Grants in Philosophy

1. The APA maintains a large database of grants of relevance to philosophers:

APA Prizes and Fellowships

Non-APA Prizes, Grants, and Fellowships

2. Grants on APA pages recommended by Emory faculty and students:

American Academy in Rome

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

Ford Foundation Diss Completion

Fulbright (Emory internal deadline in August)

Mellon/ACLS Diss Completion (Emory internal deadline in October)

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant in the “Science, Technology, and Society Program” supports humanistic research.

Robert N. Ho Family Foundation in Buddhist Studies Dissertation Fellowship

Social Science Research Council

Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship.

3. Other recommended grants not listed on the APA pages:

American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship

The American Friends of Marbach

Chateaubriand Fellowship 

The Council of European Studies (CES)


The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund

Applicants must apply through the Graduate School.

Fulbright-Hays (not to be confused with Fulbright) 

Non-European philosophy in non-European locations.

Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Grant Program 

4. For students seeking sixth year funding, see also:

5. External Fellowships and Grants:

6. Non-Completion Fellowships:

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

Delores Zohrab Liebman Fund

Marquette Mitchem Fellowship

Chateaubriand Fellowship Program

Fulbright Open Study/Research

CLIR/Mellon Fellowships (Not Currently Accepting Applications)