Other Opportunities

Opportunities for students, lecturers, and faculty at UC Berkeley.

Please note these opportunities are not managed by CLAS and should be confirmed by the granting unit. To submit an opportunity for inclusion on this page, email julia.byrd@berkeley.edu.

Opportunities for Faculty and Lecturers

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Berkeley Language Center: Travel Grant Program

Limited funding for foreign language lecturers to attend and present a paper at either domestic or international professional conferences.

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Berkeley Language Center: BLC Fellowship for Language Lecturers

One-semester research fellowships to provide lecturers with the equivalent of one-course release time to work on individual projects designed to further their own professional development. 

Townsend Center for the Humanities: Fellowships for Assistant & Associate Professors

Support for research that significantly involves humanistic material or problems that have a significant bearing on the humanities. 

Opportunities for Graduate Students

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Bancroft Library: The Arthur J. Quinn Memorial Fellowship

Support for research by doctoral candidates (i.e., those who shall have been advanced to candidacy by the time the fellowship is taken up) in the history of California. 

Global, International, and Area Studies: The Reinhard Bendix and Allan Sharlin Fellowships

Berkeley students with ABD status to do research in the fields of historical sociology, historical demography, social history, political and social theory, or historical studies of society and politics. 

Global, International, and Area Studies: The John L. Simpson Pre-dissertation Research Fellowships

UC Berkeley graduate students who plan to do research in international & area studies, from a contemporary or a historical perspective. Fellowships are intended to support travel, lodging, and/or research-related expenditures.

Global, International, and Area Studies: The John L. Simpson ABD Research Fellowships

ABD UC Berkeley graduate students who plan to do research in international & area studies, from a contemporary or a historical perspective. Fellowships are intended to support travel, lodging, and/or research-related expenditures.

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Townsend Center for the Humanities: Working Groups

Support for research in the humanities and the humanities-related social sciences. Groupsbring together faculty and graduate students  to create scholarly dialogue and to foster the free exchange of ideas on shared research interests. 

Institute for International Studies: Pre-Dissertation Research Grant

For graduate students who will not formally advance to candidacy by the Fall of the fellowship term, grants are intended to support travel, lodging, and research-related expenditures away from campus. 

Opportunities for Undergraduates

Institute for International Studies: Undergraduate Fellowship

A year-long fellowship for a group of undergraduate students to work side-by-side with IIS/CPD affiliated faculty and research associates on conducting original research.

Other Opportunities

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Bancroft Library: Reese Fellowship

The Reese Fellowship in American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas have been established by the William Reese Company to encourage research on material printed in or related to the Americas. 

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Bancroft Library: Gunther Barth Fellowship

Support for projects about nineteenth-century history of the North American West, especially environment, exploration, immigrants, urban history, cultural landscapes, and built environments.

Townsend Center for the Humanities: Conference & Lecture Grants

Small grants for partial funding of public conferences, lectures, and symposia taking place at UC Berkeley.