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Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

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The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) works with Dartmouth faculty and administrators and with foundations and corporations to develop mutually beneficial partnerships that advance knowledge and have the potential to make a positive impact on campus and in the world.

Dartmouth faculty and administrators may visit RFPs & funding opportunities for resources.

For external audiences interested in learning more about faculty research and centers at Dartmouth, visit the respective webpages for corporations and for foundations.



Carnegie Corporation — Andrew Carnegie Fellows
Dartmouth may nominate one junior scholar and one senior scholar

  • $200,000 (35 awards will be made)
  • Deadlines:
    • October 23, 2017 for internal submission to Kristen Rhodes in the Provost's Office
    • November 17, 2017 for external application
  • For 12- or 24-month projects by faculty. Junior scholars must have received terminal degree in 2007 or later. Senior scholars must have received Ph.D. more than ten years ago. Contact Provost's Office for application materials.
  • Eligible topics:
    • Strengthening U.S. democracy and exploring new narratives. Possible topic areas include, but are not confined to, inequality, access to education, religion, gender, race, migration and immigration, the widening poverty-wealth gap, political polarization, civic participation, individual rights and privacy, forms of cultural expression, incarceration, judicial and criminal justice reform, rule of law, the voting process, the party system, and the public good.
    • Technological and cultural creativity—potential and perils. Possible topic areas include, but are not confined to, cybersecurity, big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, the impact of technology on privacy, civic participation, impact of traditional and social media, accountability of tech industry, challenges to and varieties of individual expression, the power of imagery, approaches to death and dying, cognitive science and human creativity, definitions of the human and the post-human, and ethical issues raised by medical and scientific research.
    • Global connections and global ruptures. Possible topic areas include, but are not confined to, threats to democratic institutions; nationalism; national sovereignty; human rights; race; gender; religion; access to education; migration and immigration; refugee crises; demographic changes; challenges to cultural legacies; national security and civil liberties; poverty; terrorism; international law; nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons; war and peace in the 21st century; and translation, transmission, and transformation of cultures.
    • Environments, natural and human. Possible topic areas include, but are not confined to, political and economic stability, global climate change, health, inequality, human rights, defining the Anthropocene, ethical implications of environmental issues, and literary and cultural expressions of environmental change. 

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund — Graduate Fellowships
The Dean of Graduate Studies may approve three candidates

  • $18,000 stipend, plus full tuition
  • Deadlines:
    • November 1, 2017 for internal applications to Office of Graduate and Advanced Studies
    • January 22, 2017 for external applications
  • Graduate fellowships in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training). Contact Graduate Office for application materials.

Applications can be obtained from and must be submitted to:
School of Graduate and Advanced Studies
37 Dewey Field, Room 437 (HB 6062)

University of Louisville — Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

  • $100,000
  • Deadline: January 31, 2018
  • For people who have taken on issues of world importance and presented viewpoints that could lead to a more just and peaceful world. Submissions will be judged according to originality, feasibility and potential impact, not by the cumulative record of the nominee. For a wide range of global concerns, including:
    • foreign policy and its formation
    • the conduct of international relations or world politics
    • global economic issues, such as world trade and investment
    • resolution of regional, ethnic or racial conflicts
    • the proliferation of destructive technologies
    • global cooperation on environmental protection or other important issues
    • international law and organization
    • any combination or particular aspects of these, or any other suitable idea which could at least incrementally lead to a more just and peaceful world order

Howard Hughes Medical Institute — Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

  • $80,000 per year for up to four years; followed by $270,000 annually for up to four years
  • Deadline: January 10, 2018
  • To increase diversity in the biomedical research community by recruitment and retention of individuals from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented in the life sciences. Postdoctoral training support for early-career faculty (<1 year postdoctoral research experience).


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Last Updated: 10/6/17