Funding Snapshot

Each month, THI staff compiles the Funding Snapshot, a list of upcoming deadlines for extramural funding that supports research at the graduate, post-doctoral, and faculty levels. The following list is updated on a monthly basis and emailed to Humanities Division faculty and graduate students.

An archive of past months’ deadlines is available here.

  • 8/1: Harry Frank Guggenheim Distinguished Scholars. – $15,000-$45,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The Foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and aligned disciplines that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that addresses urgent, present-day problems of violence, what produces it, how it operates, and what prevents or reduces it.

    8/1: Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children – Education Support Awards. – $5,000

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    The Foundation will offer five Education Support Awards to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training.

    8/6: Princeton Society of Fellows – Fellowship. – Variable Amounts

    For faculty and postdoctoral scholars

    The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities and humanities-related social sciences, calls for fellowship applications annually. Each year, the Society of Fellows offers three-year fellowships to three to five early-career scholars to pursue research and teach half-time in their academic host department, the Program in Humanistic Studies, or other university programs. The fellowships also carry with them an appointment as Lecturer in a fellow’s academic host department. Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits, a $5,000 research account, access to certain university grants, a shared office, a computer and other resources. Fellows are expected to be on campus during the academic year in order to attend weekly seminars and participate fully in the intellectual life of the Society.

    8/9: NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions – optional draft deadline. – $565,000

    For organizations

    The Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) program supports institutions that provide fellowships for advanced humanities research in the U.S. and abroad, foster communities of intellectual exchange among participating scholars, and provide access to resources that might otherwise not be available to the participating scholars.

    8/14: Spencer Vision Grants – Intent to Apply. – $75,000

    For faculty

    The Vision Grants program funds the collaborative planning of innovative, methodologically diverse, interdisciplinary research on education that contributes to transforming education systems for equity. Vision Grants are research planning grants to bring together a team, for 6 to 12 months, to collaboratively develop ambitious, large-scale research projects focused on transforming educational systems toward greater equity.

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    8/14: NEH Media Projects. – $75,000-$700,000

    For faculty

    The Media Projects program supports the development, production, and distribution of radio programs, podcasts, documentary films, and documentary film series that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship and demonstrate an approach that is thoughtful, balanced, and analytical. Media Projects offers two levels of funding: Development and Production.

    8/14: NEH Public Humanities Projects. – $60,000-$400,000

    For faculty

    The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. Awards support projects that are intended to reach broad and diverse public audiences in non-classroom settings in the United States. Projects should engage with ideas that are accessible to the general public and employ appealing interpretive formats.

    8/15: National Historical Publications & Records Commission – Archival Projects – Draft Deadline. – Variable Amounts

    For organizations

    The NHPRC seeks archival projects that will significantly improve online public discovery and use of historical records collections. We welcome projects that engage the public, expand civic education, and promote understanding of the nation’s history, democracy, and culture from the founding era to the present day. The Commission encourages projects focused on collections of America‚’s early legal records, such as the records of colonial, territorial, county, and early statehood and tribal proceedings that document the evolution of the nation’s legal history.

    8/16: John Templeton Foundation – OFI Deadline. – Variable Amounts

    For faculty

    The John Templeton Foundation offers grants in support of research and public engagement in six major Funding Areas: Character Virtue Development; Individual Freedom & Free Markets; Life Sciences; Mathematical & Physical Sciences; Public Engagement; Religion, Science, & Society. The Templeton Foundation welcomes Online Funding Inquiries (OFI) to support field-leading research and high impact public engagement programs.

    8/21: Consortium for Faculty Diversity in Liberal Arts College – Gettysburg College – Dissertation Fellowships. – Variable Amounts

    For doctoral graduate students

    The dissertation fellowship is intended for scholars who have completed all requirements for the terminal degree (PhD; MFA; JD; EdD; MBA; MD) except the dissertation. This fellowship is intended for scholars in the final stage of their dissertation and aims, above all, to help the fellow complete the final requirements for the degree during the year of residency. Dissertation fellows will receive compensation equivalent to the compensation of a starting one-year instructor at the host institution. Modest funds could be made available to finance proposed research and scholarship. Mentoring of teaching will be provided. Modest funds, if available, allocated for these activities will be subject to the usual institutional procedures. Dissertation fellows will be expected to teach the equivalent of one semester-long course during the academic year, participate in functions such as departmental seminars, and interact regularly with students.

    8/21: Consortium for Faculty Diversity in Liberal Arts College – Gettysburg College – Postdoctoral Fellowships. – Variable Amounts

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The postdoctoral fellowship is intended for scholars who have been awarded the terminal degree (PhD; MFA; JD; EdD; MBA; MD.) no later than the beginning of the fellowship year and no earlier than five years before the beginning of the fellowship year. Postdoctoral fellows will receive compensation commensurate with the salary of a full-time, one-year faculty member with comparable qualifications. Modest funds could be made available to finance proposed research, mentoring of teaching, and scholarship. The funds allocated for these activities will be subject to the usual institutional procedures. Postdoctoral fellowship recipients will be expected to teach up to 60% of a full-time faculty’s course load at a host institution, participate in departmental seminars, and interact regularly with students.

    8/30: DAAD Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience. – Variable Amounts

    For postdoctoral scholars

    DAAD’s PRIME (Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience) supports international mobility in the postdoctoral phase through fixed-term positions at German universities. This includes a 12-month posting abroad and a six-month integration phase at a German university. Fellows gain an important qualification step with their independent research project and the stay abroad for their career in academia. The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).



  • 7/1: Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Study. – Variable Amounts

    For faculty

    The prize is awarded each year to an author of an outstanding manuscript dealing with any aspect of the languages and literatures of Italy, including medieval Latin and comparative studies or intellectual history if the work’s main thrust is clearly related to the humanities.

    7/1: Istanbul Research Institute – Research and Write-Up Grant for PhD Candidates, Travel Grants, and Conference Grants. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students

    Istanbul Research Institute offers a variety of scholarship programs to researchers working on projects related to its departments of Byzantine, Ottoman and Republican-Era studies, and its Istanbul and Music Research Program.

    7/5: Abraham Lincholn Brigade Archives – George Watt Prize. – Up to $1000

    For graduate students

    Students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938.

    7/7: University of Art and Design Linz International Research Center for Cultural Studies IFK Senior Fellowships. – ~$10,000

    For faculty

    For outstanding researchers who are advanced in their academic careers, and want to pursue their own research at the IFK while fostering intellectual cooperation with the IFK Fellows and other Austrian colleagues.

    7/8: Fulbright Student Academic Exchange Program. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students

    For over 75 years, the Fulbright Student Program has offered awards for college and university graduates to engage in degree study, to teach, and to conduct research abroad and in the United States.

    7/10: Limited Submission: NEH Fellowships Open Book Program. – $72,900

    For faculty

    The Fellowships Open Book Program is a limited competition designed to make outstanding humanities books digitally available to a wide audience. Only open to faculty who have been funded by an NEH fellowship or award program in the last 7 years.

    7/11: Limited Submission: NEA Grants for Arts Projects. – $10,000-$100,000

    For organizations

    Grants for Arts Projects (GAP) provides expansive funding opportunities to strengthen the nation’s arts and cultural ecosystem. Grants are available for arts projects in a wide variety of artistic disciplines.

    7/12: California Humanities for All Project Grants – LOI Deadline – $10,000-$25,000

    For faculty

    Humanities for All Project Grants support locally-initiated public humanities programming in communities across our state. Projects developed by grantees respond to the needs and interests of Californians, encourage public engagement with humanities programming, particularly among new and/or underserved audiences, and promote understanding and empathy that are essential to a thriving democracy. 

    7/15: The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize. – $1,000

    For graduate students

    The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize seeks to discover talented writers on contemporary art. The winner of the Prize receives £1,000, their review is published in Burlington Contemporary and they have the opportunity to publish a review of a future contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine.

    7/16: NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources. – $50,000-$350,000

    For faculty

    HCRR advances scholarship, education, and public engagement in the humanities by helping libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country steward important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture, and digital objects. The program strengthens efforts to make the content of such materials accessible through digitization and description. Awards also support the creation of reference resources that facilitate the use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation.

    7/16: American Society for Theatre Research – Collaborative Research. – $1,750

    For faculty

    The award facilitates reciprocal visits by faculty between two U.S. institutions, or the hosting of a faculty member from abroad at a U.S. institution (or vice versa). All faculty named in the application should be involved in the application‚’s development.

  • 6/1: Monterey Peninsula Foundation – Fall 2023 Grants (internal deadline). – $1,000 – $500,000

    For faculty

    Awards grants to nonprofit organizations in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties that benefit the community in the focus areas of arts & culture, community & environment, education, health & human services, and youth.

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    6/1: COR Faculty Allowance. – $2,000

    For faculty

    The Academic Senate Committee on Research provides $2,000 in research funds to faculty who apply for their annual allowance.

    6/1: Artadia Awards – San Francisco Bay Area. – $15,000

    For faculty

    The Artadia Awards provide financial support, exposure and recognition to artists. The awards are unrestricted, allowing artists to use the funds in any way they choose.

    6/1: Hosei International Fund Foreign Scholars Fellowship. – $18,000

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    Invitations are extended to junior scholars who are, at the least, enrolled in a doctoral degree program to apply to the HIF Fellowship Program to carry out non-degree research programs at Hosei University under the direction of and/or in cooperation with Hosei faculty and researchers.

    6/1: Monterey Peninsula Foundation – Proposal Deadline. – $60,000

    For faculty

    Monterey Peninsula Foundation places a priority on applications that offer creative responses to the community‚’s most pressing, unmet needs and show promise of building ongoing local support for needed services. Monterey Peninsula Foundation is interested in projects that serve youth and K-12 education. The Foundation is interested in supporting projects that might not be possible without their grant support.

    6/3: Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program. – Variable Amounts

    For faculty and postdoctoral scholars

    Through the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (S-I-R) Program, U.S. colleges and universities collaborate with scholars from other countries to assist in internationalizing U.S. campuses, curricula, and communities. Fulbright S-I-Rs teach courses or guest lecture on topics in their areas of expertise and provide a cross-cultural or international perspective to promote curricula and program development. Their activities enhance the institution’s international/global studies programs, assist in the development of interdisciplinary program offerings, and broaden international cooperation. In addition, Fulbright S-I-Rs are expected to engage in various activities across campus and in the local community.

    6/3: THI Research Clusters 2024-2025. – $5,000

    For faculty

    THI Research Clusters are experimental initiatives that can serve as incubators for larger projects in the future. Our institute offers faculty and graduate students seed funding, for up to three years, to explore innovative ideas and collaborations that can grow into self-sustaining programs. In particular, our clusters encourage scholars to engage in interdisciplinary research that breaks down silos and creates dynamic connections across disciplines.

    6/5: Arts Abroad – Translation Grant. – $20,000

    For organizations

    The Translation component of Arts Abroad funds the translation of Canadian literary works or dramatic works for international presentation or publication.

    6/7: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan (Short-Term). – $35,400

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) awards 30 postdoctoral fellowships for up to a year to US scholars who will research in Japan institutions.

    6/10: Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Visual Arts & Curatorial Work. – $50,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The Vilcek Foundation will award three Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise of $50,000 each to young, immigrant visual artists and three Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise of $50,000 each to young, immigrant curators who demonstrate outstanding early achievement in their field.

    6/12: NEH – Digital Projects for the Public. – $30,000-$400,000

    For faculty

    The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments.

    6/12: NEH Public Impact Projects at Smaller Organizations. – $25,000

    For faculty

    Public Impact Projects grants seek to assist you in meeting your community’s needs by expanding the scope, reach, and excellence of your public programs. These awards support a variety of activities that focus on enriching interpretive strategies, strengthening interpretive skill sets or enhancing community engagement with public-facing programs. This program aims to meet small and mid-sized organizations where you are by supporting projects that are appropriate in scope and content to each organization’s resources and community needs.

    6/12: NEH Digital Projects for the Public. – $30,000-$400,000

    For faculty

    The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments.

    6/13: Luce/ACLS Collaborative Grant in China Studies – Proposal Deadline. – $150,000

    For faculty

    The grant competition aims to develop effective strategies for long-term change in China studies through collaborative working groups that will research and pilot solutions to challenges and opportunities in the field.

    6/13: Istanbul Research Institute – Research and Write-Up Grant for PhD Candidates, Travel Grants, and Conference Grants. – $75,000-$350,000

    For faculty

    The Digital Humanities Advancement Grants program (DHAG) supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

    6/15: University of Bergen — Holberg Prize (nominations due). Р$650,000

    For faculty

    The Holberg Prize was established by the Norwegian Parliament in 2003 and is awarded annually to a scholar who has made outstanding contributions to research in the humanities, social sciences, law or theology. The Prize may be awarded both for work within a particular academic discipline and for work of a cross-disciplinary nature. The recipient must have had a decisive influence on international research.

    6/17: DAAD – German Academic Exchange Students Fellowship for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    This program supports research stays abroad during a doctorate. The stays abroad can last between one and twelve months. The funding period can be divided in time and can also take place in different countries.

    6/18: Spencer Foundation Large Research Grants – Proposal Deadline. – $125,000-$500,000

    For faculty

    The Large Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets ranging from $125,000 to $500,000 for projects ranging from one to five years.

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    6/26: NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions – optional draft deadline. – $565,000

    For organizations

    The Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) program supports institutions that provide fellowships for advanced humanities research in the U.S. and abroad, foster communities of intellectual exchange among participating scholars, and provide access to resources that might otherwise not be available to the participating scholars.

    6/27: Spencer Foundation Racial Equity Grants – Proposal Deadline. – $75,000

    For faculty

    The Racial Equity Research Grants program supports education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. We are interested in funding studies that aim to understand and disrupt the reproduction and deepening of inequality in education, and which seek to (re)imagine and make new forms of equitable education.

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    6/28: United-States Japan Foundation – LOI Deadline. – Variable Amounts

    For faculty

    The United States-Japan Foundation is committed to promoting stronger ties between Americans and Japanese by supporting projects that foster mutual knowledge and education, deepen understanding, create effective channels of communication, and address common concerns in an increasingly interdependent world.

    *Must work with Foundation Relation

  • 5/1: Wenner-Gren Foundation – Dissertation Fieldwork Grant. – $25,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    This grant program funds doctoral or thesis research that advances anthropological knowledge. Our goal is to support vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of what it means to be human. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, topic, or subfield. The Foundation particularly welcomes proposals that integrate two or more subfields and pioneer new approaches and ideas.

    5/1: Wenner-Gren Foundation – Post-PhD Research Grant. – $25,000

    For postdoctoral scholars

    funds individual research projects undertaken by doctorates in anthropology or a closely related field.

    5/1: UCSC Library – Center for Archival Research and Training (CART) Fellowship. – $25,000

    For graduate students

    Fellows in the Center for Archival Research and Training are immersed in the work of the Special Collections & Archives department of the UCSC University Library, usually in service of making archival collections accessible to the public through arrangement, description, and the creation of collection guides

    5/1: William T. Grant Foundation – Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence (LOI Deadline). – $100,000 to $1,000,000

    For organizations

    This program supports research on strategies focused on improving the use, usefulness, and impact of evidence in ways that benefit young people ages 5-25 in the United States.

