Cornell-based grants for Graduate Students (other than those via the Graduate School):
- Hirsch Scholarship: for fieldwork related to masters or doctoral thesis. See details on current form on this website.
- CIAMS research fund: fund to support research projects in archaeology and material studies (only members of CIAMS eligible – see eligibility criteria re CIAMS for graduate students on this website). Funding rounds in the Fall and Spring semesters. See forms on this website.
- Kristan Peters-Hamlin Fund: funding for research projects on women in the Middle East
- Kroll Travel Award: for summer travel to Israel
- Walter and Sandra LaFeber Research Assistance Fund: through Dept. of History
- The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Career Services, and Graduate School has funding opportunities for graduate research abroad, and they host frequent information sessions on campus: http://einaudi.cornell.edu/student_funding
- Useful fellowship database on the grad school website: http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/fellowships/. Includes both internal and external grants.
External Grants for Research Travel/Fieldwork/Studies/Projects (Graduate Student or Faculty in some cases):
- CAORC (Council of American Research Centers) Multi-Country Research Fellowship: http://caorc.org/fellowships/multi/
- National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program: http://www.nsfgrfp.org/
- American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA):
- Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome:http://www.aarome.org//apply/rome-prize/procedure-requirements
- American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE):
- Wenner-Gren Foundation which offers a range of grant programs: http://www.wennergren.org/programs, including a dissertation related fieldwork grant:http://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants
- North America Historic and Cultural Resource Preservation: a directory of grants and funding sources for historic archaeology and cultural resource preservation and related work in the USA can usefully be found at http://www.preservationdirectory.com/PreservationGeneralResources/GrantsFundingSources.aspx
- ARIT (American Research Institute in Turkey): http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/ARITFellowships.html
- American Research Center in Sofia (Bulgaria): http://arcsofia.org/
- American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC): http://www.arisc.org/ (go to Resources menu, then Research Links)
- ASOR (American Schools of Oriental Research), which offers grants/fellowships for student travel/research and other things: http://www.asor.org/fellowships/excavation.html and lists some other potentially relevant fellowship sources (some not above) of interest at: http://www.asor.org/fellowships/other.html and also lists other fellowships/grants available via CAARI (Cyprus), ACOR (Jordan), AIAR (Israel) and Baghdad Committee (Mesopotamia) at: http://www.asor.org/fellowships/asor-centers.html
- AIA (Archaeological Institute of America) provides some grants and lists a number of other sources (fellowships and grants) at: http://www.archaeological.org/grants
- National Geographic: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/grants-programs/ and see also National Geographic Young Explorers Grants: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/grants-programs/young-explorers/
- Social Science Research Council: http://www.ssrc.org/
Funding Sources for Research Projects (including especially Surveys, Excavations, etc.):
- NSF: http://www.nsf.gov/awards/about.jsp and primarily the Archaeology and Archaeometry program: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=11690 and the Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) program: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13681
- NEH Collaborative Research Grants: http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/collaborative-research-grants
- Cotsen Excavation Grants, AIA: http://www.archaeological.org/grants/10032
- Loeb Foundation (must be faculty): http://www.lclf.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k71487&pageid=icb.page361235
- Wenner-Gren: http://www.wennergren.org/programs
- INSTAP (Institute for Aegean Prehistory) which gives grants – including Postdoc awards – to promote knowledge of the Aegean region, and to support archaeological fieldwork and research in that area in the chronological span of the Paleolithic through to the 8th century B.C: http://www.aegeanprehistory.net/
- Templeton: http://www.templeton.org/what-we-fund/funding-competitions
- Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research:
- Javits Fellowship: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html
Historical Archaeology Funding Sources:
- This website has a comprehensive list of historical archaeology funding sources.
General Sources of Information for Other Grants, Fellowships and Opportunities:
- The following Cornell site provides links onwards to resources to find funding opportunities: http://www.research.cornell.edu/Funding/ and this link provides a route to investigate grants and fellowships in the humanities and social sciences: http://guides.library.cornell.edu/content.php?pid=106782&sid=803204 and for searching for possible foundation sources, you can access the Cornell Alumni Directory by logging in here: http://cornellconnect.cornell.edu/ or without logging in but with some sleuthing on your part, here: http://www.alumni.cornell.edu/
- Amercian Association of University Women (AUW): http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/
- Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships:
- Rather a good selection of possible funding sources can also be found at this Columbia University site: http://www.sipa.columbia.edu (see Faculty & Research menu).
- Various other pre-doctoral or dissertation completion fellowships are listed here: http://academicjobs.wikia.com/wiki/Dissertation_Fellowships_2012-13