Big Ideas Contest & Positions for Berkeley Students

Big Ideas Is Recruiting Innovation Ambassadors Are you interested in social impact, entrepreneurship and innovation, or public service? Big Ideas is recruiting highly motivated UC students to serve as Innovation Ambassadors at each UC campus. Innovation Ambassadors work with students, … Continued

Mentorship in the Social Sciences — 4/23/2018

Faculty mentorship is a key ingredient in the development of our graduate and professional student researchers. The recent “Nature Research: Health of Research Groups” symposium at Berkeley identified the importance of supporting PIs in their roles as mentors for research … Continued

Abstracts Invited for Graduate Research Symposium — 12/8/2017

The William & Mary’s Graduate Research Symposium Committee is seeking abstract submissions from currently enrolled graduate students in the following discipline(s): American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, History, Physics, Psychology, and Public Policy.  This broadly themed conference … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

Multi-Country Fellowship Program The CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or transregional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for US doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their PhD. Preference will be given … Continued

The ISSI Graduate Fellows Program — 4/3/2017

The Institute for the Study of Societal Issues has announced a call for applications for the 2017 – 2018 Graduate Fellows Program. The Graduate Fellows Program is for UC Berkeley doctoral students who have completed at least three years of graduate studies at Berkeley … Continued

Horowitz Foundation Dissertation Research Grants — 1/31/2017

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences, which include psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, urban affairs, area studies, and political science. Through … Continued

Fellowship for Social Science Dissertation Students — 1/31/2016

The Center for Engaged Scholarship, a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives in San Francisco,  is accepting applications for dissertation fellowships of $25,000 each. The Center supports “scholarship that can move us to a society that is more egalitarian, more democratic, … Continued

American Bar Foundation Fellowships — 12/1/2015

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is dedicated to advancing justice through rigorous research on the law, legal practices, and the law’s impact on our society.  Located in Chicago, ABF is the nation’s leading research institute for the empirical study of law. The … Continued

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships — 10/21/2015

The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship supports a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within … Continued

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SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowships — 10/15/2015

The Social Science Research Council offers Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowships (DPDF) to enable early-stage doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences to formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals for their academic departments or funding agencies. Fellows participate in two proposal preparation workshops. The … Continued

Academic Job Search Workshops — 8/14–9/9/14

Going on the job market? Find out what you’re getting into and prepare yourself to be the strongest possible candidate. These sessions are conducted by Ph.D. career counselor Andrew Green. Before his return to Berkeley, Dr. Green spent six years … Continued