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.

AAUW (American Association of University Women)

American Fellowships, deadline: Nov. 15 (application available Aug. 1)

ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies)

ACLS Fellowships, first deadline: late Sept.

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
deadline: September

ACLS / Ho Family Foundation Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
deadline: November

American Philosophical Society

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

Library Resident Research Fellowship, deadline: March 1, 2017


Traditional Fulbright Scholars Program, deadline: Aug. 1, 2017

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

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Guggenheim Fellowship, deadline: Sept. 19, 2017

NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities)

Documenting Endangered Languages, deadline: Sept. 15, 2017

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, deadline: Jan 11, 2017 & June 6, 2017

Summer Stipends, **preliminary proposals due to the Dean of Faculty by mid-September**; nominated proposals submit electronically by Sept. 27, 2017

Collaborative Research Grants, deadline: early December

Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants, deadline: early December

Digital Humanities Implementation Grants, deadline: Jan 11, 2017 & June 6 2017

Summer Seminars and Institutes, deadline: March 1, 2017

NEH Fellowships, deadline: April 12, 2017

Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan, deadline: April 26, 2017

Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics, deadline: June 

Digital Projects for the Public, deadline: June 7, 2017

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources, deadline: July 20, 2017

Humanities Access Grants, deadline: May 3, 2017

Humanities Connections, deadline: October 5, 2017

Media Projects: Development Grants, deadline: August 9, 2017

Media Projects: Production Grants, deadline: August 9, 2017

Public Humanities Projects: Community Conversations, Exhibitions, Historic Places, deadline: August 9, 2017

Leo Baeck Institute

Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellowship, deadline: March 1, 2018

Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation 

Fellowships for Higher Education of Present and Prospective Teachers, deadline: Jan. 13, 2017
* 2017 Whiting Application | * 2017 Whiting Announcement 

Spencer Foundation 

        Midcareer Grant Program, deadline: September

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 

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


American Academy of Arts and Sciences

       Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy, deadline: January 6, 2017

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowships

      AAAS Fellowship, deadline: November 1, 2017

American Chemical Society

Undergraduate Research, deadline: Sept 18- Oct 20, 2017

Undergraduate New Investigator proposals, deadline: Sept 18- Oct 20, 2017

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 18, 2017

Jean Dreyfus Lectureship, deadline: May 18, 2017

The Medical Foundation

Smith Family Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research, deadline: July 11, 2017

NSF (National Science Foundation)

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), estimated deadline: January 11, 2017

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), deadline for biology, computer/info science: July 19, 2017; deadline for math, physics, geology: July 20, 2017

Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI). Proposals accepted any time.

Science, Technology and Society Scholar Awards, August 3, 2017, Februaru 2, 2018

NIH (National Institutes of Health)

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

NRSA Service Award Senior Fellowship, deadlines: April, August, December

Research Corporation

Cottrell College Science Award, deadline for pre-proposals: May 1, 2017

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Sloan Research Fellowship, deadline: September 15, 20
Stanford Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences

       Junior Fellowships, deadline:

      Senior Fellowshipsdeadline: