Professional associations or societies in a given discipline often offer funding to students and scholars working in the field.
Be sure to check the website of such organizations in your subject area!
See a few select examples below:
Association of Art Historians' Funding page
American Philosophical Society's Fellowships & Grants page
American Historical Association's Prizes Fellowships, & Awards page
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Provides funding for more than 200 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations per academic year.
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Awards are offered at the Predoctoral, Dissertation and Postdoctoral levels.
Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts Webinar (Recorded Webinar)
If you are an individual involved in the arts and looking for funding to complete a project, mount an exhibition, put on a performance, conduct research, or anything else arts-related, this webinar will show you how to identify funders supporting individuals working in the arts. It will also touch on grantmaker motivations in funding individual artists, and the variety of support options available.
Brought to you by GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center.