Major Foundations or Institutes

Included in the following foundations and programs are national funders of broad scope as well as regional sources that frequently support the efforts of Washington and Lee faculty. To find funders specific to your field and pursuits, please use our funding databases:

Multidisciplinary

CIES Fulbright Scholar Program: Lecture and research abroad; summer deadline: http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards

John Guggenheim Memorial Foundation: Fellowships for "distinguished" scholars and artists; summer deadline: http://www.gf.org

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study: Residential fellowships in Cambridge, MA; fall deadline: http://www.radcliffe.edu

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program: Residential fellowships; winter deadline: https://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-institution-fellowship-program/

Arts and Humanities

American Council of Learned Societies: Multiple fellowships for faculty of various experience levels; fall deadlines: http://www.acls.org

The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation: Fellowship opportunities in rotating fields; fall deadline: http://brown.edu/Divisions/Graduate_School/Howard_Foundation

International Research and Exchange Board (Fulbright): Stipend and travel expenses for activities promoting global change; various deadlines: http://www.irex.org

National Endowment for the Arts: Fellowships, performance, and research funding; various deadlines: https://www.arts.gov

National Endowment for the Humanities: Fellowships and research funding; various deadlines: http://www.neh.gov

National Humanities Center: Residential fellowships in Durham, NC; fall deadline: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities: Residential fellowships in Charlottesville, VA; winter deadline: http://virginiahumanities.org

Science, Math, and Engineering

American Association for Women in Mathematics: Grants and awards; various deadlines: https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/home

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation: Project and career awards for chemical science; spring and summer deadlines: http://www.dreyfus.org

Jeffress Memorial Trust: Pilot funding for interdisciplinary projects: https://hria.org/tmf/jeffress/

National Institutes of Health: Research funding; various deadlines: http://www.nih.gov

National Science Foundation: Research funding; various deadlines: http://www.nsf.gov

Research Corporation for Science Advancement: Research funding; spring deadline: http://rescorp.org

The Simons Foundation: Research funding, fellowships, and awards; various deadlines: https://www.simonsfoundation.org

Social and Behavioral Sciences

American Council of Learned Societies: Multiple fellowships for faculty of various experience levels; summer deadlines: http://www.acls.org

International Research and Exchanges Board: Stipend and travel expenses for activities promoting global change; various deadlines: http://www.irex.org

Russell Sage Foundation: Research projects and visiting scholars; various deadlines: http://www.russellsage.org

National Institutes of Health: Research funding; various deadlines: http://www.nih.gov

National Science Foundation: Research funding; various deadlines: http://www.nsf.gov

Social Science Research Council: Research and fellowships; various deadlines: http://www.ssrc.org

Law and Justice

Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging: Research funding; fall deadline: http://www.borchardcla.org/academic-research-grant-program/grant-application-process

National Science Foundation: Research funding for social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules; multiple deadlines: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504727

Nuffield Foundation: Funding to build capacity in the generation/use of empirical evidence, or to better use existing data infrastructure; multiple deadlines: http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/law-society

Office of Justice Programs/National Institute of Justice: Research funding; multiple deadlines: http://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm