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, first deadline: Sept. 28

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
deadline: Sept. 28

ACLS / Ho Family Foundation Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
deadline: Nov. 15

American Philosophical Society

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

Library Resident Research Fellowship, deadline: early March


Traditional Fulbright Scholars Program, deadline: Aug. 1

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

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Guggenheim Fellowship, deadline: mid-September

NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities)

Documenting Endangered Languages, deadline: Sept. 15, 2016

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, deadline: Sept. 21, 2016

Summer Stipends, **preliminary proposals due to the Dean of Faculty by mid-September**; nominated proposals submit electronically by Sept. 29, 2016

Collaborative Research Grants, deadline: early December

Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants, deadline: early December

Digital Humanities Implementation Grants, deadline: mid-Februrary

Summer Seminars and Institutes, deadline: February

NEH Fellowships, deadline: late April

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

Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics, deadline: June 

Digital Projects for the Public, deadline: June

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources, deadline: July 19, 2016

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 Chemical Society

Undergraduate Research, deadline: March

Undergraduate New Investigator proposals, deadline: March

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 

Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectureship, deadline: May

The Medical Foundation

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

NSF (National Science Foundation)

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), estimated deadline: January

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

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

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: mid-May

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Research Fellowship, deadline: mid-September