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Common Science Funders

AAUW American Fellowships

ACS Petroleum Research Fund

American Chemical Society

Charles E. Kaufman Foundation

Code for Science and Society

Department of Energy

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Henry Dreyfus Teacher - Scholar Awards Program

James McKeen Cattell Fund

Jefferson Science Fellows Program

Mindlin Foundation

National Geographic Society- Committee for Research and Exploration

National Institute of Health (NIH) - AREA

National Institute of Health (NIH) Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

NRC Research Associateship

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences

National Science Foundation Mid-Career Advancement


NSF Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (RUI)

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)

NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE)


NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)

NSF Re-entry to Active Research program

NSF Research Coordination Program

Office of Naval Research Science & Technology

Radcliffe Fellowship

Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar Awards

Rita Allen Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action Program

Simons Foundation

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

U.S. Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program

Whitehall Foundation

Common Humanities and Social Science Funders

AAUW American Fellowships

American Academy in Berlin

American Academy in Rome

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowships

American Historical Association

American Psychological Association

American Political Science Association

APS Library Resident Research Fellowships

ASIANetwork Student-Faculty Fellows Program

Association for Asian Studies

Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation

Franklin Research Grants

Fulbright Core Program

Getty Scholar Grants

Getty Library Research Grants

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

The Howard Foundation

The Huntington

The Japan Foundation

The John Carter Brown Library

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

John Templeton Foundation

Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships

The Library Company of Philadelphia

Library of Congress Kluge Fellowships

LOC David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality

Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award

Mellon Career Enhancement Fellowship

Mind & Life Institute

National Humanities Center

National Park Service

NEA - Creative Writing Fellowships

NEH Translation Projects

NEH Archaeological and Ethnographic Field Research

NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants

NEH Fellowships

NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture: Workshops for School Teachers

NEH Public Scholar Program

NEH Summer Stipends

Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

NSF- Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences

Radcliffe Fellowship

Russell Sage Foundation

Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Schomberg Center Scholars-in-Residence Program

Spencer Foundation

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Wenner-Gren Foundation

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program

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National, regional, and local funding agency conferences provide an ideal opportunity to interact with government and foundation program staff; learn about emerging trends and priority areas; and discuss your project with funders and potential collaborators. Examples:

National Science Foundation Regional Seminars

National Institutes of Health Regional Seminars

Council on Undergraduate Research