RESEARCH

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Opportunities for Graduate Students




Internal Opportunities


Research and Programs

COHEN CENTER FOR MODERN JEWISH STUDIES: SUMMER RESEARCH ASSISTANT/INTERNSHIPS
Engage in bold research focused on Judaism and the Jewish community.

DISSERTATION SUPPORT: THE RESEARCH CIRCLE ON DEMOCRACY & CULTURAL PLURALISM
The Research Circle on Democracy & Cultural Pluralism at the Department of Politics, Brandeis University, supports PhD candidates in the proposal, research and writing stages of the dissertation process.

FELLOWSHIPS FOR HELLER STUDENTS

GRANTS FOR GRADUATE RESEARCH

HADASSAH-BRANDEIS INSTITUTE: SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM AND RESEARCH PAPER PRIZE
Enables undergraduates to explore topics relating to Judaism, the Jewish community and gender.

THE ROSENBERG INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL FINANCE
Allows students to research global market trends and exchange ideas, within the context of international financial discourse.

Grants

GRANTS FOR GRADUATE RESEARCH
Emphasizes outstanding research projects focused on Women's and Gender Studies.

JANE'S TRAVEL GRANTS
Assists with travel costs for research endeavors in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Latin American Diaspora in the United States.

SPROUT GRANTS
Offers an opportunity to research and fund possibly patentable and commercial products.

THE TAUBER INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF EUROPEAN JEWRY
Provides grants for travel costs, research materials and data collection and processing, relating to pre-dissertation and dissertation research in Jewish Studies.

PHOEBE GIDDON '56 AND DR. DONALD GIDDON GRANT FOR RESEARCH ON WOMEN AND HEALTH
Highlights the best undergraduate or graduate project that seeks new or further understanding of women and health.

CHRIS LERMAN PRIZE FOR ESSAYS ON EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN
Awards significant work on the achievement and endeavors of extraordinary women.

WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES GRADUATE TRAVEL GRANTS (pdf)
Enables graduates in the Women's and Gender Studies department to cover travel expenses for research and conferences.

THE GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION'S TRAVEL AND RESEARCH GRANTS
Guides graduates seeking funding for travel for research.

ADDITIONAL GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRADUATE TRAVEL & RESEARCH
Assists with library and archival costs of research.

FELLOWSHIPS FOR HELLER STUDENTS
Exposes students to industry and educational organization within the nation, as well as offers opportunities for global business involvement.

THE ELI J. SEGAL CITIZEN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Internship that encourages emerging leaders to engage in a lifetime of civic leadership and service.


External Opportunities


Grants

THE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
Provides exceptional seniors and recent alumni with the opportunity to pursue graduate study anywhere in the United Kingdom.

GEORGE J. MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP
Allows for strong academics and leaders to pursue graduate study in Ireland, for any discipline and focus.

HHMI INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RESEARCH (pdf)
Facilitates science research. Please speak with your science department's graduate chair to discuss your nomination for this opportunity.

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (pdf)
Finances international research and service opportunities.

RHODES SCHOLARSHIP
Provides exceptional recent alumni with the opportunity to pursue graduate study at Oxford.

WINSTON CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP
Covers all University and College tuition and fees to study science, technology, mathematics, or engineering for nine to twelve months at the University of Cambridge in England.

FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM
Provides funding to study, research, or teach English for one year in a country outside of the U.S.

THE GATES CAMBRIDGE TRUST
Reinforces academic excellence, by offering funding for graduate study (1-4 years) at the University of Cambridge in England.

ANDREW W. MELLON FELLOWSHIPS IN HUMANISTIC STUDIES
Supports initiatives to strengthen the institutions that sustain scholarship in the humanities and "humanistic" social sciences, primarily research universities but also a small number of centers for advanced study and independent research libraries.

ADDITIONAL EXCEPTIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS (pdf)
Suggests additional, multidisciplinary scholarship opportunities for graduates.