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Explore more arts and humanities grant opportunities or find fellowships.

American Antiquarian Society: The American Antiquarian Society's holdings are rich with resources relating to all aspects of women's lives throughout American history. Short-term fellowships on any topic supported by the collections offer a monthly stipend. 

American Association of University Women (AAUW): Seeks to advance educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Provides grants and fellowships, including:

  • American Fellowships: Supports women scholars completing doctoral dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research, or finishing research for publication. Awards for research leave fellowships are $30,000; awards for short-term or summer research publication grants are $6,000. 
  • Community Action Grants: Provides seed money to women and local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or nondegree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. Awards range from $2,000 to $10,000 over one to two years. 

National Institute of Justice: Supports research and evaluation projects to address issues related to human trafficking, violence against women, and justice issues. Awards vary by program.  

National Women's Studies Association: Offers two book prizes ($1000 or $2,000) on women and labor or multicultural feminist contributions.

Schlesinger Library - Research on History of Women in America: Sponsors research grants for those using the Schlesinger Library's (Cambridge, MA) holdings on the history of women in America. Awards are up to $3,000.