ACLS Announces 2023-24 Fellowship and Grant Competition Application Schedule
ACLS is pleased to announce the 2023-24 ACLS fellowship and grant competitions are now open for select programs. ACLS offers programs that promote research across the full spectrum of humanities and interpretive social science fields.
Our application, peer review, and award processes aim to advance inclusive excellence, and we welcome applicants from groups that are underrepresented in the academic humanities and from across the diverse landscape of higher education.
Application deadlines vary by program. ACLS is now accepting applications for fellowship and grant programs with September and October deadlines. Other programs will begin accepting applications in the coming months.
September 28, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT
ACLS Fellowships (for untenured scholars who earned the PhD within eight years of the application deadline)
October 25, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT
Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowships
November 2, 2023, 9:00 PM EDT
ACLS HBCU Faculty Fellowships and Grants
Summer Institute for the Study of East Central and Southeastern Europe (SISECSE)
November 16, 2023, 9:00 PM EST
Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowships in China Studies
Luce/ACLS Travel Grants in China Studies
November 30, 2023, 9:00 PM EST
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Early Career Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Translation Grants in Buddhist Studies
December 15, 2023, 9:00 PM EST
ACLS Digital Justice Grants
January 18, 2024, 9:00 PM EST
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorships in Buddhist Studies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Buddhism Public Scholars
March 2024 TBD
ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships (for recent PhDs)
May 2024 TBD
Luce/ACLS China Studies Collaborative Grants
In addition, book publishers are invited to submit nominations for the inaugural ACLS Open Access Book Prize and Arcadia Open Access Publishing Award from July 5-September 1, 2023.
The American Council of Learned Societies is the leading private institution supporting scholars in the humanities and interpretive social sciences. In the 2022-23 competition year, ACLS awarded nearly $25 million to more than 350 scholars worldwide. Learn about recent fellows’ and grantees’ profiles and research abstracts.
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