Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants


Fellowship Information

Description:

Dissertation Fieldwork Grants are awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research. The program contributes to the Foundation’s overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity’s cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas

Who Should Apply:

A doctoral scholar whose work demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, or subfield. The Foundation particularly welcomes proposals that employ a comparative perspective, can generate innovative approaches or ideas, and/or integrate two or more subfields.,Students must be enrolled in a doctoral program (or equivalent, if applying from outside the United States) at the time of application. Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

Program Duration:

No specific time limit.

Number & Amount Available:

The maximum amount of the Dissertation Fieldwork Grant is US $20,000.

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA
non-USA w/greencard
USA
STEM Fields Only:
No

Student Information

Required GPA:
Any
Varies
Academic Level:
Graduate

Deadlines

Initial Deadline:
May 1st and November 1st
NC State Campus Deadline:

None

National Deadline:
May 1st and Nov. 1st
National Deadline Info:
May 1st and Nov. 1st