External Grants

Primary Sources of Research Funding

National Science Foundation: Archaeology
https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=11690

National Science Foundation: Cultural Anthropology
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5388&org=bcs

National Science Foundation: Law and Social Science
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504727

National Science Foundation: Biological Anthropology
https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5407

Social Science Research Council program for dissertation proposals
http://www.ssrc.org/programs/dpdf/

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowships
http://www.ssrc.org/programs/idrf/

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
http://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants/

Additional Sources of Funding

Albright Institute for Archaeological Research (Near Eastern Archaeology)
http://www.aiar.org/fellowships/

American Institute of Indian Studies
http://www.indiastudies.org/research-fellowship-programs/categories-of-fellowship/

American Academy in Rome
http://www.aarome.org/apply/affiliated-fellowships/

American Association of Physical Anthropology Pollitzer Student Travel Awards
http://physanth.org/about/awards-funding-and-other-opportunities/william-s-pollitzer-student-travel-award/

American Association of University Women
http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Eastern Europe
http://www.acls.org/grants/default.aspx?id=354

Digital Innovation Fellowships
http://www.acls.org/programs/digital/

Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowships
http://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/

American Primatological Society
https://www.asp.org/grants/

American Research Center in Egypt
http://www.arce.org/grants/overview?gclid=CM3Pg66vmKwCFQIDQAodRDYwPg

Archaeological Institute of America
http://www.archaeological.org/grants/

Brennan Foundation Andean Prehistory and Ancient Mediterranean
http://www.brennanfoundation.org/announcement1.html

Center for Latin American Studies travel grant (UWM)
https://uwm.edu/latin-american-caribbean-us-latino-studies/undergraduate/funding-opportunities/

Conservation International
http://www.conservation.org/how/pages/funding-conservation.aspx see also Conservation International/Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation; Contact: Russ Mittermeier

Council for European Studies (CES) Pre-dissertation Fellowships and Dissertation Completion Fellowships
http://councilforeuropeanstudies.org/grants-and-awards

Jack Kent Cooke (graduate study for individuals who demonstrate overall excellence and unmet financial need)
http://www.jackkentcookefoundation.org/

Dumbarton Oaks List of Funding Opportunities in Precolumbian Studies
http://www.doaks.org/research/pre_columbian/pco_internet_sources.html

The European Research Council
http://erc.europa.eu/

Ford Foundation Fellowships
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/

Graduate Women in Science
http://www.gwis.org/?page=fellowship_program

Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship
http://www.hfg.org/df/guidelines.htm

Heinz Foundation Grants for Latin American Archaeology
http://www.heinz.org/interior.aspx?id=350

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
https://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-us-student-program

Historical Archaeology Funding Sources
http://www.digitalpresence.com/histarch/funding.html http://www.americanantiquarian.org/acafellowship.htm http://www.srifoundation.org/ed_opp.html

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy
http://careercenter.americananthro.org/jobs/11248169/horowitz-foundation-grants

International Primatological Society
http://www.internationalprimatologicalsociety.org/research.cfm

Irish Archaeology Grants
https://www.ria.ie/
http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/funding

Jacob J. Javits Fellowship
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/

Josephine deKarman Fellowship
http://www.dekarman.org/qualifications/

Kellogg Foundation
http://www.wkkf.org/what-we-support/educated-kids.aspx

Lambda Alpha Fellowships
http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/anthropology/lambdaalpha

Leakey Foundation
https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/

Lemmerman Foundation Rome/Roman Culture
http://www.nexus.it/lemmermann/

Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Humanities and Related Social Sciences
https://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/

National Endowment for the Humanities
http://www.neh.gov/grants/grants.html

National Geographic Society
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/field/grants-programs/cre-fund/

Rotary (graduate study funded in conflict resolution, peace studies, and international relations)
http://www.scholars4dev.com/3902/rotary-international-ambassadorial-scholarships/

Smithsonian Institution Fellowships and Internships
http://www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/SIFELL/SIFELLapp.htm

Society for Industrial Archaeology
http://www.sia-web.org/activities/preservation-grants/

Soros (graduate study by immigrants or first generation Americans)
http://www.pdsoros.org/

Truman (graduate study leading to career in government, education, the non-profit sector, or the public interest/advocacy sector, with the aim of improving the conditions of society)
http://www.truman.gov/

UK Archaeology Awards
http://www.archaeologicalawards.com/

Woodrow Wilson Foundation
http://woodrow.org/fellowships/

Additional sources of information about grants

The American Anthropological Association also maintains a comprehensive list of funding sources including postdocs and professional grants
http://www.aaanet.org/profdev/fellowships/

The Archaeological Institute of America maintains a current list of non-AIA grants of interest to archaeologists,
http://www.archaeological.org/grants/other/

The GRANTS.GOV website maintains a searchable database where you can look for “Anthropology and Archaeology Funding”
https://www.grants.gov/

The UWM Graduate School maintains a list of external fellowships available to graduate students
https://uwm.edu/graduateschool/

UWM “Researcher Central” website. Click on “Finding External Funding Opportunities”
https://uwm.edu/officeofresearch/

PIVOT (formerly, Community of Science), available to UW-Milwaukee affiliates
http://pivot.cos.com/funding_main