Fellowship and Grant Opportunities for HBCU Faculty in the Humanities and Interpretive Social Sciences
On May 18, 2021, ACLS presented a 90-minute informational webinar for faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities which provided information about fellowship and grant opportunities for humanities and interpretive social sciences research projects.
- Matthew Booker
Vice President for Scholarly Programs
National Humanities Center
- Keelin Burke
Director of Fellowships and Academic Programs
- Mary Macklem
Senior Program Officer
National Endowment for the Humanities
- Daniella Sarnoff
Program Director, International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) Program
Social Science Research Council
More than 300 academic professionals participated in this live session, which included an insightful Q&A with the panelists.
RESOURCES FROM THE WEBINAR
- Sign up to be considered to serve as an NEH peer review panelist.
- NEH program pages include the Notice of Funding Opportunity (guidelines), sample applications, funding ratios, and more. Here are links to a few NEH fellowship opportunities:
- To see a list of all current NEH grant programs, please visit neh.gov/grants
- Recent NEH virtual workshops on selected topics, including one on NEH programs for individual scholars, are recorded and available here: www.neh.gov/grants/virtualworkshops. Application tips and contact information for NEH staff are also available at this link.
- Applications for 2022-23 are open July 1-October 8, 2021
- Frequently asked questions about the application
- Long-Term Fellowships – Applications Due: November 1
- Short-Term Fellowships – Applications Due: December 15
- American Slavery’s Legacy across Space and Time: Small Grants Program
Contact: Saarah Jappie, [email protected]
- Just Tech Fellowship
Contact: Michael Miller, [email protected], or Catalina Vallejo, [email protected]
Application due: August 29, 2021
- International Dissertation Research Fellowship
Contact: [email protected]
Application due: November 2, 2021, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time
- Publication: “On the Art of Writing Proposals”
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
John Paul Christy, Senior Director, U.S. Programs
- ACLS Fellowship and Grant Competitions and Deadlines – learn more about eligibility, selection criteria, and the components for each fellowship and grant application. ACLS posts sample applications on these pages, too.
- Applicant FAQ
- Past awardees and project descriptions can be found on our recent awardee pages.
- Read our short essay, “Writing Applications for ACLS Fellowship Competitions”