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Graduate and Post Doctoral Funding Opportunities

Internal and External funding opportunities are exploding. Recent internal ooportunities include:

Dumas Malone Graduate Research Fellowship:
Deadline: Applications are due by 5:00 p.m., March 10, 2017

Albert Gallatin Graduate Research Fellowship:
Deadline: Applications are due by 5:00 p.m., March 10, 2017

The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) Summer Research Awards:
Deadline: The summer 2017 award cycle will open in late Winter 2017

For additional external opportunities click here.

And don’t forget the Quandt Fund and


Teach-In on Refugees, Migration, and Borders

Teach-InAs part of a nationwide teach-in on Refugees, Migration, and Borders, University of Virginia faculty from the Department of Politics, School of Law Department of History, Department of Religious Studies, and others will conduct a one-day program to familiarize students and our community in the state of the world’s borders, recent U.S. immigration policy changes, and international migration.

The event will be held in Ruffner Hall G008 (Curry School of Education building) on Wednesday, February 8th 1:00-3:30. The program will begin with a Panel Discussion from 1:00-2:00, followed by a Question and Answer period with professors from 2:00-3:00. Refreshments will be served.

David Leblang (Politics)
Jennifer Rubenstein (Politics)
Richard Schragger (Law School)
Rachel Potter (Politics)
Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner (Politics)
Lucila Figueroa (Politics)
Sandip Sukhtankar (Economics)
James Loeffler (History)
Sahar Akhtar (Philosophy)
Murad Idris (Politics)

Quandt International Grant for Political Science Research Abroad

William QuandtApplication Information

For complete application and submission details go to the Quandt Fund site.

Deadline for this year is March 3, 2017.


Grants of up to $3000 are made to:

  • Politics students, undergraduate and graduate, for international study in any region or country, including structured programs and individual research;
  • Politics faculty, for research abroad.

Grants can be used from May to December of the year of award, and recipients are expected to submit a brief report on their field experience within two months of their return.