    5/1: William T. Grant Foundation – Research Grants on Reducing Inequality (LOI Deadline). – $100,000 – $600,000

    For organizations

    This program funds research studies that aim to build, test, or increase understanding of programs, policies, or practices to reduce inequality in the academic, social, behavioral, or economic outcomes of young people ages 5-25 in the United States, along dimensions of race, ethnicity, economic standing, language minority status, or immigrant origins.

    5/1: Cintas Foundation Fellowships. – $25,000

    For scholars at all stages

    Funding for creative writers of Cuban citizenship or direct lineage (having a Cuban parent or grandparent)

    5/1: Foundation for Community Association Research – Byron Hanke Fellowship. – $3,000-$5,000

    For graduate students

    Funds graduate student research projects related to the development, management and governance of common interest communities and their community associations.

    5/5: California Arts Council – Individual Artists Fellowship Program, Central California Region. – $5,000-$50,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The program is designed to recognize, uplift, and celebrate the excellence of California artists practicing any art form.

    5/6: American Folklore Society – Leonard Norman Primiano Graduate Student Travel Award. – $500 – $1500

    For graduate students

    5/7: NEH – Humanities Initiatives at Colleges and Universities. – $150,000

    For organizations

    Fubnding for Humanities Initiatives that can help strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities at colleges and universities by supporting the development of new or enhancement of existing programs, educational resources, or courses that explore, interpret, and preserve the diversity of human cultures, ideas, and practices, past and present.

    5/7: NEH – Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. – $150,000

    For organizations

    Humanities Initiatives funding intended to strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities at Hispanic-Serving Institutions by supporting the development of new or enhancement of existing programs, educational resources, or courses that explore, interpret, and preserve the diversity of human cultures, ideas, and practices, past and present.

    5/8: National Historical Publications and Records Commission – Archives Collaboratives. – $25,000

    For Nonprofit organizations or institutions; Colleges, universities, and other academic institutions; State or local government agencies; Federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups

    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks Archives Collaboratives of three or more repositories working together to make their collections more readily available for public discovery and use. 

    5/8: National Historical Publications and Records Commission – Major Collaborative Archival Initiatives. – $150,000 – $350,000

    For Nonprofit organizations or institutions; Colleges, universities, and other academic institutions; State or local government agencies; Federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups

    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that will significantly improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections. 

    5/8: National Historical Publications and Records Commission – Publishing Historical Records in Collaborative Digital Editions. – Up to $125,000 per year

    For Nonprofit organizations or institutions; Colleges, universities, and other academic institutions; State or local government agencies; Federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups

    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals to publish online editions of historical records. Projects that center the voices and document the history of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are especially welcome.

    5/13: Berkeley Film Foundation General Grant. –  $2,500 – $15,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The Berkeley FILM Foundation supports East-Bay based emerging and established independent filmmakers whose work combines intellectual clarity with creative use of the medium. Applicants must live or work in the cities of Emeryville, Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Richmond, or Oakland.

    5/13: The Strathmartine Trust – The Sandeman Awards. – £2,000

    For scholars at all stages

    For research in the field of early medieval Scottish history, either on documentary sources which relate to the history of Scotland before 1100 AD, or in cognate fields of historical research such as place-names and art and archaeology of the peoples of early Scotland (including Scots, Britons, Picts and Vikings).

    5/13: The Strathmartine Trust – The Strathmartine Grants. – £5,000

    For scholars at all stages

    Grants awarded with the primary object of supporting research and education in Scottish History. The Trustees seek applications for grants to assist with the completion of existing projects and to aid publication.

    5/13: The Strathmartine Trust – The Marinell Ash Fund Award. – £500 

    For scholars at all stages

    For travel and study grants to a person studying any aspect of Scottish or a combination of Scottish and North American history, either as a postgraduate student at any University or College (whether in Scotland or elsewhere), or as an independent scholar. 

    5/14: Norman G. Pauling Research Fellowship for Early Career Scholars. – $20,000

    For faculty

    Projects should explore one or more of the following: 1) Connections between the liberal arts and sciences and a vibrant democracy; 2) Illustrations of how the liberal arts and sciences contribute to the public good; 3) Importance of integrating multiple perspectives to addressing intractable challenges; 4) Examination of the Society’s impact and its roles in U.S. history and culture

    5/15: The Coordinating Council for Women in History – Rachel Fuchs Memorial Award for Excellence in Mentorship and Service to Women/LGBTQ in the Profession . – $500

    For faculty

    Annual award for service and mentorship.

    5/15: College of Charleston – Hines Prize. – $1,000

    For graduate students and faculty

    The Hines Prize is awarded to the best first book manuscript relating to any aspect of the Carolina Lowcountry and/or the Atlantic World.

    5/15: The Coordinating Council for Women in History – CCWH/Berks Graduate Student Fellowship . – $1,000

    For graduate students

    To a graduate student completing a dissertation in a history department.

    5/15: The Coordinating Council for Women in History – Ida B. Wells Graduate Student Fellowship . – $1,000

    For graduate students

    To a graduate student working on a historical dissertation that interrogates race and gender, not necessarily in a history department.

    5/15: The Coordinating Council for Women in History – Carol Gold Article Award . – $1,000

    For graduate students and faculty

    To the best article published in a peer-reviewed journal in the year prior to the award year.

    5/15: The Coordinating Council for Women in History – Nupur Chaudhuri First Article Prize . – $1,000

    For graduate students and faculty

    For the first article published in a referred journal by a CCWH member.

    5/15: The Coordinating Council for Women in History – Catherine Prelinger Award . – $20,000

    For scholars at all stages

    To a scholar whose career has not followed a traditional path through secondary and higher education and whose work has contributed to women in the historical profession.

    5/16: UC-Multicampus Research Projects and Initiatives – LOI. – $150,000

    For faculty

    MRPI funding supports innovative multicampus research collaborations that strengthen UC’s position as a leading public research university.

    5/21: NEH – Cultural and Community Resilience Grant. – $150,000

    For faculty

    Supports community-based efforts to mitigate climate change and COVID-19 pandemic impacts, safeguard cultural resources, and foster cultural resilience through identifying, documenting, and/or collecting cultural heritage and community experience. 

    5/21: NEH – Preservation and Access Education and Training Grant. – $350,000

    For faculty

    Supports projects that develop and implement educational programs for professionals who preserve and provide access to humanities collections. Such materials include but are not limited to paper-based, photographic, archaeological, ethnographic, artistic, audiovisual, digitized, and born-digital collections.

    5/21: NEH – Research and Development Grant. – $100,000-$350,000

    For faculty

    Supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources.  These challenges include the need to find better ways to preserve materials of critical importance to the nation’s cultural heritage-from fragile artifacts and manuscripts to analog recordings and digital assets subject to technological obsolescence-and to develop advanced modes of organizing, searching, discovering, and using such materials.

    5/22: Spencer Foundation Large Research Grants – Intent to Apply. – $125,000-$500,000

    For faculty

    The Large Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets ranging from $125,000 to $500,000 for projects ranging from one to five years.

    5/29: Gerda Henkel Stiftung —Funding Programme Democracy. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    The Gerda Henkel Foundation has established a new funding initiative for democracy, which is divided into two subsections with different perspectives: Democracy as a Utopia:  Experience and Threats and Transformations of Democracy? Or: The Countours of a Future Democratic Society

    5/29: Spencer Foundation Racial Equity Grants – Intent to Apply. – $75,000

    For faculty

    The Racial Equity Research Grants program supports education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. We are interested in funding studies that aim to understand and disrupt the reproduction and deepening of inequality in education, and which seek to (re)imagine and make new forms of equitable education.

    5/30: GrubStreet – Teaching Fellowship for Black Writers. – $25,000

    For scholars at all stages

    Provides financial and professional development support to two self-identified Black writers interested in teaching classes, participating in events, and working with our instructors and staff to deepen our curriculum. 

    5/31: The Dana Foundation – Pilot Projects in Neuroscience & Society. – $150,000

    For faculty

    The Dana Foundation is a nonprofit organization that advances its mission through grantmaking and field building. We’re ambitious in our goals and steadfast in our vision: to use brain science to build a better future. Through our work, we strive to foster collaboration between students, Neuroscience & Society scholars, funders, policymakers, professionals, and communities in pursuit of advancing knowledge and co-creating neuroscience-informed solutions to complex societal problems.



  • 4/1: Los Angeles Review of Books Publishing Workshop. – (scholarships available)

    For scholars at all stages

    The LARB Publishing Workshop accepts fellows who expect to complete their undergraduate degree by July, current graduate students, and professionals of all ages who are interested in transitioning to a career in publishing or starting their own press, magazine, or literary organization.

    4/1: Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum – Lindsay Jones Memorial Research Fund. – $2,000 – $5,000

    For scholars at all stages

    for research on the meaning and significance of the built environment

    4/1: International Center for Jefferson Studies-Short-term Fellowships for the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery. – $2,500 per month

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    For work focused on issues of slavery in the greater Chesapeake region and whose work would benefit from the use of the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery

    4/3: Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants. – $50,000

    For faculty

    The Small Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. Our goal for this program is to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in education.

    4/4: Creative Capital – Wild Futures Visual Arts / Film Open Call. – $50,000

    For faculty

    Creative Capital is committed to groundbreaking ideas that challenge what art can be. As Creative Capital Awardees have demonstrated, socially impactful ideas are embedded in a myriad of artistic forms and practices. We invite artists to propose experimental, original, bold projects in the visual arts, performing arts, film/moving image, technology, literature, multidisciplinary, and socially engaged forms which push boundaries formally and/or thematically.

    4/4: Creative Capital – Wild Futures Visual Arts / Film Open Call. – $50,000

    For faculty

    Creative Capital is committed to groundbreaking ideas that challenge what art can be. As Creative Capital Awardees have demonstrated, socially impactful ideas are embedded in a myriad of artistic forms and practices. We invite artists to propose experimental, original, bold projects in the visual arts, performing arts, film/moving image, technology, literature, multidisciplinary, and socially engaged forms which push boundaries formally and/or thematically.

    4/5: UCSC – STARS Re-entry Scholarship. – $2,000

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    Services for Transfer and Re-entry Students (STARS) is sponsoring a scholarship for eligible matriculated re-entry students.

    4/5: UC Essential Needs Research Grant. – $100,000

    For faculty

    This research initiative seeks to identify and advance promising practices to meet all students’ basic needs. CEJA’s UC Essential Needs Grant Program funds research that advances our understanding of UC students’ basic or essential needs and identifies effective strategies and programs for addressing them.

    4/10: National Endowment for the Humanities – Awards for Faculty at HSIs. – $60,000

    For faculty

    Awards support individuals pursuing scholarly research that is of value to humanities scholars, students, and/or general audiences. The program welcomes proposals in all areas of the humanities, regardless of geographic or chronological focus.

    4/10: National Endowment for the Humanities – Fellowships. – $60,000

    For faculty and postdoctoral scholars

    NEH Fellowships are competitive awards granted to individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional research, rigorous analysis, and clear writing. Fellowships provide recipients time to conduct research or to produce books, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, e-books, digital materials, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, or critical editions resulting from previous research. Projects may be at any stage of development.

    4/10: American Psychological Association-Paul E. Henkin School Psychology Travel Grant. – $1,500

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    To defer the costs of registration, lodging and travel for student members of APA Division 16 to attend the APA Annual Convention.

    4/10: DOJ/NIJ-NIJ FY24 Graduate Research Fellowship. – Variable Amounts

    For doctoral graduate students

    For doctoral dissertation research that is relevant to preventing and controlling crime, advancing knowledge of victimization and effective victim services, or ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal or juvenile justice in the United States

    4/12: DRL/DOS-DRL Fostering Civil Society’s Oversight Role in Morocco. – Variable Amounts

    For organizations

    for projects that expand civil society’s role in oversight and accountability around Morocco’s  commitments to improve respect for freedom of expression and the protection of journalists

    4/15: THI Summer Public Fellows Program. – $6,000

    For graduate students

    THI Public Fellows contribute to research, programming, communications, and fundraising at non-profit organizations, cultural institutions, or companies and gain valuable experience applying their skills and expertise outside of academia. 

    4/15: The Hammett Fellowship. – $10,000

    For graduate students

    The Environmental Studies Department at UCSC is pleased to offer a fellowship for students who conduct interdisciplinary research on climate change or on climate change and water issues. 

    4/16: New York Foundation for the Arts: Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants. – Up to $20,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The AWAW EAG will support environmental art projects that inspire thought, action, and ethical engagement. Projects should not only point at problems, but aim to engage an environmental issue at some scale. Proposals should illustrate thorough consideration of a project’s ecological and social ethics. Projects that explore interdependence, relationships, and systems through Indigenous and ancestral practices are encouraged to apply.

    4/16: Russell Sage Foundation – Research Grants (letters of inquiry). – Variable Amounts

    For faculty

    RSF will accept letters of inquiry (LOIs) under all of its core programs and special initiatives: Behavioral Science and Decision Making in Context; Future of Work; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Promoting Educational Attainment and Economic Mobility among Racially, Ethnically, and Economically Diverse Groups after the 2023 Supreme Court Decision to Ban Race-Conscious Admissions at Colleges and Universities; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Social, Political, and Economic Inequality. It will also accept LOIs relevant to its core programs that address the effects of social movements

    4/17: Luce/ACLS Collaborative Grant in China Studies – LOI Deadline. – $150,000

    For faculty

    The grant competition aims to develop effective strategies for long-term change in China studies through collaborative working groups that will research and pilot solutions to challenges and opportunities in the field.

    4/17: National Endowment for the Humanities – Fellowships for Digital Publication. – $60,000

    For faculty and postdoctoral scholars

    Fellowships for Digital Publication are competitive awards granted to individual scholars to support interpretive research projects that require digital expression and digital publication. the project must be conceived as digital because the research topics being addressed and methods applied demand presentation beyond traditional print or audio-video publication.

    4/18: MIT Solve – Global Challenges Program and Fellowships. – Variable Amounts

    For scholars at all stages

    Solve’s Global Challenges seek exceptional innovators who are using technology to solve today’s most pressing problems. 

    4/22: Monterey Peninsula Foundation – Limited Submission Internal Deadline. – $60,000

    For faculty

    Monterey Peninsula Foundation places a priority on applications that offer creative responses to the community’s most pressing, unmet needs and show promise of building ongoing local support for needed services. Monterey Peninsula Foundation is interested in projects that serve youth and K-12 education. The Foundation is interested in supporting projects that might not be possible without their grant support.

    4/24: National Endowment for the Humanities – Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan. – $60,000

    For faculty

    Awards support research and writing on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan’s international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. The program encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts, is comparative and contemporary in nature, and contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the general public’s understanding.

    4/30: American Philosophical Association – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize. – $1,000

    For faculty

    This prize, funded by the Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, was established in 2013 to recognize the scholarly work of adjunct professors. The prize is awarded for the two best published articles in philosophy written by adjunct professors.

    4/30: Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara | Guadalajara International Book Fair – Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Literature Award. – $10,000

    For scholars at all stages

    Podrán participar escritoras de cualquier nacionalidad, con una novela publicada originalmente en español, cuya primera edición haya sido impresa entre enero de 2023 y abril de 2024, con una extensión mínima de 120 páginas, y un tiraje mínimo comprobable de mil ejemplares.

  • 3/1: Massachusetts Historical Society-Short-term Research Fellowships. – $3,000

    For scholars at all stages

    Provides a stipend for four weeks of research at the Massachusetts Historical Society.

