Recent Awardees

Since 1957 more than 12,000 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 2017-18 competition year, ACLS awarded over $24 million to about 350 scholars across a variety of humanistic disciplines. Click on links below for new and recent awardees by cohort, along with project descriptions and recipient profiles.