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Summer Deadlines (May - August)

Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships support the writing-up of already completed research. The fellowship is awarded to scholars in the earlier stages of their careers, when they frequently lack the time and resources to develop their research for publication.  Scholars with a Ph.D. in hand for no more than ten years are eligible to apply. By providing funds for scholars to devote themselves full-time to writing, the Foundation aims to enable a new generation of scholars to publish significant works that will impact the development of anthropology.

http://www.wennergren.org/programs/hunt-postdoctoral-fellowships

Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowships in Ethnographic Film

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowships in Ethnographic Film support the completion of ethnographic film/s based on anthropological research already accomplished by the applicant. Fellowships are awarded to scholars in the earlier stages of their careers, when they frequently lack the time and resources to develop their research in the form of ethnographic film. Scholars who have received a Ph.D. or equivalent within ten years of the application deadline are eligible to apply. A maximum of two Fejos Fellowships are awarded annually.

http://www.wennergren.org/programs/fejos-postdoctoral-fellowships         

Western Literature Association Don D. Walker Prize

Deadline: TBD

The Don D. Walker Prize is given annually to the best essay published on western American literature during the previous calendar year (for example, the 2014 winner will have published an essay in 2013). “Western” in this context is defined broadly and refers to all of North America that historically or critically has been considered “West” as well as to comparative studies of the American West that cross regional or national boundaries.

http://www.westernlit.org/don-d-walker-prize/

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: May 15, 2017

With more than 500 fellowships awarded since 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute offers short-term research fellowships to doctoral candidates, postdoctoral scholars, college and university faculty at every rank, and independent scholars working in American history. In 2014, up to ten fellowships of $3,000 each will be awarded to scholars to conduct research within the archival holdings of any institution in the five boroughs of New York City.

http://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-exhibitions/fellowships

University of California-Irvine Prize Gregory Kavka in Political Philosophy

Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Gregory Kavka/UCI Prize in Political Philosophy is awarded every other year in odd years to the author of a paper in a refereed journal, an original book chapter, or an original essay published in a collection with a multiplicity of contributors, from any area of political philosophy and political theory.

http://www.apaonline.org/?kavka

Western Literature Association Thomas J. Lyon Book Award in Western American Literary and Cultural Studies

Deadline: TBD

Forty-nine years after the founding of the Western Literature Association and Western American Literature, scholarship of the literary West is thriving in both quantity and quality. To honor outstanding, single-author scholarly books on the literature and culture of the American West, the Western Literature Association seeks nominations for the annual Thomas J. Lyon Book Award. Books qualifying for this monetary award will have a 2014 publication date.

http://www.westernlit.org/thomas-j-lyon-book-award-in-western-american-literary-and-cultural-studies/

Western Literature Association Susan J. Rosowski Award

Deadline: TBD

The Western Literature Association welcomes nominations of outstanding teachers and mentors in the field of western American literature. Candidates can be nominated by students or colleagues with a letter of support addressed to the award decision committee; candidates can also self-nominate. Once nominated, the candidate will be notified and invited to submit supporting materials. The candidate stays in the pool of nominees for two cycles.

http://www.westernlit.org/the-susan-j-rosowski-award/

National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Projects for the Public

Deadline: June 7, 2017 for Projects Beginning January 2018

The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects such as websites, mobile applications, games, and virtual environments that significantly contribute to the public’s engagement with humanities ideas. Projects must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities scholarship in a discipline such as history, religion, anthropology, jurisprudence, or art history.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/digital-projects-the-public

European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme

Deadline: TBD

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

http://www.2017-2018.eurias-fp.eu/

National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics

Deadline: TBD

NEH’s Division of Public Programs supports activities that engage millions of Americans in understanding significant humanities works and ideas. The Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics program supports films that examine international themes and subjects in the humanities. The films are meant to spark Americans’ engagement with the broader world by exploring countries and cultures outside of the United States.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/bridging-cultures-through-film-international-topics

Hagley Museum & Library Exploratory Research Grant

Deadline: June 30, 2017

These grants support one-week visits by scholars who believe that their project will benefit from Hagley research collections, but need the opportunity to explore them on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont research grant application is warranted. Priority will be given to junior scholars with innovative projects that seek to expand on existing scholarship. Proposals must demonstrate which Hagley collections might be pertinent to the project.

http://www.hagley.org/library-exploratorygrant

Hagley Museum & Library Henry Belin du Pont Research Grants

Deadline: June 30, 2017

These grants are intended to support serious scholarly work that makes use of Hagley's research collections and expands on prior scholarship. Application materials should explain the research project's focus, methodology, engagement with existing scholarship, and the intended product, as well as Hagley collection(s) to be used during the proposed grant residency. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with Hagley staff prior to submitting their application.

http://www.hagley.org/library-researchgrants

Fulbright Specialist Program

Deadline: July 8, 2017

The program awards grants to U.S. faculty and professionals approved to join the Specialist Roster in select disciplines to engage in short-term collaborative projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide. Shorter grant lengths give Specialists greater flexibility to pursue projects that work best with their current academic or professional commitments.

http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-specialist-program

Library of Congress Kluge Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: July 15, 2017

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of up to eleven months. Established in 2000 through an endowment of $60 million from John W. Kluge, the Center is located in the splendid Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kluge.html

Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Deadline: August 1, 2017

The Fulbright Core Scholar Program supports activities and projects that recognize and promote the critical relationship between educational exchange and international understanding, in addition to the intellectual merit of the proposals. Applications with broad multiplier effects are particularly welcome, as are projects that are conducive to candidates’ sharing of their experiences and knowledge with colleagues, students and, ideally, with the general public in their host country and, upon return, in the United States.

http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program

Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards

Deadline: TBD

The Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program comprises approximately forty distinguished lecturing, distinguished research and distinguished lecturing/research awards ranging from three to 12 months. Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program.

http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-distinguished-chair-awards

Fall Deadlines (September - December)

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies Core Fellowship Program

Deadline: September 22, 2016 - October 13, 2016

The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies was established on 1 January 2001 as an independent institute to enhance scholarly excellence in the humanities and social sciences, promote interaction between different fields of academic research and to further international cooperation.

http://www.helsinki.fi/collegium/english/fellowships/core.htm

The Society of Architectural Historians Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship

Deadline: September 5, 2016

This fellowship is intended to support the research of junior scholars (usually scholars engaged in doctoral dissertation research) annually, and senior scholars (scholars who have completed their Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree) every other year in even-numbered years - 2014, 2016, 2018, etc. The research to be supported must focus on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture, including colonial architecture produced by the Spaniards in the Philippines and what is today the United States.

http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/research-fellowships

Fulbright Specialist Program

Deadline: September 9, 2016

The program awards grants to U.S. faculty and professionals approved to join the Specialist Roster in select disciplines to engage in short-term collaborative projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide. Shorter grant lengths give Specialists greater flexibility to pursue projects that work best with their current academic or professional commitments.

http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-specialist-program

National Endowment for the Humanities Documenting Endangered Languages

Deadline: September 15, 2016 for Projects Beginning May 2017

The Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of an estimated half of the 6000-7000 currently used languages, this effort aims also to exploit advances in information technology.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/documenting-endangered-languages

The Graham Foundation Individual Grants

Deadline: September 15, 2016

The Graham Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015 Grants to Individuals. Since 1956, the Graham Foundation has provided direct funding to individuals to produce publications, exhibitions, films, research, and other projects that foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. As one of the few funders of individuals working on projects about architecture, the foundation’s grants provide important support for architects, artists, curators, designers, scholars, writers, and other individuals. The Graham Foundation offers two types of grants to support projects by individuals: Production & Presentation Grants and Research & Development Grants.

http://www.grahamfoundation.org/grant_programs?mode=individual

Casa de Velázquez Residency

Deadline: September 15, 2016

Casa de Velázquez proposes the award of places as "resident researchers" to facilitate mobility for researchers for 2015. It is aimed at French and foreign researchers and teacher/researchers with a contract of employment at a research or university teaching institution. The term of residence in Casa de Velázquez is variable, from one to ten months on a continuous basis.

https://www.casadevelazquez.org/en/home/applicants/resident-researchers/

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellowships

Deadline: September 15, 2016

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study is defined by a program that provides one-year fellowships for projects in a variety of disciplines in an open intellectual atmosphere. The Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program has awarded more than 700 fellowships since our founding in 1999. As a fellow, you will focus on your individual project while benefiting from a dynamic, multidisciplinary community at Harvard University.

https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/fellowship-program/how-apply

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships to Assist Research and Artistic Creation

Deadline: September 18

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields -- including the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and creative arts -- except the performing arts.

http://www.gf.org/applicants/the-united-states-canadian-competition/

 

The National Gallery of Art Visiting Senior Fellowship Program

Deadline: September 21, 2016

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program.

