Since its founding in 1923, the Social Science Research Council has sponsored more than 15,000 fellowships. The SSRC’s community of fellows, grantees, and affiliates is a diverse group of scholars and practitioners from around the globe, with academic backgrounds across the spectrum of the social sciences and humanities, who are united by a belief in the power of knowledge for the public good.

There are many ways to stay involved with the SSRC community:

Learn more about what’s happening at the SSRC

Contribute to our digital forums

We welcome submissions to our digital forums, including Research Matters, the online publication focused on research coming out of the SSRC’s fellowships and grants programs. Examples of content include photo essays, short essays about current research, testimonials, resources, and interviews. Please email Laura Blyler ( for more details on contributing.

Make a gift

As you think about the impact the SSRC has had on your career, we hope you will consider making a contribution to the Council. Your support allows the SSRC to continue offering innovative fellowships and grants to scholars around the globe. No gift is too small to make a difference. For more information on supporting the Council, please email Lisa Marshall (

Keep in touch

Changed jobs, published a book or article, or have other career news? We want to celebrate the accomplishments of the SSRC community! Please email Laura Blyler ( any news or updates.

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