The Newberry Library Fellowships are available to graduate, doctoral, and postdoctoral students in the humanities whose research would benefit from time spent in the library's collections. Newberry's collections concern the civilizations of Western Europe and the Americas from the late middle ages to the early twentieth century. A number of long- and short-term fellowships are available at stipends of $1,800 to $35,000. Application deadlines vary; detailed program and application information is available on the library's website.
The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding.
P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time, competitive, merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university. In addition to recognizing and encouraging excellence in higher education, these awards provide partial support for study and research for women who will make significant contributions in their varied fields of endeavor. Priority is given to women who are well established in their programs, study or research.
The numbers of awards is determined each year in accordance with the funds available. The current maximum award is $15,000.
The Women’s Policy, Inc. offers the Congressional Fellowship on Women and Public Policy, which is designed to give students experience in public policymaking in Congress. Applicants must be women enrolled in a master's or doctoral program (or completed within the past 18 months), with preference given to applicants who have completed at least nine hours of graduate coursework and have a demonstrated interest in research or political activity related to women's social and political status.