|Summary||The Volkswagen Foundation supports research in the humanities and social sciences, as well as the use of science and technology in higher education. They periodically release open calls on a variety of topics, including societal and academic challenges, international post-doctoral fellowships, and research in the digital age.|
The Volkswagen Foundation funds research projects in ground-breaking areas and provides assistance to academic institutions for the improvement of the structural conditions for their work. In particular, the Foundation perceives its mission in supporting aspiring young academics and in promoting interdisciplinary and international collaboration.
The Foundation focuses its funding activities on selected initiatives. By means of these initiatives, it endeavors to provide effective stimuli for research and to establish forward-looking topics. The funding initiatives are grouped into the areas:
Persons and Structures
|Summary||The object of the Association is to advance education for the public benefit through the promotion of teaching and research in contemporary European Studies.|
The UACES primarily makes small grants to support events and collaborative networks related to the study of contemporary Europe.
It makes regular calls for proposals.
•Collaborative Research Networks (CRNs)
•Small Event Grants
•UACES Scholarships for Postgraduate Students
|Summary||This private foundation is dedicated to the advancement of anthropology throughout the world. It is particularly concerned with human biological and cultural origins, development, and variation.|
The Wenner-Gren Foundation provides research support at the post-graduate level and beyond, and also funds conferences and workshops.
Most of its programs have 2 deadlines per year.
•Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
•Post-PhD Research Grants
•Feijos Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnographic Film
•International Collaborative Research Grants•Others
|Summary||This foundation requests proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Questions that interest the foundation concern violence and aggression in relation to social change, intergroup conflict, war, terrorism, crime, and family relationships, among other subjects.|
The Guggenheim Foundation provides 1-2 year grants ranging from US$15.000-40.000.
Annual deadline: August 1.
|Summary||This foundation fund research related to behaviors and health, reducing stigma and prejudice, understanding and preventing violence, and addressing psychological needs following disasters.|
The APA Foundation primarily finances early career psychology research.
It has a wide variety of calls each year, many of which are open to non-U.S.-based investigators.
•Barlow Grant (anxiety)
•Wechsler Early Career Grant (neuropsychology, cognition)•Rosen Fund Grants (gifted children)
•McGuigan Prize on Understanding the Human Mind• Others
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