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Small Grants for Public Conferences, Lectures and Events

IES provides small grants for public conferences, lectures, and other events taking place at UC Berkeley on a one-time basis only. Recurring events, events that are closed to the public, events that take place off the Berkeley campus, and events that require an admission fee will not be considered for funding. Please not that IES does not support events that deal with one specific European nation state. Those applicants should contact our Programs. IES does also not support events that deal specifically with Eastern Europe and Russia. Those applicants should contact the UC Berkeley Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

In considering applications, priority will be given to submissions that coincide with any of the following initiatives sponsored by the Institute of European Studies: Europe and the Future of Global Trade and Investment; EU-California Collaboration; A New Security Architecture for Europe; Globalization and Governance; Language, Culture and History in a Global Europe.

Eligibility: UC Berkeley students and faculty at all levels.

Grant Provision: Grants range to up to a maximum of $300.

Deadline:
For any event taking place in the Spring Semester
Last day of instruction of the previous Fall Semester | 5:00 pm
For any event taking place in the Fall Semester
Last day of instruction of the previous Spring Semester | 5:00 pm

Application Form: Please download the following application form to submit a grant request. For questions about our conference and lecture grants, please contact Associate Director Beverly Crawford at bev@berkeley.edu

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Research and Travel Grants for Faculty and Lecturers

IES Berkeley-Austria Fund

The Berkeley-Austria Fund (BAF) at IES was established in 2003 by the University of California and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation to support scholarly collaboration and exchanges of faculty in the social sciences and humanities between Berkeley and Austria. The Fund has been established to encourage and support original research of the highest quality and new collaborations. Financial support is provided for University of California scholars seeking to visit Austria and Austrian scholars seeking to visit California. Applications are open to faculty from the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Fund seeks especially to encourage projects with practical importance for economic, political, and social issues relevant to Austria and California and, more broadly, to Europe and the United States. In addition, the Fund seeks especially to support projects involving younger scholars, and projects that involve or might lead to collaboration between Californian and Austrian researchers. The Fund does not pay for conferences and workshops, for release time for faculty, or for the purchase of equipment, except in rare exceptions. Faculty from all UC campuses can apply. Faculty applying to the Berkeley-Austria Fund must be tenured or tenure track. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.

Short-Term Research Grants
Short-term research grants can amount to $5,000 — for visits of up to one month. Successful applicants will receive a temporary affiliation with the host institution in Austria. Awards will be announced by early March.

Application deadline: February 14.
The application consists of the following: A project description (not to exceed three pages) and a short CV for each applicant. Please send all electronic items (preferred format) via email to IES (ies@berkeley.edu). Send printed items to IES at the address below:

Berkeley-Austria Fund
Short-Term Research Grants
Institute of European Studies
University of California
207 Moses Hall #2316
Berkeley, CA 94720-2316

Collaborative Research Grants
Proposals for collaborative research grants must be jointly submitted by a tenured or tenure-track professor at a University of California campus and a professor or researcher with a permanent affiliation with an Austrian public research institution or institution of higher learning. The Fund aims to provide seed money, and seeks especially to support projects involving younger scholars. The Fund is particularly interested in projects designed to generate new research strategies and projects that involve a significant number of researchers. New projects will receive the highest priority. Projects are funded to a maximum of € 10,000 per year (and per application round). The program does not pay for release time for faculty. Each collaborator will receive the same share of funding. Successful candidates will be announced in the first week in April.

Application deadline: February 14.
The application consists of the following: A project description (not to exceed three pages) and a short cv for each applicant. Please send all electronic items (preferred format) via email to IES (ies@berkeley.edu). Send printed items to IES at the address below:

Berkeley-Austria Fund
Short-Term Research Grants
Institute of European Studies
University of California
207 Moses Hall #2316
Berkeley, CA 94720-2316



IES France-Berkeley Fund

The France-Berkeley Fund (FBF) at IES was established in 1993 by the University of California at Berkeley and the French Ministère des Affaires Etrangères in order to support scientific and scholarly exchanges and collaboration between Berkeley and research and higher education institutions in France. Applications are accepted in all fields—Humanities, Social Sciences, Exact Sciences, Engineering, Applied Sciences, and Professional Schools. The Fund aims to encourage and support original research of the highest quality and new collaborations, and especially seeks to support projects involving younger scholars. Projects such as workshops or conferences (especially in the human sciences) designed to generate new research strategies, and projects that maximize the number of researchers involved will receive the highest priority.

