Social Sciences Upcoming Funding Opportunities, February 2018

Funding agencies are offering a range of awards, fellowships and research funding opportunities in the following areas of social sciences: psychology, peace research, societal and economical studies, quality of life research, asian studies and Canadian foreign affairs.


Upcoming Major Deadlines


SSHRC Partnership Grants, Stage 1 (Deadline Feb 15, 2018)

Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal partnerships over 4 to 7 years to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization.


Upcoming Research Funding Opportunities


Global Grand Challenges: Saving Lives at Birth (Deadline Feb 28, 2018)

The Gates Foundation and its 5 partners are seeking innovative interventions for pregnant women and newborns in poor, hard-to-reach communities around the time of delivery. The goal is to harness scientific, technological, social, and business ingenuity in order to achieve sustainable transformational gains in maternal and newborn survival and in the prevention of stillbirth globally. *NOTE: Please review to ensure you can meet reporting requirements, and contact if you intend to apply.

Peace Research Grants (Deadline Feb 28, 2018)

International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF) awards grants to help fund peace research projects in places as diverse as Argentina, Bosnia, inner city communities in the United States, the Middle East, the Philippines, the Punjab, and Uganda.

Law Foundation Research Proposals (Deadline March 1, 2018)

Grants for non-profit organizations in British Columbia whose proposed time-limited projects fall within one or more of the five statutory mandated areas of the Law Foundation: legal aid; legal education; legal research; law reform; law libraries.


Upcoming Fellowships


Field Research Fellowships (Deadline Feb 15, 2018)

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS), with funding support from the US State Department Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau and the Council of American Oversees Research Centers, invites applications for the the ACMS Field Research Fellowship Program to support short-term student, post-doctoral, or faculty field research in Mongolia in the Summer or Fall 2018.

Koret Foundation: Koret Fellowship in Korea Program (Deadline March 1, 2018)

The Koret Foundation of San Francisco is offering a fellowship for scholars to conduct research at Stanford University on contemporary Korean affairs, with the broad aim of strenghening ties between the United States and Korea.

International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and IIAS/CEM-FMSH Fellowship (Deadline March 1, 2018)

IIAS invites outstanding scholars to apply for a fellowship at IIAS to conduct research focused on three IIAS clusters 'Asian Cities', 'Asian Heritages' and 'Global Asia'.

2018-2019 Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia (Deadline March 2, 2018)

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Stanford University (Stanford) are pleased to announce that applications are welcome for the 2018-19 Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellowship on Southeast Asia. Interested individuals with backgrounds or positions in the social sciences or humanities are encouraged to apply.

Global Affairs Canada & the Chinese Ministry of Education: Canada-China Scholar's Exchange Program (Deadline March 6, 2018)

Scholarships for undergrads, grad students, and faculty to engage in research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions.