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Major Foundations and Institutes

Included in the following foundations and programs are national funders of broad scope as well as regional sources that frequently support the efforts of Washington and Lee faculty.  To find funders specific to your field and pursuits, please use our databases:  http://www2.wlu.edu/x60992.xml

 

Multidisciplinary

CIES Fulbright Scholar Program:  Lecture and research abroad; summer deadline: http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/

John Guggenheim Memorial Foundation:  Fellowships for "distinguished" scholars and artists; summer deadline: http://www.gf.org/

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study:  Residential fellowships in Cambridge, MA; fall deadline: http://www.radcliffe.edu

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program:  Residential fellowships; winter deadline: http://www.si.edu/ofg/infotoapply.htm

 

Arts and Humanities

American Council of Learned Societies:  Multiple fellowships for faculty of various experience levels; fall deadlines:  http://www.acls.org/

The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation: Fellowship opportunities in rotating fields; fall deadline: http://brown.edu/Divisions/Graduate_School/Howard_Foundation/

International Research and Exchange Board:  Stipend and travel expenses for activities promoting global change; various deadlines:  http://www.irex.org/

National Endowment for the Arts:  Fellowships, performance, and research funding; various deadlines: http://www.nea.gov

National Endowment for the Humanities:  Fellowships and research funding; various deadlines: http://www.neh.gov/

National Humanities Center:  Residential fellowships in Durham, NC; fall deadline: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities:  Residential fellowships in Charlottesville, VA; winter deadline: http://virginiahumanities.org/

 

Science, Math, and Engineering

American Association for Women in Mathematics: Grants and awards; various deadlines:  https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/home

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation:  Project and career awards for chemical science; spring and summer deadlines:  http://www.dreyfus.org/

Jeffress Memorial Trust: Pilot funding for interdisciplinary projects: http://www.hria.org/tmfservices/?page=Jeffress

National Institutes of Health:  Research funding; various deadlines:  http://www.nih.gov/

National Science Foundation:  Research funding; various deadlines:  http://www.nsf.gov/

Research Corporation for Science Advancement: Research funding; spring deadline: http://rescorp.org/

The Simons Foundation: Research funding, fellowships, and awards; various deadlines:  https://www.simonsfoundation.org/

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

American Council of Learned Societies: Multiple fellowships for faculty of various experience levels; summer deadlines: http://www.acls.org/

International Research and Exchanges Board: Stipend and travel expenses for activities promoting global change; various deadlines: http://www.irex.org/

Russell Sage Foundation:  Research projects and visiting scholars; various deadlines:  http://www.russellsage.org/

National Institutes of Health: Research funding; various deadlines: http://www.nih.gov/

National Science Foundation: Research funding; various deadlines: http://www.nsf.gov/

Social Science Research Council:  Research and fellowships; various deadlines:  http://www.ssrc.org/