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Upcoming Fellowship & Grant Deadlines

Name Type Due
ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships Fellowship

March 13, 2024, 9:00 PM EDT

Luce/ACLS China Studies Collaborative Grants Grant

June 13, 2024

Previous 2023-24 Fellowship & Grant Deadlines

Name Type Due
ACLS Open Access Book Prize + Arcadia Open Access Publishing Award Prize

September 1, 2023

ACLS Fellowships Fellowship

September 28, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

ACLS Leading Edge Fellows: Host Organizations Letter of Inquiry

October 4, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art Competition

October 25, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowships Competition

October 25, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

ACLS HBCU Faculty Fellowships Fellowship

November 2, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

ACLS HBCU Faculty Project Grants Grant

November 2, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

Summer Institute for the Study of East Central and Southeastern Europe (SISECSE) Residency

November 2, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT

Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowships in China Studies – Flexible Fellowship

November 16, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowships in China Studies – Long-Term Fellowship

November 16, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

Luce/ACLS Travel Grants in China Studies Grant

November 16, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

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

November 30, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Early Career Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies Fellowship

November 30, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Translation Grants in Buddhist Studies Grant

November 30, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

ACLS Digital Justice Seed Grants Grant

December 15, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

ACLS Digital Justice Development Grants Grant

December 15, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

AVDF/ACLS Fellowships for Research on the Liberal Arts Fellowship

December 15, 2023, 9:00 PM EST

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Buddhism Public Scholars Fellowship

January 18, 2024, 9:00 PM EST

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorships in Buddhist Studies Grant

January 18, 2024, 9:00 PM EST