Social Sciences

Faculty Funding

Source For Eligibility Award Type Amount
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education Faculty 12 subgrants
Brookdale Foundation Faculty 4th - 9th years of post-doctoral work Fellowship $100,000 (2 yrs)
Center for Retirement Research (CRR) Faculty Non-tenured or junior scholar or senior scholar working in a new area Research Grant up to $25,000
Center for Retirement Research (CRR) Faculty Post-Doctoral Fellowship $30,000 + benefits
Center for Retirement Research (CRR) Faculty Visiting Scholar Research $45,000 + benefits
Dirksen Congressional Center Faculty Faculty, teacher-led student teams, curriculum developers Curriculum Varies from $100-$6,000
Dirksen Congressional Center Faculty Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public admin. or American studies, and journalists. Also, graduate students who have successfully defended their dissertation prospectus and dissertation research. Research - study of the leadership in the Congress, both House and Senate $100 - $3,500
Earthwatch Institute Faculty Post-doctoral researchers or researchers with equivalent scholarship or commensurate life experience Grants Grants on per capita basis - range of $16,000 to $48,000 for one full season
F.J. McGuigan Research Prize Faculty Young Investigator Research
Geriatric Social Work Initiative Faculty Post-Docs, Faculty & Researchers Fellowships
Harry S. Truman Library Institute Faculty Postdoctoral 1-3 week use of archival facilities for research $2,500 for travel and living expenses
Howard Foundation Faculty Mid-Career Assistant or Associate Professor Fellowship $20,000
International Psychogeriatric Association Faculty Research in Alzheimer's Disease $20,000
John A. Hartford Foundation Faculty Junior Social work faculty Faculty Scholars & Doctoral Fellows
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Faculty Advanced professionals Research Fellowship
Manhattan Institute of Policy Research Faculty Research up to $10,000
National Institutes of Health PA-11-264 Faculty Grant $100,000 (2 years)

Issued by the National Institute on Aging this opportunity encourages Small Research Grant (R03) applications from institutions or organizations that propose to conduct research in the behavioral and social sciences on the consequences of natural and man-made disasters for the health and well-being of the elderly, with an ultimate goal of preventing or mitigating harmful consequences.  Disasters include weather-related events, earthquakes, large-scale attacks on civilian populations, technological catastrophes or perceived catastrophes, and pandemics.

Open Society Institute Faculty Individuals pursuing research, writing, etc. regarding open society Individual Project Fellowships $15,000 to $100,000
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Postdoctoral Research up to $5,000
Rockefeller Foundation Faculty Professionals in any field Residency $50,000 - $65,000
Washington University in St. Louis Faculty New Ph.D.s Transdisciplinary research start at $35,000