The Fund considers projects jointly submitted by a tenured or tenure-track professor (or a researcher with a permanent position; post-docs are typically not eligible) at UC Berkeley or UC Davis and a professor or researcher with a permanent affiliation with a French public research institution or institution of higher learning. The Fund does not pay for release time for faculty. Grants cannot be used to purchase equipment except for project-specific supplies that will be consumed over the course of the project, though there may be rare exceptions at the discretion of the Executive Committee. The Fund cannot be used to pay student or post-doc salaries or stipends, or to cover everyday living expenses that would be incurred regardless of the project. It may be used for living expenses necessary for project-related travel. Projects will be funded to a maximum of US $12,000 per project. Projects must be completed within one year of their initiation. Deadline is January 13. Contact information via e-mail at fbf@berkeley.edu.

Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the France-Berkeley Fund.



IES Portuguese Studies Program - Faculty Research and Teaching Grants

The Portuguese Studies Program at IES has a major mission to further studies on the UC Berkeley campus involving Portugal or the Portuguese-American community of the United States. To promote this objective, the Program invites applications from members of the Berkeley Academic Senate for support of research or teaching in these areas.

The application deadline is February 10. Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the Portuguese Studies Program.



IES Foreign Language Teacher Travel Grants

The Institute of European Studies is pleased to announce a competition for travel grants for UC Berkeley foreign language instructors of European languages to support the acquisition of new information and training in language pedagogy. The competition is open to lecturers only. All lecturers teaching European languages at UC Berkeley, including Turkish, can apply. However, lecturers in Slavic languages and other Eastern European languages (Hungarian, Romanian, Baltic languages) should contact the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies for support. Awards are for amounts up to $1000. Applications should include a proposal statement describing the applicant planned travel and how it will enhance language instruction at UC Berkeley, a budget and a cv. Deadline is May 1. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.

Please submit applications to:

Jeroen Dewulf, Director IES
Foreign Language Teacher Travel Grants
Institute of European Studies
University of California
207 Moses Hall #2316
Berkeley, CA 94720-2316



IES EU-Global Program: Research Grants at Yaşar University in Izmir, Turkey

These grants are offered in the context of the international research project EU-Global: Transatlantic Perspectives in a Changing Global Context, Multilateralism through Regionalism. The project’s aim is to establish long-term research partnerships between European Research Area institutions and research institutions in USA that are focusing on European studies. The project involves partners awarded as Jean Monnet Center of Excellence in EU Studies, fosters transfer and exchange of knowledge with a special focus on Euro-Transatlantic comparative perspective. The project is funded by the Seventh Framework Program-Marie Curie Actions/People-International Research Staff Exchange Scheme. Applicants from UC Berkeley are expected to study the external dimension of internal security challenges, comparing the EU to the US, or related fields relating to internal security issues with external implications. Researchers must have a PhD by the time of application. Mobility duration: Min: 3 months – Max: 12 months. Although the Marie Curie Actions /International Research Staff Exchange Scheme does not directly provide funding for the mobility of incoming researchers from the US to Turkey, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey has a special funding scheme for the international researchers. As the hosting institution, the Yaşar University European Union Research Center will assist the funding application process of scholars linked to the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies. For further details, please contact Dr. Mehmet Gokay OZERIM, Vice Director of the EU Center at Yaşar University, at gokay.ozerim@yasar.edu.tr



UC Berkeley Peder Sather Grant Program

Beginning a new phase of formal cooperation between UC Berkeley and the Norwegian academic community, the Peder Sather Center (PSC) was formally established in May 2012, with the signing of a partnership agreement. The PSC for Advanced Study supports projects carried out by researchers at UC Berkeley in collaboration with researchers from eight Norwegian universities. The PSC will provide Seed Grants ($5,000-20,000) as well as Full Grants ($25,000-75, 000) to partnered researchers. These funds can be used to support activities such as workshops, mini-conferences, graduate student exchanges, exchanges of postdoctoral fellows, the undertaking of exploratory studies, and the undertaking of core research activities.
Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the Peter Sather Grant Program.

