Grants Office

Popular Funding Opportunities for Faculty


The Offices of the Dean of the Faculty and the Grants Office would like you to know about these upcoming grant deadlines.

ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies)

ACLS Fellowships, deadline: Sept. 23, 2015

American Philosophical Society

Franklin Research Grant, deadlines: Oct. 1 & Dec. 1, 2015

Library Resident Research Fellowship, deadline: early March 2015


Traditional Fulbright Scholars Program, deadline: Aug. 3, 2015

Fulbright Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program, deadline: April/May 2015

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Guggenheim Fellowship, deadline: Sept. 19, 2015

NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities)

Enduring Questions, deadline: Sept. 10, 2015

Documenting Endangered Languages, deadline: Sept. 15, 2015

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, deadline: Sept. 16, 2015

Summer Stipends, preliminary proposals due to the Dean of Faculty by mid-September; nominated proposals submit electronically by Sept. 30, 2015

Collaborative Research Grants, deadline: Dec. 9, 2014

Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants, deadline: Dec. 9, 2015

Digital Humanities Implementation Grants, deadline: Feb. 18, 2015

Summer Seminars and Institutes, deadline: Feb. 24, 2015

NEH Fellowships, deadline: April 30, 2015

Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan, deadline: April 30, 2015

Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics, deadline: June 10, 2015

Digital Projects for the Public, deadline: June 10, 2015

Humanities Open Book Program, deadline: June 10, 2015

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources, deadline: July 21, 2015

Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation 

Fellowships for Higher Education of Present and Prospective Teachers, deadline: Jan. 11, 2016  * 2016 Whiting Application | * 2016 Whiting Announcement

Spencer Foundation 

        Midcareer Grant Program, deadline: Oct. 15, 2015 

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 

Career Enhancement Fellowships for Junior Faculty, deadline: mid-Nov. 2015                                   Brochure | Contact our office for an application.


American Chemical Society

Undergraduate Research, deadline: Sept. 14-Oct. 16, 2015

Undergraduate New Investigator proposals, deadline: Sept. 14-Oct. 16, 2015

ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences, deadline: November 1

ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences,     deadline: November 1

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program, deadline: May 2015

Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectureship, deadline: May 2015

The Medical Foundation

Smith Family Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research, deadline: July 2015 (date TBA)

NSF (National Science Foundation)

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), estimated deadline: Jan. 2015

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), deadline for biology, computer/info science: July 21, 2014; deadline for math, physics, geology: July 22, 2015

Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI). Proposals accepted anytime.

NIH (National Institutes of Health)

Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA), deadlines: Feb. 25, June 25, and Oct. 25

Research Corporation

Cottrell College Science Award, deadline for pre-proposals: May 15, 2015

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Research Fellowship, deadline: Sept. 15, 2015