The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to offer information sessions and office hours for potential applicants to our fellowship and grant programs, hosted by ACLS program officers and staff. ACLS regularly holds these sessions throughout the year. Register for upcoming webinars below. This page will be updated with new sessions and recordings as available.

ACLS Open Book Prize + Arcadia Open Access Publishing Award

Open only to publishers | Deadline: September 10, 2024 | Competition Information | FAQ

Information SessionWebinar Recording
Informational WebinarJuly 31, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Informational WebinarAugust 14, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT
Informational WebinarAugust 28, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT

ACLS Fellowships

Deadline: September 25, 2024, 9:00 PM EDT | Competition Information | FAQ

Informational WebinarWebinar Recording
Office HoursAugust 5, 2024, 12:30 PM EDT
Office HoursAugust 21, 2024, 3:00 PM EDT
Office HoursSeptember 10, 2024, 2:00 PM EDT

Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art

Deadline: October 30, 2024, 9:00 PM EDT | Competition Information | FAQ

Informational WebinarWebinar Recording

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowships

Deadline: October 30, 2024, 9:00 PM EDT | Competition Information | FAQ

Informational WebinarWebinar Recording
Office HoursAugust 6, 2024, 2:00 PM EDT
Office HoursSeptember 12, 2024, 2:00 PM EDT
Office HoursSeptember 26, 2024, 2:00 PM EDT
Office HoursOctober 17, 2024, 2:00 PM EDT

ACLS HBCU Faculty Fellowships and Grants

Deadline: November 6, 2024, 9:00 PM EST | Competition Information | FAQ

Feedback on draft applications: ACLS will provide feedback on draft applications (complete or incomplete drafts of proposals, workplans, and budgets) for the ACLS HBCU Faculty Fellowships or Grants submitted by August 28, 2024. This optional review is not part of the formal selection process and has no bearing on the final funding decision. ACLS is accepting draft application materials through our online portal: https://ofa.acls.org/proposal/hbcu/

Information SessionWebinar Recording
Office HoursJuly 31, 2024, 3:00 PM EDT
Office HoursAugust 23, 2024, 10:00 AM EDT
Office HoursSeptember 19, 2024, 2:00 PM EDT
Office HoursOctober 10, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT
Office HoursOctober 29, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT
View all 2024-25 ACLS Fellowship and Grant Programs
Competition Deadlines