Fall Quarter means open season for funding opportunities! Our Graduate Funding Peer has compiled a list of over 100 different funding opportunities with upcoming deadlines, organized by stage and deadline for your convenience.

By Liliana Garcia, Funding Peer
Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 - 10:20am

The Fall Funding Forecast is here, featuring a sampling of opportunities with deadlines within the next three months of the Fall Quarter. Scroll all the way through this list to see announcements for postdoctoral, doctoral, graduate, research, and other short-term awards such as leadership fellowships or professional development or travel grants. As always, go directly to the website link for the most updated information on important dates and application processes. Good luck!

NOTE: Please report any broken links to Funding Peer Liliana Garcia.

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Postdoctoral Fellowships
Dissertation Support
Graduate and Doctoral Support
Research Fellowships
Other (Travel, Short-Term, Award, Summer, etc.)

Oct. 15 NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships

Oct. 19 NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Nov. 1 The Harvard Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Business History

Nov. 1 Robert Walser and Susan McClary Fellowship - dissertation research support in music

Nov. 1 American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowships

Nov. 7 School for Advanced Research Resident Scholar Fellowships

Nov. 10 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of British Columbia (open to "most fields of research")

Nov. 15 American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship

Nov. 16 National Academy of Education (NAEd) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dec. 8 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dec. 31 The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Translational Research in Multi-Disciplinary Program (TRIUMPH) Postdoctoral Program

Varies On-going Incorporating Benefits & Costs of Environmental Regulation in Computable General Equilibrium Models Research with the US Environmental Protection Agency

Varies Facebook Postdoctoral Positions

TBD Tobacco-Related Disease Research Postdoctoral Program

Various deadlines Funding Opportunities for Postdoctoral Scholars - list via Harvard website

Various deadlines Postdoctoral opportunities in medical research - via Stanford website

Various deadlines Minority Postdoctoral Opportunities List

Various deadlines Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Postdoctoral Fellowships

Various deadlines Special Programs for Postdoctoral Fellows - via National Science Foundation

Various deadlines Post-doctoral Opportunities List - from the National Institute of Health


Oct. 6 National Academy of Education (NAEd) Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

Oct. 14 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies

Oct. 15 The Stuart L. Bernath Dissertation Research Grant (US Foreign Relations history)

Oct. 17 World Politics and Statecraft Dissertation Fellowship Program

Nov. 1 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)

Nov. 1 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Fellowship

Nov. 15 AAUW Graduate Fellowship for International Women

Nov. 15 Charlotte Newcomb Dissertation Fellowship

Nov. 20 Hal Rothman Dissertation Fellowship (for environmental history research)

Dec. 1 AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research

Dec. 1 Mellon-Mays Dissertation Grant

Dec. 8 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Dec. 8 Ford Dissertation Diversity Fellowship

Dec. 15 Center for Engaged Scholarship Dissertation Fellowship

Jan. 15 Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships in European Studies

Feb. 1 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)

On-going Research Opportunities at the US Forest Service Research and Development (R&D)

On-going Archaeology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Arch-DDRI) - grant application must be submitted with your advisor and through Office of Research

On-going Geography and Spatial Sciences Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (GSS-DDRI), National Science Foundation (NSF)

TBD Global Religion Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships


Sep. TBD Women Techmakers Scholars Program / Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program

Sep. 23 Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Doctoral Social Science Fellowship

Oct. 17-21 (varies by field) NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Grant (Pre or Early Doctoral)

Oct. 27 IBM Doctoral Fellowship Program

Oct. 28 NASP-ERT Minority Scholarship Program (psychology)

Oct. 31 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships

Nov. 13 National GEM Consortium Graduate Fellowships in Science, Engineering, and STEM fields

Nov. 15 National Gallery of Art Predoctoral Fellowships

Nov. 15 Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Nov. 15 Chester Dale Predoctoral Dissertation Fellowships (via department nomination, for research in the history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture, urbanism, and photographic media)

Dec. 3 American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Sciences Pre-Doctoral Fellowships

Dec. 15 Ford Predoctoral Fellowship

Jan. 15 The Garden Club of America and the Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships

Jan. TBD Tobacco-Related Disease Research Predoctoral Program

TBD PEO International Peace Scholarship (IPS) (also open to international students studying in the US)

On-going Gerda Henkel Foundation Ph.D. Scholarships in the Historical Humanities

Various Deadlines Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Fellowships and Grants


Sep. 30 Wiedemann Research Fellowships for Enlightenment Studies

Oct. 3 American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Oct. TBD Kentucky Historical Research General Fellowship

Nov. 1 The Hampsong Education Fellowship in American Song

Nov. 1 Paul Charosh Independent Scholar Fellowship (independent research in music)

Nov. 15 American Philosophical Society Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research

Nov. 29 Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellows

Dec. 1 Horowitz Foundation Social Science Policy Grants

Dec. 1 American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Dec. 2 Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) Research Fellowship

Dec. 8 HHMI's Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study(nomination, PhD candidate/Advisor pair)

Jan. 11 Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellows

Jan. 24 The Samuel H. Kress Foundation and AAMC Foundation Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome (Art curation)

TBD Obama Foundation Fellowship

Varies American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship Program

On-going Facebook Research Grants

On-going The Spalding Trust Grants for the Comparative Study of Religions

On-going Statistics Fellowship with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

On-going OCS ORISE Fellowship with the Food and Drug Administration

On-going Digital/New Media Fellowships with Dept of Health and Human Services

On-going Dept of Energy Opportunity in Fuel Cell Research

On-going National Institute of Health Individual Graduate Partnerships Program

Various Deadlines New York Public Library Research Fellowships

Various Deadlines Smithsonian Institute Fellowships

Various Deadlines Metropolitan Museum of Art Research Fellowships


Sep. TBD US Department of State Internships (undergrad and grad students) - unpaid

Oct. 1 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Internship (undergrad and grad students, $13.25-$18.25/hourly depending on student status)

Oct. 15 US Supreme Court Internships (undergrad and grad students, Full-time or Part-time paid)

Oct. 15 Carter Center Internships (undergrad or grad students, paid graduate assistantships)

Oct. 31 World Bank Group Internships (graduate students)

Nov. 1 Prize in Public Interest Communications Research

Nov. 1 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Nov. 15 AAUW Career Development Grant

Nov. TBD Presidential Management Fellows Program US Office of Personnel Management

Jan. TBD Switzer Foundation Fellowship (academics and environmental training)

Feb. 1 Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology) Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award

Rolling Deadline - Veteran Research Supplement with the Center for Integrated Access Networks

TBD School for Advanced Research $7.5K Staley Prize (book prize in anthropology)

TBD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Asian Studies (ICAS 12)

TBD AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program