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Fellowships for Graduate Students

Ethnic Studies graduate students are encouraged to apply for one or more of the fellowships listed below.

Additional fellowship and grant opportunities can be found at:

UCSD Graduate Division: http://grad.ucsd.edu/financial/index.html
The Center for Humanities: http://humctr.ucsd.edu

Application Deadline Fellowship/Grant
Monthly- To be considered, proposals must be received on the first Monday of every month for project periods beginning the following month. UC MEXUS Small Grant competition
Sept. 12, 2016 UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant
Oct. 3, 2016 Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Oct. 15, 2016 Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies
Oct. 26, 2016 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
Nov. 1, 2016 President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Nov. 2016  Native Scholar Fellowship The School for Advanced Research (SAR)
Nov. 15, 2016 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2016 The Huntington Library Research Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2016 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Nov. 10 & 17, 2016 Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Dec. 2016 Palestinian American Research Center Fellowship
Rolling Deadline UC Consortium for Black Studies in California Research Grants
TBA Center on Global Justice & Human Rights Program fellowships
March 14, 2017 Fulbright-Hays--Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

Fellowship Archives

2015-2016

Application Deadline Fellowship/Grant
Monthly- To be considered, proposals must be received on the first Monday of every month for project periods beginning the following month. UC MEXUS Small Grant competition
Sept. 14, 2015 UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant
Oct. 4, 2015 Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Oct. 15, 2015 Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Fellowship
Oct. 15, 2015 Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies
Oct. 21, 2015 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
Nov. 1, 2015 President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Nov. 2, 2015 Native Scholar Fellowship The School for Advanced Research (SAR)
Nov. 15, 2015 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2015 The Huntington Library Research Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2015 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Nov. 13 & 20, 2015 Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Dec. 7, 2015 UC MEXUS Small Grants-Support for UC Students
Dec. 17, 2015 Palestinian American Research Center Fellowship
March 1, 2016 UC Consortium for Black Studies in California Research Grants
March 1, 2016 Center on Global Justice & Human Rights Program fellowships

2014-2015

Application Deadline Fellowship/Grant
Monthly- To be considered, proposals must be received on the first Monday of every month for project periods beginning the following month. UC MEXUS Small Grant competition
Sept. 15, 2014 UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant
Oct. 15, 2014 Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies
Oct. 22, 2014 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
Nov. 1, 2014 President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Nov. 3, 2014 Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2014 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2014 The Huntington Library Research Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2014 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Nov. 14 & 19, 2014 Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Dec. 1, 2014 UC MEXUS Small Grants-Support for UC Students
Jan. 5, 2015 UCSB Dept. of Black Studies, Dissertation Fellowship
Feb. 1, 2015 Dartmouth College, Chavez/Eastman/Marshall Dissertation Fellowships
Feb. 3, 2015 Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship with the Social Science Research Council
Feb. 11, 2015 UC California Studies Consortium Graduate Research Travel Grants
Feb. 11, 2015 Multi-Campus Graduate Working Groups
Feb. 20, 2015 Marcus Garvey Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships: For research on topics related to Africa and/or any part of the global African diaspora (e.g. in the Americas, Europe, etc).
Mar. 2, 2015 UC Human Rights Fellowship
Mar. 9, 2015 Tinker Field Research Grant
Apr. 8, 2015 Critical Refugee Studies Research Fellowship
Apr. 16, 2015 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship

2013-2014

Application Deadline Fellowship/Grant
Oct. 17, 2013 DAAD Academic German Exchange Service Grants
Oct. 23, 2013 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
Nov. 1, 2013 Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Nov. 1, 2013 President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Nov. 1, 2013 UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Nov. 15, 2013 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2013 Council on Library and Infromation Resources, Dissertation Research Fellowships
Nov. 15, 2013 The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program Summer Language Institutes
Nov. 15 & 20, 2013
(by fellowship type)
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Nov. 15, 2013 The Huntington Library Research Fellowships
Jan. 9, 2014 Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship
Jan. 28, 2014 Boren Fellowship to study languages abroad
Feb. 1, 2014 Dartmouth College, Chavez/Eastman/Marshall Dissertation Fellowships
Feb. 3, 2014 Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship
Feb. 4, 2014 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Feb. 13, 2014 Tinker Field Research Grant
Feb. 21, 2014 UC Pacific Rim Research Program Grants
Feb. 27, 2014 UCSD Dean of Social Sciences Research Travel Fund | FAQ Page | Application
Mar. 10, 2014 UCSB Dept. of Black Studies, Dissertation Fellowship
Mar. 12, 2014 Center on Global Justice, UC Human Rights Fellowship
April 14, 2014 Dissertation Writing Workshop Fellows, UCSD Center for Humanities
May 1, 2014 UCSD Center for the Humanities Research Groups
May 15, 2014 National Women’s Studies Association, Graduate Scholarship
June 16, 2014 (UCSD Internal Deadline) Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA)

2012-2013

Application Deadline Fellowship/Grant
October 24, 2012 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
November 1, 2012 Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
November 14 & 19, 2012 Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
November 15, 2012 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships
November 15, 2012 Council on Library and Information Resources, Dissertation Research Fellowships
November 15, 2012 The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program
November 30, 2012 The Huntington Library Research Fellowships
November 30, 2012 The Pacific Rim Research Program, Funds Faculty and Graduate Student Projects
December 3, 2012 Huggins-Quarles Dissertation Research and Travel Awards, Organization of American Historians
December 15, 2012 John Carter Brown Library Research Fellowships
January 10, 2013 Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship
January 13, 2013 Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program
January 28, 2013 Mellon Foundation: John E. Sawyer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures
February 1, 2013 Cuban Heritage Collection Pre-Prospectus Summer Fellowships & Research Fellowships
February 1, 2013 Harry Ransom Center, Humanities Research Library Fellowships
Feburary 1, 2013 MCEAS Dissertation Fellowship Program
Feburary 1, 2013 Dartmouth College, Chavez/Eastman/Marshall Dissertation Fellowships
February 4, 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
February 4, 2013 UC Santa Barbara, Dept. of Black Studies Dissertation Fellowship
February 21, 2013 UCSD Dean of Social Sciences Research Travel Fund | FAQ Page | Application
February 25, 2013 UC Center for New Racial Studies (UCCNRS): Graduate Student Research Grants
March 1, 2013 Paid Internships, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC), School for Advanced Research
March 4, 2013 IICAS 2013 Human Rights Fellowship
March 11, 2013 IICAS Graduate Student Research Travel Grants
March 15, 2013 Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Research Awards & Fellowships
April 10, 2013 UC/ACCORD Dissertation Fellowships &  Faculty Research Seed Grants
May 7, 2013 UC Irvine: Southeast Asian Archive Anne Frank Visiting Researcher Award
May 15, 2013 National Women's Studies Association scholarships & awards
May 27, 2013 Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad