ACLS: Advancing the Humanities

  • AM2016_PF

    Several ACLS Public Fellows attended the 2016 ACLS Annual Meeting.

  • AHPMeritKagugo

    African Humanities Program Fellow Merit Kabugo studies the discourse of rural farmers. 

  • Buddha

    The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies is a global competition. 

ACLS Competitions and Deadlines


We are currently updating descriptions for the 2016-17 competition. The Online Fellowship and Grant Application (OFA) system will open in late July for programs with fall 2016 deadlines.


2016-17 Competitions


ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships September 28, 2016
ACLS Digital Extension Grants   January 25, 2017
ACLS Fellowships September 28, 2016
ACLS Programs in China Studies:
African Humanities Program November 2, 2016
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars September 28, 2016
The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies:
Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art October 26, 2016
Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships   October 26, 2016

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program