Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

Grants to Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral
Students for Completion of Dissertations

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

The Kohala Center

Deadline Date:

02/29/16 5:00 PM HST Emailed and Postmarked

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $55,000 to Hawaii Native doctoral and postdoctoral fellows for financial assistance to complete their dissertations before accepting their first academic posts. Funding is intended for Native students that are committed to the advancement of knowledge about the Hawaiian natural and cultural environment, Hawaiian history, politics and society.

Successful candidates will be those:

• Who demonstrate scholarly and leadership promise;
• Whose research involves the Hawaiian natural or cultural environment, Hawaiian history, politics, and society;
• Who have had a history of service to the Hawaiian community and to society as a whole; and
• Who reside in, or whose research requires extended periods of time in Hawai‘i.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165726

Estimated Size of Grant:

Doctoral Fellows: $45,000.
Postdoctoral Fellows: $55,000
Mentors: $3,000.

Term of Contract:

September 2016 - June 2017

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Native Hawaiian scholars in programs granting the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or who have earned the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in any field in the arts and sciences may apply.

Native Hawaiian scholars in any residential or external degree program of a fully accredited U.S.-based institution, or institutions abroad, such as the native university system in Aotearoa (New Zealand), are eligible.

Successful candidates are required to commit themselves to their writing projects on a full-time basis during the fellowship period. Candidates are required to attend all retreats scheduled to be held on the Island of Hawaii:

• Opening retreat: July 21-24, 2016
• Scholarly presentation: November 10-13, 2016
• Closing retreat: July 20-23, 2017

Mentors are required to be at the opening retreat in July 2016 and the scholarly presentation in November 2016.

Pre-Application Information:

Email the completed application in PDF form to the contact.

Additionally, mail the printed copy with reference letters to the contact address.

Notification of awards will be made by April 15.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

T. 808-887-6411
F. 808-885-6707
info@kohalacenter.org

P.O. Box 437462
Kamuela, Hawai‘i 96743

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Hawaii

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Humane Services for Dogs

Deadline 03/16/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and rescue groups, shelters, and sanctuaries to provide humane services for dogs. Funding is intended to support programs that help dogs whose lives are at risk. Consideration will be given to proposals for either a

GrantWatch ID#: 128253

Opportunity to Enter a Contest for USA and Canada Nonprofits and Registered Charities to Sup...

Deadline 03/24/21

Opportunity to enter a contest for USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and registered charities in multiple states and provinces to support community gardening projects. Winners will receive $5,000 to use for the development of an organic garden. Applicants in all US

GrantWatch ID#: 128600

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies and IHEs for Projects to Reduce Serious Neighborhood Crime

Deadline 04/26/21 Conference Date: 03/02/21

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for community-oriented programs to reduce serious neighborhood crime. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended for cooperative projects with law en

GrantWatch ID#: 132213

Grants to USA States, Agencies, Tribes, and Nonprofits for Services to Women with Disabilitie...

Deadline 03/23/21 Conference Date: 03/17/21 LOI Date: 03/09/21

Grants to USA (and its territories) local agencies, states, tribal governments and organizations, and nonprofits for services to women with disabilities who are victims of gender-based or domestic violence. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well

GrantWatch ID#: 132262

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Services to Female Victims of Violence

Deadline 03/23/21 LOI Date: 03/09/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that provide culturally focused services to women victims of domestic and gender-based violence. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the

GrantWatch ID#: 132681