Fellowship and Research Opportunities

Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UC San Diego
CCIS offers Visiting Research Fellowships at the pre- and post-doctoral level. These awards are to support advanced research and writing on any aspect of international migration and refugee flows, in any of the social sciences, history, law, and comparative literature. Due to funding constraints, fellows must be current or former UC affiliates.

Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), Princeton
CHW supports research on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing in both developed and developing countries. Successful candidates will devote an academic year or a semester in residence at Princeton to research, discussions, and scholarly collaborations concerned with the determinants of physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing, and the effects of public policy on health and wellbeing. This is a post-doctoral opportunity.

Center for US-Mexico Studies, UC San Diego
Awards to visiting fellows support the write-up stage of research on any aspect of contemporary Mexico (except the visual and performance arts), Mexican history, and U.S.-Mexican relations. Comparative studies with a substantial Mexico component encouraged. Pre- and post-doctoral candidates may apply.

Fulbright Border Program
Three- to nine-month funding to teach graduate courses and/or conduct research in any discipline relevant to U.S.-Mexico border relations. Fluent Spanish is required. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and be from U.S. institutions located in any of the U.S. states on the border with Mexico. Affiliation must be with a university or research institution in any of the Mexican states on the border with the United States.

The Harriman Institute, Columbia
Harriman funds fellows whose research has something to do with the former USSR They offer pre- and post-doctoral fellowships.

The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
The Huntington is an independent research center with holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, and the history of science and medicine. They offer a number of pre- and post-doctoral fellowships for archival researchers. Currently one of their focus areas is the history of Los Angeles.

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship
These fellowships are designed to promote scholarship in the United States and abroad on matters relevant to the improvement of education in all its forms. NAE/Spencer will support one year of full-time research, or two years at half-time.

Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture (OIEAHC), William and Mary
OIEAHC is funded by Mellon and offers several post-doctoral fellowships to scholars who study any aspect of early American history and culture.

Russell Sage Foundation
The Russell Sage Foundation provides support for scholars conducting research on various current U.S. Immigration issues and topics.

Spencer Foundation
Spencer funds education-related research. The small grants program is appropriate for modest-sized research projects, exploratory studies, specific phases of larger investigations, and projects that arise in response to unusual opportunities. Applicants must have already earned a Ph.D.

Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex
Each year, the Sussex Centre for Migration Research offers a number of Visiting Research Fellowships to scholars who wish to develop their research through a period of writing or library work at Sussex. It is also possible to gain a Visiting Fellowship to conduct collaborative research with Sussex faculty. Visiting Fellows who are undertaking practical work in the migration field, and wish to take a break from this work to investigate a subject area in more depth are especially welcome. They welcome pre- and post-doctoral scholars, but the terms are a bit sketchy. Email them if interested.

Immigration Workshop - Berkeley, CA 94720