Funding Opportunities

Common Anthropology Funders

Date posted: February 9th, 2015

Wenner-Gren Foundation

National Science Foundation

Archaeology and Archaeometry

Biological Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology Scholars

High-Risk Research in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology  (HRRBAA)

Integrative Paleoanthropology Grants  (IPG) …Read more.

Samuel Kress Fellowships: Conservation

Date posted: January 22nd, 2015

Deadline: January 22, 2016

Award: $32,000 for one -year post graduate internships.

Conservation Fellowships are offered for one-year internships in advanced conservation at a museum or conservation facility.

The Kavli Foundation

Date posted: January 15th, 2015

Deadline: No Deadline listed

Award: $1,000,000

The Foundation’s mission is implemented through an international program of research institutes, professorships, symposia and other initiatives in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscience and theoretical physics.

Poets and Writers: Writing Contests, Grants and Awards

Date posted: January 15th, 2015

Deadlines: Varies

Award: Varies

The Writing Contests, Grants & Awards database includes details about the creative writing contests—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, and more—that we’ve published in Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year. We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it. Ours is the most trusted resource for legitimate writing contests available anywhere.

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Poets and Writers: Conferences and Residencies Database

Date posted: January 15th, 2015

Deadline: Varies

Award: Varies

Conferences and Residencies Database

The Conferences & Residencies database includes details about over two hundred writing conferences, writers residencies, and literary festivals. Also includes artist residencies, including performing artists.


Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC)

Date posted: January 15th, 2015

Deadline: January 15, 2016 (tentative)

Award: Up to $50,000 per project for up to one year of support

The CTSC Annual Pilot Program is for researchers to conduct innovative translational research projects focused on the invention, preclinical development and/or first in man studies of novel therapeutic agents, biomedical devices, and diagnostics designed to address unmet clinical needs.

Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award

Date posted: January 15th, 2015

Deadline: Varies

Award: Support for two years at $50,000 direct cost per year to support

Qualifying institutions choose an individual to receive a Hartwell Fellowship, according to the following process. Each year The Hartwell Foundation announces its Top Ten Centers of Biomedical Research. Selected institutions hold an internal competition to nominate four principal investigators for a Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award that are eager to pursue early-stage, innovative, and cutting- edge biomedical research that that has the potential to benefit children but that has not yet qualified for significant funding from outside sources. Institutions that fully participate in the process to select Hartwell Investigators receive funding to support one Hartwell Fellow.

American Chemical Society

Date posted: December 31st, 2014

Deadline: December 31, 2015

Award: Stipend up to $74,800 and Allowances

The ACS Congressional Fellowship Program places two fellows each year as staff members in the office of a Senator, Representative, or Committee. As part of a broader effort administered by AAAS that places more than 30 scientists per year in Congress, the program has two main goals: to provide policy-makers with high quality information on science-related issues and to educate scientists on how government works and how science policy is made.

Samuel Kress Fellowships: History of European Art

Date posted: November 30th, 2014

Deadline November 30, 2015

Award $60,000

We serve the field of art history as practiced in American art museums and institutions of higher education, and in an array of research centers and libraries throughout the world. We further support training and research in art conservation as well as the professional practice of art conservation.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Distinguished Investigator

Date posted: November 15th, 2014

Deadline: November 15, 2015 (tentative)

Award: Up to $100,000 over two years

Through our programs, we have taken a leadership role in identifying and encouraging into treatment people who have the highest risk for suicide. We educate the public by disseminating vital information about suicide and its prevention.

Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust

Date posted: November 15th, 2014

Deadline: November 15, 2015

Award: Varies

The goal of the Trust’s program in medical and scientific research is to provide support for innovative investigation that may hold great promise for advancing scientific knowledge and improving human health.

Japan Foundation of NY: Japanese Studies Fellowship Program

Date posted: November 3rd, 2014

Deadline: November 3, 2015

Award: Varies

This program provides support to outstanding scholars in the field by offering the opportunity to conduct research in Japan.

The Japan Foundation was established in 1972 by special legislation in the Japanese Diet and became an Independent Administrative Institution in October 2003. The mission of the Japan Foundation is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.