ACLS: Advancing the Humanities

  • AM2015_fellows

    ACLS fellows presented their research at the 2015 ACLS Annual Meeting. See video.

  • 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 deadlines for all programs in the 2015-16 competition have passed. Information on ACLS’s 2016-17 fellowship and grant programs will be provided on the website in summer 2016.


2015-16 Competitions


ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships September 23, 2015
ACLS Digital Extension Grants   February 2, 2016
ACLS Fellowships September 23, 2015
 ACLS Programs in China Studies:
African Humanities Program November 2, 2015
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars September 23, 2015
 The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies:
Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art October 21, 2015
 Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships   October 21, 2015

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program