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Russell Sage Foundation Dissertation Research Grant

Goes By: RSF Dissertation Grant

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


RSF Dissertation Fellowship Deadline
Thursday, February 1, 2024

About this Fellowship

The Russell Sage Foundation Dissertation Research Grant supports one year of work on dissertations in the social sciences that address questions relevant to RSF’s priority areas: Behavioral Science and Decision Making in Context; Future of Work; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; and Social, Political, and Economic Inequality.

The dissertation grant is to fund research that will contribute to RSF’s mission to improve social and living conditions in the U.S., and should demonstrate appropriate use of relevant theory, innovative data, rigorous research methods, and measures. Applicants must have completed all degree requirements except the dissertation.

RSF grants support all aspects of dissertation research (data collection, data preparation, data analysis, and writing), but they are not intended for students who have completed data collection and propose to spend the entire grant period finishing the dissertation.

Award Value

Up to $10,000 for research-related expenses (up to $5,000 may be used as a stipend)

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: November 28, 2023

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