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

     

    3/1: Mississippi Department of Archives & History – Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Fellowship. – $5,000

    For graduate students and faculty

    This annual fellowship awards one graduate student or a faculty member within the first five years of their academic career to conduct research using the Evers Papers and other archival collections at MDAH for two weeks during the summer.

     

    3/1: Louisville Institute-Doctoral Fellowship. – $6,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    For scholars studying Christian faith and life, the practice of ministry, religious trends and movements, Christian and other faith-based institutions, and religion and social issues. Fellows receive $3,000 each year for two years, and join with a peer cohort of other fellows for three formational gatherings each year as part of the Vocation of the Theological Educator Initiative (VTE).

     

    3/1: Nanovic Institute for European Studies – Laura Shannon Prize. – $10,000

    For faculty

    One of the preeminent prizes in European studies, the Laura Shannon Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best book in European studies that transcends a focus on any one country, state, or people to stimulate new ways of thinking about contemporary Europe as a whole.

     

    3/1: Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies-Dissertation Grants for Graduate Students. – Up to $4,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Provides support doctoral dissertation research and write-up in any field of Baltic Studies. Funds may be used for travel to research site, equipment, duplication or other needs as specified.

     

    3/1: Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement-Comparative Research Grants. – Up to €20,000

    For faculty

    For supporting studies that compare the regulatory, policy, and product choices surrounding pensions, aging, and retirement made in different countries.

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

     

    3/1: The Paideia Rome Fellowships. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students

    Awarded to outstanding recent graduates and graduate students in Classics or related fields. Fellows are given the opportunity to live in Rome for a year in order to deepen their knowledge of the city and its culture, learn the Italian language, and gain teaching experience in Paideia’s programs.

     

    3/1: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-Evidence for Action: Indigenous-Led Solutions to Advance Health Equity and Wellbeing. – Variable Amounts

    For organizations

    The purpose of this call for proposals (CFP) is to support Indigenous-led systematic inquiry to enhance the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Peoples and generate approaches to improve health equity. Preference will be given to applicant organizations that are Tribal entities (including those that are state-recognized, federally recognized, or have no formal recognition status) or Indigenous-Serving Organizations, including Urban Indian Organizations. Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

     

    3/1: Environmental Research & Education Foundation-EREF’s Scholarship Program.

    For graduate students

    Scholarships are awarded by EREF to recognize excellence in master’s and doctoral waste management research and education. Scholarships provide a monthly stipend from the time of the award until the student graduates.

     

    3/1: Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation-Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation Grant.

    For organizations

    For work that will have a tangible impact on the field of mental health with a focus on Education, Criminal Justice, Reintegration, Clinical Research, or Social Support

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

     

    3/1: Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference)-Holocaust Research Education & Documentation.

    For organizations

    for projects about the persecution of Jews by the Nazis and/or their collaborators, or its consequences

     

    3/4: COR Large Grants Program. – $12,000

    For faculty

    Awards are intended to support faculty research and scholarly activities, broadly defined.

     

    3/4: Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships for Students of Polish Descent. – Up to $7,000

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for undergraduate and graduate level studies at colleges and universities in the United States.

     

    3/4: American Political Science Association (APSA) Diversity Fellowship Program. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students

    Funding for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds applying to or in the early stages of doctoral programs in political science.

     

    3/7: Spencer Foundation Vision Grants. – Up to $75,000

    For faculty

    The Spencer Vision Grants program funds the collaborative planning of innovative, methodologically diverse, interdisciplinary research on education that contributes to transforming education systems for equity. Vision Grants are research planning grants to bring together a team, for 6 to 12 months, to collaboratively develop ambitious, large-scale research projects focused on transforming educational systems toward greater equity. This program takes as core that visionary, interdisciplinary, and collaborative research projects require time, space, and thoughtfulness to incubate and plan.

     

    3/11: University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment – Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. – Up to $68,500

    For postdoctoral scholars

    Fellowships for interdisciplinary, community-engaged scholars who thrive both as team leaders and collaborators. The Fellows are visionary leaders who conduct solutions-oriented research to support equitable and just sustainability transition decisions.

     

    3/13: NEH Fellowships Open Book Program. – $66,000

    For faculty

    The Fellowships Open Book Program is a limited competition designed to make outstanding humanities books digitally available to a wide audience. This program is open to publishers who have published within the last seven years (or will publish during the period of performance) a book supported by another NEH program.

     

    3/13: ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship Competition. – $142,000 (for two years)

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship program aims to demonstrate the potential of humanistic knowledge and methods to solve problems, build capacity, and advance social justice and equity. The fellowships support recent PhDs in the humanities and interpretive social sciences as they work with social justice organizations across the country.

     

    3/15: Society for the History of Technology – Sally Hacker Prize. – $2,000

    For faculty

    Honor exceptional scholarship that reaches beyond the academy toward a broad audience. Any book published in the three years preceding the year of the award is eligible.

     

    3/15: Virginina Military Institute: John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis Dissertation Grant. – $5,000

    For graduate students

    Awards a graduate student in history or related field working on a dissertation in the area of Cold War history. The award promotes innovative scholarship on Cold War topics. The Adams Center invites proposals in all subject areas-including international security affairs, military history, and strategic analysis. All periods of Cold War history are welcome.

     

    3/15: Hodges Foundation for Philosophical Orientation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships. – $30,000

    For graduate students

    The Foundation for Philosophical Orientation (FPO) primarily supports innovative dissertations in the wider field of philosophical scholarship, but also outstanding projects in any academic field (in the humanities, the social sciences, as well as the natural sciences, including biology, psychology, sociology, or astrophysics) if they make significant contributions to the philosophy of orientation. Projects may involve, but are not limited to, philosophical reorientations in history and today; the structures of human orientation in space and time; memory studies and brain research; the economic, political, communicative, religious, or ethical dimensions of decision-making; global reorientations connected with the Anthropocene and the digital transformations of the world.

     

    3/15: Section on Mathematical Sociology/American Sociological Association-Geoffrey Tootell Mathematical Sociology Outstanding Dissertation-in-Progress Award.

    For graduate students

    Funding designed to meet some of the scholarly expenses of a student whose dissertation employs mathematics in an interesting, imaginative, or ingenious way to advance sociological knowledge. Nominators and nominees must be members of the Mathematical Sociology Section.

     

    3/17: Japanese American National Museum – Irene Yamamoto Arts Writers Fellowship. – $5,000

    For scholars at all stages

    the Democracy Center will award two emerging writers of color who write critically about theater, dance, and/or performance art

     

    3/18: THI Summer Pathways Fellowship. – $5,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Provides first and second year humanities students with financial support to conduct preliminary research, including that leading towards their qualifying exams and/or eventual dissertation proposals.

     

    3/18: THI Hayden V. White Summer Dissertation Fellowship. – $6,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Funded by the Hayden V. White Endowment in Historical and Cultural Theory, this fellowship provides financial support for the research and writing of a dissertation on a topic that honors the memory and intellectual legacy of Hayden White, longtime Distinguished Professor of the History of Consciousness.

     

    3/18: THI Summer Dissertation Fellowship. – $6,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Summer Dissertation Fellowships provide students financial support to help complete their dissertation research and writing.

     

    3/18: HHS/ACL-Field Initiated Projects Program: Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) – Development. – $195,000-$200,000

    For Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) and federally recognized Native American tribal governments

    Funding to generate new knowledge through research or to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies -to maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family/caregiver support, and economic and self-sufficiency of people with disabilities, especially people with the greatest support needs. Another purpose of this grant opportunity is to improve the capacity of minority serving institutions (MSI) to conduct high-quality disability and rehabilitation research and development.

     

    3/18: THI Summer Research Fellowship. – $500-$2,500

    For graduate students

    Summer research fellowships can be used for research and research-related travel during Summer 2023.

     

    3/18: ED-Fullbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program. – Variable Amounts

    For Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), State education agencies (SEAs), private nonprofit educational organizations, and consortia of these entities

    Funding support designed to generate new knowledge through research or to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies to maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family/caregiver support, and economic and self-sufficiency of people with disabilities, especially people with the greatest support needs.

     

    3/20: Santa Cruz County Arts Council: Grants. – Variable Amounts

    For

    The Santa Cruz Arts Council funds arts projects, professional development, arts education, and general operating support. Opportunities are available for individual artists, organizations, teachers, and schools.

     

    3/22: University of California Alianza MX Short-Term Research in Mexico for Graduate Students. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students

    UC Alianza MX will provide funding to cover living expenses, travel, and other related expenses for up to three months to accomplish specific laboratory, library, or field research at partner institutions in Mexico.

     

    3/25: NEA: Research Grants in the Arts. – Up to $100,000

    For faculty

    Research Grants in the Arts support research studies that investigate the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecosystem or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life.

     

    3/25: National Humanities Center 2024 Graduate Student Summer Program

    For graduate students

    Application for the National Humanities Center 2024 Graduate Student Summer Program on “Becoming a Modern Scholar.” This five-day, in-person residency will model best practices for undergraduate teaching in the humanities classroom. Participants will learn grant writing skills, engage with public scholarship, and discuss humanities-focused careers inside and outside the academy.

     

    3/27: William T. Grant Foundation-WT Grant Scholars Program. – $350,000

    For faculty

    supports career development for promising early-career researchers focused on improving the lives of young people ages 5-25 in the United States

    Contact Caitlin for internal competition processes – ASAP

     

    3/28: ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships. – $127,500+

    For postdoctoral scholars

    Leading Edge Fellowships place recent humanities PhDs with nonprofit organizations committed to promoting social justice in their communities.

     

    3/29: Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Program. – ~$38,923

    For doctoral graduate students

    For doctoral students to engage in dissertation research abroad in other countries that focuses on one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories), in modern foreign languages and area studies (study of the aspects of a society or societies, including the study of their geography, history, culture, economy, politics, international relations, and languages) for periods of six to 12 months. Projects focusing on Western Europe are not supported.

     

    3/31: Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarships. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    Provides various funding opportunities for students who self-identify as Chicana and/or Latina.

     

    3/31: National Federation of the Blind: Scholarship Program. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and leadership. The finalists are announced every spring. They then attend our national convention in July when the winners of each individual scholarship are selected. Scholarship winners have gone on to succeed in careers ranging from computer science and engineering to civil rights law and international diplomacy. All applicants must be legally blind in both eyes.

     

    3/31: Urban Communication Foundation: James Carey Urban Communication Grant. – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and faculty

    The Applied Urban Communication Research Grant is an annually funded prize given to foster and promote significant, interdisciplinary communication research contributions that extend the boundaries of “applied research” by investigating real-life communication phenomena affecting urban communities. The prize is to be awarded to fund the development of original research that meaningfully centralizes the concerns of everyday citizens and their struggle to define, identify with, and/or construct “spaces” for discourse and/or engagement within cities.

     

    3/31: CA Coastal Conservancy – Coastal Stories. – Variable Amounts

    For organizations, institutions, agencies, and native american groups

    to fund storytelling installations or materials that authentically convey historically excluded communities’ perspectives and relationships to the outdoors and coast

     

    3/31: Washington Office on Latin America-Sally Yudelman Internship Program. – $18/hr

    For scholars at all stages

    Provides unique mentoring opportunities through internships, encouraging the next generation of young people to get involved in advocating for human rights in Latin America

  • 2/1: The Coha-Gunderson Prize in Speculative Futures – $1,000 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    The Speculatively Scientific Fictions of the Future THI project announces its fifth campus-wide competition, open to undergraduate and graduate students, for a creative piece of (social or scientific) speculative fiction, which can be in any medium or genre but must be available for review and assessment by selection committee members and ultimately shared with the public, whether through an exhibition, a performance, a proposed course, or future publication. Submissions may be individual or collaborative.

     

    2/1: New America Foundation: New America National Fellows Program $15,000-$30,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    For projects that generate big, bold ideas that have an impact and spark new conversations about the most pressing issues of our day.

     

    2/1: UConn Humanities Institute Residential Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    For doctoral graduate students and faculty

    Conn Humanities Fellowships are opportunities for individuals to pursue advanced work in the humanities. Visiting Humanities Scholars, UConn Humanities Scholars, and UConn Graduate Humanities Fellowships are year-long and allow for time and space to research, write, and collaborate on work that extends and celebrates humanities scholarship. 

     

    2/1: Thurgood Marshall Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowship – $42,000+ for 1st year, $60,000+ for 2nd year

    Dartmouth College invites applications for the Thurgood Marshall Dissertation Fellowship. We seek applicants working in any geographies and disciplines and interdisciplinary spaces across African Diaspora, African American, African, or Africana Studies. Particular attention will be given to candidates whose work augments and complements current faculty in the African and African American Studies (AAAS) Department. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement, promise in both research and teaching, and their demonstrated commitment to educational diversity. Applications from candidates who are underrepresented in their fields are especially welcome.

     

    2/1: Association for Asian Studies, Inc.-Short-term Research Travel outside North America – Up to $5,000

    For scholars at all stages

    Provides funding to cover travel expenses on trips to Korea or other sites outside North America for projects explicitly related to Korean studies that can be accomplished in a relatively short period.

     

    2/1: Biographers International Organization-Frances “Frank” Rollin Fellowship – $5,000

    Supports an author working on a biographical work about an African American figure or figures whose story provides a significant contribution to understanding of the Black experience.

     

    2/1: Dartmouth College Department of Native American and Indigenous Studies — Charles Eastman Fellowship – Variable Amounts

    Dartmouth College invites applications for the two-year Charles Eastman Fellowship, which supports scholars working in any area of Native American and Indigenous Studies. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement, promise in both research and teaching, and their demonstrated commitment to educational diversity. Applications from candidates who are underrepresented in their fields are especially welcome.

    2/5: UCOP HSI DDI Pre-Professoriate Fellowship – $37,000

    For graduate students

    The UC President’s Pre-Professoriate Fellowship (PPPF)  supports PhD students (three per campus each year) who are California HSI alumni and have advanced to candidacy at UC. The fellowship aims to foster their interest and preparation for the professoriate. If you are interested, please read the eligibility criteria carefully.

    2/5: NIH-(NOSI): Interventions to promote mental well-being in populations that experience health disparities through social, cultural, and environmental connectedness – Varied Amounts

    For faculty

    The Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) and participating National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutes, Centers, and Offices (ICOs) are soliciting intervention projects to promote mental well-being and/or prevent mental health problems by fostering social, cultural, or environmental connectedness in one or more populations that experience health disparities. Mental health or mental wellness may be the primary outcome of the intervention and/or an intermediate factor to improve other health outcomes.

    2/7: Kennan Institute/Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Title VIII-Supported Summer Research Scholarships – $7,000

    For scholars at all stages

    for research in the social sciences or humanities focusing on Russia and the other countries of Eurasia, and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area.

    2/9: Intercollegiate Studies Institute-Graduate Fellowship Program: Richard M. Weaver Fellowship and Henry Salvatori Fellowship – Up to $15,000

    The Intercollegiate Studies Institute is known for advocating intellectual conservatism among students by exploring the ideas and principles behind conservative philosophy, politics, and economics. ISI graduate fellowships can be used to fund graduate students pursuing advanced study in the humanities or social sciences who intend to teach at the college level. 

    2/9: NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation, Inc.-Quarterly Grant Program – ~$75,000

    For organizations, institutions, agencies, and businesses

    For research that helped to enhance financial literacy among women and under-represented communities, Improving access to knowledge and tools among women and under-represented communities, Equipping women and diverse founders with mentoring and resources, Improving access to capital for women and diverse founders.

    2/13: World Wood Day Foundation: Wood and Culture – $12,000

    Provides funding to raise public awareness of wood as an eco-friendly material and its significant role in world history, inspires academic research and supports interdisciplinary and integral investigation for exploring how wood has played a prominent role in human life.

    2/12 (Concept Paper deadline): Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Addressing the Harms of Financialization in Healthcare – up to $300,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    Supports actionable research that augments data on the intersection of financialization and structural racism to help counter the harms of financialization in the healthcare system. We seek proposals for research projects that bolster advocacy campaigns and organizing efforts; build on opportunities afforded by the political and social landscape; and produce timely and useful information for use by advocates, community organizers, policymakers, and other decisionmakers.

    2/14: Walter and Elise Haas Fund Creative Work Program Limited Submission – Up to $50,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    The Creative Work Fund invites artists and nonprofit organizations to create new artworks through collaborations. Artists are encouraged to collaborate with organizations of all kinds, stretching boundaries and forging new partnerships.

     

    2/14: NEH Humanities Research Centers on Artificial Intelligence – up to $750,000

    For faculty

    The Humanities Research Centers on Artificial Intelligence program aims to support a more holistic understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) in the modern world by creating new humanities research centers on artificial intelligence at eligible institutions. Centers must focus their scholarly activities on exploring the ethical, legal, or societal implications of AI. 

     

    2/14: NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture for K-12 Educations –  $190,000

    For faculty

    Landmarks of American History and Culture programs for K-12 educators situate the study of topics and themes in the humanities within sites, areas, or regions of historic and cultural significance to expand participants’ knowledge of and approaches to teaching diverse histories, cultures, and perspectives in the United States and its jurisdictions.

     

    2/14: NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture for Higher Education – $190,000

    For faculty

    Landmarks of American History and Culture programs for higher education, advanced graduate students, and humanities professionals situate the study of topics and themes in the humanities within sites, areas, or regions of historic and cultural significance to expand participants’ knowledge of and approaches to teaching diverse histories, cultures, and perspectives in the United States and its jurisdictions.   

     

    2/14:  NEH Institutes for Higher Education Faculty – $220,000

    For faculty

    NEH-funded institutes are professional development programs that convene higher education faculty from across the nation to deepen their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enrich their capacity for effective scholarship and teaching.

     

    2/14: NEH Institutes for K-12 Educators – $220,000

    For faculty

    NEH-funded institutes are professional development programs that convene K-12 educators from across the nation to deepen their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enrich their capacity for effective scholarship and teaching.

     

    2/14: Incorporating Human Behavior in Epidemiological Models (IHBEM)– $220,000

    For faculty

    The Incorporating Human Behavior in Epidemiological Models (IHBEM) Program supports research that incorporates research on social and behavioral processes in mathematical epidemiological models. The program provides support for projects that involve balanced participation from the mathematical sciences and from the social, behavioral, and economic sciences.

     

    2/15: Forge Project Fellowship – $25,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The Forge Project Fellowship is a cohort of six Indigenous individuals that represent a broad diversity of cultural practices, participatory research, organizing models, and geographical contexts that honor Indigenous pasts as well as build Native futures.

     

    2/15 Phi Beta Kappa Graduate Scholarships – $10,000

    For graduate students

    Provides a collection of scholarships to support graduate students in various fields.

     

    2/15: ACLS — Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Collaborative Programming Grants – $45,000

    For faculty

    ACLS invites proposals for Collaborative Programming Grants offered by the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs, made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation. The program aims to deepen public understanding of religion by advancing innovative scholarship on religion in international contexts, equipping individual scholars and institutions of higher education with the capacities to connect their work to journalism and the media, and engaging audiences beyond the academy.

     

    2/15: American Historical Association — Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant for Research in European, African, or Asian History – Up to $1,500

    For scholars at all stages

    The American Historical Association offers the Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grants to support research in the history of Europe, Africa, and Asia. These modest annual grants are intended to further research in progress and may be used for travel to a library or archive, for microfilms, photographs, or photocopying—a list of purposes that is meant to be merely illustrative, not exhaustive (other expenses, such as child care, can be included). 

     

    2/15: American Musicology Society — Subventions / Publication grants – Up to $2,500

    For scholars at all stages

    Through funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and the generous contributions of many individual donors, the Publications Committee of the American Musicological Society makes available funds to help with expenses involved in the publication of works of musical scholarship, including books, essay collections, articles, chapters in essay collections, special issues of journals, and works in non-print media.

     

    2/15: National Endowment for the Humanities – Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities – Up to $250,000

    For faculty

    The Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (IATDH) program supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through this program, NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars and practitioners using digital technology in their research and to broadly disseminate knowledge about advanced technology tools and methodologies relevant to the humanities.

     

    2/15: National Museum of African American History and Culture — Summer Internships – Variable Amounts

    For scholars at all stages

    Internships at the National Museum of African American History and Culture offer undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates and career changers opportunities to work closely with professionals and scholars in the museum field. The museum provides a dynamic learning environment and access to supportive mentors that help interns reach their educational and professional goals. Interns can gain practical museum skills and program development experience in a variety of traditional and non-traditional museum careers.  

     

    2/15: NSF Dynamic Language Infrastructure/NEH Documenting Endangered Languages – up to $450,000

    For faculty

    This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning dynamic language infrastructure in the context of endangered human languages — languages that are both understudied and at risk of falling out of use. Funding can support fieldwork and other activities relevant to the digital recording, documentation and analysis, and archiving of endangered language data, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples, and databases. 

     

    2/15 Alpha Delta Kappa, the International Honorary Sorority for Women Educators-Agnes Robertson Global Outreach (ARGO) Scholarship – $2,500

    For professional growth through travel away from her home environment and/or studying another culture to promote World Understanding and to expand her knowledge and develop materials to be used in the classroom.

    2/16: National Institutes for Health (NIH) – Summer Internship Program (SIP) – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students

    Funding for students interested in exploring careers in research and healthcare.

    2/16: Center for Labor and Community Graduate Student Research Grants – Up to $7,500

    For graduate students

    Research funding for for UCSC graduate students working on innovative, original research projects focused on labor rights, labor subjectivities, labor markets, labor movements, and/or labor-community coalitions and organizing in either a domestic, international, or comparative context. Funds can be used for local, domestic, and international travel,  research supplies, and services to facilitate distinct data collection techniques, including archival research, fieldwork, and surveying.

     

    2/16: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Policies for Action: Policy Research to Advance the Inclusion of Immigrant Families and Children (LOI) – $30,000-$450,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    For public or nonprofit organizations

    Funds research on policies that can advance the full social, economic, and civic inclusion of immigrant children and families. 

    2/18: OpenAI-Superalignment Fast Grants – Variable Amounts

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    For faculty, graduate students and nonprofit organizations

    Provides funds to support technical research towards ensuring superhuman AI systems are aligned and safe.

     

    2/19: Center for Jewish History Fellowship Program – Variable Amounts

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    The fellowships will support original research using the collections of the Center’s five partners — American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Preference will be given to those candidates who draw on the archival and library resources of more than one partner institution. 

     

    2/19: Diamonstein-Spielvogel Fellowship Program – $26,000

    For graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars

    The New York Public Library is pleased to offer the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Fellowship Program to support advanced research at the Library’s flagship Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Fellowships are open to Ph.D. candidates, post-doctoral scholars, and independent researchers with projects that would significantly benefit from research conducted onsite at the Schwarzman Building.red. 

     

    2/20: Judy Yung Memorial Fellowship – $1,500

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    CRES invites students from all levels (undergraduate and graduate) to apply for funding to support Asian-, Asian diasporic-, Pacific Islander-, and Pacific Islander diasporic-related research geared towards the preservation of oral histories and engagement of local community archives.

     

    2/21: American Psychological Foundation-APF Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Grant – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    Provides funding for innovative work focusing on the understanding, prevention and/or treatment of the consequences of exposure to traumatic events such as sexual assault, sexual harassment and/or rape.

     

    2/22: Future Leaders for Food & Agriculture — FFAR Fellows Program – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students

    The FFAR Fellows Program offers leadership and professional development training to PhD students studying food and agriculture-related sciences in the U.S. and Canada. North Carolina State University leads the initiative, which provides Fellows with training, networking opportunities, and peer support.

     

    2/23: Special Collections Research Center/University of Chicago Library: Robert L. Platzman Memorial Fellowships – $3,500+

    *Must work with Foundation Relations – for scholars at all stages

    The University of Chicago Library invites applications for short-term research fellowships for the summer of 2024. The Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center is the principal repository of rare books, manuscripts, and archives in the Library.

     

    2/25: Society for the History of Technology — Melvin Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship – $4,000

    For PhD graduate students

    The Melvin Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship is presented annually to a doctoral student engaged in the preparation of a dissertation on the history of technology, broadly defined.

     

    2/28: Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award Series

    For scholars at all levels

    The AWP Award Series is an annual competition for the publication of excellent new book-length works. The prizes are supported by the AWP Award Series Endowments. The competition is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence and is available to published and unpublished authors alike. 

     

    2/28: British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding – £25,000

    For faculty

    Having recently celebrated its 11th year, British Academy Book Prize is awarded annually for a non-fiction book that has made an outstanding contribution to global cultural understanding for a wider public audience. The British Academy is the UK’s national academy for humanities and social sciences, and eligible books come from the subjects that fall within those disciplines, from archaeology, history and psychology to philosophy, languages and cultural studies.

     

    2/28: UC Santa Cruz — Hellman Fellows Program – Up to $50,000

    For faculty

    Established at UCSC in 2011, the purpose of the Hellman Fellows Program is to support substantially the research of promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research.  The Hellman Fellows Program has been established at thirteen institutions, nine of which are campuses in the UC system.

     

    2/29: The 100K Strong North America Grant Competition to Expand Climate-Action, Inclusive Education Exchanges – Up to $25,000 

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    Fund intended to ensure a greener, more inclusive, prosperous, and climate-resilient Hemisphere through regional education cooperation, exchanges, and workforce development.

     

    2/29: Duke University Travel Grants: Human Rights Archive/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library – Up to $1,500

    For scholars at all stages

    To promote and foster scholarship that uses materials from the Human Rights Archive’s collections and includes a focus on human rights and social justice.

    2/29: Duke University Travel Grants: Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library/Duke University-Mary Lily Research Grants – Up to $1,500

    For scholars at all stages

    For projects that present creative approaches, including historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, documentary films, or other multimedia products and artistic works.

    2/29: Duke University Travel Grants: John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African-American Documentation/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library/Duke University-Franklin Research Center Travel Grants – Up to $1,500

    For scholars at all stages

    For researchers whose work would benefit from in-person access to African, African American, and African Diaspora collections held at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

  • 1/5: The Martha LA McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies – $65,000

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship during the 2024-25 academic year, with the possibility of an additional one-year renewal, to support emerging scholars pursuing research in queer, trans, and LGBTQ2+ studies. Our search committee welcomes proposals that span disciplinary boundaries. Applicants from all fields of the humanities and the social sciences are encouraged to apply.

     

    1/10: NEH Media Projects – $75,000-$700,000

    For faculty

    The Media Projects program supports the development, production, and distribution of radio programs, podcasts, documentary films, and documentary film series  that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship and demonstrate an approach that is thoughtful, balanced, and analytical.

     

    1/10: Harvard University Center for the Environment-Environmental Fellows Program – $87,500+

    For postdoctoral scholars

    HUCE created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental issues. Fellows work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to form a community of researchers that strengthens connections across the University.

     

    1/10 Research Grants on Reducing Inequality – $25,000-$600,000

    For faculty

    Research grants on reducing inequality fund research studies that aim to build, test, or increase understanding of programs, policies, or practices to reduce inequality in the academic, social, behavioral, or economic outcomes of young people ages 5-25 in the United States. 

     

    1/11: NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grants – $75,000-$350,000

    For faculty

    The Digital Humanities Advancement Grants program (DHAG) supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

     

    1/11: NEH Public Humanities Projects – $75,000-$400,000

    For faculty

    The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming.  Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. Awards support projects that are intended to reach broad and diverse public audiences in non-classroom settings in the United States. Projects should engage with ideas that are accessible to the general public and employ appealing interpretive formats.

     

    1/11: NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) – $50,000+

    For faculty

    The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program seeks proposals that center equity and belonging, and further the well-being of individuals and communities who have historically been and continue to be excluded, under-served, or underrepresented, due to gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, neurodiversity, geographic location, and economic status, among others, as well as their intersections. The current solicitation encourages proposals from institutions and organizations that serve public audiences, and specifically focus on public engagement with and understanding of STEM, including community STEM; public participation in scientific research (PPSR); science communication; intergenerational STEM engagement; and STEM media.

     

    1/12: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    The program provides PhD students or PhD researchers in Europe and North America with opportunities to conduct collaborative research under the guidance of their hosts in universities and other Japanese institutions for a relatively short period of time. A person who has never engaged in research at universities etc. in Japan would be preferable.

     

    1/12: University of California Office of the President Funding – Variable Amounts

    In 2023-2024, UC Online will provide approximately $2M in project funding in four categories for online projects with a focus on digital inclusion. The four categories are: 1) courses; 2) professional development; 3) research; and 4) infrastructure. Based on project plans submitted from campuses, award amounts will vary.

     

    1/12: UCSC Innovation Catalyst Grant – Up to $50,000

    For faculty 

    Provides targeted gap funding, training, mentorship, and support to UC Santa Cruz researchers in order to help de-risk and/or validate the implementation and adoption potential of early-stage technology innovations.

     

    1/13: Israel Institute Faculty Development Grants – $10,000

    For faculty

    For tenure-line faculty members who want to add Israel-focused courses to their teaching portfolios.

     

    1/15: Arnold Ventures Criminal Justice Innovation Fellowships – $120,000+

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The Arnold Ventures Criminal Justice Innovation Fellowships support post-doctoral fellows pursuing policy-relevant causal research designed to innovate and evaluate cost-effective and scalable policy solutions that advance the efficacy and equity of criminal justice practices. 

     

    1/15: Humanities Without Walls Postdoctoral Fellowship – $62,500+

    This is a one-year (48-week) term appointment with an excellent possibility of renewal. This is a residence appointment; it is therefore expected that the Postdoctoral Scholar will work onsite at Penn State’s University Park campus for the full appointment. They are expected to be available for interaction with Penn State faculty and grad students and will participate in the Institute’s colloquia and other events, as appropriate to their interests.

     

    1/15: Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences – Humanities Scholarships – Variable Amounts

    For doctoral graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    Scholarships can be awarded to doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers. In the latter category, applicants who received a Ph.D. in the past five years are prioritized. Scholarships above SEK 50,000 will only be granted in exceptional cases. In previous years, young researchers, travel to conferences or archives, and field trips have been prioritized. 

     

    1/15: Winterthur Museum Research Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    For scholars at all stages

    Fellows can utilize the 20,000 American and European imprints, 3,000 record groups of manuscripts, as well as trade catalogues, ephemera, photographs, and archives of the Winterthur Library, an independent, world-class research collection. They can also examine Winterthur Museum’s expansive object collections of more than 90,000 artifacts that help us broadly understand four centuries of everyday life in America in a global context. They can look at these collections with specialists and experts and consult with conservators and scientific staff to request testing to better understand objects and interpret them at a chemical level.

