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May 1 2022
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Post PhD Research Grant


Post-Ph.D. Research Grants are awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, or subfield. The Foundation particularly welcomes proposals that employ a comparative perspective, can generate innovative approaches or ideas, and/or integrate two or more subfields. For research projects based in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Crimea, and Valenzuela, please visit scholarship site for more comprehensive guidelines. Current grantees must have completed all requirements of their existing grant, including submission of the final report, before an application for a new project can be accepted. There are two application deadlines each year, May 1 and November 1. The May 1 deadline is for those applicants requesting funding starting in January through June of the following year. The November 1 deadline is for applicants requesting funding starting in July through December of the following year. If it is not possible to submit your application online because of inadequate internet access in your country of origin, you must notify the Foundation at least one week before the deadline to arrange to submit an application by conventional mail. ( Further conditions, paperwork procedures, and final report documentations are listed extensively in the scholarship site, please see. Non-US citizens should read the information on US visa requirements for Non-US citizens who are present or coming to the United States as part of their research project Refer to the Wenner-Gren website for details. Do not send any other materials beyond what is requested in the application. Do not send transcripts, letters of recommendation, manuscripts, publications, photographs, or recordings. We will not use this material in the review process, and it cannot be returned. Upon conclusion of the research phase funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the following reports must be submitted. It is not necessary to have completed the entire research project. Reports should be e-mailed as attachments to Programs Assistant, Mark Ropelewski at The online portal is open for applications two months before the application deadline.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Anthropology

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