Funding and fellowship opportunities in the field of security studies

Our aim is to provide a good overview of funding, fellowship or post-doc opportunities that are specifically related to the fields of security, military analysis, crime prevention, drug policy, Latin America studies or related fields. Please contribute to this effort by sending suggestions to Jorrit Kamminga at jokam [at]

Institute Programme (and deadline)
Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University, United States CISAC FellowhipsSeveral Fellowship grants related to issues such as nuclear weapons policy and nonproliferation; nuclear energy; cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, and the future of the Internet; biosecurity and global health; implications of geostrategic shifts; insurgency, terrorism, and homeland security; war and civil conflict; consolidating peace after conflict; as well as global governance, migration, and transnational flows, from norms to criminal trafficking

Deadline: 31 January 2014

Columbia Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Columbia University, United States Fellowship CompetitionPostdoctoral research fellowships

Deadline: 8 October 2014

Funds for Women Graduates (FFWG), United Kingdom Foundation Grant ProgrammeResearch grants

Deadline: 3 May 2014

Gerda Henkel Stiftung, Germany Special programme Security, Society and the StateResearch project grants and research scholarships

Deadline: 6 December 2013

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, United States Research Grant and Dissertation Fellowship ProgrammeResearch grants and dissertation fellowships for issues such as violence related to youth, family relationships, media effects, crime, conflict related to religion, ethnicity, and nationalism, and political violence and terrorism

Deadline: 1 February 2013

Open Society Foundations, United States Drugs, Security, and Democracy FellowshipResearch grants for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers

Deadline: 20 January 2014

Open Society Foundations, United States Latin American Advocacy Fellowship on Drug Policy ReformDeadline: 31 August 2014
Society for Latin American Studies, United Kingdom SLAS Grants and PrizesSeveral grants for research and eventsDeadline: 15 February 2014
Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University Watson Institute Postdoctoral Fellows ProgramFellowship grants in the areas of security, development and governance

Deadline: 15 November 2013

Wilson Center, United States Fellowships and Grant ProgramResearch fellowships and grants

Deadline: 1 October 2014

Yale University Postdoctoral & Predoctoral Fellowships, International Security StudiesPre- and postdoctoral fellowships

Deadline: April 2014


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