Grants | 16 October 2019

CFA: Faculty Research Fellowships Now Open


Call for Applications: Humanities Faculty Research Fellowships 2020-2021


Deadline: November 20, 2019

THI Research Fellowships provide faculty in the Humanities Division with one course replacement in order to pursue their research. Each fellowship recipient is also awarded $800 to be used for research expenses, which can include the hiring of a GSR, travel, and the purchase of research related equipment. Proposals must be for research performed during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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The faculty member must be a senate faculty in the Humanities Division at UCSC. Preference will be given to junior faculty when possible.

Fellowship recipients will be expected to present on their work following their fellowship.

Application consists of:

1. cover letter providing a brief description of research plans,

2. two-page curriculum vitae that includes selected publications, as well as grants and awards received in the past three years,

3. three-page research proposal containing a description of the topic of research, the publication (or other result) to which the fellowship period will contribute, and a selected bibliography,

4. brief email from the department chair expressing support of the proposal and acknowledgment that the fellowship, if awarded, will involve a course release during one quarter (course release funds will be sent to the department).


*PLEASE NOTE: You must be logged into your Google account to use this application form.

Questions? Please contact Irena Polić, Managing Director, THI; or 831.459.1780.