ACLS: Advancing the Humanities

  • AM2017_Fellows

    ACLS Fellows Candacy Taylor, Ellen Muehlberger, and Lina Verchery presented their research at the 2017 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


The Online Fellowship and Grant Administration (OFA) system is open for applications with January deadlines.


2017-18 Competitions


ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships September 27, 2017
ACLS Digital Extension Grants January 10, 2018
ACLS Fellowships, which include: September 27, 2017

  • ACLS/Carl and Betty Pforzheimer Fellowships

  • ACLS/Donald J. Munro Centennial Fellowships

  • ACLS/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowships

  • ACLS/New York Public Library Fellowships

  • ACLS/Oscar Handlin Fellowships

  • Frederic E. Wakeman, Jr./ACLS Fellowships

  • McClary-Walser/ACLS Fellowships

ACLS Programs in China Studies:
African Humanities Program November 2, 2017
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars September 27, 2017
Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art October 25, 2017
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies:
Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art October 25, 2017
Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Fellowships for Scholars October 25, 2017

September 26, 2018

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships   October 25, 2017

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program