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IES Grants, Fellowships and Prizes for Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduate Students

IES Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards

IES is pleased to award Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) awards to undergraduate and graduate students in order to encourage the study of foreign languages. It supports graduate students who will study a modern European language as an integral part of an academic program. Undergraduate students who will study a modern European language as a part of a research project are also encouraged to apply. FLAS applicants should have scholarly and/or professional interests that focus on Europe. FLAS awards enhance European Studies skills of students in all fields, including students in Public Health, City Planning, Public Policy, Law, Business, Journalism, Natural Resources, and other social science fields that do not emphasize language study. Although applications for the study of all European languages will be considered, priority is given to less commonly taught languages (e.g. all European languages except German, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian). At least 25% of all FLAS awards will go to our two priority languages: Portuguese and Turkish. Fellows who focus on other languages spoken by large immigrant communities in Europe such as Kurdish, Arabic or North African Berber languages are also encouraged to apply as long as their research focus is on European immigration. FLAS fellowships for Slavic languages and other Easter European languages (Hungarian, Romanian, Albanian, and Baltic languages) are awarded through the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Students applying for fellowships for Turkish can also do so through the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Proposals must be uploaded through the following Application Website by January 21. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.



IES Center for German and European Studies Pre-dissertation & Dissertation Fellowships

The Center for German and European Studies at IES is pleased to offer fellowships for short-term (two to three months) pre-dissertation & dissertation research in Europe for UC Berkeley graduate students working on modern European topics. These fellowships of $3000-5000 each are expected to cover two or three months of research in Europe. The dissertation fellowships are co-sponsored by the Daimler and Benz Foundation. Fellowships for Slavic Studies and for research on Easter Europe are awarded through the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Application forms can be downloaded through the following link and should be submitted by February 14. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.



IES Gerald D. and Norma Feldman Graduate Student Dissertation Fellowship

To honor the memory of history Professor Gerald D. Feldman — particularly his dedication to graduate students, the Institute for European Studies has established the Gerald D. and Norma Feldman Graduate Student Fellowship. In 1994, Gerald Feldman took over the UC Center for German and European Studies, a research center that served the ten campuses of the University of California and in 2000 the Center became part of the newly formed Institute of European Studies. Under his leadership from 1994 to 2006, both the Center and the Institute provided generous funding for students and faculty whose research focused on Europe. The creation of this Fellowship will help sustain the formidable legacy left by the Institute’s former Director.

This fellowship is in the amount of $3,500 and is open to students at UC Berkeley writing their dissertations on topics related to Europe and the European Union. Topics should focus on political, historical, economic, social, cultural, and intellectual issues, or public policy in contemporary Europe. Recipients must be advanced to candidacy. The fellowship may be used to supplement external grants. The requirements include a dissertation abstract, a report of not more than three pages on the status of the dissertation, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Application forms can be downloaded through the following link and should be submitted by February 14. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.



IES Berkeley-Austria Pre-dissertation and Dissertation Fellowships

The Institute of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation are pleased to announce a competition for a short-term Pre-Dissertation and Dissertation Research Grant for graduate students in the Social Sciences (including Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology), and the Humanities at all UC Campuses. Preference will be given to projects with practical importance for economic, political, social, and cultural issues relevant to Austria and California and more broadly to Europe and the United States. This award will amount to $3000 - $5000 for visits of one to three months. Successful applicants will receive a temporary affiliation with the host institution in Austria. Applicants must be registered students at a University of California campus and will be expected to demonstrate how their proposed research is part of a broader course of study supervised by a member of faculty. Students will be expected to make their own travel and living arrangements. On their return, award-holders will be expected to submit a 500-word report to the Director of the Institute of European Studies. They should also present the Institute with a copy of the resulting paper. Application forms can be downloaded through the following link and should be submitted by February 14. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.



IES Berkeley-Cologne Dissertation and Pre-Dissertation Research Awards

The Berkeley-Cologne Fund was established in 2013 by the University of California and University of Cologne in Germany to support scholarly collaboration and original research of the highest quality. Financial support is provided for UC Berkeley scholars seeking to visit Cologne and German scholars from the University of Cologne seeking to visit Berkeley. Awards amount to EUR 1000 per month.

