Funding Opportunities in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Grant Opportunity Deadline Keywords
George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowships November 1 Photography, anthropology, and archaeology; for early mid-career researchers (5 to 15 years post-doc)
Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships November 1 Byzantine Studies, Pre-Columbian Studies, and Garden and Landscape Studies
Folger Shakespeare Library: Research Fellowships November 1 Any topic that utilizes the library's database (not limited to Shakespeare)
University of Wisconsin-Madison/Institute for Research in the Humanities Fellowships November 1 Any humanities discipline
School of American Research: Resident Scholar Fellowships November 5 Anthropology, history, sociology, art, philosophy
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange November 9 For conferences and workshops related to discussions of cross-cultural or comparative perspectives between China and another nation or civilization
Newberry Library Long-Term Fellowship November 15 American history and culture; American Indian and Indigenous studies; Chicago and the Midwest; geneaology and local history; history of printing and the book; manuscripts and archives; maps, travel, and exploration; medieval, renaissance, and early modern studies; music; and religion
John Carter Brown Library Short-Term and Long-Term Fellowships December 1 For research centered on the colonial history of North and South America
Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership: Intellectual Exchange December 3 Supports US-Japan collaborative projects that focus on fostering dialogue and promoting partnership between the two countries
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program December 15 Research on the topic of one of the Smithsonian Institutes: Archives of American Art; Astrophysical Observatory; Conservation Biology Institute; Environmental Research Center; Marine Station at Fort Pierce; Museum Conservation Initiative; Smithsonian Institution Archives; Smithsonian Libraries; and the Tropical Research Institute
National Council for Eurasian and East European Research: Title VIII National Research Competition December 31 Any project related to Eurasia or Eastern Europe
Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry December 31 Poetry and the effects of poetry on society
POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program December 31 Contemporary research on political, security, and economic issues in Northeast Asia as they relate to Korea
Yale University Agrarian Studies Program Fellowships January 4 Interdisciplinary studies of agrarian societies, historically and across the world
American Psychological Association Congressional Fellowship Program January 5 Professional development opportunity for members of the American Psychological Association
William T. Grant Foundation: Research Grants January 9 Education research, policy, and practice; all fields
James McKeen Cattell Fund Supplemental Sabbatical Awards for Psychologists January 15 For psychology faculty who have institutionally supported sabbaticals and are seeking extra time
New York State Archives Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program January 15 Advanced research related to New York State history, government, or public policy
Whitehall Foundation Grant Programs January 15 Life Sciences
MacDowell Colony Residencies for Writers, Composers, and Artists January 15 Architecture, film, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theater, and visual arts
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts: Residential Fellowships January 15 Visual arts, film, music composition, writing and literature, and multi-media
Kress Foundation: Various Grants January 22 Art history - digitization, history, and conservation projects
Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship January 24 For advanced research in the humanities, social science, or allied natural sciences; research must be carried out in at least two countries outside of the US
National Geographic Various Grants Various Projects focused on conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology; specifically those that align with the following topics: wildlife; human journey; and changing planet
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research - Historical Archive Anytime To support late-career anthropologists to prepare their unpublished work
American Council of Learned Societies - Various Opportunities Various Funding available for a wide variety of disciplines
W.K. Kellogg Grants - Various Opportunities Various Education, job attainment, and equity - all disciplines
Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowships Ongoing Faculty who received their PhDs less than 4 years ago in any discipline
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation: Humanities Program Ongoing History; archaeology; literature; languages, both classical and modern; philosophy; ethics; comparative religion; the history, criticism, and theory of the arts; and those aspects of the social sciences which share the content and methods of humanistic disciplines
Leo Baeck Institute: Various Fellowships Various German-Jewish culture and history
Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund Ongoing All interdisciplinary anthropological research, with particular emphasis on topics studied by Dr. Ruth Landes
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation: Humanities Program (LOI) Ongoing History; archaeology; literature; languages, both classic and modern; philosophy; ethics; comparative religion; the history, criticism, and theorgy of the arts; and any other humanities discipline
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation: Grants - Major Program Areas Ongoing Economics; energy and the environment
American Council of Learned Societies Various Fellowships Various All disciplines