Grants | 26 October 2023

CFP: THI Faculty Research Fellowships 2024-2025


Call for Proposals

Deadline: November 27th, 2023

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 $1000 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 2024-2025 academic year.

Click here to see our past fellows and to explore additional THI faculty opportunities.

The call details are listed below. Please note that all THI applications will now be submitted via InfoReady. Read the instructions carefully in order to apply on the InfoReady platform. First time users can follow this InfoReady Guide.

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 message from the department chair expressing support for the proposal by acknowledging that the fellowship, if awarded, will involve a course release during one quarter (course release funds will be sent to the department). Chairs should submit their letters via InfoReady. When you click “Send Reference Letter Request” on a saved InfoReady draft application, your chair will receive an email containing a unique link to a web page to upload their letter.

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*PLEASE NOTE: Make sure you use the “Login for University of California, Santa Cruz Users.” Please follow the steps in our InfoReady Guide if this is your first time using InfoReady. We encourage you to start your application as soon as possible to familiarize yourself with the InfoReady platform. 

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