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American Dissertation Fellowships       

Provides support in the final year of dissertation writing to a woman with a commitment to helping women and girls.
Funding Agency: American Association of University Women         
Eligibility: Open to women that are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Must have ABD status.

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The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Provides support in the final year of dissertation writing to a candidate writing on ethics or religion.
Funding Agency: The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation         

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Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships       

Provides three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Ph.D.
Funding Agency: Ford Foundation
Eligibility: Must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident.

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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships      

Provides one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation.
Funding Agency: Ford Foundation
Eligibility: Must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident. Must have ABD status.

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The Harry Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships   

Provides support in the final year of dissertation writing to a candidate whose research is relevant to understanding human violence and aggression.         
Funding Agency: The Harry Guggenheim Foundation          
Eligibility: Must have ABD status.

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Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program   

Provides support to a candidate writing on topics related to international conflict management and peacebuilding.           
Funding Agency: United States Institute of Peace 
Eligibility: Must have ABD status.         

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Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust

Provides support in the final year of dissertation writing.     
Funding Agency: Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust     
Eligibility: Must have ABD status.

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National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program        

Provides support to candidates writing on topics relevant to the improvement of education.    
Funding Agency: National Academy of Education  
Eligibility: Must have ABD status.

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Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships       

Provides support in the final year of dissertation writing.
Funding Agency: ACLS  
Eligibility: Must have ABD status. Must not be beyond 6th year of degree program.   

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Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program        

Provides financial support and a 1-year residency at Marquette university to doctoral candidates who are members of racial or cultural groups that has been historically underrepresented in the U.S. professoriate.Funding Agency: Marquette University     
Eligibility: Must be U.S. citizens. Must have ABD status. Must belong to a racial-cultural group historically underrepresented in the U.S. professoriate.       

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The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women's Studies     

Provides support in the final year of dissertation writing to a candidate writing on issues related to women, gender, women's studies, or feminist/gender/LGBTQ theory.       
Funding Agency: The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation        

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