Call for Applications

2020 Grants and Fellowships

The Institute of European Studies is pleased to announce the following funding opportunities in 2020-21 for research in and on Europe. Grants and fellowships are available for UC Berkeley graduate students, undergraduates, faculty and lecturers in all fields of study.

This year, we are pleased to announce two new grants: the Berkeley-Inland University, Norway, Research Fellowship and the Austrian Studies Fellowship for entering graduate students. Click on the links below for details and application instructions.

Graduate Students

Grant Opportunity Deadline Details
Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards

 

January 30

 

  • Summer and academic year awards available
  • Must have completed at least two semesters of target language study
Gerald D. and Norma Feldman Graduate Student Dissertation Fellowship February 1

 

  • For research on topics related to Europe and the EU
  • $3,000
Helmuth Kohl Award in German and European Studies

 

February 1

 

  • For D.E. students in European Studies
  • $2,000
Austrian Studies Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • For entering graduate students in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • $5,000
Berkeley-Austria Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • Research stay at any Austrian university
  • Up to $6,000 for three months
Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • all disciplines
  • EUR 1,500/month (up to three months)
Berkeley-FAU Erlangen/Nuremberg Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • Humanities / Social Sciences
  • EUR 1,000/month (up to three months)
Berkeley-St. Andrews Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • Humanities / Social Sciences
  • $1,000 travel grant +  £1,000 monthly stipend (up to three months)
Berkeley-Cologne Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • all disciplines
  • EUR 1,000/month (up to two months)
Berkeley-Regensburg Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • Humanities / Social Sciences
  • EUR 1,000/month (up to three months)
Berkeley-Muenster Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • Humanities / Social Sciences
  • EUR 1,000 travel grant + EUR 1,000 monthly stipend (up to 2 months)
Berkeley—FSU Jena Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • all disciplines
  • EUR 1,000/month (3-10 months)
Berkeley-Hamburg Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • all disciplines
  • EUR 1,000/month (up to three months)
Berkeley—Luxembourg Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • all disciplines
  • EUR 1,500/month (up to three months)
Berkeley-Inland University, Norway, Research Fellowship

 

February 1
  • Humanities / Social Sciences
  • $1,000/month for up to three months
  • additional funding available for students willing to assist faculty research
Berkeley-Greifswald Research Fellowship

 

February 1

 

  • All disciplines + European language study
  • EUR 850/month (up to three months)
Center for British Studies Graduate Travel Grant

 

February 1

 

  • Airfare for research travel to the UK
Center for British Studies Dissertation Research Grant

 

February 1

 

  • For students advanced to candidacy
  • $2,000 for dissertation research in the UK
Center for British Studies Kirk Underhill Graduate Prize

 

Faculty nominations due May 15 $250 for best research paper on a British Studies topic

 

Center for Portuguese Studies Pinto/Fialon Scholarships and Fellowships

 

May 15
  • Open to Portuguese and Portuguese-American students at UC Berkeley
Center for Portuguese Studies Research/Language Study Awards

 

February 28

 

For research or language/culture summer programs in Portugal or Portuguese Studies
Ana Hatherly Graduate Student Research Grant

 

March 31

 

  • Portuguese Studies; preference for projects on the works of Ana Hatherly
  • $1,000

Categories: December 2019, Funding Opportunities, January 2020, November 2019