     

    1/15: American School of Classical Studies at Athens Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    The ASCSA has over 25 fellowships available to Graduate students, as well as Post-Doctoral and established scholars. The School has funding available for short-term and academic year study, and stipends vary.

     

    1/15: NSF Linguistics Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Variable Amounts

    For doctoral graduate students

    Supports doctoral research on human language — encompassing investigations of the properties of individual human languages and natural language in general — and the intersections of linguistics with cognition, society and other areas of science.

     

    1/15: National Museum of African American History and Culture/Smithsonian Institution-National Museum of African American History and Culture Internship Program

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    Internships at the National Museum of African American History and Culture offer undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates and career changers opportunities to work closely with professionals and scholars in the museum field. The museum provides a dynamic learning environment and access to supportive mentors that help interns reach their educational and professional goals. Interns can gain practical museum skills and program development experience in a variety of traditional and non-traditional museum careers.  

     

    1/16: California Humanities – Humanities for All Project Grants – up to $25,000 

    For nonprofit organizations and public agencies

    Awarded to large scale public humanities projects of up to two-years duration from the award date. Formats include but are not limited to virtual and in-person interpretive exhibits, community dialogue and discussion series, workshops and participatory activities, presentations and lectures, conversations and forums, and interactive and experiential activities. 

     

    1/16: Cynthia H. Kuo Scholarship – $5,000

    For Chinese students who are studying in the Bay Area and are actively involved in the Christian faith and/or youth group.

     

    1/16: Brown University — John Carter Brown Library Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    For scholars at all stages

    The John Carter Brown Library supports scholarship centered on the history of the colonial Americas, North and South, including all aspects of African, European, and Native American engagements in both global and comparative contexts. Short-term fellowships are open to individuals who are engaged in pre- and post-doctoral, or independent research, regardless of nationality. 

     

    1/16: Department of Defense Minerva Research Initiative: University Research – Variable Amounts

    For faculty

    Designed to support innovative basic research projects that contribute to the advancement of social science and provides new methods and understandings on social and behavioral questions of security and defense-related interest; topics of interest 

     

    1/17: Princeton University Library Research Grant – Up to $4,800

    For scholars at all stages

    Friends of the Princeton University Library offers short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Princeton University Library special collections. Applications will be considered for scholarly use of archives, manuscripts, rare books, and other rare and unique holdings in Special Collections, including Mudd Library; as well as rare books in Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, and in the East Asian Library (Gest Collection). 

     

    1/18: Harvard University Davis Center Postdoctoral Fellowships – $48,000

    For graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    Postdoctoral fellowships provide opportunities for early-career scholars to spend a dedicated period of time pursuing their research with access to Harvard’s world-renowned resources.

     

    1/18: NEA Translation Projects – Up to $25,000

    Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. The work to be translated should be of interest for its literary excellence and merit. We encourage translations of writers and of work that are not well represented in English, as well as work that has not previously been translated into English. 

     

    1/19: American Philosophical Society Long-Term Residential Research Fellowships – Variable Amounts 

    For doctoral graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    The APS’s Library & Museum invites applications for fellowships supporting research in the collections. APS’s longterm fellowships for subject-specific research including indigenous studies scholars, digital humanities projects, and more.

     

    1/19: American Philosophical Society Research Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    For doctoral graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    The APS’s Library & Museum invites scholars to apply for fellowships to do research in the collections. Fellowships are offered for short-term and long-term opportunities, for subject-specific research, and in digital humanities. Opportunities for Predoctoral fellowships include the David Center for the American Revolution Predoctoral Fellowship, Friends of the APS Predoctoral Fellowship and the John C. Slater Predoctoral Fellowship in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine.

     

    1/19: Harvard University’s Houghton Library Visiting Fellowships – $4,500 

    For scholars at all stages

    The Visiting Fellowship program offers scholars at all stages of their careers funding to pursue projects that require in-depth research on the library’s holdings, as well as opportunities to draw on staff expertise and participate in intellectual life at Harvard.

     

    1/19: Intercollegiate Studies Institute — Graduate Fellowships – up to $15,000 

    For graduate students

    The intercollegiate studies institute is known for advocating intellectual conservatism among students by exploring the ideas and principles behind conservative philosophy, politics, and economics. ISI graduate fellowships can be used to fund graduate students pursuing advanced study in the humanities or social sciences who intend to teach at the college level. 

     

    1/19: Global Engagement Call for Statements of Interest: Faculty Seminar Away – UK (England/N.Ireland) 

    For faculty

    The Division of Global Engagement (GE) invites statements of interest from UCSC Senate faculty who are interested in participating in the pilot year of the Faculty Seminar Away which will provide a one-week fully funded trip to engage with two existing institutional partners in the United Kingdom (England and Northern Ireland).

     

    1/20 – The American Trust for the British Library and the Houghton Library at Harvard University Transatlantic Fellowship – $5,000

    For graduate students

    This 2024-2025 Transatlantic Fellowship is designed to support at least four weeks of research between both the British Library and the Houghton Library at Harvard University, with at least one week of research time at each institution. 

     

    1/22: Kress Foundation — Conservation Fellowships$37,000 

    For post MA scholars

    Conservation Fellowships are awarded each year for post-graduate internships in advanced conservation at a museum or conservation facility.

     

    1/22: Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund Dissertation Completion Awards – $33,500 

    For doctoral graduate students

    The Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund provides awards directly to advanced doctoral candidates in the humanistic disciplines pursuing a PhD degree from one of the following institutions: UC-Berkeley, UC-Davis, UC-Santa Cruz or Stanford University. These dissertation grants are awarded to bring about the completion of a scholarly dissertation project at the end of the grant period.

     

    1/22: Palestinian American Research Center 2023-2024 Fellowships for US Scholars Conducting field-based research on Palestine – Up to $9,000

    For doctoral graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

    Research must contribute to Palestinian Studies. Any field of research will be considered, including the arts, humanities, social sciences, economics, law, public health, and applied sciences. Purely scientific research is not eligible for this competition. Research must take place in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, or Lebanon. 

     

    1/23: Baylor University Charlton Oral History Research Grant – Up to $3,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites individual scholars with training and experience in oral history research who are conducting oral history interviews to apply for support of up to $3,000 for one year (June through May). With this grant, the Institute seeks to partner with one scholar who is using oral history to address new questions and offer fresh perspectives on a subject area in which the research method has not yet been extensively applied. Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural research on local, national, or international subjects is welcome.

     

    1/24: Spencer Foundation Large Research Grants on Education: LOI Deadline – $125,000-$500,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    For faculty

    The Large Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, for projects ranging from one to five years. This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request for a particular research topic, discipline, design, method, or location. 

     

    1/24: Data Fluencies Dissertation Grants – Up to $15,000

    For predoctoral graduate students

    The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites proposals from PhD candidates across the social and behavioral sciences, humanities, data sciences, and related fields to apply to the Data Fluencies Dissertation Grant competition. The Data Fluencies Project works to counter the impacts of discriminatory technology and online mis- and disinformation and foster more just and equitable futures. 

     

    1/25: The Coha-Gunderson Prize in Speculative Futures – $1,000

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    The Speculatively Scientific Fictions of the Future THI project announces its fifth campus-wide competition, open to undergraduate and graduate students, for a creative piece of (social or scientific) speculative fiction, which can be in any medium or genre but must be available for review and assessment by selection committee members and ultimately shared with the public, whether through an exhibition, a performance, a proposed course, or future publication. Submissions may be individual or collaborative.

     

    1/26: Baylor University — Charlton Oral History Research Grant – $3,000 

    For scholars at all stages

    The Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites individual scholars with training and experience in oral history research who are conducting oral history interviews. With this grant, the Institute seeks to partner with one scholar who is using oral history to address new questions and offer fresh perspectives on a subject area in which the research method has not yet been extensively applied.

     

    1/27: Chateaubriand Fellowship for Research in France – Variable Amounts

    For doctoral graduate students

    The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding PhD students from U.S. institutions who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 8/9 months.

     

    1/29: Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies – Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Fellowship Program – $25,000

    For doctoral graduate students 

    Provides both research and dissertation completion fellowships for doctoral graduate students with U.S. citizenship or permanent residency to conduct dissertation research in Russian Studies. The program is open to students in any discipline whose dissertation topics are within 19th-early 21st century Russian historical studies.

     

    1/29: Washington Center for Equitable Growth-Research Grants for Early Career Scholars – Variable Amounts

    For graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty

    Funding for research agendas are policy relevant, related to how inequality affects economic growth, and who are interested in engaging with nonacademic audiences.

     

    1/31: Finnish Foundation Post Doc Pool Variable amounts 

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The grants awarded from Säätiöiden post doc -pooli are intended for scholars, who have recently completed their doctoral degree and wish to conduct research abroad from Finland for at least six months.

     

    1/31: Social Science Research Council’s Just Tech Fellowship – $100,000

    Social Science Research Council seeks researchers and practitioners to identify and challenge injustices emerging from new technologies, and pursue solutions that advance social, political, and economic rights. Fellows receive two-year awards of $100,000 annually and seed funding to work on collaborative projects with other fellows.

     

    1/31: Open Society Foundation’s Soros Equity Fellowship – $130,000

    For postdoctoral scholars 

    The Soros Equality Fellowship seeks to support individual leaders influencing the racial justice field. A successful project should identify a challenge and propose a critical intervention that will meaningfully address the systems that reinforce inequities and discrimination in the United States. Applicants must be able to devote at least 35 hours per week to the project if awarded a Fellowship; and the project must be the applicant’s only full-time work during the course of the Fellowship. 

     

    1/31: UC Santa Cruz Institute for Social Transformation Funding Opportunities – Variable Amounts

    For faculty

    The Institute for Social Transformation’s competitive grant program is designed to spur new ways of thinking about old problems and to jump-start new initiatives that show promise in advancing theoretical concepts, socially relevant research, community engagement, and public scholarship. Funding is available for both faculty and graduate students.

     

    1/31: Ford Foundation Senior Fellowships – $80,000+

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    For faculty with PhD/Sc.D.

    The Ford Foundation Senior Fellowship award is intended to support research that advances and contributes knowledge to areas that are consistent with the work of the Ford Foundation.  Applicants will be required to describe how their proposed work will contribute to knowledge, or otherwise advance this mission. Only open to individuals who have previously held a Ford Foundation Predoctoral, Dissertation, or Postdoctoral Fellowship administered by the National Academies and currently hold a faculty appointment at an accredited U.S. academic institution. 

     

    1/31: Josephine De Karman Dissertation Fellowship – $25,000

    For graduate students

    The de Karman Fellowships are open to PhD students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in one of the California universities listed (UCSC included). Only PhD candidates who will defend their dissertation in or about June 2025 are eligible for consideration for a 2024-2025 fellowship. 

     

    1/31: MLA Humanities Innovation Grants – $3,000

    For faculty, lecturers, adjunct instructors, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars

    The Modern Language Association awards $3,000 grants every year to support the development of courses and other educational programs in English, languages, and related disciplines that build enrollments and revitalize student interest in the humanities. The grants seek to recognize interdisciplinary and collaborative projects that engage with questions of global, regional, or local significance; that have the potential to offer transformative experiences for learners; that foster lasting connections between individuals and their communities; and that draw on innovative and effective pedagogical practices.

     

    1/31 American Research Center in Egypt Research Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    For scholars at all stages

    ARCE offers funded fellowships and a research associate program for a wide range of scholars looking to conduct research in Egypt. Previous fellows have represented the fields of anthropology, archaeology, architecture, fine art, art history, Coptic studies, economics, Egyptology, history, humanistic social sciences, Islamic studies, literature, political science, religious studies and even music.

     

    1/31: PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship – $1,500+

    The Emerging Voices Fellowship provides a virtual five-month immersive mentorship program for early-career writers from communities that are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world. The program is committed to cultivating the careers of Black writers, and serves writers who identify as Indigenous, persons of color, LGBTQ+, immigrants, writers with disabilities, and those living outside of urban centers. 

     

    1/31: UC Santa Cruz Institute for Social Transformation Funding Opportunities – Variable amounts

    For graduate students and faculty 

    The Institute for Social Transformation serves as an incubator for new ideas and an accelerator for scholarship in the public interest. The institute supports boundary-crossing research, creative interactions, and rigorous policy-oriented scholarship. Our partners and audience include community organizers, elected officials, policy makers, philanthropists, prospective students, and the general public.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Supplemental Multicampus Faculty Working Group Care & Repair Funding – Up to $5,000

    For faculty

    The UCHRI Supplemental Multicampus Faculty Working Group Care & Repair Funding grant provides financial resources to broaden and augment the support of Multicampus Faculty Working Groups engaging with the Institute’s new theme, Care & Repair. Faculty working on themes outside of the Care & Repair initiative are not eligible to apply for this supplement.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Multicampus Faculty Working Groups Grants – Up to $15,000

    For faculty

    The Multicampus Faculty Working Group Grant supports UC faculty as they collaborate on innovative agendas in ways that contribute to the advancement of the specific working group topic and the humanities as a whole. Although we will consider all humanistic topics, UCHRI is particularly interested in working groups that approach humanistic problems broadly related to its new theme, Care & Repair. 

     

    1/31: UCHRI Jr. Faculty Manuscript Workshop – Up to $2,500

    For faculty

    The Junior Faculty Manuscript Workshop Grant provides financial resources to a junior faculty member to convene an online workshop aimed at preparing their book manuscript for submission to a publisher. The purpose of this workshop is to provide junior UC faculty with quality feedback from experts in the field on a first full draft of a pre-tenure book manuscript in preparation for submission to a publisher for a contract or for publication (the draft must include versions of every chapter to be included in the final book). 

     

    1/31: UCHRI Faculty Summer Research Funding – Up to $5,000

    For faculty

    UCHRI is offering summer research awards for UC faculty to conduct research during Summer 2024. Priority will be given to projects related to one of the following thematic pillars, broadly conceived: Climate, Environment, and Technology; Social Heterogeneity; and Care & Repair, UCHRI’s new theme. Awards should support full-time work on a research project at any stage of development during the Summer 2024 quarter. 

     

    1/31: UCHRI Engaging Humanities Grant – Up to $5,000 for seed grants, $20,000 for project grants

    For faculty

    The Engaging Humanities Grant supports UC faculty in pursuing thoughtful engagement with diverse publics beyond the academy. California’s communities represent a rich resource for UC faculty interested in pursuing collaborative, public-facing projects that will impact people beyond their campuses. Recognizing that off-campus outreach can produce transformations in knowledge, this grant encourages scholars to develop innovative projects that weave together humanities research and/or pedagogy with community engagement, strengthening ties between UC campuses and California communities through partnerships with community organizations, museums, NGOs, or other public-facing groups.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Conference Grant – Up to $5,000

    For faculty

    Conference Grants provide matching funds to support events that convene scholars (primarily UC faculty) to explore significant and innovative ideas around a particular research topic, being particularly responsive to those intellectual activities that cannot readily occur within existing departmental and programmatic structures. Although the conference model is one such means of engaging in these activities, UCHRI invites interested applicants to consider alternative forms of scholarly gatherings, especially those that result in conversations and projects that have scholarly outcomes beyond the event. This grant is not intended to support annual meetings of professional organizations and groups or ongoing scholarly gatherings.