Short- and Long-Term Grants for Graduate Students
Open to Graduate Student Applicants from all disciplines on the UC Berkeley campus. Although all applications will be considered, students in the fields of Archaeology, History, Art History, Comparative Literature, and National Literatures of Europe are particularly encouraged. Students can apply to Short-term Grants (1-3 Months) and Long-term Grants (6-12 Months). Applicants must be registered students at the University of California, Berkeley. Their applications must include an application form, a brief cover letter stating the applicant’s research purpose in Cologne, a letter of recommendation by the Faculty Advisor, a description of not more than three pages describing the proposal, a cv and recent transcript. Students will be expected to make their own travel and living arrangements. Graduate students sent to Cologne must be covered by accident and sickness insurance plans per requirements from each institution. Graduate students who would like to register at Cologne as non-degree-seeking students must pay fee, which will cover accident insurance, access to gym facilities and free transportation in North-Rhine-Westphalia. Application forms can be downloaded through the following link and should be submitted by February 14. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
The Berkeley-Cologne Fund also offers one post-doctoral fellowship for a six-month research stay in Cologne. Competition for this Fellowship is open to post-doctoral students in any field of study, but especially in Archaeology, History, Art History, Comparative Literature, and National Literatures of Europe.  The successful applicant will be awarded a stipend of EUR 1840 per month. Applications must include the application form, a brief cover letter stating the applicant’s research purpose in Cologne, letters of nomination by two UC Berkeley Faculty members, a description of not more than three pages describing the proposal, and a CV. Application forms can be downloaded through the following link and should be submitted by February 14. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.



IES Berkeley-Viadrina Pre-Dissertation and Dissertation Fellowships

The IES Center for German and European Studies is pleased to announce a pre-dissertation or dissertation research fellowship of $ 3,000 for UC Berkeley Graduate Students wishing to explore dissertation research opportunities in eastern Germany and western Poland. The successful candidate will be based at Viadrina University in Frankfurt (Oder), located on the German-Polish border, one hour from Berlin. Viadrina University is a relatively small university with an excellent student-teacher ratio and a broad range of research and courses in the social sciences and liberal arts (“Kulturwissenschaften”). The university stands out among German universities due to its specific focus on the political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the transformation process in Central and Eastern Europe, the history and literature in Central and Eastern Europe, the research focus on international migration and xenophobia, and the role of religion in modern societies and politics, all within the framework of an international research network covering both the EU and the US. Students have full access to all university facilities in Berlin and Brandenburg (i.e., Free University Berlin, Technical University Berlin, Humboldt University, etc.). Viadrina offers the successful Berkeley candidate a monthly stipend of EUR 360 per month for up to 5 months and potentially free guest housing depending on availability and dates of travel. Application forms can be downloaded through the following link and should be submitted by February 14. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.



IES Entering Graduate Fellowships in Modern European Studies

IES announces the availability of fellowships in the amount of $10,000 ($5,000 each semester) for outstanding entering UC Berkeley graduate students who demonstrate an interest in modern European studies. The sponsoring unit must agree to provide tuition and fee waivers for students who are selected. The department’s contribution can come in the form of a GSI or GSR appointment. The student’s graduate advisor is required to write a brief narrative report on their progress each semester. Nominations must be submitted by the sponsoring department or professional school. They should include the student’s complete application file—transcripts, GRE scores, statement of purpose, letters of reference—and a letter of nomination from the department. These should be sent to:

Jeroen Dewulf, Director IES
Entering Graduate Fellowship Competition
Institute of European Studies
University of California
207 Moses Hall #2316
Berkeley, CA 94720-2316

Nominations should be submitted by March 7. For additional information, please contact Gia White at (510) 642-4555 or at gia@berkeley.edu.



IES Center for British Studies Pre-Dissertation Grant

The Center for British Studies is pleased to award a grant of $3,500 to second or third year UC Berkeley graduate students before their qualifying exam to travel to Great Britain to conduct research and develop contacts that will help them prepare a dissertation proposal. The application deadline is January 31. Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the Center for British Studies.



IES Center for British Studies Dissertation Research Grant

The Center for British Studies is pleased to award a grant of $3,500 to UC Berkeley graduate students who have defended their dissertation prospectus to finish research in the UK and aid them in completing their dissertation. The application deadline is January 31. Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the Center for British Studies.



IES Center for British Studies Kirk Underhill Graduate Prize

The Center for British Studies is pleased to award a prize of $600 for the best research paper on a British Studies topic by a UC Berkeley graduate student prior to advancing to candidacy. Papers must be nominated by a faculty member by May 29. Please send a copy of the paper along with the nomination by email to ctrbs@berkeley.edu.



IES Center for British Studies Kirk Underhill Undergraduate Prize

The Center for British Studies is pleased to award a prize of $400 for the best paper on a British Studies topic written by a UC Berkeley undergraduate in the senior year. Papers must be nominated by a faculty member by May 29. Please send a copy of the paper along with the nomination by email to ctrbs@berkeley.edu.