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/casva/fellowships/visiting-senior-fellowships.html

 

American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowships

Deadline: September 28, 2016

The aim of this fellowship program is to offer small teams of two or more scholars the opportunity to collaborate intensively on a single, substantive project. The fellowship supports projects that produce a tangible research product (such as joint print or web publications) for which two or more collaborators will take credit.

http://www.acls.org/programs/collaborative/

American Council of Learned Societies Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

Deadline: September 28, 2016

These fellowships support long-term, unusually ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant. ACLS does not fund creative work (e.g., novels or films), textbooks, straightforward translation, or pedagogical projects.

http://www.acls.org/programs/burkhardt/

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends

Deadline: September 29, 2016 for Projects Beginning May 2017

Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months. Each National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend provides $6,000 for two consecutive, uninterrupted months of full-time independent study and research. 

http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends

New York Public Library Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers

Deadline: September 30, 2016

The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers supports projects that draw on the research collections at The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The Center looks for top-quality writing from academics as well as from creative writers and independent scholars. It aims to promote dynamic conversation about the humanities, social sciences, and scholarship at the very highest level — within the Center, in public forums throughout the Library, and in the Fellows’ published work.

https://nypl.onlineapplicationportal.com/misc/guidelines/default.aspx

The American Academy in Berlin: The Berlin Prize

Deadline: September 30, 2016

The American Academy in Berlin is a private, independent, nonprofit institute for advanced study located in Berlin, Germany. Its fellowship program promotes advanced research in a variety of academic, cultural, and political disciplines. The Academy’s public outreach, which facilitates the introduction of a fellow's work to a wider audience, serves its mission of fostering transatlantic ties through cultural exchange. Fellowships are typically awarded for an academic semester or, in some cases, for an entire academic year. Candidates in academic disciplines are expected to have completed a doctorate at the time of application.

http://www.americanacademy.de/home/fellows/applications

Vermont Studio Center Fellowships for Artists and Writers

Deadline: October 1

The Vermont Studio Center is proud to offer nearly $1.4 million annually in fellowships, grant assistance, and work-exchange to make residencies possible for nearly 700 artists and writers each year. In addition, there are other sources of support that are not available to VSC but to which you might apply to help fund your residency, such as your local and state arts councils, faculty enrichment grants for university employees, etc.

http://www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships/

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Deadline: October 1, for a January 2017 decision for work in February 2017 through January 2018; December 1, for a March 2017 decision for work in Arpil 2017 though January 2018

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. Franklin grants are made for noncommercial research. They are not intended to meet the expenses of attending conferences or the costs of publication.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin

The Louisville Institute Project Grant for Researchers

Deadline: October 1

The Louisville Institute’s Project Grant for Researchers Program supports research, reflection, and writing by academics and pastors concerning Christian faith and life, the practice of ministry, and/or religious institutions. Grants of up to $25,000 support a diverse range of projects that may involve independent study, consultations, or collaborative projects involving pastors and academics.

http://www.louisville-institute.org/Grants/programs/pgfrdetail.aspx

Vermont Studio Center Fellowships for Artists and Writers

Deadline: October 1, 2016

The Vermont Studio Center is proud to offer nearly $1.4 million annually in fellowships, grant assistance, and work-exchange to make residencies possible for nearly 700 artists and writers each year. In addition, there are other sources of support that are not available to VSC but to which you might apply to help fund your residency, such as your local and state arts councils, faculty enrichment grants for university employees, etc.

http://www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships/

Cornell University Society for the Humanities Fellowships

Deadline: October 1, 2016

The focal theme for 2016-2017 is “SKIN.” Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. Selected Fellows will collaborate with the Director of the Society for the Humanities, Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English and Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, an international research center on new media.

http://www.arts.cornell.edu/sochum/society_fellowships.html

Center for Advanced Study Sofia Advanced Academia Fellowship Programme for International Scholars

Deadline: October 1, 2016

The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) announces a Call for Applications for its 2016/2017 In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships for fundamental research in the field of the humanities and the social sciences. CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities.

http://www.cas.bg/en/news/call-for-applications-advanced-academia-fellowships-for-international-scholars-1748.html

The Getty Foundation Library Research Grants

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute. A Library Research Grant is not a prerequisite for obtaining access to the Research Library.

http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/residential/library_research_grants.html

The Society of Architectural Historians H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship

Deadline: October 3, 2016

The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2014 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year. The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Prof. Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching.

http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/h-allen-brooks-travelling-fellowship

The Getty Foundation Scholar Grants

Deadline: October 3, 2016

Getty Scholar grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.

http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/residential/getty_scholars.html

Stanford University Humanities Center External Faculty Fellowships

Deadline: October 5, 2016

The Stanford Humanities Center provides a collegial environment for faculty who are undertaking innovative projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.  Fellows participate in the intellectual life of the Humanities Center and the broader Stanford community, sharing ideas and work in progress with a diverse cohort of scholars and benefitting from a wide variety of campus resources.

http://shc.stanford.edu/fellowships/non-stanford-faculty

University of Surrey Institute for Advanced Studies Santander Fellowship

Deadline: October 14, 2016

The Santander Fellowship, aimed at fostering interdisciplinary collaboration at the University of Surrey, will allow scholars to study with University academics in areas of mutual interest.

http://www.ias.surrey.ac.uk/fellows.php

University of Chicago Harper & Schmidt Fellowship

Deadline: October 14, 2016

The Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at the University of Chicago is an interdisciplinary organization of both senior and junior fellows, dedicated to promoting liberal arts teaching and scholarship. Harper-Schmidt Fellows at the University of Chicago teach in the College's core courses in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Western Civilization.

https://societyoffellows.uchicago.edu/

University of Nevada- Las Vegas Black Mountain Institute Fellowship in Humanistic Studies

Deadline: October 15

In cooperation with the College of Liberal Arts, Black Mountain Institute at UNLV offers one fellowship to a senior scholar engaged in research that embodies the humanistic tradition in one or another manifestation. The person may be currently affiliated with an academic institution, may be an emeritus/emerita faculty member, or an independent scholar.

http://blackmountaininstitute.org/programs/humanities-fellow.php

Library of Congress Kislak Short-term Fellowship

Deadline: October 15

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress offers short-term fellowships for independent scholars, students, and college and university faculty to conduct research based on items from the Kislak Collection. The Kislak Collection is a major collection of rare books, manuscripts, historic documents, maps and art of the Americas donated to the Library of Congress by the Jay I. Kislak Foundation of Miami Lakes, Fla. The collection contains some of the earliest records of indigenous peoples in North America and superb objects from the discovery, contact, and colonial periods, especially for Florida, the Caribbean, and Mesoamerica.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kislakshort.html

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Fellowship

Deadline: October 15

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute combines a public art museum with a complex of research and academic programs, including a major art history library. The Clark is an international center for discussion on the nature of art and its history. 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.

http://www.clarkart.edu/rap/fellowship/About-Clark-Fellowships

The Clark-Oakley Humanities Fellowship

Deadline: October 15, 2016

The Clark-Oakley Humanities Fellowship represents a special collaboration between the Oakley Center and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, a center for research and higher education as well as a major public art museum. The fellowship, an academic year appointment that pays up to $60,000 (depending on the awardee's salary replacement needs) as well as moving costs and housing, is open to national and international scholars, critics, and museum professionals engaged in projects that enhance the understanding of the visual arts and their role in culture.

http://web.williams.edu/resources/oakley/clarkoakley.htm

Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Residential Fellowships

Deadline: October 15, 2016

The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) is dedicated to fostering and supporting integrative scholarship addressing ultimate questions at the intersection of the arts, engineering, humanities, law, and natural, physical, and social sciences, especially those which transcend disciplinary boundaries. The NDIAS encourages scholars to include questions of values in their analyses, to integrate diverse disciplines, and to ask how their findings advance civilization.

http://ndias.nd.edu/fellowships/residential/

Villa I Tatti Fellowship

Deadline: October 15, 2016

Fellows are selected by an international and interdisciplinary committee that welcomes applications from Italian Renaissance scholars from all nations. The committee aims to assess the ability of candidates to contribute in a collegial way to the intellectual life of the Harvard Center. It pays special attention to the candidate’s curriculum vitae, the strength of the proposed project, and its potential to yield original results. 

http://itatti.harvard.edu/research/fellowships/i-tatti-fellowship

Library of Congress Kluge Foundation Kislak Fellowship

Deadline: October 15

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship for advanced research based on the Kislak Collection. The Kislak Collection is a major collection of rare books, manuscripts, historic documents, maps and art of the Americas donated to the Library of Congress by the Jay I. Kislak Foundation of Miami Lakes, Fla. The collection contains some of the earliest records of indigenous peoples in North America and superb objects from the discovery, contact, and colonial periods, especially for Florida, the Caribbean, and Mesoamerica.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kislakshort.html

The National Gallery of Art Senior Fellowship Program

Deadline: October 15, 2016

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for senior fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study.

