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.
- Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Young faculty and graduate students
- Award: Up to $4000
- Deadline: April 1, 2010
- Keywords: Religious studies
- Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
- Award: $500 to $30,000
- Deadline: Phase I applications can be made through out the year and may be updated by the applicant at anytime up until the application deadline (see guidelines section for current deadlines). Those applicants advancing to Phase II must present a full written application within 30 days of being notified of their advancement to Phase II.
- Details: AP is looking for:
* Programs that foster connections between communities and individuals
* Organizations willing to form partnerships with others to accomplish their goals
* Programs and projects that inspire, require, and enable people to give back to their communities as much, or more, than they have received from the project. We refer to this as the "give and receive".
- Keywords: multi-disciplinary
- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Junior Research Fellowships are open to graduates of any university who have recently or are about to complete their doctorates.
- Award: Stipend and accomodations
- Deadline: End of November of each year
- Details: Each college offers fellowships in varying disciplines, including Anglo-Saxon, classics, education, English, linguistics, modern and medieval languages, and music.
- Keywords: Anglo-Saxon, classics, education, English, linguistics, modern and medieval languages,music
- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty
- Award: € 2000 to € 4300 per month
- Deadline: The deadline for scholars from outside the Netherlands is 1 March
2010. For scholars from the Netherlands the deadline is 1 July
- Details: The sponsor provides support for prominent researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences who have already made a contribution to scholarship and who are able to continue their research and to advance knowledge in their particular fields during their stay at NIAS.
- Keywords: Netherlands, Humanities, General/Other Social Sciences--Humanistic Emphasis
- Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must have received PhD no earlier than January 1, 2005.
- Award: Up to $4000.00
- Deadline: December 15, 2009
- Details: Proposals will be evaluated according to the scholarly potential of the applicant, and the quality and scholarly importance of the proposed work, especially to the development of Baltic Studies. Funds may be used for travel, duplication, materials, equipment, or other needs as specified.
- Keywords: Arts and Humanities, Baltic States, General Humanities Topics, Social Science - Humanistic Emphasis, Social Sciences
- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Senior Fellowships are open to scholars in all disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities to pursue further research in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. Short-term awards are available for up to four months. Long-term awards are available for six to nine months. Fellowships for four months or less have some travel restrictions.
- Award: up to $15,000
- Deadline: 11/15/2009
- Details: Sponsor provides support for 6 to 11 months to U.S. scholars holding a Ph.D. or its equivalent. Senior Fellowships are designed to enable scholars in the social sciences and the humanities focusing on Southeast Asia to pursue further research in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. Doctoral candidates can apply for dissertation research.
- Keywords: khmer studies, Cambodia, research, humanities, social sciences, Asia, Southeast Asia
NB: Applications sent by mail must be sent at least three weeks prior to the deadline date.
- Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
- Award: 1. Dissertation Fellowships
Award: up to $28,000 for ten months plus travel allowance.
2. Postdoctoral Fellowships
Award: up to $32,000 for ten months (amount reduced pro-rata for shorter tenure) plus a travel allowance.
3. Translation Grants
Award: $20,000 for six months (amount reduced pro-rata for shorter tenure) plus a travel allowance.
- Deadline: 11/13/2009
- Details: • Curriculum development; college or secondary level.
• Conferences and seminars: organization of small conferences and seminars away from major centers of Chinese studies.
• Short research trips for advanced graduate students & scholars at non-research institutions to travel to major libraries and collections in North America & Taiwan.
• Specialist or regional newsletters or websites disseminating learning in their fields
• Translations of scholarly books and articles.
• Collaborative projects in which the grant will facilitate communication and limited travel by scholars working on a common project in Taiwan and North America.
- Keywords: research, Asia, curriculum, seminars, translation, collaboration
- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Open to post-doctoral scholars who are U.S. citizens (or alien residents for at least three years).
- Award: $20,000 - $40,000
- Deadline: October 1
- Details: Fellowships are open to those in Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the early Islamic period, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines. The research period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country.
- Keywords: archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology, religion, Near Eastern Studies
NB: Please see the website for additional awards from the organization.
- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: . Eligibility: Post-doctoral; 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 may not hold AAS-NEH fellowships. Foreign nationals who have been residents in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline for the fellowship are eligible. Mid-career scholars are encouraged to apply.
- Award: Up to $50,400
- Deadline: January 15
- Details: AAS-NEH fellows are expected to be in regular and continuous residence at the Society. They must devote full time to their study and may not accept teaching assignments or undertake any other major activities during the tenure of their award. Fellows may hold other major fellowships or grants during fellowship tenure, in addition to sabbaticals and supplemental grants from their own institutions. Other NEH-funded grants may be held serially, but not concurrently.
- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants for all Rome Prize fellowships, except those applying for the NEH post-doctoral fellowship, must be United States citizens at the time of application.
* U.S. citizens and those foreign nationals who have lived in the U.S. for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline may apply for the NEH post-doctoral fellowships.
* Graduate students in the humanities may apply only for pre-doctoral fellowships.
* Previous winners of the Rome Prize are not eligible to re-apply.
* Undergraduate students are not eligible for Rome Prize fellowships.
- Award: $13,000 - $26,000 plus housing, meals, and office
- Deadline: November 1 Second Deadline: See website for details
- Details: The Rome Prize is awarded to 15 emerging artists (working in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Literature, Musical Composition, or Visual Arts) and 15 scholars (working in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and early Modern, or Modern Italian Studies).
- Keywords: Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation, Conservation, Literature, Musical Composition, Visual Arts, Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, early Modern, Modern Italian Studies
- Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral
- Award: $35,000
- Deadline: October 15
- Details: 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. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope--that is, American history and culture through 1876--is eligible.
- Keywords: American art; art history and appreciation; music history and appreciation; history; cultural history; literature; American studies; political science