IES Portuguese Studies Program Pinto/Fialon Scholarships and Fellowships

The Portuguese Studies Program at UC Berkeley offers fellowships to doctoral students embarking on dissertations focused on Portugal and administers scholarships and fellowships for study at UC Berkeley to students of Portuguese descent. Fellowships and fellowships are supported by the Pinto-Fialon Fund. Read more about philanthropists Arthur Ferreira Pinto and Annette Fialon.

Pinto/Fialon Scholarships and Fellowships
The Pinto/Fialon Scholarships (undergraduate) and Fellowships (graduate) are open to Portuguese-American and Portuguese students at UC Berkeley (Portuguese-American students are defined as having at least one Portuguese grandparent.) To be eligible for Pinto/Fialon support, applicants must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form (available at any Financial Aid Office) so that their financial need may be determined; continuing students should have already received the FAFSA renewal applications. International students are not required to complete this form. The application deadline is May 15th of each year (or the following Monday when the 15th falls on a weekend). Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the Portuguese Studies Program.

Multi-Year Fellowships for New Graduate Students
Students entering full-time in regular graduate degree programs at UC Berkeley who are Portuguese (defined as Portuguese citizens) or of Portuguese descent (defined as having at least one Portuguese grandparent) are eligible. Students must be accepted into a regular Ph.D. or Master’s degree program through the regular competitive application process to be eligible. The application deadline is the last Friday in February or first Monday of March of each year. Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the Portuguese Studies Program.

Student Research/Language Study Awards
These awards support travel to Portugal for research leading to a degree, and for attendance at language and language/culture institute summer programs. Travel may be supported to other destinations directly related to research on Portuguese topics, such as travel within North America to conduct research on Portuguese immigrant communities. These grants are open (on a competitive basis) to all full-time Berkeley students, graduate and undergraduate. Certain funding sources are available only to students of Portuguese descent, but any student, regardless of origin, is eligible to receive a PSP Research/Language Study Award. Fluency in Portuguese is not required, but preference is given to students who are making progress in a course of study in Portuguese if they are not native speakers. The application deadline is February 10. Information on grants and application forms can be found at the website of the Portuguese Studies Program.

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Other Grants and Fellowships for Study, Research and Internships in Europe

IES not only encourages UC Berkeley students to apply to its own fellowships and grants but also to consider other options for funding to study and do research in Europe. The following list provides a selection of these options. IES does not assume responsibility for these fellowships, internships and grants. All questions should be dealt with directly with the grant-awarding organizations. For information and grants and fellowships for Eastern European countries, students should contact the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.



European Parliament Liaison Office with US Congress: Student Internship

The European Parliament invites college graduates (US citizens only) to apply for a full-time internship in its Washington, DC office from mid-September to mid-December, with the possibility of a two month extension in Brussels and Strasbourg. Candidates are not required to be currently enrolled in school to be considered for the internship. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UP Liaison Office website.



Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Applicants must be U.S. citizens holding a B.A. degree or equivalent before the beginning date of the grant. Provides round-trip travel, tuition, books, and stipend for one academic year. Approximately 1,300 awards are available for study in over 140 countries, including European countries. Applies to course work, master’s or dissertation research. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Fulbright website.



Chateaubriand Fellowship

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries.

The program is divided in two sections: The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health and the Chateaubriand fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates must be currently working on their Ph.D., they do not have to be U.S. citizens, but they must be enrolled in an American university. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Chateaubriand Fellowship website.



Georges Lurcy Fellowship for Study in France

The Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust offers fellowships to outstanding American students for advanced graduate study and research in France. The research topic should be unique to France and one that can only be pursued in that country. Awards are for one academic year. A stipend of $ 25,300 will cover the cost of educational fees, necessary travel, and living expenses while in France. Applicants must be enrolled at UC Berkeley or at an educational institution in France during the tenure of the fellowship. Deadline: March 14. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley French Studies website.



Walter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture

This fellowship provides a stipend of at least $10,000 for a minimum of six months of study in France. Phi Beta Kappa also covers a single round-trip, economy-class ticket for the recipient to travel to France; some additional support may be available to those with dependents. The purpose of the award is to help educators and researchers improve education in standard French language, literature and culture and in the study of standard French in the United States. Deadline: January 15. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley French Studies website.



Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched the Eiffel excellence scholarship program in January 1999 to support French centers of higher education in their international outreach initiatives, in a context of mounting competition among developed countries, to attract elite overseas students on master’s, engineering and Ph.D. courses.
Deadline: January 9. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Campusfrance website.



Scholarships for International Students at French Universities

Specific universities in France offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be found on the Scholarships for Development website.



The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship for French and Greek

The annual Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is awarded alternately in the fields of Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature. Candidates must be unmarried women 25 to 35 years of age who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research. They must hold a doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the fellowship year. Information sheets and application forms can be found on the PHI BETA KAPPA website.



Anna C. & Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship for Greece

Fellowship to support studies undertaken at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece for no more than a year. Applicant must be at the pre-doctoral stage or have received a Ph.D within five years of application. Information sheets and application forms can be found on the Archeological Institute of America website.



Olivia James Traveling Fellowship

For travel and study to be conducted between July 1 of the award year and the following June 30. Preference will be given to projects of at least a half-year’s duration. The award is to be used for travel and study in Greece (the modern state), Cyprus, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, southern Italy (that is, the Italian provinces of Campania, Molise, Apulia, Basilicata, and Calabria), Asia Minor (Turkey) or Mesopotamia (that is, the territory between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, that is modern Iraq and parts of northern Syria and eastern Turkey). Information sheets and application forms can be found on the Archeological Institute of America website.



Greek Government Scholarships

Applications are invited for Greek Government scholarships available for foreign citizens. Up to 55 Greek Government Scholarships will be awarded (scholarship granted per country will vary). Scholarships will be awarded for undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Superior Educational Institutes or a research project in Superior Educational Institutes or Research Centers of Greece as well as a summer seminar in Greek Language and Culture. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Greek Government Scholarships website.



British Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship program which offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK. The program provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university. Deadline: November 15. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Chevening website.



Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarships

Science, math, and engineering scholarships for U.S. citizens for one year of graduate work at Cambridge University, UK. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Winston Churchill Foundation website.



Scholarships for International Students at British Universities

Specific universities in Great Britain offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



Sydney Ehrman Fellowship

Open to undergraduate seniors and graduate students in any field of study at Berkeley as well as students who hold a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and wish to study at Kings College in Cambridge. Students who receive the fellowship must provide evidence that they will attend Kings College before leaving in the fall. Students must apply separately to Kings College for admission. This is not a campus exchange program. Winners will receive a stipend in the amount of $10,000 per term.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley Graduate Division website.



Ireland Research Council Scholarships for International Students

These scholarships are intended to support suitably qualified Research Master’s and Doctoral candidates pursuing or intending to pursue full-time research in any discipline, based in an Irish HEI.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Irish Research Council website.



DAAD Scholarships

The DAAD is a joint organization of Germany’s higher education institutions and is responsible for promoting international academic relations, primarily through the exchange of students, academics and researchers. The DAAD scholarship database contains scholarship and funding opportunities for foreign students, graduate students and scientists who are seeking financial support for their studies, research work or teaching assignments in Germany. The database not only lists all the scholarships offered by the DAAD, but also diverse programs offered by a wide variety of institutions. A detailed list with information in German on the DAAD program can be found here. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley Graduate Division website.



Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. The Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 500 Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers and experienced researchers annually. Short-term study visits, participation in congresses and training courses cannot be financed. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Humboldt Research website.



Scholarships for International Students at German Universities

Specific universities in Germany offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

The CBYX program has been created for motivated high school students who want to fully immerse themselves in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school. No previous language experience is required. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the CBYX website.



Ruhr Fellowship for Undergraduates

The Ruhr Fellowship Program connects highly motivated undergraduate students in the United States with a unique experience to expand their portfolio and networks to one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced areas in Germany. As Germany’s “Cradle of Industry”, the Ruhr Area has come to represent creativity and innovation with its internationally renowned companies, universities and research institutes. Students must be currently enrolled in their Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year in an engineering, science or business degree program at one of the following participating universities: University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley. In the Summer of 2015, students will be able to participate in a one-month intercultural and language immersion program at the university level followed by a one-month internship with one of Germany’s leading companies located in the Ruhr Area. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UA Ruhr website.



