Negotiating Agreement in Congress Research Grants

The Negotiating Agreement in Congress Research Grants initiative, which ran from December 2016 to January 2019, provided funding to two cohorts of researchers with diverse backgrounds and sets of expertise to study legislative negotiations in Congress. It is no longer accepting applications.

Democracy Fellows

From 2015 to 2017, the Anxieties of Democracy program invited internationally-renowned democracy experts to New York for a residency at the Social Science Research Council. The annual Democracy Fellows contributed to the Anxieties of Democracy mission by holding seminars for young scholars, and by delivering a keynote public lecture during their residence.

Drugs, Security and Democracy Fellowship

The Drugs, Security and Democracy (DSD) Program fellowship is designed to support short-term research that contributes to the literature on drugs in Latin America and the Caribbean on topics and countries that are central to drug policy discussions in the region and beyond.

Abe Fellowship for Journalists

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects.

Abe Fellowship

The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics.

Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal Program

The Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal (RSDR) Fellowship of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) aims to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy in the United States.

International Dissertation Research Fellowship

The International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) Program supports the next generation of scholars in the humanities and humanistic social sciences pursuing research that advances knowledge about US Indigenous or non-US cultures and societies.