Columbia University Fellowships


  • Columbia Global Centers
    Through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Program in Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities, Columbia Global Centers | Amman has established a fellowship program starting on January 1, 2019 that offers 12-month fellowships for emerging displaced scholars interested in the humanities to continue and further develop their scholarly pursuits. Eligible candidates are PhD students who have had their doctorate disrupted, post-doctoral fellows who were awarded a doctorate in the humanities or humanistic social sciences, or early career scholars who were employed at an accredited institution of higher learning and were forcibly uprooted from their home countries and respective academic institutions for reasons related to the emergence of security concerns and/or armed conflict.
    Please direct any inquiries regarding eligibility to Dr. Ahmad Mousa, Programs Manager. The deadline for the application is October 16, 2018.

  • Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies
    The Harriman Institute awards a number of student fellowships every year. The Institute's Fellowship Committee makes all fellowship decisions. Candidates may apply for more than one fellowship. For information regarding fellowships and application procedures, please contact Rebecca Dalton or Barbara Singleton.

  • The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies
    The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies is pleased to provide funding for graduate students in the form of named fellowships as well as grants. Funding is available to students throughout the academic year; for summer travel related to research; and for travel grants for students presenting research at academic or professional conferences. Priority for funding will be given to students who are active participants of IIJS programming (an expectation of grantees). If you have questions, contact Annela Levitov.

  • Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life
    IRCPL Summer Research Fellowships are available to Columbia University students for research related to the completion of their dissertation or other research projects. The fellowship provides each student a maximum of $4,000 to cover expenses directly related to their research, including travel, lodging, and materials during the Summer of 2018.

  • The Heyman Center for Humanities
    The Edward W. Said Post-Doctoral Fellowship supports promising scholars early in their careers to produce scholarship that speaks across disciplinary boundaries, promotes humanistic inquiry in the service of intercultural communication and understanding, and engages the public. Grants of up to $20,000 (depending upon length of stay) will be awarded to subsidize a short-term residency at Columbia, from one month to one semester.