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External Funding Sources for Prospective Graduate Students

We strongly urge prospective graduate students to seek grants and fellowships from agencies and foundations that support graduate course work in Anthropology.  Some of these sources are listed below.  You should apply to these sources at the same time that you are applying for graduate school.  Please note that the deadlines for these applications are mostly in November (please check for exact dates).

For Graduate Students who are US Citizens

  • Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
  • The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

For Graduate Students who are not US Citizens

  • Fulbright Program for Foreign Students (apply through US Embassy in home country)
  • Wenner-Gren Foundation Wadsworth International Fellowships