Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry

Deadline: August 1, 2016

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation seeks to further the development of scientific leadership in the field of environmental chemistry with a postdoctoral fellowship program. The Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry provides a principal investigator with an award of $120,000 over two years to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow in environmental chemistry.

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Social Sciences & Humanities

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Data Challenge

Deadline: June 15, 2016

This challenge encourages the creation of web-based tools, data visualizations, and other creative uses of the information found in the Chronicling America historic newspaper database.

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Access to Historical Records

Deadline: June 15, 2016

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that promote the preservation and use of the nation’s most valuable archival resources. This grant program is designed to support archival repositories in preserving and processing primary source materials. The program emphasizes the creation of online tools that facilitate the public discovery of historical records.

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Henkel (Gerda) Foundation, Research Projects

Deadline: June 15, 2016

Support is primarily provided for the historical humanities, in particular to support research projects in the fields of: archaeology, art history, historical Islamic studies, history, history of law, history of science, prehistory and early history.

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Refugee Microenterprise Development (MED) Program

Deadline: June 21, 2016

The overall purpose of the ORR Refugee MED Program, hereafter referred in the FOA as the MED Program, is to assist refugees to become economically self-sufficient. Under the MED Program the following objectives must be carried out: assisting refugees to establish microenterprise businesses through the provision of MED loans, T/TA, and assisting refugees in developing credit history and/or in repairing their credit scores.

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EMDR Research Foundation, Research Grant Awards

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Proposed studies examining the effectiveness of EMDR in treating PTSD will be considered, however, priority will be placed on studies that emphasize under developed areas of knowledge such as, the underlying mechanisms of EMDR; the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, somatic disorders, substance abuse, eating disorders, dissociative disorders; or populations such as combat veterans, children and adolescents.

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Ohio Humanities Council, Major Grants

Deadline: July 15, 2016

Cultural programs must have a clear humanities focus. Projects must make use of a humanities perspective. Programs should situate and share stories in the context of the humanities, encouraging participants to engage in considered reflection on those stories. Areas of study include: history, anthropology, folklore, archaeology, literature, languages, linguistics, philosophy, ethics, comparative religion, jurisprudence, historical and critical approaches to the arts, and aspects of the social sciences which use historical or philosophical approaches.

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The Arts

Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research, Arnold Bentley New Initiatives Fund

Deadline: Continuous Submission

The Arnold Bentley Fund exists to support new, interdisciplinary initiatives concerned with the advancement or promotion of research in the psychology of music or music education. Examples may include support towards a project, conference, seminar, workshop, exhibition or publication that is particularly innovative or pioneering.

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National Endowment for the Arts/National Fndn. on the Arts & Humanities, NEA FY 2017 Art Works II Application

Deadline: July 14, 2016 (**This is a limited submission opportunity. Refer to The University of Akron Limited Submission guidelines.)

Art works by enhancing the value of individuals and communities, by connecting us to each other and to something greater than ourselves, and by empowering creativity and innovation in our society and economy. The arts exist for beauty itself, but they also are an inexhaustible source of meaning and inspiration.

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American Society for Theatre Research, Selma Jean Cohen Conference Presentation Award

Deadline: July 15, 2016

This award provides up to $1000 to a scholar to participate in a plenary or working session at the ASTR conference. This presentation must, in the spirit of Selma Jeanne Cohen, explore the intersections of theatre and dance/movement. Funds shall be used to cover travel and hotel expenses. The purpose of the award is to encourage scholars in dance and movement-based fields to become active members of ASTR by helping them to meet the travel and hotel expenses of attending and presenting at the ASTR annual meeting. ASTR conference registration fees will be waived for award winners.

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American Musicological Society, Thomas Hampson Fund Supporting Research and Publication on Classic Song

Deadline: August 15, 2016

The fund is dedicated to fostering editions and scholarship on classic song in all its contexts (including American song, contemporary song, etc.), as well as new and innovative technologies for promoting and understanding classic song via interactive media and the Internet. The AMS will award a grant of up to $1,100 to support research and publication on classic song.

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Azule, Residencies

Deadlines: May 15, 2016; August 15, 2016; November 1, 2016

Azule provides this retreat and residency program for performers, writers, architects, builders, musicians, and artists of all types. Azule provides an environment where artists and community meet, work and learn together through the arts in their many forms. The residencies range in length from 4 days to 4 weeks.

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