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Faculty Grant Opportunities for 2017

Posted 08/29/2017
Submitted by Christina Lapierre
Category: Campus Announcements

All faculty are invited to review and apply for the upcoming NEH Summer Stipend and ACLS Fellowship opportunities.

NEH Summer Stipend Brief Summary:

NEH Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Eligible projects usually result in articles, monographs, books, digital materials and publications, archaeological site reports, translations, or editions. Projects must not result solely in the collection of data; instead they must also incorporate analysis and interpretation. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months. Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development.  Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.

To be considered for the nomination: Submit a paragraph (abstract) describing your proposal and your vita electronically no later than Friday, September 1, 2017 to Clark Saunders, Associate Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies to:  (Within one week, two abstracts will be selected  by a committee chair by the Associate Provost for submission of full proposals to NEH).

ACLS Summary:

The ACLS Fellowship program invites research applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. The goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant. ACLS does not fund creative work (e.g., novels or films), textbooks, straightforward translation, or pedagogical projects.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: September 27, 2017

Award Amount varies – see details below

ACLS Fellowships are intended as salary replacement to help scholars devote six to twelve continuous months to full-time research and writing. ACLS Fellowships are portable and are tenable at the fellow's home institution, abroad, or at another appropriate site for research. An ACLS Fellowship may be held concurrently with other fellowships and grants and any sabbatical pay, up to an amount equal to the candidate's current academic year salary. Tenure of the fellowship may begin no earlier than July 1, 2018 and no later than February 1, 2019.

Fellowship Details:

  • Max Award:

    1. $70,000 for full Professor & equivalent

    2. $45,000 for Associate Professor & equivalent

    3. $35,000 for Assistant Professor & equivalent

  • Tenure: 6-12 consecutive months devoted to full-time research to be initiated July 1, 2017-February 1, 2018.

Completed applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship & Grant website. Please refer to    

Should you need assistance, please contact Christina Lapierre, Assistant Director in the Office of Sponsored Programs.