The is a private operating foundation dedicated to the advancement of anthropology around the world. Located in New York City, it is one of the major funding sources for international anthropological research and is actively engaged with the anthropological community through its varied grant, fellowship, networking, conference, and symposia programs. It founded and continues to publish the international journal Current Anthropology, and disseminates the results of its symposia through open-access supplementary issues of the journal.
As part of its mission, the foundation is accepting applications to its Post-Ph.D. Research Grants program.
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to individuals holding a PhD or equivalent degree in support of an individual research project. The program supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, or sub-field. The foundation encourages projects that employ a comparative perspective, can generate innovative approaches or ideas, and/or integrate two or more sub-fields.
To be eligible, applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent degree.
See the Wenner-Gren Foundation for complete program guidelines and application instructions.