Fall/Spring Brackenridge Research Fellowships (University of Pittsburgh)

The Brackenridge Research Fellowships are named for Hugh Brackenridge, the founder of the University of Pittsburgh.  These fellowships support University of Pittsburgh undergraduates who conduct an independent research project, participate in a weekly seminar in which Fellows present and discuss their projects, and attend a series of (almost) weekly faculty lectures.

Eligibility
Full-time, undergraduate students on the Oakland campus who are sponsored by and working with a full-time faculty member during the Fellowship.  The fellowship is open to students from any field and any class, including freshmen and seniors. See website for further details.

Funding
$800

Application Deadline
Mid-November for Spring awards

Additional Information
http://www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/fall-spring-brackenridge-fellowships

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Brackenridge Summer Research Felowships (University of Pittsburgh)

Brackenridge Summer Research Fellowships are named for Hugh Brackenridge, the founder of the University of Pittsburgh.  These fellowships support undergraduate students on the Oakland campus while they devote themselves to conducting an independent research project under the guidance of a faculty member.

Eligibility
See website

Funding
$3,500

Application Deadline
Early March

Additional Information
http://www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/summer-brackenridge-fellowships

Botstiber Fellowship in Austrian-American Studies

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) is accepting applications for the Botstiber Fellowship in Austrian-American Studies.  The fellowship will be awarded to a scholar or professional who seeks funds for a project that promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between Austria and the United States.

Funding
Up to $30,000

Application Deadline
Late March

Additional Information
http://www.botstiber.org/austrian/fellowships/fellowship.html

Hunt Fellowships: The American Council on Germany

The American Council on Germany supports the work of promising American scholars who are studying important elements of the transatlantic relationship from both historical and contemporary standpoints through the Goldman Fellowships and Hunt Fellowships.

The Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowship for the Study of German History, Politics, Society, and Culture was launched in 2003 to enable promising American academics to probe issues of both historical and contemporary significance.  The fellowship program aims to serve academics in relatively early stages of their careers (including individuals enrolled in PhD programs who are finishing their dissertation).

Eligibility
Candidates must:

  • be 45 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline
  • be a US citizen residing in the United States
  • be pursuing or have completed a PhD
  • have a sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US

Funding
The fellowship covers the cost of pre-approved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany

Application Deadline
Mid-July

Additional Information
http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=opportunities-for-scholars

http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=hunt-fellowships

Goldman Fellowships: American Council on Germany

The American Council on Germany supports the work of promising American scholars who are studying important elements of the transatlantic relationship from both historical and contemporary standpoints through the Goldman Fellowships and Hunt Fellowships.

The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship for the Study of German and European Politics, Political Economy, and International Affairs was established in 2003 to promote the study of German and European issues by American scholars in relatively early stages of their careers (including individuals enrolled in PhD programs who are finishing their dissertation).

Eligibility
Candidates must:

  • be 45 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline
  • be a US citizen residing in the United States
  • be pursuing or have completed a PhD
  • have a sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US

Funding
The fellowship covers the cost of pre-approved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany

Application Deadline
Mid-July

Additional Information
http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=opportunities-for-scholars

http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=goldman-fellowships

Lichtenberg-Kolleg – Early Career Fellowships

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg is the newly-established Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Göttingen.  Designed to foster innovative research in the humanities and social sciences, the Lichtenberg-Kolleg offers an intimate setting in an inspiring atmosphere and serves as a place where internationally renowned and emerging scholars meet.

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg offers four early career fellowships, inviting scholars to join research groups for studying:

  • Globalising the Enlightenment: Knowledge, Culture, Travel, Exchange and Collections
  • European Intellectual History/History of Political Thought
  • Primate Cognition: Philosophical, Linguistic, and Historical Perspectives

Eligibility
Applicants must have received a doctorate within the last six years

Funding
See website

Application Deadline
Early January

Additional Information
http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/501529.html

Volkswagenstiftung Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Through its funding initiative “Post-doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities at Universities and Research Institutes in Germany and the USA” the Volkswagen Foundation aims to strengthen transatlantic academic relations, especially in the field of the Humanities.  In this funding initiative, the Volkswagen Foundation works closely with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York.

Eligibility
See website

Funding
See website

Application Deadline
Early October

Additional Information
https://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/international-focus/post-doctoral-fellowships-in-the-humanities.html