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We list below external fellowship opportunities, as well as resources about how to write fellowship applications.

External Fellowship Opportunities

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – American Fellowships
(For female graduate students.)

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – International Fellowships

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Dissertation and Research Grants

ASA Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant Program

ASA Minority Fellowship

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Harry Frank Guggenheim Emerging Scholars

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Institute for Citizens & Scholars – Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship
(Newcombe Fellows are late-stage Ph.D. students in the humanities and social sciences whose research in some way attends to religious commitments and ethical ideals and seeks to understand the communities, social practices, and political arrangements that embody them. Open also for international students.)

Institute for Citizens & Scholars – Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies
(Fellows are late-stage Ph.D. candidates completing original, interesting, and interdisciplinary dissertations that address issues involving women and gender. Open also for international students.)

International Dissertation Research Fellowship Competition

National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship Program

Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology

Society for the Study of Social Problems Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship
(This is for advanced PhD students who started out in a community college or technical college.)

Society for the Study of Social Problems Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship

ProQuest Databases: Pivot Funding Opportunities
(Indicate Texas A&M as your institution and inform your NetID and password.)

Resources About How to Write Fellowship Applications

17 Fellowship Proposal Tips
Northeastern University

Fellowship Application Tips
Cornell University

How to Win a Graduate Fellowship
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Preparing a Successful Fellowship or Grant Application
Organization of American Historians (OAH)