cultures
December 31. 1999-2000 post-doctoral and
visiting scholar fellowships in ethnic studies.
Support research on African Americans, American
Indians, Asian Americans or Chicanas/os at four
major research centers with awards of $23,000 to
$28,000 per year.
University of Pennsylvania
October 15. Mellon Postdoctoral
Fellowships in Humanities. Residential fellowships
of $32,000 for one year support projects in
humanistic study and research (except
curriculum-building and performing art). Proposals
should be related to Style, topic for 2000-2001
academic year of Penn Humanities Forum. Open to
untenured scholars awarded PhDs between December
1991 and December 1999.
Zonta International Foundation
November 15. Amelia Earhart Fellowships
for women. Award of $6,000 for graduate study in
aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related
engineering. Applicants must have completed BA and
one year of aerospace-related graduate studies at
time of award.