Scholarships in Social Sciences And History, Other

Merle Curti Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: October 1

Award recognizes books in the field of American social, intellectual, and/or cultural history.

Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Kent County, Mich., have a minimum 3.4 GPA. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

Award: $35,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be a scholar who is no more than three years beyond receipt of their doctorate. Award is a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication.

Honors Challenge Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a traditionally underrepresented student (minority and/or economically or educationally disadvantaged), enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences. Selection based upon academic achievement in high school and SAT or ACT results.

Lois McNeil Dissertation Fellowship

Award: $14,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a doctoral candidate researching for dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Winterthur Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar or be working on doctoral dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

NEH Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar, and be a U.S. citizen or have been a U.S. resident for at least three years. Award is not for dissertation research. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research in East European Studies

Award: $25,000, Deadline: September 28

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and hold a Ph.D. or equivalent. Award is for six to 12 months of full-time research and writing. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.

Humane Studies Fellowship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a college senior or a graduate/doctoral student who has a commitment to academic excellence and an interest in the ideas of a free society.

Baird Society Resident Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be in residence at the Smithsonian during the award period. The focus of the applicant's project must center around Special Collections, which are located in Washington, D.C., and New York City.

Herbert Kealoha & Doris Keppeler Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 5

Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii, be a full-time undergraduate, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Polaire Weissman Fund

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 3

Applicant needs to present a typed application, full resume, statement (not to exceed 1,000 words), and three letters of recommendation.

Health Research Training Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a New York City resident who is attending a metropolitan New York City school. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to all college undergraduates, graduate, and professional school students.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Educator Award

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be nominated by the Lock Endowment Committee and demonstrate excellence in the study of history/social studies, or elementary education at an East Texas college or university.

Peter A. White Educational Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Bay City Central High School who will attend a public college or university in Michigan as a full-time student majoring in business, education, information technology or social sciences.

ACOR-CAORC Fellowship

Award: $23,800, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an enrolled graduate student, U.S. citizen, pursuing studies in in humanities and the natural and social sciences. Funding is to support Near Eastern studies.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Award: -, Deadline: December 16

Applicants must be incoming freshmen, transfer students or currently enrolled students at Alabama State University in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.