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Below are lists of grant-making organizations providing funding and/or other services to support anthropological research and other academic activities. The Foundation can provide no advice on these programs and we advise you to consult the specific websites for updated information and details about each organization and its grant programs.


The Albright provides a multitude of fellowship opportunities in the hopes of developing scholarly knowledge of the culture of the Near East from prehistory to the early Islamic period. Fellowships are open to students and scholars in Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the early Islamic period, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines. The research period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside Israel. Residence at the Albright in Jerusalem is required.

The American Association of University Women has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. One of the world's largest sources of funding for graduate women, the AAUW provides over 275 fellowships, grants, and special awards annually to outstanding women.

The ACLS is a leading private institution supporting scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels. It hosts a number of domestic and international programs and competitions. One of the programs includes the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which provide year-long fellowships to support Ph.D. dissertation completion in humanistic disciplines.

American Councils for International Education is an international, nonprofit organization working to advance education, research, and mutual understanding across the United States, Canada, and the nations of Southeastern Europe, Eurasia, and South Asia. The organization designs, implements, and supports innovative programs in education, professional development, and scholarly research. Grants are provided for study and research in relevant countries as well as possibilities for language training.

The APS promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities. The society fosters research and discovery through the various grants and fellowships it offers. Its various funding programs include grants for fieldwork (the Lewis and Clark Fund), grants towards Native American Studies (the Phillips Fund), and grants for non-commercial research (the Franklin Research Grants).