Below are recent funding opportunities for those with scholarly interests in Native American and indigenous studies.  NAIS regularly updates these opportunities.

Owe Aku International Justice Project Legal Internship

The Owe Aku International Justice Project (JIP), which advocates for traditional Native American Nations and their alliances with indigenous and non-indigenous communities and organizations around the world, is offering a legal internship.  Ths position is unpaid.  Applications are due September 1, 2012.  For more information, please click here.

Two-year Post-doc in Indigenous Religious Traditions

Luther College is offering a two-year Post-doctorial Fellowship in Indigenous Religious Traditions for 2012-13.  The fellowship, which is funded through the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be a joint appointment in anthropology and religion with a primary home in the department that most closely matches the fellow's academic training and scholarly interests.  The fellow will teach half time (three courses per year), allowing ample time to focus on scholarship and teaching development and the opportunity to engage in a vibrant liberal arts community.

For more information, click here.

ASAIL Emerging Scholars Professional Development Fellowship

The Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures (ASAIL) is offering the ASAIL Emerging Scholars Professional Development Fellowship, which provides travel assistance honoraria of $300 (US) for graduate students and advanced undergraduates to attend and present at professional conferences.  Applicants will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Applicants must provide a cover letter, cv, and acceptance letter confirming acceptance to present at a professional conference on a topic relating to the study of Indigenous literatures and/or languages.  Send applications and queries to the current ASAIL President, Jodi Byrd.

For more information, click here.

Funding References

Below are a list of useful funding sources for students and academics.  

College of Liberal Arts Grant Support gives a variety of funding options to UT students.

The UT Study Abroad Office Global Assist Scholarship gives a variety of funding options for UT students to study abroad.

Regional Foundation Library offers access to private and public grants, fellowships, and outside funding.  Students of all ages, faculty, and staff may use this resource.

Funding for Native American and Indigenous Students (PDF) provides funding opportunities for Native American and indigenous students in high school, college, etc.