CLA Grants, Fellowships,
and Research Funding

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Grants & Fellowships Database

This database, developed by the CLA grants team, lists over 400 funding opportunities in fields across the College of Liberal Arts. Please note that the Categories listed below are neither mutually exclusive nor comprehensive. Use a variety of subject matter and funding type keywords to search for opportunities in your area.

Warning: Deadline change. Be sure to check the deadlines of programs on the funders’ websites.

October 19, 2010

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), CUNY:
The Joan Heller-Diane Bernard Fellowship in Lesbian and Gay Studies

  • http://web.gc.cuny.edu/clags/awards.shtml#heller
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; a junior scholar (graduate student, untenured university professor or independent researcher) or a senior scholar (tenured university professor or advanced independent scholar)
  • Award: $5,000
  • Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Details: This fellowship supports research into the impact of lesbians and/or gay men on U.S.society and culture. Scholars conducting research on lesbians are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Keywords: lesbian /gay/ bisexual/ transgender/ queer studies, gay and lesbian studies, American culture, culture studies, GLBT

May 9, 2010

National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities (NEH):
NEH/CNR Fellowships for Research on Italian Cultural Heritage

  • http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/fellowships-italy.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The Fellowships program accepts applications from researchers, teachers, and writers, whether they have an institutional affiliation or not.
  • Award: $50,400 for 12 months (or $4,200/month)
  • Deadline: 5/9/2010
  • Details: NEH and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) of the government of Italy are cooperating in the support of scholarly research. NEH invites applications for humanities research focusing on Italy's cultural heritage in relation to that of the United States.
  • Keywords: Italy, Italian studies, humanities, heritage

NB: Deadline note: Anticipated deadline. A deadline for the next cycle has not been confirmed.

May 5, 2010

National Endowment for the Humanities / National Foundation on the Arts & Humanities:
Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/97219
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; All applicants must have completed their formal education by the application deadline. While applicants need not have advanced degrees, individuals currently enrolled in a degree-granting program are ineligible to apply. The fellowships are designed for researchers with advanced language skills.
  • Award: $4,200/month for 6-12 months
  • Deadline: 5/5/2010
  • Details: Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan's international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. Program encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public's understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States. Disciplines include: anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology.
  • Keywords: Social science research, Japan, Japanese society, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, sociology, anthropology, economics, geography

NB: Deadline note: Anticipated deadline. A deadline for the next cycle has not been confirmed.

National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities / National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH):
Fellowships

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/48068
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The Fellowships program accepts applications from researchers, teachers, and writers, whether they have an institutional affiliation or not.
  • Award: $50,400 for 12 months (or $4,200/month)
  • Deadline: 5/5/2010
  • Details: Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to scholars and general audiences in the humanities. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, and other scholarly tools.
  • Keywords: Humanities, writing, research, publication

NB: Deadline notes: Anticipated deadline. A deadline for the next cycle has not been confirmed.

April 15, 2010

International Textile and Apparel Association:
Sara Douglas Fellowship for International Study in Textiles and Apparel

  • http://www.itaaonline.org/template.asp?intPageId=186
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Applicant must be an ITAA member.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 4/15/2010
  • Details: This faculty fellowship is intended to support a project that will develop international linkages and collaborative cross-cultural research and/or teaching in textiles and apparel. For example, this award could support visiting scholars or travel to work on specific collaborative projects. This award may NOT be used to support travel to international meetings.
  • Keywords: Arts, textiles, apparel, international

March 16, 2010

Fulbright Program:
Various Fellowships & Grants

  • http://www.iie.org/Template.cfm?section=Fulbright1
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Fulbright has a variety of programs for students, faculty, scholars, teachers, administrators, and institutions. Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.
  • Keywords: exchange programs, international studies