Grants & Fellowships
History of Science Dissertation Fellowship in History of Science and Allied Fields
We invite applications for History of Science Dissertation Fellowship Grant in the History of Science, and allied fields such as history of medicine, technology, and environment, the history of the philosophy of science, and contemporary study of science, technology, and medicine that also has a historical component. This grant will specifically fund dissertation writing and research for up to one year. Priority is given to students in their final year of graduate study, but we will also consider partial funding for students who are in the early stages of writing and still completing dissertation research.
Please send a 3-4 page proposal describing your dissertation, including the stage you are at with writing and research, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted to Rosemary Rogers (rrogers at stanford.edu) starting March 1 and due by April 16th.
History of Science Research Grants
We invite applications for History of Science Research Grant in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. Grants will specifically fund pre-dissertation research, conferences and language training essential for the completion of doctoral work in the above mentioned fields. Amounts awarded will range from $1000 to a maximum of $2500.
Please send a one-page proposal describing the project you wish to undertake with an itemized budget. Applications should be submitted to Rosemary Rogers (rrogers at stanford.edu) starting March 1st and due by April 16th. Awards will be announced by May 1st.
John McCaskey Undergraduate Fellow
The John McCaskey Undergraduate Fellowship was established in 2011 with a generous gift by previous History and Philosophy PhD student John McCaskey for undergraduate students who wish to get involved in current research projects, working with HPST faculty, postdocs and graduate students the fields of History of Science or Philosophy of Science. Awards of up to $1000 will be announced by May 1st.
Award applications should be submitted to Rosemary Rogers (rrogers at stanford.edu) starting in late December and before March 15 of the following year.
Other external opportunities for History of Science Funding
- HSS: The History of Science Society
- SHOT: The Society for the History of Technology
- American Association for History of Medicine
- PSA: Philosophy of Science Society
- Huntington Library Fellowships
- Linda Hall Library Fellowships
- Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
- Consortium in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine