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: November 15 (application available Aug. 1)

ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies)

ACLS Fellowships, first deadline: Mid September, 2018

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
deadline: September 27, 2018

ACLS / Ho Family Foundation Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
deadline: November 15, 2018

American Philosophical Society

Franklin Research Grant, deadlines: October 1 & December 1

Library Resident Research Fellowship, deadline: February 2019

Association for Asian Studies

AAS Northeast Asia Council Japan Studies Grant, deadlines: February 1 & October 1

AAS Northeast Asia Council Korean Studies Grant, deadlines: February 1 & October 1

Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture

Heitt Prize in Humanities, deadline: April 20, 2018


Traditional Fulbright Scholars Program, deadline: August 1

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

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Guggenheim Fellowship, deadline: September 19, 2018

NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities)

Documenting Endangered Languages, deadline: September 18, 2018

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, deadline: June 5, 2018

Summer Stipends, nominated proposals submit electronically by September 26, 2018

Collaborative Research Grants, deadline: December 5, 2018

Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants, deadline: December 5, 2018

Digital Humanities Implementation Grants, deadline: June 5, 2018

Summer Seminars and Institutes, deadline: February 2019

NEH Fellowships, deadline: 2019

Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan, deadline: April 25, 2018

Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics, deadline: June 

Digital Projects for the Public, deadline: June 6, 2018

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources, deadline: July 19, 2018

Humanities Access Grants, deadline: May 2018

Humanities Connections, deadline: September 18, 2018

Media Projects: Development Grants, deadline: August 8, 2018

Media Projects: Production Grants, deadline: August 8, 2018

Public Humanities Projects: Community Conversations, Exhibitions, Historic Places, deadline: August 8, 2018

Leo Baeck Institute

Gerald Westheimer Career Development Fellowship, deadline: March 1

Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation 

Fellowships for Higher Education of Present and Prospective Teachers, deadline: January 2019
* 2018 Whiting Application2018 Whiting Announcement

The Reed Foundation

Ruth Landes Memorial Research Grant [topics: aging, gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, immigrant and minority populations, culture and education, language and identity, and religion], deadline: No deadlines

Spencer Foundation 

        Midcareer Grant Program, deadline: Mid September, 2018

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 

Career Enhancement Fellowships for Junior Faculty, deadline: Mid October, 2018

Career Enhancement Adjunct Faculty Fellowship, deadline: Mid November, 2018


American Academy of Arts and Sciences

       Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy, available October 2018, deadline: January 7, 2019

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowships

      AAAS Fellowship, deadline: November 1

American Chemical Society

Undergraduate Research, deadline: Sept 24- Oct 19, 2018

Undergraduate New Investigator proposals, deadline: Sept 24- Oct 19, 2018

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

Burroughs Wellcome fund

Collaborative Research Travel Grants, deadline: Feb 2019

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program, deadline: May 17, 2018

Jean Dreyfus Lectureship, deadline: May 17, 2018

The Medical Foundation

Smith Family Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research, deadline: July 2018

NSF (National Science Foundation)

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), deadline: January 1-19

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), deadline for biology, computer/info science: July 18, 2018 (Third Wednesday in July annually thereafter); deadline for math, physics, geology: July 19, 2018 (Third Thursday in July annually thereafter)

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

Science, Technology and Society Scholar Awards, August 3,  February 2

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 2018

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Research Fellowship, deadline: Mid September 2018

Stanford Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences

       Junior Fellowships, deadline: early Novemeber 2018

      Senior Fellowships, deadline: early November 2018


Residential Fellowships

Non-Residential Fellowships