     

    1/31: UCHRI UC Underrepresented Scholars Fellowship – $1,500+

    For faculty

    The UC Underrepresented Scholars Fellowship Program is an intercampus faculty mentoring program serving the ten campuses of the University of California. Our fellowship program pairs junior and mid-career applicants from the humanities and qualitative social sciences with their desired senior mentors from other UC campuses.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Supplemental Multicampus Faculty Working Group Graduate Student Funding – Up to $5,000

    For faculty

    The UCHRI Supplemental Multicampus Faculty Working Group Graduate Student Funding provides financial resources to create or augment support of research-driven, graduate student engagement in Multicampus Faculty Working Groups. Prospective PIs as well as successful applicants from last year who are applying for a renewal grant are eligible to apply for supplemental funding for a graduate student stipend that will allow the substantive inclusion of at least two graduate students in the project.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Short-Term Collaborative Research Residency – Variable Amounts

    For faculty

    Short-term residencies are committed research groups that come to UCHRI to work together on a project already underway and with a designated outcome in sight. Residencies may run up to two weeks and are intended for between two and eight residents representing any discipline or field in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, or in conjunction with scholars, artists, scientists, and experts across various disciplines.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Graduate Student Dissertation Support – Up to $1,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    The Graduate Student Dissertation Support grant offers funds to support dissertation work for UC PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Support may include travel expenses for dissertation research, supplies such as books or copies directly related to the dissertation topic, and fees for summer institutes likely to advance the dissertation (such as language or theory programs).

     

    1/31: UCHRI Multicampus Graduate Student Working Groups – Up to $5,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    The Multicampus Graduate Student Working Group Grant supports UC PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences as they collaborate on innovative agendas in ways that contribute to the advancement of the specific working group topic and the humanities as a whole. This year, UCHRI is particularly interested in working groups that approach humanistic problems broadly related to its new theme, Care & Repair.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Medicine & Humanities: The Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Graduate Student Scholarship – Up to $20,000

    The Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Scholarship will be awarded to two regularly-enrolled, full-time UC graduate students working in appropriate fields. The award is intended to help students complete the writing of their dissertations by providing a monthly stipend that supports living expenses, research-related costs, and partial school fees, if necessary.

     

    1/31: UCHRI Climate Action Training and Summer Dissertation Fellowship – Up to $7,000

    WUICAN (Wildland-Urban Interface Climate Action Network) is a two-year, multicampus initiative that brings together scholars in STEM, social sciences, humanities, and law with community partners to co-create knowledge and climate solutions that ensure a resilient relationship between society and wild landscapes. This summer training and dissertation research opportunity is open to PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences at the University of California. The program includes an eight-day intensive residential experience on the campus of UC Irvine (August 10-18, 2024) and a sequence of virtual workshops and research exchange opportunities (June-August, 2024).

     

    1/31: UCSC Institute for Social Transformation’s Emerging Scholar Support – Up to $5,000

    For faculty

    Funding to provide emerging scholars with support to accelerate manuscript publication and facilitate the building of a productive research program.

     

    1/31: UCSC Institute for Social Transformation’s Building Belonging Program

    For faculty

    Funding to enable and expand engagement between students and faculty: January 31, 2024

  • 12/1: CalSPEC Equity Framework Advancement Award – $15,000

    For graduate students 

    UC Center Sacramento’s Equity Framework Advancement Award will be awarded on a competitive basis to a graduate student and faculty mentor who are interested in developing a White Paper on incorporating the concept of equity into Bill Analysis.  The resulting work product will be delivered to the Assembly Speakers Office by UC Center Sacramento. 

     

    12/1:  American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants – Variable Amount

    The Franklin program is designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.

     

    12/1: Berlin Program for Advanced German & European Studies Fellowships – Variable Amount

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    The program provides up to one year of research support at the Freie Universität Berlin— one of Germany’s leading research universities. It is open to scholars in all social science and humanities disciplines, including historians working on German and European history since the mid-18th century.

     

    12/1: New York Public Library – Scholars-in-Residence Program – $35,000

    For faculty and postdoctoral scholars

    The Scholars-in-Residence Program offers both long-term and short-term fellowships designed to support and encourage top-quality research and writing on the history, politics, literature, and culture of the peoples of Africa and the African diaspora, as well as to promote and facilitate interdisciplinary exchange among scholars and writers in residence at the Schomburg Center.

     

    12/1: University of Utah Tanner Humanities Center – $60,000

    For faculty

    The Tanner Humanities Center’s mission is to promote humanistic research and education at the University of Utah, in the state, and in the nation. The Center sponsors an annual competitive fellowship program to promote research by visiting faculty and independent scholars, and faculty and graduate students from the University of Utah.

     

    12/1: Teagle Foundation Cornerstone: Learning for Living – up to $300,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    For institutions

    Participating institutions are expected to embed transformative texts in a gateway course (or courses) aimed at incoming undergraduate students that engage them in enduring human questions and cultivate their written and oral communication skills. Such gateway courses should build intellectual community among students of all backgrounds through a shared academic experience. 

     

    12/1: University of Virginia The Carter G. Woodson Institute Predoctoral Fellowship – $30,000+

    For graduate students

    The Carter G. Woodson Institute’s distinguished fellowship is a two-year residential fellowship for pre-doctoral graduate students whose work focuses on Africa and/or the African Diaspora. Scholars selected for the fellowship will relocate to the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia to join a cohort of interdisciplinary scholars.

     

    12/1: Overseas Press Club Foundation – $4,000

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    Graduate and undergraduate students at North American colleges and universities or American students studying abroad are invited to apply for Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Awards. An applicant must be a college junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a degree program at the application deadline and have demonstrated an interest in international journalism. 

     

    12/1: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research – Conference and Workshop Grants Program – $20,000

    For faculty

    This grant program supports meetings and events that promote the development of inclusive communities of anthropologists and advance significant and innovative research. Conferences that they support are public events directed at large audiences of anthropologists.

     

    12/1: National Park Service — Mellon Humanities Fellowship Program – $67,600+ 

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The NPS Mellon Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship Program places recent humanities PhDs with NPS sites and programs across the agency. In collaboration with NPS staff and partners, the incoming cohort of sixteen (16) Fellows will complete original research projects, and develop new interpretive and educational programming, helping the agency connect more people to places that matter by incorporating new sources and perspectives into its storytelling.

     

    12/4: UCSC Graduate Dean’s Research Travel Grant – Up to $500

    For graduate students

    The Graduate Dean’s Research Travel Grant is designed to assist members of the graduate student community with travel to: perform thesis-related research; present original work at conferences; and attend workshops, professional development or programs pertinent to their graduate projects. Applicants are advised to use the grant as a reimbursement as opposed to using it to pay for travel costs upfront because the adjudication and subsequent processing time for the awards may take up to 2-3 months in total. 

     

    12/6: COARC Multi-Country Research Fellowships – $12,600

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    The Multi-Country Research Fellowship enables US scholars to carry out trans-regional and comparative research in countries across the network of Overseas Research Centers as well as other countries.

     

    12/6: Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants on Education – $50,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    The Small Research Grants Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. 

     

    12/8: Fellowship – Stanford University Zahedi Family Fellowship – $15,000+

    For faculty

    The Zahedi Family Fellowship is a twelve-week residential fellowship focusing on the Zahedi Archive (which includes both diplomatic correspondence and collected photos) at Stanford University’s Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies.

     

    12/12: Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships – $28,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a research-based, dissertation-required Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree that will prepare them for the pursuit of a career in academic teaching or research. Practice-oriented degree programs are not eligible for support. The fellowship is intended to support the final year of writing and defense of the dissertation.

     

    12/15: ACLS Digital Justice Seed Grants – $50,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    This program addresses inequities in access to tools and support for digital work among scholars across various fields, those working with under-utilized or understudied source materials, and those in institutions with less support for digital projects. It promotes inclusion and sustainability by extending the opportunity to participate in the digital transformation of humanistic inquiry to a greater number of humanities scholars and projects at the beginning stages of development. 

     

    12/15: ACLS Digital Justice Development Grants – $100,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to invite applications for Digital Justice Development Grants, which are made possible by The Mellon Foundation.  Through both their content and methods, projects funded by ACLS Digital Justice Development Grants pursue the following activities: 1) Engage with the interests and histories of people of color and other historically marginalized communities, including (but not limited to) Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities; people with disabilities; and queer, trans, and gender nonconforming people. 2) Advance beyond the prototyping or proof-of-concept phase and articulate the next financial, technological, and intellectual phases of project development. 3) Cultivate greater openness to new sources of knowledge and strategic approaches to content building and knowledge dissemination. 4) Engage in capacity building efforts, including but not limited to: pedagogical projects that train students in digital humanities methods as a key feature of the project’s content building practice; publicly engaged projects that develop new technological infrastructure with community partners; trans-institutional projects that connect scholars across academic and cultural heritage institutions.

     

    12/15: AVDF/ACLS Fellowships for Research on the Liberal Arts – $45,000

    For faculty

    The American Council of Learned Societies invites applications for the inaugural AVDF/ACLS Fellowships for Research on the Liberal Arts, made possible by a generous grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. This highly competitive, peer-reviewed program provides funding and data training for up to five scholarly projects that draw upon the newly available College and Beyond II (CBII) database.

     

    12/15: Folger Institute Long-Term Fellowships – $70,000+

    For faculty

    The Folger Institute offers five, long-term fellowships at $70,000 for the 2024-2025 academic year (approximately $7,777 per month, for a standard period of 9 months). These fellowships are designed to support full-time scholarly work on significant research projects that draw on the strengths of the Folger’s collections and programs.

     

    12/15: The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Venetian Research Program – $20,000

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    Funds may be used for travel to and residence in Venice and the former Venetian empire; transportation within the Veneto; and specific research expenses.

     

    12/15: The Newberry Short-Term Residential Fellowships for Individual Research – $3,000/month

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    Supporting scholars who demonstrate a specific need for the Newberry collection. Scholars working in any field. Graduate student applicants must be ABD by the application deadline.

     

    12/15: Harvard University Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies – $67,000+

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (RIJS) at Harvard University will offer several Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies to recent PhD graduates of exceptional promise, to provide the opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to turn their dissertations into publishable manuscripts and to continue their research in Japanese studies.

     

    12/15: UCSC Center for Coastal Climate Resilence Postdoctoral Fellows – $65,000-$78,000

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The UCSC Center for Coastal Climate Resilience (CCCR) at the University of California, Santa Cruz is holding an open competition for three (3) Postdoctoral Fellowships. CCCR Postdoctoral Fellows will work with faculty mentors from two (or more) disciplines across the UCSC campus to forward the Center’s vision: To advance innovative solutions for building coastal resilience that engage partners, foster leaders and address the challenges from climate change in California and beyond. The strongest proposals will identify mentors in two different academic divisions at UCSC (Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical & Biological Sciences, and Baskin School of Engineering). However, applicants with mentors from different departments within a single academic division are welcome. One of the scholar’s mentors will serve as the primary mentor for the purposes of hiring and annual reviews.

     

    12/16: Center for Engaged Scholarship Dissertation Fellowship – $25,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    We are accepting applications from Ph.D. students in the social sciences who have already completed all departmental and institutional requirements for the Ph.D. degree, including approval of the dissertation proposal. The only requirement not completed must be the writing and where required, the defense, of the dissertation. Applicants should be on track to finish the majority of their research or data collection by June of the current academic year, so that they are writing their chapters by the time the fellowship begins in September 2024.

     

    12/31: Poetry Society of America Awards and Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    The Poetry Society of America presents a number of awards and award programs each year. See link for details.

     

    12/31: Phi Beta Kappa Society — Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship in Greek Studies – $20,000 

    For doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars

    This fellowship was designed to reward women pursuing graduate work in one of two fields of study, French or Greek, with the experience of researching and living abroad.

     

    12/31: Phi Beta Kappa Society — Walter J. Jensen Fellowship in French Studies – $17,000 

    For scholars at all stages

    The purpose of the Fellowship is to enrich, promote and improve education in the standard French language in the United States, through an award to educators and researchers to be used for education and study of French language, literature and culture.

  • 11/01: American Academy in Rome Prize – $16,000-$30,000

    For faculty and predoctoral graduate students

    American Academy in Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence. Winners of half- and full-term fellowships receive stipends of $16,000 and $30,000, respectively. Additionally, AAR is pleased to offer the Tsao Family Rome Prize, to be awarded to a humanities scholar whose project explores the relationship between Chinese and Mediterranean philosophical traditions.

     

    11/01: American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships for Americans in the Nordic Countries – $5,000-$23,000

    For faculty and graduate students

    The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers year-long fellowships of up to $23,000 and short term (1-3 months) fellowships of up to $5,000 to graduate students (preferably conducting dissertation research) and academic professionals interested in pursuing research or creative-arts projects in the Nordic region (Denmark, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sámpi, and Sweden). Priority is given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related research. The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available. Awards are made in all fields.

     

    11/1: Black Mountain Institute Shearing Fellowship – $40,000+

    For emerging and distinguished writers who have published at least one book with a trade or literary press. While there are no formal teaching requirements, this is a “working fellowship” located in Las Vegas. BMI’s visiting fellows will maintain office hours (10 per week), and will offer regular service to the community. In addition to the primary goal of furthering one’s own writing during their term in Las Vegas, visiting fellows are expected to engage in a substantial way with BMI’s community, in ways that connect to their interests and skills. Upon acceptance into the program, each fellow will craft a plan in partnership with BMI. This is equally weighted against the writing sample and proposed literary project for the residency. 

     

    11/1: Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program – $10,000-$57,000

    For scholars at all stages

    The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers opportunities for independent research or study related to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and/or research interests of the Institution and its staff. Fellowships are offered to graduate students, predoctoral graduate students, and postdoctoral and senior investigators to conduct independent research and to utilize the resources of the Institution with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff serving as advisors and hosts.

     

    11/1: Howard Foundation Fellowships  – $40,000

    For faculty

    The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation is an independent foundation administered at Brown University. It awards a limited number of fellowships each year for independent projects in selected fields, targeting its support specifically to early mid-career individuals, who have completed at least one major project and demonstrate potential to be future leaders in their fields.  

     

    11/1: California Documentary Project – $50,000

    The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program that supports the research and development and production stages of humanities-based documentary media projects that explore, reveal, and illuminate California subjects and issues. We seek compelling projects of any length that bring new and previously unheard perspectives to light and help reveal the breadth and range of California’s cultures, peoples, and histories. Projects should use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective and be suitable for California and national audiences through public and educational screenings and presentations, broadcast, distribution, and/or online.

     

    11/1: Dumbarton Oaks Project Grants – $3,000-$10,000

    For faculty

    Dumbarton Oaks makes a limited number of grants to assist with scholarly projects in Byzantine Studies, Pre-Columbian Studies, and Garden and Landscape Studies. Support is generally for archeological investigation, as well as for the recovery, recording, and analysis of materials that would otherwise be lost. 