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/casva/fellowships/senior-fellowships.html

American Antiquarian Society Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: October 15, 2016

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for a special year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication. Established as the Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellowship in 1998, the fellowship has been renamed in honor of John B. Hench, who retired in August 2007 as vice president for collections and programs after thirty-three years on the staff of the American Antiquarian Society.

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/hench.htm

Harvard Divinity School Women’s Studies in Religion Research & Visiting Faculty Position

Deadline: October 15, 2016

Each year Harvard Divinity School selects five candidates for full-time Research Associate and Visiting Faculty positions in its Women's Studies in Religion Program. Proposals for book-length research projects using both religion and gender as central categories of analysis are welcomed. They may address women and religion in any time, place, or religious tradition, and may utilize disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches from across the fields of theology, the humanities, and the social sciences.

http://wsrp.hds.harvard.edu/apply

The World Wings International, Inc. Research Grant

Deadline: October 15, 2016


The World Wings International, Inc. is an association of former Pan Am flight attendants deidcated to charitable activites. The organization maintians a collection of administrative records as well as scrapbooks, photographs, membership and annual meetings files, correspondence, and financial records. The World Wings International, Inc. Research Grant is open to advanced graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty who would like to use the organizational records for research. Priority will be given to research proposals that will result in publication in any media. Up to $2,000 will be awarded annually to support scholarly research using the World Wings International, Inc. Records held by the University of Miami Libraries’ Special Collections.

https://networks.h-net.org/node/9782/discussions/147886/reminder-applications-due-october-15th-world-wings-international

The Getty Foundation Library Research Grants

Deadline: October 17, 2016

Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute. A Library Research Grant is not a prerequisite for obtaining access to the Research Library.

http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/residential/library_research_grants.html

The National Humanities Center Fellowships

Deadline: October 18, 2016

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residencies. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career as well as senior scholars from all areas of the humanities are welcome; emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are also invited to apply. The Center does not normally support the revision of a doctoral dissertation. In addition to scholars from all fields of the humanities, the Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects.

http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/fellowships/index.htm

American Academy of Arts & Sciences Visiting Scholars Program

Deadline: October 23, 2016

The Academy’s Visiting Scholars Program provides residential fellowships for junior faculty members and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. The fellowship program offers scholars a year for research and writing free from teaching and administrative duties, a collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to interact with Academy members.

https://www.amacad.org/content/about/about.aspx?d=363&t=4&s=0

Center for Jewish History Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship 

Deadline: October 30

Early career scholars interested in researching at the Center for Jewish History are encouraged to apply for the Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Israel Institute offers postdoctoral fellowships to highly qualified recent Ph.Ds. who are working on an Israel-focused topic and who are developing courses on modern Israel. The Institute is looking for promising scholars who can teach about Israel effectively while carrying out an innovative research agenda.

http://www.israelinstitute.org/programs/post-doctoral-fellowships

Hagley Museum & Library Exploratory Research Grant

Deadline: October 31

These grants support one-week visits by scholars who believe that their project will benefit from Hagley research collections, but need the opportunity to explore them on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont research grant application is warranted. Priority will be given to junior scholars with innovative projects that seek to expand on existing scholarship. Proposals must demonstrate which Hagley collections might be pertinent to the project.

http://www.hagley.org/library-exploratorygrant

Hagley Museum & Library Henry Belin du Pont Research Grants

Deadline: October 31

These grants are intended to support serious scholarly work that makes use of Hagley's research collections and expands on prior scholarship. Application materials should explain the research project's focus, methodology, engagement with existing scholarship, and the intended product, as well as Hagley collection(s) to be used during the proposed grant residency. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with Hagley staff prior to submitting their application.

http://www.hagley.org/library-researchgrants

The Louisville Institute Sabbatical Grant for Researchers

Deadline: November 1

The Louisville Institute’s Sabbatical Grant for Researchers Program enables ecclesially-engaged academics and scholarly religious leaders to conduct a major study that can contribute to the vitality of Christianity in North America. Grants of up to $40,000 support year-long research projects that address Christian faith and life, the practice of ministry, and/or religious institutions.

http://www.louisville-institute.org/Grants/programs/sgfrdetail.aspx

Folger Shakespeare Library Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: TBD

Each year, the Folger Institute offers 50 long- and short-term residential research fellowships to encourage use of the exceptional collections of the Folger Shakespeare Library and to encourage ongoing cross-disciplinary dialogue among scholars of the early modern period. These fellowships derive from a variety of funding sources. Awardees are expected to be in continuous residence and to participate in the intellectual life of the Folger.

http://www.folger.edu/fellowships

American Academy in Rome’s Rome Prize

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to about thirty emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their working lives.

http://www.aarome.org/apply/rome-prize/procedure-requirements

The School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study Mellon Fellowships for Assistant Professors

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, with the support of the Andrew Mellon Foundation, established a program of one year memberships for assistant professors at universities and colleges in the United States and Canada to support promising young scholars who have embarked on professional careers. While at the Institute they will be expected to engage exclusively in scholarly research and writing. Scholars must also be able to return to their current institution after the fellowship.

https://www.hs.ias.edu/mellon

Folger Shakespeare Library Long-Term Research Fellowships

Deadline: Novermber 1, 2016

Each year, the Folger Institute offers 50 long- and short-term residential research fellowships to encourage use of the exceptional collections of the Folger Shakespeare Library and to encourage ongoing cross-disciplinary dialogue among scholars of the early modern period. These fellowships derive from a variety of funding sources. Awardees are expected to be in continuous residence and to participate in the intellectual life of the Folger.

http://www.folger.edu/fellowships

University of Delaware Library and the Delaware Art Museum Pre-Raphaelite Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The University of Delaware Library, in Newark, Delaware, and the Delaware Art Museum are pleased to offer a joint Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite studies. This short-term, one-month Fellowship, awarded annually, is intended for scholars conducting significant research in the lives and works of the Pre-Raphaelites and their friends, associates, and followers.  Research of a wider scope, which considers the Pre-Raphaelite movement and related topics in relation to Victorian art and literature, and cultural or social history, will also be considered.

http://www.delart.org/about/opportunities/#preraphfellowship

University of Chicago Provost's Career Enhancement Postdoctoral Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2016

This year, with generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Office of the Provost will award five 2-year postdoctoral scholarships to promising junior scholars in all fields. Candidates must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or foreign equivalent) before the scholarship start date, and must be no more than three years beyond receiving that degree.

http://provostpostdoc.uchicago.edu/

Princeton University Fung Global Fellows Program

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The growth of international organizations and transnational actors has brought about the emergence of a dense international society above the nation-state. This year’s cohort of Fung fellows will examine the emergence, functioning, and effects of international organizations and transnational associations of all types (state and non-state, focused on a single issue or world region, or examined comparatively) from a cultural, historical, political, sociological, or other perspective. Researchers working on any historical period or region of the world and from any disciplinary background in the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

http://www.princeton.edu/funggfp/

University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC.

http://ppfp.ucop.edu/info/how-to-apply/index.html

NYU Abu Dhabi Research Fellowships in the Humanities

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The NYUAD Institute has embarked on a multi-year research fellowship program in the Humanities. This program aims to help create an energetic, multi-faceted research environment for the Humanities at NYUAD's campus.

http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/nyuad-institute/institute-research/research-fellowships-in-the-humanities.html

American Research Institute in the Turkey Fellowship Program

Deadline: November 1, 2016

ARIT supports and administers programs of fellowships for scholarly research and for language study in Turkey.  Programs for scholars and graduate students based in the U.S. and Canada include the ARIT, the ARIT National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship programs, and the ARIT Summer Language Program at Bo─čazici University in Istanbul.

http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/FellowshipPrograms.html

University of Wisconsin Robert M. Kingdon Fellowships

Deadline: November 1

Robert M. Kingdon, a distinguished historian of early modern Europe, generously donated funds for one to two Kingdon Fellowships to scholars outside UW-Madison who are engaged in historical, literary, and philosophical studies of Judeo-Christian religious traditions and their role in society from antiquity to the present, broadly understood.

http://www.humanities-institute.wisc.edu/fellowships/kingdon

University of Wisconsin Solmsen Fellowships

Deadline: November 1

Through a generous bequest from Friedrich and Lieselotte Solmsen, the Institute offers four to five Solmsen Fellowships each year to scholars outside UW-Madison working in the humanities on European history and culture in the classical, medieval, and/or early modern periods before 1700.

http://www.humanities-institute.wisc.edu/fellowships/solmsen

McNeil Center for Early American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The McNeil Center expects to appoint postdoctoral fellows in two distinct categories for terms beginning in 2015. Each fellow will enjoy private office space in the Center's building at the northeastern gateway to the University of Pennsylvania's historic campus; library, computer, and other privileges at the university; and access to the Philadelphia area's magnificent manuscript, rare book and museum collections.

http://www.mceas.org/postdoctoralfellowships.shtml

Brown University Howard Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Howard Fellowships are intended primarily to provide artists, scholars, and writers with time to complete their work. They are not intended for publication subsidies, for equipment purchase, for preparation of exhibits, or to support institutional programs. Fellowships are offered in a five-year sequence of fields.

