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Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

Goes By: Wenner-Gren

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

The Wenner-Gren fieldwork grant supports research in anthropology and anthropologically-focused research in related disciplines such as archaeology and linguistics.

The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas. 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.

There are two deadlines (November 1 and May 1) each year for grant applications.

Award Value

Up to $20,000 for anthropology fieldwork research anywhere in the world.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application


No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: May 26, 2022

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