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Grant of the Week

Grant of the Week: Robert Kingdon Fellowship

Through a generous bequest from Robert M. Kingdon, a distinguished historian of early modern Europe, the Institute offers 1-2 external, academic-year Kingdon Fellowship(s) to scholars outside the University of Wisconsin-Madison working in historical, literary, and philosophical studies of the Judeo-Christian religious tradition and its role in society from antiquity to the present.

Grant of the Week

Grant of the Week: Cromwell Research Fellowships in American Legal History

In 2013, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation will make available of a number of fellowship awards intended to support research and writing in American legal history. The number of awards to be made, and their amounts, is at the discretion of the Foundation. In the past four years, the trustees of the Foundation have made three to five awards, in amounts up to $5,000. Preference is given to scholars at the early stages of their careers, including dissertation writers.

Applicants should submit a description of their proposed project (double-spaced, maximum 6 pages, with working title), a budget, a timeline, and a short C.V.

Grant of the Week

Grant of the Week: Opportunities for Scholars,

Institute for Advanced Study

Deadline: November 1, 2013

The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations. Scholars from around the world come to the Institute to pursue their own research. Candidates of any nationality may apply for a single term or a full academic year. Scholars may apply for a stipend, but those with sabbatical funding, other grants, and retirement funding or other means are also invited to apply for a non-stipendiary membership.

Four AHA members among the 2013 Newcombe Dissertation


Since 1981, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship has recognized outstanding doctoral work in the areas of religion and ethics. Administered by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the award, which carries a $25,000 stipend, is for full-time dissertation writing for PhD candidates at American universities in the US. This year, as in years past, we are recognizing the award recipients, including four AHA Members: Samuel Anderson (UCLA), Hannah Barker (Columbia Univ.), Zain Lakhani (Univ. of Pennsylvania) and Caroline Spence (Harvard Univ.).

Grant of the Week

Grant of the Week: Fulbright Israel Post-

Doctoral Fellowships for

American Researchers in History

Deadline: August 1, 2013

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), the Fulbright commission for Israel, offers 8 fellowships to American post-doctoral researchers in support of work to be carried out at Israeli universities. This program is open to American post-doctoral researchers in all academic disciplines.

USIEF awards are granted on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and the potential of the proposed visit to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the U.S.