https://howardfoundation.fluidreview.com/

Bard Graduate Center Research Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The Bard Graduate Center invites scholars from university, museum, and independent backgrounds with a PhD or equivalent professional experience to apply for funded research fellowships, to be held during the 2015-2016 academic year. Eligible disciplines and fields of study include—but are not limited to—art history, architecture and design history, economic and cultural history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology.

http://www.bgc.bard.edu/research/fellowships/bgc-research-fellowship.html

Bard Graduate Center & American Museum of Natural History Fellowship in Museum Anthropology

Deadline: November 1, 2016

This is a two-year postdoctoral fellowship jointly appointed at the Bard Graduate Center and in the Anthropology Division at the Richard Gilder Graduate School of the American Museum of Natural History.

http://www.bgc.bard.edu/research/fellowships/fellowship-in-museum-anthropology.html

American Council of Learned Societies African Humanities Program

Deadline: November 2, 2016

The African Humanities Program (AHP) seeks to reinvigorate the humanities in Africa through fellowship competitions and related activities in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. In partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, AHP offers African scholars an integrated set of opportunities to develop individual capacities and to promote formation of scholarly networks.

http://www.acls.org/programs/ahp/

Fulbright Specialist Program

Deadline: November 4, 2016

The program awards grants to U.S. faculty and professionals approved to join the Specialist Roster in select disciplines to engage in short-term collaborative projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide. Shorter grant lengths give Specialists greater flexibility to pursue projects that work best with their current academic or professional commitments.

http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-specialist-program

School for Advanced Research (SAR) Resident Scholars Fellowship

Deadline: November 7, 2016

Resident scholar fellowships are awarded annually by the School for Advanced Research (SAR) to four or five 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, sociology, art, and philosophy. Scholars from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

https://sarweb.org/?resident_scholars

The Henry Luce Foundation & American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Reading-Workshop Grants in China Studies

Deadline: November 9, 2016

These grants provide support for collaborative reading of texts in a workshop format that is interdisciplinary and crosses scholarly generations. A wealth of often complex and challenging texts is a distinctive feature of the Chinese cultural record, making close reading by a group of scholars especially fruitful, because they can bring to bear diversity of research, experience, and expertise.

http://www.acls.org/programs/china-studies/

American Council of Learned Societies Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society

Deadline: November 9, 2016

These grants for collaborative work in China studies are funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. In this cycle of competitions ACLS invites proposals in the humanities and related social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective.

http://www.acls.org/programs/chinese-culture/

Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs

Deadline: November 14, 2016

The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University invites outstanding faculty members, independent scholars, lawyers, and judges to apply for visiting, residential appointments for the academic year 2015–2016. Each year, through its fellows program, LAPA brings to Princeton world-class experts on the law.

http://lapa.princeton.edu/content/lapa-fellowships

The Huntington Library Long-Term and Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2016

These short-term and long-term awards are for scholars with a PhD or equivalent; or doctoral candidate at the dissertation stage. The majority of “Huntington Fellowships” will be awarded to scholars working in the general holdings of the Library; however, we do offer a number of specialized fellowships (see website for more information).

http://www.huntington.org/fellowships/

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Swenson Family Fellowships in Eastern Christian Manuscript Studies for Junior Scholars

Deadline: November 15

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/scholar-opportunities.html

University of Texas-Austin Harry Ransom Center Post-doctoral Research Fellowships

Deadline: Novermber 15, 2016

The Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2015–2016 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships/application/

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Heckman Stipends

Deadline: November 15

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/heckman-stipend.html

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Nicky B. Carpenter Fellowship in Manuscript Studies

Deadline: November 15

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at Hill Museum & Manuscript Library for research by senior scholars using the digital or a microfilm manuscript collection at HMML. The award is $5,000 in support of a residency of at least two weeks. Funds may be applied toward travel to and from Collegeville, housing and meals at Saint John’s University, and costs related to duplication of HMML’s microfilm or digital resources. The Fellowship may be supplemented by other sources of funding but may not be held simultaneously with another HMML fellowship.

http://www.hmml.org/scholar-opportunities.html

Newberry Library Lloyd Lewis Fellowship in American History

Deadline: November 15, 2016

This fellowship supports postdoctoral scholars pursuing projects in any area of American history appropriate to the Newberry’s collection. Applicants must request at least four and no more than twelve months of support.

http://www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships

Newberry Library Monticello College Foundation Fellowship for Women

Deadline: November 15, 2016

This fellowship is designed for a postdoctoral woman at an early stage (pre-tenure) of her academic career, whose work gives clear promise of scholarly productivity and who would benefit significantly from research, writing, and participation in the intellectual life of the Newberry.

http://www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships

Newberry Library Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellowship

Deadline: November 15, 2016

This fellowship is for postdoctoral scholars who wish to use the Newberry’s extensive holdings in late medieval and early modern history and literature. Preference will be given to projects focusing on Romance cultures, including work that draws on sources from the colonial Americas. Topics in Portuguese, Spanish, and Latin American studies are especially welcome, as are translation projects.

http://www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships

American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2016

Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships are designed to assist scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education. Tenured professors are not eligible.

http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/af-postdoctoral-research-application/

American Association of University Women Summer & Short-Term Research Publication Grants

Deadline: November 15, 2016

Summer & Short-Term Research Publication Grants provide funds for women college and university faculty and independent researchers to prepare research for publication. Time must be available for eight consecutive weeks of final writing and editing in response to issues raised in critical reviews.

http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/af-research-publication-grants-application/

 

Newberry Library Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel Fellowship

Deadline: November 15, 2016 for Long-Term Fellowship, December 15, 2016 for Short-Term

Long-term fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars who want to be in residence at the Newberry for periods of four to twelve months. Applicants for long- and short-term fellowships at the Newberry may also ask to be considered for this joint fellowship providing an additional two-month fellowship in Wolfenbüttel, Germany.

http://www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation/ACLS Collaborative Research Grants in Buddhist Studies

Deadline: November 15, 2016

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation/ACLS Collaborative Research Grants in Buddhist Studies will support work that may be interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary. International and multilingual projects are encouraged. Especially welcome are projects that relate different Buddhist traditions to each other or that relate scholarship on the broad Buddhist tradition to contemporary concerns in other academic fields.

http://www.acls.org/programs/buddhist-studies/

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

Deadline: November 16, 2016

As part of a continuing commitment to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and advancing scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity (CPPFD) is pleased to offer postdoctoral research appointments for a period of two years.

http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/applicants/

The Society for Classical Studies Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute in Munich Fellowship

Deadline: TBD

The Society for Classical Studies invites applications for a one-year Fellowship, tenable from July 2015 through June 2016, which will enable an American scholar to participate in the work of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute in Munich.

https://classicalstudies.org/awards-and-fellowships/thesaurus-linguae-latinae-tll-fellowship

American Philosophical Society A.W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship

Deadline: November 28, 2016

The American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation’s first learned society, invites applications for its two-year Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship. The APS seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of history of science, art history, 18th- or 19th-century American history, or any other related humanities disciplines.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/curatorialfellowship

New York Public Library Schomburg Center Black Culture Scholars-in-Residence Program Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2016

The Schomburg Center residency program assists scholars and professionals whose research on the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources. Fellowships funded by the Center will allow recipients to spend six months in residence with access to resources at the Schomburg Center and other research units of The New York Public Library.

http://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/fellowships-institutes/schomburg-center-scholars-in-residency/application

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Deadline: December 1 (for a March 2017 decision for work in April 2017 through January 2018)

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. Franklin grants are made for noncommercial research. They are not intended to meet the expenses of attending conferences or the costs of publication.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Smithsonian Institution Fellows conduct independent study and research related to SI collections, experts, or facilities in cooperation with at least one Smithsonian advisor. The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program is administered through the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI). The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program is open to: Graduate Students, Predoctoral Students, Postdoctoral Researchers and Senior Researchers.

http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-institution-fellowship-program/

Brown University John Carter Brown Library Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2016

The John Carter Brown Library Fellowship Program offers graduate students and scholars of the early Americas from the U.S. and abroad an opportunity to pursue their work in proximity to a distinguished collection of primary sources. Approximately forty fellowships are awarded annually for periods of two to ten months.

https://www.brown.edu/academics/libraries/john-carter-brown/jcb-fellowship-program

Center for Jewish History NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars

Deadline: December 1, 2016

The Center for Jewish History is pleased to offer a fellowship to emigrating senior scholars through a grant from the Vivian G. Prins Foundation. We invite foreign senior scholars who seek a permanent teaching and research position in North America to apply for this award, which will support research in the collections of the Center’s partners – American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

http://www.cjh.org/p/36

Washington University in St. Louis Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 5, 2016