     

    11/1: Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowship – $2,000-$10,500

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    The Ransom Center is thrilled to be awarding up to 60 research fellowships for its 2024-2025 program, including 10 dissertation fellowships. The fellowship projects must require substantial on-site use of the Center’s collections, which support exploration of all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

     

    11/1: Humanities Without Walls – $4,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Humanities Without Walls (HWW) seeks applications from doctoral graduate students pursuing degrees in the humanities and humanistic social sciences for the HWW Predoctoral Career Diversity Summer Workshop, to be held from July 17, 2023 to July 28, 2023, in Minneapolis, MN. Students must be in residence in Minneapolis for the duration of the workshop and are expected to attend all workshop activities. Lodging and some meals will be provided; fellowship awards are intended to cover transportation costs to/from and around Minneapolis, meals, and other expenses.

     

    11/1: Russell Sage Foundation Pipeline Grants Competition – $35,000-$50,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    The Pipeline Grants Competition seeks to advance innovative research on economic mobility and access to opportunity in the United States. The Russell Sage Foundation is interested in research focused on structural barriers to economic mobility and how individuals, communities and state entities understand, navigate and challenge systemic inequalities. Funding supports early-career scholars (Assistant Professors, Lecturers and Adjunct Assistant Professors) and promotes diversity by prioritizing applications from scholars who are underrepresented in the social sciences. This includes racial, ethnic, gender, disciplinary, institutional, and geographic diversity.

     

    11/1: The Library Company of Philadelphia – $50,000-$60,000

    For postdoctoral scholars

    Each year the Library Company awards long-term postdoctoral fellowships that support advanced research in residence in the collections of the Library Company and our Fellowships Program partner, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Scholars at any stage of their career are welcome to apply.

     

    11/1: The Newberry Research Fellowships – Variable Amount

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    Researchers with long-term fellowships spend four to nine months immersed in the Newberry collection and in our community of learning. While pursuing significant works of scholarship, they make discoveries, present works in progress, and take their projects to the next level.

     

    11/1: University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – $64,480+

    For faculty

    The President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is pleased to announce the 2023-24 President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship awards. These fellows provide an outstanding pool of potential new faculty members in a wide range of disciplines.

     

    11/1: University of Pennsylvania Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities – $65,000+

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The Wolf Humanities Center awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to scholars in the humanities who are no more than five years out of their doctorate. Preference will be given to candidates not yet in tenure track positions whose proposals are interdisciplinary, who have not previously enjoyed use of the resources of the University of Pennsylvania, and who would particularly benefit from and contribute to Penn’s intellectual life.

     

    11/2: Publishing Historical Records in Collaborative Digital Editions/NARA – $125,000

    For organizations, institutions, agencies, and Native American groups

    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals to publish online editions of historical records. All types of historical records are eligible, including documents, photographs, born-digital records, and analog audio. Projects may focus on broad historical movements in U.S. history, including any aspect of African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American history, such as law (including the social and cultural history of the law), politics, social reform, business, military, the arts, and other aspects of the national experience.

     

    11/2: NHPRC Archival Projects – $150,000

    For organizations, institutions, agencies, and Native American groups

    The NHPRC seeks archival projects that will significantly improve online public discovery and use of historical records collections. We welcome projects that engage the public, expand civic education, and promote understanding of the nation’s history, democracy, and culture from the founding era to the present day. The Commission encourages projects focused on collections of America’s early legal records, such as the records of colonial, territorial, county, and early statehood and tribal proceedings that document the evolution of the nation’s legal history. Collections that center the voices and document the history of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are especially welcome.

     

    11/2: Summer Institute for the Study of East Central and Southeastern Europe – Variable Amount

    For faculty 

    The Summer Institute for the Study of East Central and Southeastern Europe (SISECSE) is a two-week residential workshop, that provides scholars of Eastern Europe time and space to dedicate to their own research and writing in a collaborative and interdisciplinary setting. ACLS in partnership with the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS) will convene leading scholars from Eastern Europe and North America for a two-week residency in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria from June 13, 2024 to June 29, 2024.

     

    11/3: Metropolitan Museum of Art Interdisciplinary Fellowship – $47,000-$57,000+

    This one-year fellowship is part of the Museum’s History of Art and Visual Culture Fellowship program and is intended as an independent research project. The fellowship encourages cross-departmental projects that explore connections between various cultures and collections in the Museum and that go beyond traditional boundaries, bridging the visual arts and other disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, performing arts, and fine arts. Fellows may explore connections between public practice, education, and the humanities, relating but not limited to curriculum development, gallery teaching, and interpretation. The project should relate to and make use of the Museum’s resources, including its collections, libraries, archives, and programs. 

     

    11/6: School for Advanced Research – Resident Scholars – Variable Amount

    For scholars at all stages

    Resident scholar fellowships are awarded annually by the School for Advanced Research (SAR) to up to six scholars who have completed their research and who need time to prepare manuscripts or dissertations on topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from the perspective of anthropology or from related fields such as history and sociology. Scholars from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

     

    11/7:  Asian Cultural Council Fellowships & Grants – Variable Amounts

    ACC funds may be used for costs associated with travel and research only. Research is broadly defined as any activities in pursuit of creative, scholarly, or professional inquiry and may take many different forms.

     

    11/7 (LOI Deadline): Russell Sage Foundation Research Grants (Core Programs and Special Initiatives) – Variable Amounts

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    RSF will accept letters of inquiry (LOIs) under all of its core programs and special initiatives: : Behavioral Science and Decision Making in Context; Future of Work; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Social, Political, and Economic Inequality. It will also accept LOIs relevant to its core programs that address the effects (a) of social movements, such as drives for unionization and mass social protests, and the effects of racial/ethnic/gender bias and discrimination on a range of outcomes related to social and living conditions in the U.S. and (b) of the 2023 Supreme Court decision on race-conscious affirmative action and the relative merits of different models to promote diversity and the educational attainment and economic mobility of underrepresented and lower-income students.

     

    11/13: NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grants – up to $350,000

    The Digital Humanities Advancement Grants program (DHAG) supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

     

    11/14: Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships – $57,000

    The Bolin Fellowships are awarded to applicants from groups underrepresented in academia and/or in a particular field of scholarship, who show exceptional promise as scholars, who have an interest in and capacity for teaching students from groups that have been underrepresented in higher education, and who are pursuing a career in higher education in the United States. 

     

    11/15: ARI Arts Practice and Research – Planning Grant – $500-$3,000

    For faculty

    Applicants may request funds to complete initial research or preparation for a project; support the costs of meeting(s) for a core group of participants including potential outside advisors to the project; travel to relevant sites/resource areas for research or to learn from other similar projects and consult with advisors there, and/or to identify collaborating partners/organizations for subsequent stages of the project. Applicants must have applied for COR funding. 

     

    11/15: ARI Arts Practice and Research – Implementation Grant – $5,000-$20,000

    For faculty

    Implementation grants are offered to artists, scholars, collaborative teams, and centers to move their ideas from planning into practice. Implementation grants support the final preparation or research that will enable the public presentation or engagement component of the work. Applicants for implementation grants should have already finished most of the planning for their projects, including the identification of the key themes, relevant scholarship, partner artists/organizations, advisors, and program/presentation formats.

     

    11/15: ARI Collaborative Research Grant – $500-$5,000

    For faculty

    These awards are intended to encourage collaboration beyond the confines of particular departments and disciplines, both within the arts and between the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The award supports collaborative work whose interdisciplinarity is essential to the project’s conceptualization and that draws upon techniques, methodologies, and media from multiple disciplines for its execution. Visiting Artists and scholars may also be proposed in this category. 

     

    11/15: ARI Individual Research Assistance – $500-$1,500

    For faculty

    Eligible expenses include graduate or undergraduate student research assistance, or other staffing assistance, and the purchase of research-related equipment.

     

    11/15: ARI Faculty Release Time Fellowship 

    For faculty

    ARI Research Fellowships provide faculty in the Arts Division with one course replacement in order to pursue their research. Award recipients will be designated ARI Fellows and are required to deliver a public lecture or hold a seminar on a topic related to their research during their tenure as fellows.

     

    11/15: ARI Equity and Innovation Grant – $500-$5,000

    For scholars at all stages

    ARI Equity and Innovation Grants are available to students, faculty, and staff, and are meant to encourage new and sustainable ways to promote equity, inclusion, and diversity within the Arts Division.

     

    11/15: American Association of University Women – $8,000-$50,000

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    AAUW American Fellowships support women scholars who are pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are evaluated based on scholarly excellence; quality and originality of project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research. 

     

    11/15: Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research – $5,000

    For faculty and graduate students

    The Lewis and Clark Fund encourages exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Applications are invited from disciplines with a large dependence on field studies, such as archaeology, anthropology, biology, ecology, geography, geology, linguistics, paleontology, and population genetics, but grants will not be restricted to these fields.

     

    11/15: NEH Fellowships Open Book Program – $5,500

    The Fellowships Open Book Program is a limited competition designed to make outstanding humanities books digitally available to a wide audience. By taking advantage of low-cost e-book technology, the program will allow teachers, students, scholars, and the public to read humanities books that can be downloaded or redistributed for no charge. This program is open to those who have published within the last seven years (or will publish during the period of performance) a book supported previously by one certain NEH programs.

     

    11/15: Spencer Foundation Research Practice Partnerships – Variable Amount

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    The Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) Grants Program is intended to support education research projects that engage in collaborative and participatory partnerships with project budgets up to $400,000 and durations of up to three years. We accept Intent to Apply before October 17th. We view partnerships as an important approach to knowledge generation and the improvement of education, broadly construed. Over the long term, we anticipate that research conducted by RPPs will result in new insights into the processes, practices, and policies that improve education for learners, educators, families, communities, and institutions where learning and teaching happen (e.g., schools, universities, community centers, parks, museums, other workplaces).

    11/15: Carter Manny Award – $15,000-$20,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Established in 1996 by the Graham Foundation, the Carter Manny Award supports the completion of outstanding doctoral dissertations on architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.

     

    11/15: Institute for Citizens & Scholars Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship – $31,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    Religious commitments and ethical ideals can be found in every time and place. Newcombe Fellows are late-stage Ph.D. students in the humanities and social sciences whose research in some way attends to those commitments and ideals and seeks to understand the communities, social practices, and political arrangements that embody them. 

     

    11/15: Huntington Library Fellowships – up to $50,000

    For scholars at all stages (depending on fellowship)

    The Huntington is a collections-based research institute, which promotes humanities scholarship on the basis of its library holdings and art collections. The Art Collections feature European and American art spanning more than 500 years, with diverse strengths ranging from Renaissance Italian bronzes to British grand manner portrait paintings to early American folk art to 20th-century drawings, prints, and photography. The Library holds more than 11 million items that span the 11th to the 21st century. Its diverse materials center on 14 intersecting collection strengths.

     

    11/15: National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – $70,000

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of education research. This nonresidential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities.

     

    11/15: Society of American Archivists Strategic Growth Grant: Letter of Inquiry –  $5,000

    The SAA Foundation Board awards grants that meet the mission and goals of the Foundation and/or the strategic planning priorities of the Society of American Archivists. Applicants must make direct and substantive reference to the way(s) in which an award of funds will advance one or more of the strategic goals of the SAA Foundation and/or the Society of American Archivists. To set reasonable expectations for applicants, the Board endeavors to publicize special concerns within the SAA Foundation funding priorities and invite applications in those areas.

     

    11/16: Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowships in China Studies – Long Term – $20,000-$45,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    Early Career fellowships support scholarly research in all disciplines of the humanities and the interpretive social sciences. Research may be conducted on any topic related to cultures, histories, and societies in China, and their influence and impact on communities, countries, and cultures around the world, as required by the research plan. Research on Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Tibet, and Xinjiang is eligible. The study of non-traditional sites (e.g., sites in Africa or Latin America) is also permitted, so long as there is a clearly articulated rationale for the relationship to Chinese or Chinese-language communities and cultures. There are no restrictions regarding time period or methodological approach.

     

    11/16: Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowships in China Studies – Flexible – $15,000

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    Flexible research fellowships will enable recent PhDs (without tenure and within eight years of the PhD) with heavy teaching and service responsibilities to carry out research and writing towards a significant scholarly product. Early Career fellowships support scholarly research in all disciplines of the humanities and the interpretive social sciences. Research may be conducted on any topic related to the cultures, histories, and societies in China, and their influence and impact on communities, countries, and cultures around the world, as required by the research plan. Research on Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Tibet, and Xinjiang is eligible. The study of non-traditional sites (e.g., sites in Africa or Latin America) is also permitted, so long as there is a clearly articulated rationale for the relationship to China or Chinese-language communities and cultures. There are no restrictions regarding time period or methodological approach. A working knowledge of Chinese is required, or knowledge of another language used in China studies (e.g., Tibetan, Uyghur).

     

    11/16: Luce/ACLS Travel Grants in China Studies – $5,000

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    ACLS is offering a new travel grant competition for graduate students in a PhD program and non-tenure track faculty at any career stage. The grant supports travel for conducting basic research in China or conducting China studies-related research in databases, collections, and archives anywhere in the world.

    Scholars may use these funds to travel to archives and field sites, to establish contact with scholars in Chinese-language communities, and to secure necessary permissions for fieldwork or archival research.

     

    11/17: UC-HSI Doctoral Diversity Initiative – Small/Large Awards – $50,000/$350,000

    For faculty

    Competitive grant awards to UC faculty/faculty administrators that will support short-term and long-term programs/projects to enhance and expand pathways to the professoriate for underrepresented minorities, with a goal to increase faculty diversity and inclusion at UC.

     

    11/17: Harvard University Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowship – $70,000+

    For postdoctoral scholars

    The Mahindra Humanities Center invites applications for six one-year postdoctoral fellowships on the topic of the environmental humanities, drawn from any humanistic discipline. We interpret the environmental humanities in the broadest terms, to include all parts of the world and historical eras. Topics may include (but are not limited to) humanistic approaches to climate change, biodiversity, social justice, environmental justice, food justice, regenerative practices, gardening, landscape, urban foraging, health, and animal studies.

     

    11/17: Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Fellowships – $25,000+

    For graduate students

    The Leifur Eiríksson Foundation funds scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents from U.S. universities for graduate research or study at universities in Iceland, and scholars who are Icelandic citizens or permanent residents from universities in Iceland to conduct graduate research or study at universities in the United States. 

     

    11/19: Mellon Foundation – Call for Concepts: Exploring Democracy, Environmental Justice, and Social Justice – $250,000 – $500,000

    For faculty

    Through its Higher Learning grantmaking area, Mellon invites humanities-grounded ideas for research and curricular projects focused on any of three topics: Cultures of US Democracy, Environmental Justice Studies, and Social Justice and Disciplinary Knowledge.

     

    11/22: Gerda Henkel Stiftung General Research Grants: Scholarships – $3,100 EU/month

    For faculty

    Scholarship must be on Archeology, History of Art, Historical Islamic Studies, History, History of Science, History of Law, Prehistory and Early History.

     

    11/27 2024 National Humanities Center Winter Podcasting Institute for Graduate Students

    For doctoral graduate students

    We are accepting applications for the National Humanities Center Winter program, “Podcasting for Humanities Graduate Students: Storytelling for a Modern Audience.” The five-day virtual institute (January 8–12, 2024) will provide hands-on, immersive training for PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to translate research, commentary, and community-engaged narratives into podcast episodes.

