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Recent Awardees


Since 1957, more than 9,500 scholars have held ACLS fellowships and grants. ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences. The peer-review process used to select ACLS Fellows enables distinguished scholars to reach broad consensus on standards of excellence in humanities research.

In the 2015-16 competition year, ACLS will award more than $18 million dollars to over 300 scholars across a variety of humanistic disciplines. Select a program from the listings below to view new and recent awardees, project descriptions, and recipient profiles for that program.

ACLS Collaborative Research Fellows

ACLS Digital Innovation Fellows

ACLS Digital Extension Grantees

ACLS Fellows

African Humanities Program Dissertation Fellows

African Humanities Program Postdoctoral Fellows

American Research in the Humanities in China

Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellows

Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art

Luce/ACLS Program in China Studies Collaborative Reading-Workshop

Luce/ACLS Program in China Studies Postdoctoral Fellows

Luce /ACLS Program in China Studies Predissertation-Summer Travel Grantees 

Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellows

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

Program in East Europe Studies

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Collaborative Research Fellows in Buddhist Studies

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellows in Buddhist Studies

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellows in Buddhist Studies

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Visiting Professors in Buddhist Studies

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Watch "Emerging Themes and Methods of Research: A Discussion with ACLS Fellows," an annual meeting session featuring recent ACLS fellows.