Washington University announces the fifteenth year of Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry, a postdoctoral fellowship program endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and designed to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching across the humanities and social sciences. We invite applications from recent Ph.D.s for the position as Fellow.

http://pages.wustl.edu/mii

Library of Congress Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies

Deadline: December 6

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress announces a new Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies to examine the impact of the digital revolution on society, culture and international relations using the Library’s collections and resources. History teaches that groundbreaking technological innovations can be agents of broad and profound change.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kluge-digital.html

Columbia University Italian Academy Alexander Bodini Fellowship

Deadline: December 7, 2016

The Alexander Bodini Fellowship in culture and religion will be offered to the candidate whose work most closely reflects the investigation of the relation between culture and religion in both modern and historical societies.

http://www.italianacademy.columbia.edu/fellowships_about.html

National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants

Deadline: December 7, 2016

Scholarly Editions and Translations grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts and documents of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions. These grants support full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Projects must be undertaken by a team of at least one editor or translator and one other staff member.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/scholarly-editions-and-translations-grants

National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Grants

Deadline: December 7, 2016

Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; project-related travel; field work; applications of information technology; and technical support and services.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/collaborative-research-grants

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Venetian Program Grants

Deadline: December 15

The Foundation awards grants (pre-doctoral and post-doctoral) for travel to and residence in Venice and the Veneto.  These grants are made to individuals to support historical study of Venice and the former Venetian empire and the study of contemporary Venice.  Grants will be awarded for historical research specifically on Venice and the former Venetian empire, and for study of contemporary Venetian society and culture. Disciplines of the humanities and social sciences are eligible areas of study, including (but not limited to) archaeology, architecture, art, bibliography, economics, history, history of science, law, literature, music, political science, religion, and theater.

http://delmas.org/grants/venetian-program-grants/

Newberry Library Short-Term Resident Fellowships for Individual Research

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship provides access to the Newberry’s collection for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars. Applicants may request one or two months of support; most awards are for one month.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Newberry Library-American Musicological Society (AMS) Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars supports one month’s work in residence at the Newberry. Preference will be given to a scholar working in music or musicology. Applicants must be members of the AMS at the time of application and through the period of the fellowship.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Newberry Library-American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars supports one month’s work in residence at the Newberry. Applicants from outside of the Chicago area who have a specific need for research in the Newberry collection are eligible.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Newberry Library American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship is for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars wishing to use the Newberry’s collection to study the period 1660–1815. Applicants must be members of the ASECS at the time of the award.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Newberry Library Lester J. Cappon Fellowship in Documentary Editing

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship for postdoctoral scholars provides support for historical editing projects based on Newberry sources, in preparation of a scholarly edition. Applicants need not be from outside the Chicago area. Applicants may request up to three months of support.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Newberry Library Charles Montgomery Gray Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship provides access to the Newberry’s collection for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars. This fellowship is open to applicants in all areas of study appropriate to the library’s collection. Preference may be given to those working in the early modern period or Renaissance, as well as in English history, legal history, or European history.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Newberry Library Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellowship in the History of Cartography

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars supports work on projects related to the history of cartography, which focus on cartographic materials in the Newberry’s collection.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Newberry Library-Kress Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2016

This fellowship for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars supports one month’s work in residence at the Newberry. This fellowship offers support for qualified applicants working on a project that advances the history, conservation, and enjoyment of the vast heritage of European art, architecture, and archaeology from antiquity to the early 19th century.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

The Smithsonian Institution Freer Sackler Galleries (FSGA) Anne van Biema Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2016

The Anne van Biema Fellowship was established by bequest to promote excellence in research and publication on the Japanese visual arts. Fellowships support research at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The Galleries provide magnificent opportunities for collections-based study, and hold world-class library and archival collections related to Japanese visual arts.

http://www.asia.si.edu/research/vanBiemaFellowship.asp

The American Philosophical Association Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh

Deadline: December 15, 2016

The APA sponsors one visiting research fellowship per year at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. There is no funding associated with this award but the APA fellow has a private office in the Institute, is a member of the Institute's lively research community, and has full borrowing rights at Edinburgh University Library.

http://www.apaonline.org/?edinburgh

The Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Technology

Deadline: December 15, 2016

The Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Technology honors the contribution of Brooke Hindle to the work of the Society for the History of Technology. The Fellowship, made possible thanks to the great generosity of his family, is for $10,000 and may be used, as further detailed below, for any purpose connected with research or writing in the history of technology for a period of not less than four months during the year following the award.

http://www.historyoftechnology.org/about_us/awards/hindle.html

Villa I Tatti & Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations Joint Fellowship

Deadline: December 15

Villa I Tatti – RCAC Joint Fellowship I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (VIT, in Florence) and the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations of Koç University (RCAC, in Istanbul) offer a joint, one-year fellowship. Scholars will spend the Fall semester at one center, and the Spring semester at the other. Here they will carry out projects that represent advanced research in any aspect of the interaction between Italy and the Byzantine or the Ottoman Empire (ca. 1300 to ca. 1700).

http://www.itatti.harvard.edu/research/fellowships/i-tatti-%E2%80%93-rcac-joint-fellowship

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Research Fellowships

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Applications are now being accepted for 2015-16 fellowships from The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. Generous short- and long-term awards are available to doctoral candidates, recent PhDs, mid-career faculty, as well as advanced scholars and independent researchers with relevant topics. All fellowships are residential with housing provided on the Mount Vernon campus.

http://www.mountvernon.org/library/fellows-program/how-to-apply/

Spring Deadlines (January - April)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences (MA) - Policy Fellowship in the Humanities and Education

Deadline: January 6, 2017

As part of the Initiative for Humanities, Education, and the Arts, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the establishment of a Policy Fellowship in the Humanities and Education, for an early-career professional with experience or training in higher education who is interested in transitioning to a career in public policy and administration. While in residence, the Fellow will work with senior scholars and policy experts on critical national and international issues related to humanistic and social scientific research, the strength of artistic and cultural institutions, and the role of education in a well-functioning democracy.

https://www.amacad.org/content.aspx?i=21721

Yale University The Lewis Walpole Library Visiting Fellowships & Travel Grants

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Located in Farmington, Connecticut, the Library offers short-term residential fellowships and travel grants to support research in the Library's rich collections of eighteenth-century materials, including important holdings of prints, drawings, manuscripts, rare books, and paintings. Scholars pursuing postdoctoral or advanced research, as well as doctoral candidates at work on a dissertation are encouraged to apply.

http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/research/visiting_fellowships.html#sum

Yale University Center for British Art Visiting Scholar Awards

Deadline: January 9, 2017

The Yale Center for British Art offers three types of short-term residential awards to scholars undertaking research related to British art. While in residence, scholars will have access to the Center’s rich holdings of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts, as well as primary and secondary reference materials.

http://britishart.yale.edu/research/residential-scholar-awards/visiting-scholar-awards

National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants

Deadline: January 11, 2017

The Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program awards relatively small grants to support the planning stages of innovative projects that promise to benefit the humanities.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/odh/digital-humanities-start-grants

Valparaiso University Lilly Fellows Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship Program

Deadline: January 11, 2017

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts seeks to strengthen the quality and shape the character of church-related institutions of higher learning in the twenty-first century. 

http://lillyfellows.org/PostDoctoralFellowsProgram.aspx

National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Implementation Grants

Deadline: January 11, 2017

This program is designed to fund the implementation of innovative digital-humanities projects that have successfully completed a start-up phase and demonstrated their value to the field. Such projects might enhance our understanding of central problems in the humanities, raise new questions in the humanities, or develop new digital applications and approaches for use in the humanities.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/odh/digital-humanities-implementation-grants

Harvard Houghton Library Visiting Fellowships

Deadline: January 13, 2017

Houghton Library is the principal rare book and manuscript library of Harvard College, which documents the history of Western civilization.  Materials relating to American, British, and Continental history and literature comprise the bulk of its collections and include special concentrations in printing, graphic arts, and the theatre. 

http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/houghton/public_programs/visiting_fellowships.cfm

Winterthur Museum National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Winterthur participates in an NEH-funded program, Fellowships at Independent Research Institutions. NEH Research Fellows may receive four- to nine-month fellowships to pursue advanced research. This fellowship may not be used in the pursuit of a degree, although fellows with doctorate in hand may revise a dissertation for publication.

http://winterthur.org/?p=535

Winterthur Museum Research Fellowships

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Academic, museum, and independent scholars, including graduate students receive one- to three-month short term fellowships. Stipend: $1,750 per month. Applicants need not apply for a specific named fellowship, but we do designate certain awards.

http://winterthur.org/?p=535

The Louisville Institute First Book Grant for Minority Scholars

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The Louisville Institute’s First Book Grant Program for Minority Scholars assists junior, non-tenured religion scholars of color to complete a major research project on an issue in North American Christianity related to the priorities of the Louisville Institute. All too often such scholars are asked to assume a heavy set of institutional responsibilities that can make it more difficult to complete the scholarly work necessary to secure tenure. The First Book Grant program enables scholars to spend an entire academic year devoted to that research project while free of other professional responsibilities.

http://www.louisville-institute.org/grants/programs/fbmdetail.aspx

American Antiquarian Society Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The American Antiquarian Society offers short-term visiting academic research fellowships tenable for one to three months each year. The following short-term fellowships are available for scholars holding the Ph.D. and for doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research.

