SSHRC Connection Grants: Intersectoral Exchanges between Academic Researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) is seeking applications for its program “Connection Grants” that support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. Connection Grants support workshops, colloquiums, conferences, forums, summer institutes or other events or outreach activities that facilitate: disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary exchanges in the humanities and social … [Read more...]

Toyota Foundation’s Research Grant Program 2018: Exploring New Values for Society

Deadline: 3 August 2018 The Toyota Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Research Grant Program 2018 to encourage ambitious researchers who seek new values for society by fundamentally exploring basic ways of thinking and methodologies on what approach they should take to address difficult issues to be faced in the future. The Toyota Foundation Research Grant Program supports research projects in accordance with its program title, “Exploring New Values for Society”. The … [Read more...]

Call for Mobility Grants (Fund for Bilateral Relations) – 2018

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Applications are now open for the Mobility Grants  (Fund  for  Bilateral Relations) - 2018 which aims to facilitate establishment of bilateral partnerships between researchers from the Donor States and Romania in order to submit a collaborative research proposal funded under EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021. Objectives of the call To strengthen  the  cooperation  and  to  increase mutual knowledge and understanding between research teams  from  Romania  … [Read more...]

Global Development Network Call for EOIs: Assessing Social Science Research Systems Doing Research Programme

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Global Development Network (GDN) is seeking Expressions of Interests(EOIs) for its “Assessing Social Science Research Systems Doing Research Programme” which is a GDN flagship program that aims to understand, map and assess social science research systems, with the goal to identify and analyze structural barriers to doing research in developing countries. GDN is running a global roll-out over the period 2018-2023 and is calling for expressions of interest (E0I) from … [Read more...]

CODESRIA’s Meaning-making Research Initiatives: Call for Female Researchers

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its Meaning-making Research Initiatives to promote research by African and Diaspora scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities that can contribute to a better understanding of Africa and its place in the world. Thematic Priorities All applications must engage with CODESRIA’s 2017-2021 thematic priorities and cross-cutting issues: Democratic … [Read more...]

ESRC: Seeking Applications for Large Grants Competition 2018

Deadline: 14 June 2018 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is seeking applications for "Large Grants Competition 2018" to take forward an ambitious research agenda with the potential to generate significant economic or societal impact. This call provides opportunities for promoting innovation and interdisciplinarity, both within and beyond the social sciences, however excellent research within a particular social science discipline is also welcome. Scope The expectations are that … [Read more...]

NEH: Seeking Applications for Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Deadline: 5 June 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities is seeking applications for its Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) to support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this program, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. Digital Humanities … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The British Academy is currently inviting applications from scholars for the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme, which is administered by the Academy. Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. The first recourse for funding should be to applicant’s own institution (where applicable). Funding Information Applications will not be considered for less than £500. The maximum grant is £10,000 over two years. Funds … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 4 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Funding Information A Collaborative Award is normally in the range of £1 million to £1.5 million, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 6 July 2018 Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Benefits A Research Fellowship is for up to three years, or applicant can hold it part-time over a longer period. An award will not usually be above £275,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Investigator Awards in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 4 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications from researchers for its Investigator Awards in Humanities and Social Science, with an aim to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Benefits The level of funding they provide for an Investigator Award ranges from £250,000 to £1 million. Awards usually last three to five years. The award covers the costs of carrying out the programme, such as: research expenses research/teaching … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 10 May 2018 The  Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is seeking applications for its research grant that provide funds to excellent research activities in the areas of humanities and social science. Objectives Two major objectives of The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation are: To contribute to the society by promoting international understanding To realize a society where mankind respects nature and harmonize with it under the concept of "co-existence of nature … [Read more...]

CAS Sofia Call for Applications: 2019/2020 GERDA HENKEL Fellowship

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) has announced a Call for Applications for its 2019/2020 GERDA HENKEL Fellowship for fundamental research in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences. CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to supporting focus-group research, CAS Sofia invites … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Advanced Academia Fellowships for International Scholars!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) has announced a Call for Applications for its 2019/2020 In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships for fundamental research in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences. CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to supporting focus-group research, CAS … [Read more...]

Gane Grant: Supporting People Engaged in Arts and Social Welfare

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The Gane Trust is seeking applications for its Gane Grant to support people in the UK across the arts and social welfare. The Gane Grants enable individual people to realise their aspirations and potential and make a real difference to their lives. Funding Information The Gane Trust provides funding up to £500 What will not be Funded LIVING costs FEES for courses POSTGRADUATE course costs TRAVEL outside the UK unconnected with the Awards Scheme … [Read more...]

Ireland Government announces €29.6 million Investment in Frontier Research

Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation and Research and Development, John Halligan TD has announced a €29.6 million investment by the Irish Research Council in “frontier research” projects. Thirty-six researchers will receive funding under the Irish Research Council’s new Laureate Awards to conduct ground-breaking research in the life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, arts, humanities and social … [Read more...]

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Applications are currently open for Shuttleworth Foundation’s Fellowship program offering individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Program seeks exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Shuttleworth Foundation is a small social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. The Foundation looks for social innovators … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Improving Science Education

Deadline: 9 April 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Improving Science Education to provide funding to test educational approaches aimed at improving disadvantaged pupils’ attainment and/or progression in science subjects at school. Wellcome Foundation is a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. They support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate. Funding Information The Level of … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline University nomination deadline: 23 March 2018 Application deadline: 2 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Master's Awards in Humanities and Social Science that enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health. Benefits A Master’s Award is for one year. Support includes: a student stipend approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organisation Eligibility … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The John Templeton Foundation Grants!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The John Templeton Foundation is seeking applications for its Grants program with an aim to advance human well-being by supporting research on the Big Questions, and by promoting character development, individual freedom, and free markets. The John Templeton Foundation serves as a philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to the deepest and most perplexing questions facing humankind. The foundation support research on subjects ranging from complexity, evolution, … [Read more...]