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The Council for European Studies offers three different kinds of pre-dissertation research fellowships, all designed to support early dissertation research on topics in European Studies, as well as a dissertation completion fellowship, designed to aid late-stage graduate students in completing their dissertation and their graduate studies. Each pre-dissertation research fellowship includes a $4,000 stipend.

CLIR forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning. One of the several opportunities it offers is the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources. This fellowship program is to help junior scholars in the humanities and related social-science fields gain skill and creativity in developing knowledge from original sources such as museums, archives, and libraries.

EHBEA administers an annual Student Research Grant competition to aid student members in funding research projects devoted to studies of the evolution of the human mind, behavior, and society. Two grants of up to 500 Euros are awarded each year. Eligible applicants are members of EHBEA who are pursuing doctoral degrees.

The goal of the Fulbright-Hays program is to deepen knowledge of areas of the world not generally included in US curricula. This fellowship funds individual doctoral students to conduct research in other countries in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of 6 to 12 months. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents registered at a US university.

The aim of the Fyessen Foundation is to encourage “all forms of scientific inquiry in cognitive mechanisms, including thought and reasoning, which underly animal and human behavior; their biological and cultural bases, and phylogenetic and ontogenetic development”. Postdoctoral study grants are meant for post-doctoral researchers, working on research disciplines such as ethology, paleontology, archaeology, anthropology, psychology, epistemology, logic and the sciences of the nervous system. These grants are awarded to french or foreign researchers, holders of a foreign PhD and who wish to achieve their project in a laboratory in France; or either french or foreign researchers holders of a French PhD who wish to achieve their project in a laboratory abroad.

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation places a priority on the study of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world and also encourages related research projects in neuroscience, genetics, animal behavior, the social sciences, history, criminology, and the humanities which illuminate modern human pro