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/acafellowship.htm

The Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The Bogliasco Foundation supports the Arts and Humanities by providing residential Fellowships at its study center in Italy’s most vibrant, historic crossroads, where gifted artists and scholars of all cultures come together to connect, create and disseminate significant new work.

http://www.bfny.org/en/about/program-overview

The Smithsonian Libraries The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program awards stipends of $3,500.00 per month for up to six months for individuals working on a topic relating to the history of science and technology who can make substantial use of the Dibner Library’s Special Collections. Doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars are welcome to apply.

http://library.si.edu/fellowships/dibner-library-resident-scholar-program

The Smithsonian Libraries Baird Society Resident Scholar Program

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The Baird Society Resident Scholar Program, funded by the many annual donors to the Smithsonian Libraries, was established to support the study of some of the Smithsonian Libraries’ most unique and valuable holdings: our rare books and Special Collections. Stipends of $3,500 per month for up to six months are available for individuals working on a topic relating to these collections.

http://library.si.edu/about/internships-and-fellowships/fellowships/baird-society-resident-scholar-program

American Antiquarian Society National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowships

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The National Endowment for the Humanities, which funds long-term (four to twelve months) postdoctoral fellowships at AAS, has established the guidelines for applicants. NEH fellowships are for persons who have already completed their formal professional training. Degree candidates and persons seeking support for work in pursuit of a degree are not eligible to hold AAS-NEH fellowships.

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/nehfellowship.htm

Stanford University Center for East Asian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Studies

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford University is pleased to offer a postdoctoral fellowship in Chinese Studies. This award is open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences studying any historical period. Fellows are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the appointment period; to teach one course during the academic year; and to participate in all regular Center activities.

http://ceas.stanford.edu/resources/chinese-studies-postdoctoral-fellowship.php

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Thanks to the generous support of the Mellon Foundation, MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences awards two fellowships each year to promising young scholars working at the intersection of humanities disciplines, or between the humanities and other disciplines.

http://shass.mit.edu/graduate/mellon_postdoctoral_fellowship

Massachusetts Historical Society Long-Term Fellowship

Deadline: January 15, 2017

The MHS awards at least two long-term MHS-NEH fellowships annually, for a minimum of four months and a maximum of 12 months. The MHS provides a supplement to assist with professional and housing expenses. Applicants must have completed their professional training and be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals who have lived in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline.

http://www.masshist.org/research/fellowships/

The American Research Center in Egypt Fellowships

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Over the course of five decades, ARCE’s fellowship program has benefited more than 650 scholars, whose research interests span the diversity of Egypt’s periods and cultures. Program alumni include directors and faculty of Middle Eastern studies departments at leading universities in the United States and abroad, and curators of Egyptian and Near Eastern art at major museums and research institutions.

http://www.arce.org/grants/fellowships/overview

Chemical Heritage Foundation Beckman Center Fellowships

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Our goal at CHF is to select the best applicants from a large pool and so we do not ask people to apply for a specific fellowship (with the exception of Société and Ullyot fellowships). Rather we encourage applications from all researchers working on topics related to history of science and technology with an emphasis on chemical matters, broadly construed.

http://www.chemheritage.org/research/beckman-center/beckman-center-fellowships/index.aspx

Center for Jewish History Prins Foundation Postdoctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating Scholars

Deadline: January 16, 2017

The Center for Jewish History is pleased to offer a fellowship for emigrating postdoctoral and early career scholars through a grant from the Vivian G. Prins Foundation. We invite foreign scholars who seek permanent teaching and research positions in North America to apply for this award, which will support 10-month fellowships for scholars who are at the beginning of their careers.

http://www.cjh.org/p/36

Vanderbilt University Visiting Faculty Fellowship

Deadline: January 18, 2017

The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities will host a year-long interdisciplinary Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on the theme "When the Fringe Dwarfs the Center: Vernacular Islam beyond the Arab World" during the 2015/2016 academic year. Seminar participants will trace the historical processes that have led to the development of local or vernacular Islams.

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/rpw_center/visitingfellowship.php

Duke University Provost's Postdoctoral Program

Deadline: January 22, 2017

The 2006 strategic plan at Duke University, Making a Difference, upholds diversity as a core value of our institution. Not only does diversity at our university best prepare our students for a global world, a robust learning environment can occur only when people of different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups and experiences are brought together to exchange ideas. Duke recognizes that we need to continue our efforts to enhance diversity in our student and faculty populations, as well as in leadership positions.

https://postdoc.duke.edu/duke-provosts-postdoctoral-program

Hutchins Center for African & African American Research Fellowship

Deadline: January 23, 2017

The Hutchins Center community is rich in programming and opportunities to network with scholars engaged in African and African American research. We ask Fellows to reside in the Cambridge-Boston area during the term of their appointments and to take maximum advantage of their office spaces in the Du Bois Research Institute.

http://hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu/fellows-program/how-apply

The Council of Overseas Research Center Fellowships

Deadline: January 30, 2017

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to announce a new focused regional fellowship program enabling pre- and early post-doctoral scholars to carry out research in the humanities and related social sciences in countries bordering the Mediterranean and served by American overseas research centers. Funding for this program is generously provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

http://www.caorc.org/fellowships

Princeton Library Research Grants

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections. These Library Research Grants, which have a value of up to $3,500 each, are meant to help defray expenses incurred in traveling to and residing in Princeton during the tenure of the grant.

http://www.princeton.edu/rbsc/fellowships/f_ships.html

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers History Center Fellowship in Electrical History

Deadline: February 1, 2017

The IEEE Life Members’ Fellowship in Electrical History supports either one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical science and technology at a college or university of recognized standing or up to one year of post-doctoral research for a scholar in this field who has received their Ph.D. within the past three years.

http://www.ieee.org/about/history_center/fellowship.html

University of California-Los Angeles Center for Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Center administers a number of fellowship programs for senior and postdoctoral scholars.

http://www.c1718cs.ucla.edu/#

Japan U.S. Friendship Commission Creative Artists Program

Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Japan U.S. Friendship Commission offers leading contemporary and traditional artists from the United States the opportunity to spend three months in Japan through the U.S./Japan Creative Artists Program.  Cultural understanding is at the heart of this program.  Artists go as seekers, as cultural visionaries, and as living liaisons to the traditional and contemporary cultural life of Japan.  They also go as connectors who share knowledge and bring back knowledge.

http://www.jusfc.gov/faqs/creative-artists-programs/

University of Notre Dame A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Studies

Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Medieval Institute offers a fellowship for a junior faculty scholar in Medieval Studies, made possible through the generous response of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to a challenge grant awarded to Notre Dame by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The fellowship permits an outstanding young scholar in any field of medieval studies to continue his or her research while in residence at Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute during a full academic year.

http://medieval.nd.edu/information-for-visitors/funding-for-research-visitors/

Bard Graduate Center Visiting Fellowships

Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Bard Graduate Center invites scholars from university, museum, and independent backgrounds with a PhD or equivalent professional experience to apply for non-stipendiary visiting fellowships. BGC Visiting Fellowships, which are intended for scholars who already have secure means of funding, provide scholars with workspace in the BGC Research Center and enable them to be a part of our dynamic scholarly community in New York.  

http://www.bgc.bard.edu/research/fellowships/research.html

Vermont Studio Center Fellowships for Artists and Writers

Deadline: February 15, 2017

The Vermont Studio Center is proud to offer nearly $1.4 million annually in fellowships, grant assistance, and work-exchange to make residencies possible for nearly 700 artists and writers each year. In addition, there are other sources of support that are not available to VSC but to which you might apply to help fund your residency, such as your local and state arts councils, faculty enrichment grants for university employees, etc.

http://www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships/

American Historical Association Research Grants

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Each year, the American Historical Association awards several research grants with the aim of advancing the study and exploration of history in a diverse number of subject areas. Only AHA members are eligible to apply for these grants. All grants are offered annually and are intended to further research in progress. Preference is given to advanced doctoral students, non-tenured faculty, and unaffiliated scholars. Grants may be used for travel to a library or archive; microfilming, photography, or photocopying; borrowing or access fees; and similar research expenses.

http://www.historians.org/awards-and-grants/grants-and-fellowships

 

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh Visiting Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Applications are invited for Visiting Research Fellowships of between two and six months, tenable in the period: June 2014-September 2016. No limitation is placed on the area of research within the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Institute exists to foster interdisciplinary activities in the Humanities and Social Science and has a particular interest in using its visiting fellowships to build international collaborations.

