Programs

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Dissertation Fieldwork Grants for up to $20,000 are awarded to individuals enrolled in a doctoral program to support dissertation research.  Applicants must be engaged in research that contributes to anthropological knowledge. Applicants of any nationality or country of residence may apply.

Post-Ph.D. Research Grants for up to $20,000 are awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. Applicants must be engaged in research that makes a significant contribution to anthropological knowledge, theory and debate. Applicants of any nationality or country of residence may apply.

Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowships in
Ethnographic Film provide up to $40,000 towards the completion of an ethnographic film that
is based on anthropological research already accomplished by the applicant. The fellowship is
awarded to early career scholars, who frequently lack the time and resources they need for
film production. Applicants should be no more than ten years beyond their PhD, with
allowances made for periods of caregiving, and have a doctorate in anthropology or an
equivalent field.

Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships (writing) provide up to $40,000 towards the writing-up of already completed research. The fellowship is awarded to early career scholars, who frequently lack the time and resources they need to publish their work. Applicants should be no more than ten years beyond their PhD, with allowances made for periods of caregiving, and have a doctorate in anthropology or an equivalent field.

Wadsworth International Fellowships provide funds to support study leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in anthropology. Fellowships are made for amounts up to $17,500 per year with the possibility of renewal for a total of four years of funding. Applicants must be from countries where anthropology is underrepresented and where there are limited resources to send students overseas for training.

Engaged Research Grants provide grants up to a maximum of $20,000 to support research partnerships that promise to make a significant contribution to anthropological conversations through collaborations in which engagement is a central feature of a project from the very start.  

Wadsworth African Fellowships provide funds to support African students wishing to study anthropology (including biological anthropology and archaeology) at a South African university. Fellowships are made for amounts up to $17,500 per year with the possibility of renewal for a total of four years of funding.

Conference and Workshops Grants Grants are available to bring scholars from around the
globe together to advance anthropological knowledge and debate. Grants are made for
amounts up to $20,000.