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Postdoctoral Fellowships on U.S. Presidential History

The Center for Presidential History (CPH) at Southern Methodist University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship, to begin in September 2019. Applicants from all fields and topics in U.S. history are welcome, particularly those pertaining to the presidency, the nation, executive power, or the national government. The CPH defines “Presidential History” in the broadest terms possible.

Visiting Scholar Program at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies awards fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust. Awards are granted on a competitive basis. The Mandel Center welcomes proposals from scholars in all relevant academic disciplines, including anthropology, archaeology, art history, geography, film studies, German studies, history, Jewish studies, law, literature, material culture, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, comparative genocide studies, and others.

Fellowship in the Digital Humanities at Villa I Tatti

This fellowship, generously supported in part by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, aims to support the work of scholars in the humanities or social sciences, librarians, archivists, and data science professionals whose research interests or practice cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries and actively employ technology in their work. Projects can address any aspect of the Italian Renaissance, broadly understood historically to include the period from the 14th to the 17th century, and geographically to include transnational dialogues between Italy and other cultures (e.g.

Ernst Mach Grants for Research Stays in Austria

The Ernst Mach Grant program is named after the famous Austrian physicist and philosopher Ernst Mach (1838-1916). The grant program is financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW). Students and young researchers from foreign universities are invited to apply for this grant to come to Austria for a research or a study stay.

The Ernst Mach Grant worldwide is targeted at young researchers from all disciplines and countries (except Austria) who wish to pursue a research project in Austria.


1 to 9 months

John Carter Brown Library Short- and Long-Term Fellowships

The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately forty residential research fellowships for the year July 1, 2019–June 30, 2020. Sponsorship of research at the John Carter Brown Library is reserved exclusively for scholars whose work is centered on the colonial history of the Americas, North and South, including all aspects of the European, African, and Native American engagement.

France > Prague┋Séjours de recherche post-doctoraux

La Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) et le CEFRES offrent à des post-doctorants de France un soutien à la mobilité de 1000 € par mois pour des périodes de 2 à 6 mois. Seront soutenus des projets de recherche qui peuvent s’inscrire dans la politique scientifique du CEFRES, en synergie avec ses chercheurs ou ses partenaires de République tchèque. Les demandes de séjour visant à initier des projets scientifiques collaboratifs avec nos partenaires en Europe centrale sont valorisées. Les projets interdisciplinaires sont bienvenus.

Berenson Fellowship at Villa I Tatti

This Fellowship, made possible by The Lila Wallace – Reader’s Digest Fund, is designed for scholars who explore “Italy in the World.” Projects should address the transnational dialogues between Italy and other cultures (e.g. Latin American, Mediterranean, African, Asian etc.) during the Renaissance, broadly understood historically to include the period from the 14th to the 17th century.

Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Fellowship (WIGH)

The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (WIGH) at Harvard University identifies and supports outstanding scholars whose work responds to the growing interest in the encompassing study of global history. We seek to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developments that have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections—cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic—among world societies.

Inalco/CKS Research Fellowships in Cambodia for French Scholars

The Center for Khmer Studies, the American Overseas Research Center in Cambodia, invites applications from French scholars in the arts, social sciences and humanities, who wish to conduct research in Cambodia.  Ph.D. fellowships are available for a maximum of eleven months for doctoral dissertation research. Senior long-term (6 to 9 months) and short-term (4 to 6 months or less) fellowships are available for scholars who already hold a Ph.D.

The fellowship is funded by the Scaler Foundation and is open to French citizens, or to EU citizens who have French degrees.

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