     

    11/27: THI Faculty Research Fellowships

    For faculty

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

     

    11/27: Faculty Public Humanities, Digital, and Community-Engaged Research Fellowships 

    For faculty

    The Dean of the Humanities Division and The Humanities Institute are pleased to announce this call for applications for Public Humanities, Digital, and Community-Engaged Research Fellowships, providing faculty in the Humanities Division with one course replacement and $1000 in research funds (allowable expenses include the hiring of a research assistant, travel, and the purchase of research-related equipment) for scholarly activity performed during the 2024-2025 academic year. This fellowship supports public-facing scholarly activity that brings academic work to audiences beyond the university and/or collaborates with public partners. Examples include, but are not limited to, the development of a digital and/or public humanities project (for example, digital archives, databases, websites, podcasts, films, digital-born publications, and exhibitions) or building community-engaged projects.

     

    11/29: NEH Public Humanities Projects – up to $400,000

    The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming.  Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. Awards support projects that are intended to reach broad and diverse public audiences in non-classroom settings in the United States. Projects should engage with ideas that are accessible to the general public and employ appealing interpretive formats. Public Humanities Projects supports projects in three categories (Exhibitions, Historic Places, and Humanities Discussions), and at two funding levels (Planning and Implementation). Proposed projects may include complementary components: for example, a museum exhibition might be accompanied by a website or mobile app.

     

    11/29: NEH Scholarly Editions and Translations – up to $300,000

    The Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations program provides grants to organizations to support collaborative teams who are editing, annotating, and translating foundational humanities texts that are vital to scholarship but are currently inaccessible or only available in inadequate editions or translations. Typically, the texts are significant literary, philosophical, and historical materials, but works in other humanities fields may also be the subject of an edition.

     

    11/29: NEH Collaborative Research – $250,000

    The Collaborative Research program aims to advance humanistic knowledge by supporting teams of scholars working on a joint endeavor. NEH encourages projects that incorporate multiple points of view, pursue new avenues of inquiry in the humanities, and lead to manuscripts for print publication or to scholarly digital projects. Collaborators may come from one or more institutions. They may propose research in a single field of study or interdisciplinary work.

     

    11/29: NEH Public Scholars – up to $60,000

    For scholars  at all stages

    The Public Scholars program offers grants to individual authors for research, writing, travel, and other activities leading to the creation and publication of well-researched nonfiction books in the humanities written for the broad public.

     

    11/29: Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows – $45,000

    For faculty and graduate students

    The Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows program supports interdisciplinary AI research in the context of societal impact. The program offers opportunities for fellows from fields beyond core computer sciences to join and support interdisciplinary research conversations with Microsoft Researchers. By facilitating these new collaborations, Microsoft aims to scale the impact of collective research efforts at the intersection of AI & Society.

     

    11/30: Center for Khmer Studies US Research Fellowships – Variable Amounts

    For faculty and doctoral graduate students

    The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) provides research fellowships to US scholars in all disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities who seek to pursue further research focusing on Cambodia alone or on Cambodia within a regional context. Scholars can conduct research in other countries in mainland Southeast Asia (including Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, and southern China) provided that some portion of their research is undertaken in Cambodia. 

     

    11/30: Japan Foundation Grants – Variable Amounts

    For scholars at all stages (depending on grant)

    The Japan Foundation is Japan’s only Institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs worldwide. Through “Culture”, “Language” and “Dialogue,” they create opportunities to foster friendship, trust, and mutual understanding.

     

    11/30: Luce-AAR Advancing Public Scholarship Grant Program – $5,000

    For scholars at all stages

    With funding from the Henry Luce Foundation, the Luce-AAR Advancing Public Scholarship Grant program offers grants to support scholars of religion who are working to engage publics in innovative ways, through projects designed for presentation in public spaces and outreach through publicly accessible sites.

     

    11/30: Peter Kong-ming New Award – $3,000

    For graduate students and undergraduate students

    The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) announces an annual student research competition in the applied social and behavioral sciences. The first place winner of the Competition will receive a cash prize of $3,000 as well as $350 to partially offset the cost of transportation and two nights lodging at the annual meeting of the Society. In addition, the winner receives an engraved crystal trophy. Cash prizes of $1,500 to second place and $750 to third place will also be awarded, as well as a $350 travel stipend and two nights lodging.

     

    11/30: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies Dissertation Fellowship – $30,000

    For doctoral graduate students

    The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provide stipends to PhD candidates for full time preparation of dissertations. The ten-month fellowship period may be used for fieldwork, archival research, analysis of findings, or for writing after research is complete. There are two types of support: research fellowships for fieldwork or archival investigations and writing fellowships for use after research is complete to write the dissertation.

     

    11/30: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Early Career Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies – $70,000

    For faculty *Please work with Foundation Relations

    Early Career Research Fellowships offer support for research and writing in Buddhist Studies for pre-tenure scholars holding a PhD degree, with priority given to those teaching full-time. These fellowships provide scholars time free from teaching and other responsibilities to concentrate on research and writing for the project proposed.

     

    11/30: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Translation Grants in Buddhist Studies – $50,000

    *Please work with Foundation Relations

    These grants support translations of important Buddhist texts for the benefit of contemporary audiences (e.g., communities of scholarship and Buddhist practice) who currently do not have access to them in their own languages. Applicants may propose the translation of works from any genre of Buddhist literature from any period and region. Priority will be given to the translation of works that have not been translated into a modern language. There are no restrictions as to the language of the final product prepared for publication.

  • 10/1: Stanford Humanities Center Fellowships $70,000+

    Fellowships sponsor research in the traditional and emergent disciplines of the humanities and the interpretive social sciences. (Creative arts projects are not eligible.) The projects of our fellows have drawn on every imaginable approach, from conventional methods to those critical of the disciplines themselves. In partnership with the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, we welcome applications in the digital humanities. Especially appropriate are projects that are likely to contribute to intellectual exchange among a diverse group of scholars.

     

    10/1: Wilson Center Fellowship – $90,000

    Through an international competition, the Center offers 9-month residential fellowships. The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its flagship international Fellowship Program. Fellows conduct research and write in their areas of interest, while interacting with policymakers in Washington and Wilson Center staff and other scholars in residence. The Center accepts policy-relevant, non-advocacy fellowship proposals that address key challenges confronting the United States and the world.

     

    10/2: California Humanities Quick Grant – $5,000

    Humanities for All is a grant program that supports locally-initiated public humanities projects. This program responds to the needs and interests of Californians, encourages greater public participation in humanities programming, particularly by new and/or underserved audiences. It aims to promote understanding and empathy among all our state’s peoples in order to cultivate a thriving democracy.

     

    10/2: The Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University – $78,000+

    The Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University brings together exceptional early-career scholars in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to be part of a vibrant cross-disciplinary community. In addition to teaching opportunities in affiliated departments and time for research, Fellows participate in and often organize lecture series, workshops, and other scholarly events that contribute to the intellectual life of the SOF/Heyman and the university more broadly.

     

    10/2: American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants – Variable Amount

    The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.

     

    10/2: Getty Scholars Program – Variable Amount

    Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients may be in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, where they pursue their own projects free from work-related obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly lecture devoted to an annual research theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.

     

    10/5: Indiana University Bloomington Center for Research on Race & Ethnicity in Society Fellowship – $51,500+

    These fellowships provide support to scholars studying race and ethnicity from a broad range of fields in the social sciences and humanities, especially in the areas of education, public and environmental affairs, art and design, business, law, and media. CRRES fellowships are designed to advance the careers of new scholars by providing opportunities to research, teach, and connect with mentors and other faculty in host departments or schools across campus.

     

    10/5: National Humanities Center Scholarly Programs Fellowships – Variable Amount

    Conceived with the needs of humanists in mind, the National Humanities Center provides scholars with an environment and resources conducive to generating new knowledge and furthering understanding of the human experience. Here, they enjoy the freedom to focus on their work in the beautiful Archie K. Davis building, take breaks to wander paths through the surrounding pine forest, and share ideas with colleagues working on a fascinating array of projects from across humanities disciplines. Scholars also take advantage of the Center’s exceptional support services, including the Center’s outstanding librarians and attentive dining staff.

     

    10/10: Historic Preservation Fund- African American Civil Rights- History Grants – $15,000-$750,000

    The National Park Service’s (NPS) African American Civil Rights Grant Program (AACR) will document, interpret, and preserve the sites and stories of the full history of the African American struggle to gain equal rights from transatlantic slave trade forward. The program funds history and preservation projects using the NPS report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework for Identifying Significant Sites, as a guide in determining the appropriateness of proposed projects and properties.

     

    10/11: NEH Dangers and Opportunities of Technology – $150,000

    The Dangers and Opportunities of Technology: Perspectives from the Humanities (DOT) program supports research that examines technology and its relationship to society through the lens of the humanities, with a focus on the dangers and/or opportunities presented by technology. NEH is particularly interested in projects that examine the role of technology in shaping current social and cultural issues.

     

    10/15: Harvard University Center for Hellenic Studies Fellowship – $25,000+

    The Center for Hellenic Studies (CHS) offers residential postdoctoral fellowships in Hellenic Studies for the 2024-25 academic year.  Fellows are appointed for a term of up to eighteen weeks in the fall (September 4, 2024 to January 8, 2025) or the spring (January 22, 2025 to May 28, 2025).  Applicants should indicate their preference for fall or spring on the application form.  During this time, recipients are expected to be in residence at the CHS and to devote full time to their study projects without undertaking any other major activities. 

     

    10/15: Institute for Advanced Study – $39,000-$78,000

    The School of Historical Studies supports scholarship in all fields of historical research, but is concerned principally with the history of western, near eastern and Asian civilizations, with particular emphasis upon the Greek and Roman world, the history of Europe (medieval, early modern, and modern), the Islamic world, East Asian studies, art history, history of science, and late modern history. The School also offers the Edward T. Cone Membership in Music Studies. 

     

    10/15: Clark Art Institute – Variable Amount

    Fellowships are awarded every year to established and promising scholars with the aim of fostering a critical commitment to inquiry in the theory, history, and interpretation of art and visual culture. As part of our commitment to cultivating diverse engagements with the visual arts, RAP seeks to elevate constituencies, subjects, and methods that have historically been underrepresented in the discipline. Furthermore, we are particularly committed to supporting scholarship that reveals the systemic inequalities of art history as a discipline and challenges us to address these inequalities as we move forward differently. All fellowships are intended to nurture a variety of disciplinary approaches and support new voices in art history.

     

    10/16: American Academy of Religion International Dissertation Research Grants – $5,000

    The International Dissertation Research Grants program is designed to support AAR student members whose dissertation research requires them to travel outside of the country in which their school or university is located. Grants are intended to help candidates complete their doctoral degrees by offsetting costs of travel, lodging, and other dissertation research-related expenses.

     

    10/19: Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships – Variable Amount

    The University Center for Human Values invites applications for Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellowships for academic year 2024-25. Fellows devote an academic year in residence to research and writing about topics involving human values in public and private life. This full-time visiting program is open to scholars in all disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. For 2024-25, the Center’s designated research theme is Criminal Justice, but scholars need not work on Criminal Justice to apply.

     

    10/23: Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art – $42,000

    ACLS invites applications for Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art, which support graduate students pursuing research on the history of art and visual culture of the United States, including all aspects of Native American art, and who are at any stage of PhD dissertation research or writing. ACLS believes that humanistic scholarship benefits from inclusivity of voices, perspectives, narratives, and subjects that have historically been underrepresented in academe.

     

    10/25: Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art – $38,000+

    ACLS invites applications for Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art, which support graduate students pursuing research on the history of art and visual culture of the United States, including all aspects of Native American art, and who are at any stage of PhD dissertation research or writing. ACLS believes that humanistic scholarship benefits from inclusivity of voices, perspectives, narratives, and subjects that have historically been underrepresented in academe. We also believe that diversity enhances the scholarly enterprise, and we encourage applications from PhD candidates from all degree-granting  institutions in the United States. 

     

    10/25: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowships – $40,000+

    Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowships support graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who show promise of leading their fields in important new directions. The fellowships are designed to intervene at the formative stage of dissertation development, before research and writing are advanced. The program seeks to expand the range of research methodologies, formats, and areas of inquiry traditionally considered suitable for the dissertation, with a particular focus on supporting scholars who can build a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable academy.

     

    10/26: The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans – $90,000

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans (PD Soros) supports thirty New Americans— immigrants or the children of immigrants—who are pursuing graduate or professional school in the United States.

     

    10/27: James Marston Fitch Mid-Career Fellowship  – $15,000

    (historic preservation) Research grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to one or more mid-career professionals who have an academic background, professional experience and an established identity in one or more of the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history and the decorative arts. The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will consider proposals for the research and/or the execution of the preservation-related projects in any of these fields.

     

    10/29: Center for Asian American Media Documentary Fund – $50,000

    With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, CAAM provides production funding to independent producers creating films that illuminate the Asian American experience for a national audience. Documentaries are eligible for production or post-production funding and must be intended for public television broadcast. Awards typically range between $10,000 to $50,000.

     

    10/30: CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars $100,000 CAD

    CIFAR invites exceptional early-career researchers from across the natural, biomedical and social sciences and the humanities to join one of our interdisciplinary research programs that address some of the most important questions facing science and humanity. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program accelerates the development of the next generation of research leaders and positions them to heighten their impact in academia and beyond.

     

    10/31: Lighthouse Works – $1,750+

    Fellowships are six weeks long, are offered year-round, and provide fellows with housing, food, a studio or workspace, and a $1,750 stipend. Each fellow has a private bedroom with a shared bathroom, kitchen, and living space. 



  • Rolling Deadline – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity – Variable Amounts

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    Evidence for Action (E4A) prioritizes research to evaluate specific interventions (e.g., policies, programs, practices) that have the potential to counteract the harms of structural and systemic racism and improve health, well-being, and equity outcomes. Our focus on racial equity means we are concerned both with the direct impacts of structural racism on the health and well-being of people and communities of color (e.g., Black, Latina/o/x, Indigenous, Asian, Pacific Islander, and other races and ethnicities), as well as the ways in which racism intersects with other forms of marginalization, such as having low income, being an immigrant, having a disability, or identifying as LGBTQ+ or a gender minority.

     

    Rolling Deadline – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health – Variable Amounts (average $300,000)

    *Must work with Foundation Relations

    This funding opportunity seeks proposals primed to impact health equity moving forward. We are interested in ideas that address any of these four areas of focus: Future of Evidence; Future of Social Interaction; Future of Food; Future of Work. Additionally, we welcome ideas that might fall outside of these four focus areas, but which offer unique approaches to advancing health equity and our progress toward a Culture of Health. We want to hear from scientists, anthropologists, artists, urban planners, community leaders—anyone, anywhere who has a new or unconventional idea that could alter the trajectory of health and improve health equity and wellbeing for generations to come. 

     

    Monthly on the 15th:  Center for Cultural Innovation – Quick Grant – $600

    The Quick Grant program awards reimbursement funds to San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit arts organizations and artists, creatives, cultural practitioners, and cultural producers in the state of California to enroll in workshops, attend conferences, and work with consultants, coaches, and mentors in order to build administrative capacity, hone business skills, and strengthen the financial sustainability of an organization, arts practice, or area of cultural production.



    Authors League Emergency Fund

    Congressional Research Grants – The Dirksen Congressional Center

    Fritz Thyssen Foundation (Travel, Printing, and Conference Subsidies)

    Fulbright Specialist Program (Faculty)

    Gerda Henkel Stiftung PhD Scholarships

    Institute for Humane Studies — Humane Studies Fellowship

    Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund (Institutional Grant for Visiting Scholar)