International Parliamentary Scholarships

The German Bundestag, in cooperation with the with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin, invites students to to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship to spend five months in Berlin. The IPS program is aimed at highly qualified young men and women who are interested in politics and who wish to play an active and responsible role in shaping the democratic future of their country. The German Bundestag, the German Parliament, offers young people the opportunity to get to know the German parliamentary system and political decision-making processes and to gain practical experience of parliamentary work during a 15-week work placement with a Member of the Bundestag. The scholarship-winners are chosen by the German Bundestag’s independent selection panel. Requirements are a university degree, very good knowledge of German and under the age of 30 at the start of the scholarship. Scholarships include 450 euros per month, free accommodation and insurance and travel expenses. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the IPS website.



Austrian Government Scholarships for International Students

Austria offers a variety of scholarships. Applicants are recommended to make use of scholarships specifically designed for their studies. Only applications from eligible applicants sufficiently documented and submitted in time will be considered. Applications are ranked according to qualification of applicants, reasoning for studying in Austria, usefulness for applicant’s current studies, availability of research facilities in Austria. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the OeAD website.



Swiss Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students

The Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards various postgraduate scholarships to foreign scholars and researchers. These scholarships provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research in Switzerland at one of the public funded university or recognized institution. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the SERI website.



Scholarships for International Students at Swiss Universities

Specific universities in Switzerland offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



Scholarships for International Students at Italian Universities

Specific universities in Italy offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



Fritz O. Fernstrom Traveling Fellowship to Nordic Countries

This research fellowship is administered by a selection committee within the UC Berkeley Department of Scandinavian. According to the terms of the gift, priority will be given to graduate students who propose to conduct research projects on language and literature topics in Sweden, but awards can also be given for travel to all Nordic countries, and to UCB students in all academic fields. Proposals for summer travel stipends and year-long grants are decided in the same round of applications. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley Scandinavian Studies website.



SWEA International Scholarship for Sweden

Scholarships will be awarded to a well merited doctoral candidate in Swedish language, literature and area studies. It is specifically directed towards candidates who are well into the process of writing their dissertation. The scholar must be residing permanently outside Sweden and be studying at a non-Swedish university. One annual fellowship in the amount of $5000 is awarded by SWEA San Francisco. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley Scandinavian Studies website.



Scholarships for International Students at Swedish Universities

Specific universities in Sweden offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



Gudrun Gytel Fund Scholarships for Denmark

The Gudrun Gytel Fund was established in 1998 in order to provide qualified American university students with the opportunity to further their knowledge of Danish culture, history, language, literature, politics and society. The scholarship supports semester or academic year-long study at recognized Danish institutions of higher education in the fields of humanities and social sciences, as well as in architecture, engineering, technology and related fields.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley Scandinavian Studies website.



Danish Scholarships for International Students

A number of scholarships are offered each year by the Danish Government to fund students from countries outside of Europe. The scholarships can be awarded for a full degree higher education program. The government scholarship consists of two parts and can be given as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or grants towards living costs.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Study in Denmark website.



Scholarships for International Students at Danish Universities

Specific universities in Denmark offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



Finnish Government Scholarships for International Students

Scholarships that you can apply from Finland include CIMO scholarship programs for Doctoral level studies and research at Finnish universities.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Study in Finland website.



Scholarships at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships for studies in Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. The scholarship program is administrated by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Árni Magnússon Institute website.



B.A.E.F. Fellowships for Graduate Study in Belgium

The Belgian American Educational Foundation encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research during one academic year, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning. The B.A.E.F. awards up to nine fellowships each carrying a stipend of $26,000 for one year. If the fellow chooses to remain less than the full 12 months, the stipend will be prorated accordingly. The fellowship period must be at least 6 months. In addition to the stipend, the Foundation will provide health insurance. No other supplements can be expected. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants must either be registered in a graduate program towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the United States, or register in a graduate program in Belgium (Master’s or Ph.D) in Belgium, or hold a Master’s, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Preference is given to applicants under the age of 30. Knowledge of Dutch, French, or German is optional. Applicants should make their own arrangements to register or affiliate with a Belgian University or research institution. B.A.E.F. Fellows must reside in Belgium during the tenure of their fellowship. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the BAEF website.



Rubenianum Fund Fellowships

The Rubenianum promotes and facilitates the study of the work of Peter Paul Rubens in particular and that of his Antwerp predecessors, contemporaries and followers in general. Students whose dissertations will benefit maximally from further collection, library, and archival holdings in Antwerp and Belgium are strongly encouraged to apply. Dutch language skills increase eligibility for the program. Fellows will receive a stipend of $26,000. The Rubenianum will provide office space and access to its specialized art history library and photographic documentation. The Fellow will work closely with Rubenianum staff and will be encouraged to engage in current projects and in the research culture of the institute. The Fellow will attend conferences, symposia, and lectures at the Rubenianum and introductions will be provided to other research institutes in Antwerp and beyond. The Fellow is expected to take part in interuniversity seminars in Leuven (KU Leuven) and Ghent (U Gent) and will give a public Rubenianum Lecture. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Rubenianum website.



