American Psychological Association sponsors an annual competition for dissertation research funding. The purpose of the Dissertation Research Award program is to assist science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs.
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences awards 45-50 fellowships annually to scientists and scholars in the study of behavioral sciences. Awards include but are not limited to psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science, biology, history, philosophy, computer science, humanities, education, and statistical specialties.
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner.
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program assists graduate students in preparing dissertation and funding proposals for research that will contribute to the development of interdisciplinary fields in the humanities and social sciences
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History provides short-term fellowships in several categories: Research Fellowships for post-doctoral scholars at every faculty rank, Dissertation Fellowships for doctoral candidates who have completed exams and begun dissertation reading and writing, and Research Fellowships for journalists and independent scholars.
University of California Irvine, resource list of funding opportunities in the social and behavioral sciences. These listings are identified by the program name, which is linked to a summary of the program and the program's official Web site.
American Academy of Arts & Sciences Visiting Scholars Program supports the work of younger public policy analysts, humanists, and social scientists who show promise of becoming leaders in their field, especially those who work on multidisciplinary topics.