Humanities Research Funding

While the submittal deadlines for some of the opportunities listed below may have passed for this year, most of the programs on this list are offered annually and will likely have a deadline again in 2016.  If you have questions about any of these programs, please call William Siler, Ph.D. in the Office of Sponsored Programs at 836-5129.

American Academy of the Arts and Sciences

Visiting Scholars Program

American Association of University Women

American Fellowships

American Council of Learned Societies

ACLS Fellowship
Collaborative Research Fellowships
Digital Innovation Fellowships
Ryskamp Fellowship
Burkhardt Residential Fellowship

American Historical Association(must be an AHA member)

Multiple Awards

American Library Association

Multiple Awards

American Philosophical Association

Multiple Awards

American Philosophical Society

Franklin Research Grants
Library Fellowships
Phillips Fund

American Psychological Foundation

Multiple Awards

Americas Research Network

Transnationalism Fellowship Program
Travel Grants

Bogliasco Foundation

Arts and Humanities Residential Fellowships

Conference on College Composition and Communication

CCCC Research Initiative

Council of Independent Colleges

Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellowship
Davies-Jackson Scholarship (Students)

Council of American Overseas Research Fellowships

Multiple International Research Opportunities

Delmas Foundation

Humanities Program
Research Libraries Program

Department of Education

Language Resource Centers Program

Department of State

Fulbright Scholars Program
Fulbright Specialist Program

Gerald R. Ford Foundation

Research Travel Grants Program

Hearst Foundation

Education Grants

Henry Luce Foundation

Multiple Awards (Interests in Theology and International Studies)

George & Eliza Howard Foundation


Lilly Foundation

Multiple Awards (Interests in Education and Theology)

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH Fellowships
Summer Stipends
Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities


Promising Researcher Award (Deadline in March)

National Humanities Center

Residential Fellowship

National Science Foundation

Antarctic Artist and Writers Program

Newhouse Center for the Humanities

External Fellows Program

Organization of American Historians

Multiple Fellowships

PNC Foundation

PNC Grants (Early Childhood Education)

Radcliff Institute for Advanced Study

Fellowship Program

School for Advanced Research

Resident Scholars Program

Spencer Foundation

Multiple Awards (Primary interest in education research)

Stanford Humanities Center

External Faculty Grants

Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah

Residential Fellowship

Vanderbilt University

Robert Penn Warren Visiting Faculty Fellowship

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Research Fellowship Grants

Woodrow Wilson Center

Fellowship Program

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