http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/fellowships/fellowships-at-iash/visiting-research-fellowships/

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science Visiting Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Applications are invited for IASH-SSPS Visiting Research Fellowships of between two and four months, tenable in the period: June 2013 – September 2015. The IASH-SSPS Visiting Fellowships are intended to encourage outstanding research, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities of Visiting Research Fellows together with SSPS academics. Fellows will be expected to work in collaboration with one or more members of SSPS academic staff, and to take an active part in IASH interdisciplinary events.

http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/fellowships/fellowships-at-iash/iash-ssps-visiting-research-fellowships/

Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Short Term Fellowships in Colonial and U.S. History and Culture

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania will jointly award approximately twenty-five one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections. These two independent research libraries, adjacent to each other in Center City Philadelphia, have complementary collections capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world from the 17th through the 19th centuries, as well as Mid-Atlantic regional history to the present.

http://www.librarycompany.org/fellowships/american.htm

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer approximately twenty short-term research fellowships in 2006. Short-term awards are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent, with candidates who live fifty or more miles from Boston receiving preference.

http://www.masshist.org/research/fellowships/

American Philosophical Society Phillips Fund Grant for Native American Research

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The Phillips Fund of the American Philosophical Society provides grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans, in the continental United States and Canada. Grants are not made for projects in archaeology, ethnography, psycholinguistics, or for the preparation of pedagogical materials. The committee distinguishes ethnohistory from contemporary ethnography as the study of cultures and culture change through time.

https://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/phillips

 

The David Library of the American Revolution Short-Term Residential Fellowships

Deadline: March 4, 2017

To promote advanced scholarship, the David Library of the American Revolution offers short-term Resident Research Fellowships for conducting research in its collections. DLAR’s rich resources in microfilm and print on virtually every aspect of the era of the American Revolution (1750-1800) are fully listed on this web site. 

http://dlar.org/fellowships.htm

Newton International Fellowships

Deadline: TBD

The long-term aim of the scheme is to build a global pool of research leaders and encourage long-term international collaboration with the UK. The Newton International Fellowships scheme is run by The British Academy and the Royal Society. The Fellowships cover the broad range of physical, natural and social sciences and the humanities.

https://royalsociety.org/grants/schemes/newton-international/

National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships

Deadline: March 8, 2017

The NEA Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. The NEA Literature Fellowships program operates on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose and poetry available in alternating years.

http://arts.gov/grants-individuals/creative-writing-fellowships

The National Gallery of Art Visiting Senior Fellowship Program

Deadline: March 21, 2017 for Award Period: September 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program.

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/casva/fellowships/visiting-senior-fellowships.html

Hagley Museum & Library Exploratory Research Grant

Deadline: March 31, 2017

These grants support one-week visits by scholars who believe that their project will benefit from Hagley research collections, but need the opportunity to explore them on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont research grant application is warranted. Priority will be given to junior scholars with innovative projects that seek to expand on existing scholarship. Proposals must demonstrate which Hagley collections might be pertinent to the project.

http://www.hagley.org/library-exploratorygrant

Hagley Museum & Library Henry Belin du Pont Research Grants

Deadline: March 31, 2017

These grants are intended to support serious scholarly work that makes use of Hagley's research collections and expands on prior scholarship. Application materials should explain the research project's focus, methodology, engagement with existing scholarship, and the intended product, as well as Hagley collection(s) to be used during the proposed grant residency. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with Hagley staff prior to submitting their application.

http://www.hagley.org/library-researchgrants

American Academy of Religion Luce Fellowships in Religion and International Affairs

Deadline: TBD

The American Academy of Religion (AAR) invites applications for AAR-Luce Fellowships in Religion and International Affairs. The program places scholars with PhDs, from the humanities or related social sciences, or ThDs at the US Department of State, under the Department’s Franklin Fellows Program. Fellows will participate in substantive work of the Department involving religion and international affairs.

https://www.aarweb.org/programs-services/call-for-applications-for-aar-luce-fellowships-in-religion-and-international

McGill University Steinberg Postdoctoral Fellowship in Global Health

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Established in 2015 by The Blema and Arnold Steinberg Family Foundation, for entering or current postdoctoral fellows at McGill University who are pursuing research related to global health in low or middle income countries or among Aboriginal populations in Canada. Awarded by the Faculty of Medicine, upon recommendation of Global Health Programs, to one or more postdoctoral fellows on the basis of academic merit.

http://www.mcgill.ca/globalhealth/funding/steinberg-global-health-postdoctoral-fellowship

Saint Louis University Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies NEH Research Fellowships

Deadline: Rolling – review of applications begins April 1

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies awards NEH Research Fellowships of five, ten, or fifteen-week duration to scholars who can make use of the rich and varied resources available at Saint Louis University. These include the Vatican Film Library as well as the manuscript, rare book, and general collections of Pius XII Library. The Vatican Film Library holds extensive portions of the Vatican Library’s Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts on microfilm. In addition, it has one of the largest collections of microfilmed Jesuit historical documents from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

http://www.slu.edu/x19690.xml

The Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: April 15, 2017

The Bogliasco Foundation supports the Arts and Humanities by providing residential Fellowships at its study center in Italy’s most vibrant, historic crossroads, where gifted artists and scholars of all cultures come together to connect, create and disseminate significant new work. For Bogliasco Fellows, the time and space to create in complete freedom, combined with the thought-provoking company of varied colleagues in an unforgettable setting, results in astounding productivity, novel approaches and often-unexpected collaborations.

http://www.bfny.org/en/about/program-overview

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Swenson Family Fellowships in Eastern Christian Manuscript Studies for Junior Scholars

Deadline: April 15, 2017

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/fellowships--stipends--internships.html

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Heckman Stipends

Deadline: April 15, 2017

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/fellowships--stipends--internships.html

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Nicky B. Carpenter Fellowship in Manuscript Studies

Deadline: April 15, 2017

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at Hill Museum & Manuscript Library for research by senior scholars using the digital or a microfilm manuscript collection at HMML. The award is $5,000 in support of a residency of at least two weeks. Funds may be applied toward travel to and from Collegeville, housing and meals at Saint John’s University, and costs related to duplication of HMML’s microfilm or digital resources. The Fellowship may be supplemented by other sources of funding but may not be held simultaneously with another HMML fellowship.

http://www.hmml.org/fellowships--stipends--internships.html

David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality

Deadline: April 17, 2017

A post-doctoral fellowship in the field of health and spirituality, made possible by a generous endowment from the International Center for the Integration of Health and Spirituality (ICIHS), the fellowship is named in honor of the Center’s late founder, David B. Larson, an epidemiologist and psychiatrist, who focused on potentially relevant but understudied factors which might help in prevention, coping, and recovering from illness. The fellowship is designed to continue Dr. Larson’s legacy of promoting meaningful, scholarly study of these two important and increasingly interrelated fields. It seeks to encourage the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the scientific study of the relation of religiousness and spirituality to physical, mental, and social health.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/larson.html

Institute of Historical Research Jacobite Studies Trust Fellowships

Deadline: April 20, 2017

The IHR administers two six-month Fellowships each year on behalf of the Jacobite Studies Trust. These Fellowships may be held by advanced doctoral students or early career postdoctoral researchers. Their purpose is to enable the Fellows to undertake historical research into the Stuart dynasty in the British Isles and in exile, from the departure of James II in 1688 to the death of Henry Benedict Stuart in 1807.

http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/junior

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships

Deadline: April 26, 2017 for Projects Beginning January 2018

Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources in the humanities. Projects may be at any stage of development.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/fellowships

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan

Deadline: April 26, 2017 for Projects Beginning January 2018

Awards support research 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 and is comparative and contemporary in nature. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public’s understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States. Appropriate disciplines for the research include anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/fellowships-advanced-social-science-research-japan

TBD Deadlines

Library of Congress Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship for the Study of the Alan Lomax Collection

Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Lomax Collection is a major collection of ethnographic field audio recordings, motion pictures, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence and other materials that represent Lomax’s lifetime of work to document and analyze traditional music, dance, storytelling and other expressive genres that arise from cultural groups in many parts of the world, particularly the United States, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the Caribbean. Lomax (1915-2002) was one of the greatest documenters of traditional culture during the twentieth century.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/lomax.html

University of Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies Junior & Senior Fellowships

Deadline: September 15, 2016

The University of Freiburg, one of the strongest research universities in Germany and member of LERU (the League of European Research Universities), offers a fellowship programme, the Marie Curie “FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Programme (FCFP).” The Marie S. Curie FCFP addresses excellent researchers from all disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, medicine and engineering. Under the Marie S. Curie FCFP, incoming fellows are placed within the strongest and most competitive research areas of the University of Freiburg. They are free to pursue their own research projects and are given the means to really push forward with their ideas.

