Career Specific Scholarships - Academia

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Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowship


Sponsored by: Hagley Museum and Library
Amount: $6,500 plus housing
Apply by: November 15
Description: Applicants must be doctoral students who have completed all course work and are performing dissertation research. Research topics should involve historical questions and should relate to the collections in the Hagley Library. Fellows will receive housing, office space, a computer and Internet access. A presentation is required at the end of the residence period.
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Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association Travel Grant Program


Sponsored by: Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association
Amount: $500-$1,500
Apply by: March 1
Description: Applicants must be current graduate students, post-doctoral scholars or independent researchers. Applicants must also ensure that the library's contents will meet their research needs before applying.
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Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarships


Sponsored by: Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
Amount: $2,500
Apply by: April 1
Description: Applicants must be full-time junior, senior or graduate students in an accredited four-year college in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington who plan to pursue illumination as a career. The application, statement of purpose and at least three letters of recommendation are required. Students should review the IESNA Lighting Handbook to see the available fields of study.
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