Scholarships for International Students at Belgian Universities

Specific universities in Belgium offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



Scholarships for International Students at Universities in the Dutch-Speaking Part of Belgium

Specific universities in the Dutch-Speaking part of Belgium (Flanders and Brussels) offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Study in Flanders website.



Scholarships for International Students at Universities in the French-Speaking Part of Belgium

Specific universities in French-Speaking part of Belgium (Wallonia and Brussels) offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Wallonie-Bruxelles-Campus website.



NUFFIC Scholarships for Research and Study in the Netherlands

The Dutch government offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the NUFFIC website.



Scholarships for International Students at Dutch Universities

Specific universities in the Netherlands offer scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Scholarships for Development website.



Mauritshuis Fellowship

This fellowship offers grants in the field of art history to support an academic project devoted to the study of Dutch and Flemish art from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Topics relevant to the history and collection of the Mauritshuis and travel to the Netherlands are preferred. Preference goes to subjects devoted to paintings and drawings, then sculpture, prints and applied arts. Applicants must hold a B.A. in art history and be working toward a Ph.D. at an American or Canadian University. Grants range from $5,000 to $15,000, depending on the financial requirements and merits of the project. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the CAA website.



NAF Scholarships for Study and Research in the Netherlands

A primary source of educational funding for U.S. students in the Netherlands and Dutch students in the United States, the NAF offers several programs for which either students or institutions can apply. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the NAF website.



Roosevelt Study Center Research Grants

Every year the RSC offers around ten research grants for European scholars and students to visit the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, the Netherlands. This fulfills one of the Center’s key functions: to act as a major depository of materials on U.S. history on this side of the Atlantic. European scholars at all stages in their careers (Masters and Ph.D. students as well as scholars preparing a publication) are invited to apply. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the RSC website.



Nederlandse Taalunie Fellowships in Dutch Studies

The Nederlandse Taalunie, a Dutch and Belgian organization for the promotion of the study of the Dutch language, is pleased to award scholarships for graduate students who do research on Dutch language and Dutch literature (from the Netherlands, Flanders, Suriname and the Dutch Antilles). The application deadline in February 1. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the UC Berkeley Dutch Studies website.



Scholarships for International Students at the University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg offers scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the CEDIES website.



Spanish Government Scholarships for International Students

These scholarships are implemented by AECID for foreigners pursuing Master’s and Doctoral Studies (both under the plan as old as the European Higher Education Area) and Research in Spanish universities and their affiliated centers and other agencies.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the AECI website.



Camões Institute Scholarships for Portugal

The Instituto Camões is the Portuguese implementing agency for external cultural and educational policy. It operates under the responsibility of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs but has administrative autonomy. Its purpose is to promote Portuguese culture and language abroad. Its main areas are the promotion of Portuguese culture and teaching of Portuguese culture and language at University level and the negotiation of Cultural Agreements with third countries in the areas of education, science, culture, sports youth and mass media, in coordination with the competent Ministries.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the IC website.



Luso-American Foundation Scholarships for Portugal

The Study in Portugal Network is an academic study abroad program for university students from North America and also students of Portuguese descent. Its main goal is to increase the percentage of North American students that choose Portugal as their academic destination.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the FLAD website.



Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Research Scholarships for Portugal

These scholarships aim at supporting the research carried out, in Portugal, by foreign individuals, within the framework of a doctoral or for the publication of a book on Portuguese culture, in the following areas: Literature, History, History of Art, Political Science.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Gulbenkian website.



Portuguese Government Scholarships for International Students

Through competitive calls FCT grants and administers, directly or indirectly, in cooperation with other agencies, PhD studentships and several types of fellowships according to the applicable Regulations.
Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the FCT website.



Maltese Government Scholarships for International Students

The Maltese government offers scholarships for international students. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the MGSS website.



Türkiye Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students

Türkiye Scholarships Postgraduate Programs are government funded programs for successful international students from all over the world for postgraduate studies in Turkey. Information sheets and application forms can be downloaded from the Türkiye Scholarships website.

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