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Arts & Humanities

Arts & Humanities Fellowships & Awards

Below you can find various guides, funding resources, fellowships and awards based on your type of research or method of research. Most of the opportunities below do not require submissions through Sponsored Projects Office. Contact Mary-Ellen with questions. 

Cornell University Library Guide

Various guides published by other universities and funding resources from American Philosophical Society, American Association of University Women, National Institutes of Health and more


Northeastern University Research Funding

Provides guidance on current federal and private funding opportunities through a chart with the sponsor's website and more detailed information regarding deadlines and requirements. Some sponsor's include American Academy in Berlin, Social Science Research Council, Russell Sage Foundation and many more.


Boston University Humanities Fellowships and Grants

Lists various fellowships and awards from the CAS Center for the Humanities. They include NEH Collaborative Grants, Harvard University Women's Studies in Religion, Princeton Library Research Grants, etc.


New York Public Library Research Fellowships

Offers  Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metro who are engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research.


Massachusetts Historical society Fellowships

Offering short-term and long-term research fellowships with deadlines varying between January 15 and March 1, 2015.


Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships in the Humanities

This fellowship offered by The University of Texas at Austin awards more than 50 fellowships to support projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photograph, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.


Rare Book School at the University of Virginia

This fellowship enables a group of doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty to receive advanced training in the analysis of textual artifacts.


Association of Writers & Writing Programs

Information on attending various writer's conferences, centers, retreats, festivals and residencies.


National Endowment for the Humanities

The NEH offers tuition-free opportunities for educators to study humanities topics for one to five-week programs. Current information on summer programs can be found through their site.


Humanities and Social Sciences Online

H-Net publishes the Horizons newsletter which highlights new funding opportunities and upcoming fellowship deadlines.


Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes

Learn about various fellowships, awards, courses and deadlines.


National Humanities Center

Events, fellowships, online and summer seminars, education programs and more resources for educators in the humanities.


American Council of Learned Societies

ACLS advances scholarship by awarding fellowships and strengthening relations among learned societies. Other activities include support for scholarly conferences, reference works, and scholarly communication innovations.