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Grants & Fellowships in the Humanities & Social Sciences: Finding Opportunities in Books

Guide accompanies the Olin Library workshop of the same title.


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Sample Titles

Series (often produced annually):

Directory of grants in the humanities; dir. grants humanit. 1986-2006.  +AS 911 .A2 D58

Fulbright and related grants for graduate study, graduate research and teaching assistantships. LB2338.I59 G7 (latest volume in Olin Reference) See also:

Money for graduate students in the arts & humanities. LB 2337.2 .M664 (latest volume in Olin Reference)

Foundation grants to individuals. AS911.A2 F784 + (latest volume in Olin & Mann Reference)

The grants register. LB2338 G76 (latest volume in Olin Reference)


The Foundation Center’s guide to proposal writing; (2001). Olin Library Reference HG177.5.U6 G44x 2001

The Foundation Center's guide to winning proposals II; (2005). Mann Library HV41.9.U5 F673 2005

Foundation fundamentals : A guide for grantseekers (2004). Mann Library HV41.9.U5 F686 2004

Proposals that work : A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals (5th ed. ed.). ILR Library Q180.55.P7 L63 2007

Grant application writer's handbook (4th ed. ed.). Mann Library R853.P75 R439 2005

See also

Rob Bruno, compiler. "Resources for Individual Grantseekers: A  Bibliography," in Charles, Claire, ed. Foundation Grants to Individuals, 24th ed. (Foundation Center, 2015): xxi-xxxvi. Olin Library Reference AS911 .A2 F784

LC Subject Headings for grants & fellowships

Student aid --United States –Directories.

Graduate students --Scholarships, fellowships, etc. --United States.

Research grants --United States --Directories.

Students loan funds --United States --Directories.

Humanities --Scholarships, fellowships, etc. --United States --Directories.

Arts --Scholarships, fellowships, etc. --United States --Directories.

Endowments --United States --Directories.

Scholarships --United States --Directories.

Student loans --United States --Directories.

Proposal writing for grants.

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