https://www.frias.uni-freiburg.de/de/wege-ins-frias/cofund/application-jf

Royal Museums Greenwich Fellowships & Internships

Deadline: October 31, 2016

The Museum is keen to encourage proposals from both maritime historians and scholars from other disciplines who are interested in exploring the cultural, social and political aspects of maritime history. Fellowships include the Sackler Short Term Research Fellowship, Caird Short Term Research Fellowship, and the Caird Senior Research Fellowship.

http://www.rmg.co.uk/researchers/fellowships-and-internships

National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: TBD

The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 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 involving National Academy of Education members.

https://naeducation.org/naedspencer-postdoctoral-fellowship-program/

Wellesley College Newhouse Center for the Humanities Fellows

Deadline: December 18, 2016

The Newhouse Center for the Humanities hosts ten to twelve resident fellows each year. Resident fellows devote themselves primarily to their own research but also participate actively in the intellectual life of the institution: developing programming, meeting at weekly luncheons and salons, sharing their work in progress with one another and with the larger Wellesley community. 

http://www.wellesley.edu/newhouse/apply

Rice University A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Rice Seminars

The Humanities Research Center at Rice University hosts yearlong residential postdoctoral fellowships at Rice University for outstanding junior scholars. The program is designed to encourage interdisciplinary teaching and research, facilitate new research communities at Rice, and prepare junior scholars for future faculty positions.

http://hrc.rice.edu/rspostdoccall

Rice University Lynette S. Autrey Visiting Scholars in the Rice Seminars

The Humanities Research Center hosts yearlong residential faculty fellowships at Rice University for outstanding external scholars. By engaging in new research, symposia, and works-in-progress discussions, the fellows play an active scholarly role in the Center. Fellows participate in the Rice Seminars, yearlong research seminars designed to study a broad topic from an interdisciplinary perspective.

http://hrc.rice.edu/autreyfellowscall

National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions

The NEH Enduring Questions grant program supports faculty members in the teaching and development of a new course that will foster intellectual community through the study of an enduring question. This question-driven course will encourage undergraduates and teachers to grapple with a fundamental concern of human life addressed by the humanities, and to join together in a deep and sustained program of reading in order to encounter influential thinkers over the centuries and into the present day.

http://www.neh.gov/grants/education/enduring-questions

Newberry Library Long-Term Fellowships

Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities. Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of application in order to eligible. Applicants may apply for 4 to 12 months of support, with a stipend of $4,200 per month.

http://www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships

The CUNY Graduate Center Leon Levy Center for Biography Fellowships

The Leon Levy Center for Biography offers four resident fellowships at the Graduate Center for the academic year beginning each September.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Centers-and-Institutes/Leon-Levy-Center-for-Biography/Fellowships

Princeton University American Studies Anschutz Distinguished Fellowship

The Anschutz Distinguished Fellowship, created through an endowment by the Anschutz family, will be awarded in the academic year 2014-15 to a writer, critic, journalist, musician, artist, or other contributor to the arts, letters, public service, or commerce. The fellowship holder need not be an academic scholar. However, the selection committee will place great weight on indicia of the candidate’s teaching ability as well as the rigor, innovation, and interdisciplinary emphasis of the proposed seminar course. 

http://www.princeton.edu/ams/anschutz/current_search/

Bard Graduate Center A. W. Mellon “Cultures of Conservation” Fellowship

We are currently accepting applications for two full-time one-year Andrew W. Mellon “Cultures of Conservation” Fellowships, to be held during the 2015-2016 academic year. These fellowships, which also involve teaching, research, service, and museum/gallery work, will pair emerging humanities-trained scholars with ongoing or new museum-based conservation projects.

http://www.bgc.bard.edu/research/fellowships/coc-fellowship.html

Center for Jewish History National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Senior Scholars

The Center offers a fellowship to senior scholars through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award supports original research at the Center in the humanities, including but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies, American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology and history.

http://www.neh.gov/divisions/research/fellowship/center-jewish-history

The Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (SARF)

This unique residency offers creative collaboration in a dynamic environment. It brings together Smithsonian scholars and distinguished visual artists from a variety of disciplines throughout the United States and abroad to explore cross-disciplinary connections.

http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-artisit-research-fellowship-sarf/

The Smithsonian Institute Lemelson Center Travel to Collections Awards

The Lemelson Center Fellowship Program supports projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. These include, but are not limited to, historical research and documentation projects resulting in publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and multimedia products.

http://invention.si.edu/lemelson-center-travel-collections-awards

The Smithsonian Institute National Museum of American History (NMAH) Lemelson Center Fellowships

The Lemelson Center Fellowship Program supports projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. These include, but are not limited to, historical research and documentation projects resulting in publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and multimedia products.

http://invention.smithsonian.org/resources/research_fellowships.aspx

The Smithsonian Institute American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery (SAAM) Joe and Wanda Corn Fellowship

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery invite applications for research fellowships in art and visual culture of the United States. Fellowships are residential and support full-time independent and dissertation research.

http://www.americanart.si.edu/research/opportunity/fellows/

The California Institute of Technology Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Biennially, Caltech awards the Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology in the amount of $20,000 to a distinguished scholar nominated by peers within the field of: the history of science, the history of technology, or the historically engaged philosophy of science. The monetary prize, made possible by a generous grant from the Francis Bacon Foundation, is awarded to an internationally respected and accomplished scholar whose work continues to have a substantial impact within any of these fields.

http://www.hss.caltech.edu/content/francis-bacon-award

Princeton University Center for African American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Center for African American Studies at Princeton University invites applications from pre-tenure scholars and recent Ph.D. graduates in all disciplines for two postdoctoral or more senior research positions. 

http://www.princeton.edu/africanamericanstudies/about/fellowship_opportunities/postdoctoral_fellowships/

Wesleyan University Center for the Humanities Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

One Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will be appointed to the Wesleyan University Center for the Humanities for the whole academic year. He or she will teach a one-semester undergraduate course; participate in the collegial life of the Center for the Humanities, which sponsors conferences, lectures, and colloquia; and give one public lecture. 

http://www.wesleyan.edu/humanities/fellowships/mellon.html

The Henry Moore Foundation Research Fellowships

The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture. We host a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications, to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture. Each year we offer a number of Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work.

http://www.henry-moore.org/hmi/research/hmi-research-fellowships1

National Gallery of Art A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship

Graduate Curatorial Internships at the National Gallery of Art provide in-depth training for advanced Ph.D. students and recent Ph.D. recipients interested in gaining curatorial experience in a museum setting. Graduate curatorial interns work with curators on permanent collection or exhibition projects and attend a weekly museum seminar that introduces Gallery staff, departments, programs, and functions.

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/opportunities/interns-and-fellows/curatorial.html.html

Tufts University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows Program

Fellows will be given office space for two years at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT) and affiliated with the department or interdisciplinary program most germane to their field of research. Fellows will teach one course in the spring semester of their first year and two in the second year of their residency through their home department or program.

http://ase.tufts.edu/chat/events/default.asp

Radcliffe Institute Oral History Grants

The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America invites scholars who are conducting oral history interviews relevant to the history of women or gender in the United States to apply for support of up to $3,000. This grant stipulates that the interviews take place in accordance with guidelines of the Oral History Association, that consent is obtained from interviewees for their words to be viewed by researchers worldwide, and that true copies or transcripts of the original recording of the oral interviews, as well as copies of the consent forms, be deposited in the Schlesinger Library.

https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library/grants/oral-history-grants

University of California Humanities Research Institute Residential Research Group Individual Fellowship – The History of Mortality: Interdisciplinary Approaches

The University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) invites individual applications from faculty, post-docs and graduate students across the disciplines interested in contributing to the Fall 2015 Residential Research Group Fellowship on the History of Mortality. The convener of this group is Karen Bassi, UC Santa Cruz Professor of Literature.

http://uchri.org/cfps/residential-research-group-fellowship-f2015/

American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowship

The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. The Society's Library, located near Independence Hall in Philadelphia, is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants

The Wilson Center East European Studies Summer Research Scholarships

EES offers summer research scholarships to scholars working on policy relevant projects on East Europe. While Southeast Europe remains a primary focus, projects on Central Europe and the Baltic states are again eligible. Projects should focus on fields in the social sciences and humanities including, but not limited to: Anthropology, History, Political Science, Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Sociology.

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowships-grants

Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas Simons Public Humanities Fellowship

This innovative program brings one Simons Fellow to the Hall Center and KU to participate in the intellectual life of the university for a period ranging from one month to one semester.  Made possible by a gift from the Simons Family of Lawrence with matching funds from a National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant, the Fellowship gives individuals of experience and accomplishment from outside the university the time and freedom to re-engage with humanities-based learning. 

http://www.hallcenter.ku.edu/simons-public-humanities-fellow

Humboldt University IGK Work and Human Life Cycle in Global History Fellowships

Every year the International Research Centre ‘Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History’ at Humboldt University in Berlin invites senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates to apply for 10 to 15 international research fellowships for the duration of the following academic year.

http://rework.hu-berlin.de/en/fellowships.html