Funding Opportunities

DeadlineTitleDescriptionAmountApplication Link
February 1, 2019Center for 17th- & 18th- c. Studies
William Andrews Clark Memorial
Library Dissertation Fellowship/
Predoctoral Fellowship
For UCLA doctoral candidates whose dissertation
involves extensive research in the library holdings.
February 4, 2019Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies (CMRS):
Romani Fellowship
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student
nominated by his or her academic department.
Nominees must express a commitment to
pursuing studies in some aspect of the Middle
Ages or Re-naissance and must be studying under
the mentorship of a faculty member of CMRS.
February 6, 2019Graduate Summer Research
Mentorship (GSRM)
The GSRM Program is designed to provide financial
support for doctoral students in the arts,
humanities, social sciences, public health and
nurs-ing. Awardees should consider it as their
principal/primary summer activity.
February 13, 2019Graduate Research Mentorship
The Graduate Research Mentorship (GRM) Program
is designed to assist students in acquiring and
developing advanced research skills under faculty
mentorship. The program is open to doctoral students
in the arts, humanities, social sciences, public
health and nursing.
February 22, 2019Foreign Language and Area
Studies (FLAS)
FLAS Fellowships are provided by a grant from the
US Department of Education Title VI program.
Applicants should be planning to use their training
to teach, to serve in government or international
agencies, or to engage in other work that advances
American understanding of other countries.
up to $18,000
February 27, 2019Dissertation Year Fellowship
This program is intended to support students in their
final year of graduate school, at the dissertation writing
stage and planning to start teaching or research
appointments soon after the end of their dissertation
fellowship year.
March 1, 2019Center for Med & Renaissance
Stds: Ahmanson Research Fellowships
for the Stdy of Medieval &
Renaissance Books and Manuscripts
The fellowships support the use of the extensive
medieval and Renaissance monographic and
manu-script holdings in UCLA Library Special
$7,500Application materials may be submitted by e-mail (PDF format) to
March 2, 2019Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)Financial Aid for college or grad schoolAmount Varies
March 9, 2019Collegium of University
Teaching Fellows Application
The Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF)
offers graduate students the opportunity to teach
undergraduate, general education seminars on
topics related to their dissertation research.
Amount Varies
April 1, 2019Center for the Study of Women’s
Graduate Student Travel Grants
Travel grants assist graduate and undergraduate
UCLA students with air and ground transportation
expenses related to research on women, gender
and sexuality, including transportation for academic
or professional conference presentation.
April 1, 2019Constance Coiner Graduate
Applicant’s research must focus on feminist and
working-class issues. Applicant must reflect a
genu-ine interest in teaching and research that
center on working-class studies and feminist issues.
April 1, 2019Penny Kanner Dissertation
Research Fellowship
The fellowship supports a UCLA doctoral candidate
engaged in research on women and/or gender
using historical materials and methods.
April 1, 2019Jean Stone Dissertation Research
The fellowship supports a UCLA doctoral candidate
engaged in research on women and/or gender.
April 15, 2019Center for Medieval & Renaissance
Studies: Lynn & Maude
White Fellowship
UCLA graduate students advanced to PhD candidacy.
The fellowship supports dissertation research
in any aspect of Medieval or Renaissance Studies.
The student will be expected to engage in full-time
dissertation research and writing during the
fellow-ship year.
$15,000Application materials may be submitted by e-mail (PDF format) to
May 1, 2019German Academic Exchange Fellowship
(DAAD) German Studies
Research Grant
German Studies Research Grants are to be used for
short-term research (one to two months) in Germany.
The program is designed to encourage research
and promote the study of cultural, political, historical,
economic and social aspects of modern and
contemporary German affairs from an inter- and
June 6, 2019Fulbright Hays Doctoral
Dissertation Research
Abroad Fellowship
Approximately 80 fellowships for dissertation
research abroad in any country except the U.S. and
its territories. Projects that focus on Western Europe
will not be considered for funding. Support is
provided for 6 to 12 months abroad. For advanced
graduate students to support dissertation research
overseas, administered by the U.S. Department of
Education. Awards are available for research in
fields of modern foreign language and area studies.
Amount Varies
August 14, 2019Fulbright US Student ProgramApproximately 1,300 fellowships give recent BS/BA
graduates, master’s and doctoral candidates, young
professionals and artists opportunities for personal
development and international experience.
Amount Varies
March 15, 2019Graduate Student Research FellowshipsFor research projects that advance knowledge of modern Israel $2,500-$7,500
April 1, 2019Travel GrantsTo cover travel and other costs associated with 1) presentation of conference papers focused on Israel or 2) Israel-related research projects that require limited, site-specific research Up to $1,000