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 2, 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 15, 2018

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, deadline: January 16, 2018

Summer Stipends, **preliminary proposals due to the Dean of Faculty by September 7, 2017**; nominated proposals submit electronically by Mid September, 2018

Collaborative Research Grants, deadline: early December

Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants, deadline: early December

Digital Humanities Implementation Grants, deadline: January 16, 2018

Summer Seminars and Institutes, deadline: February 15, 2018

NEH Fellowships, deadline: April 11, 2018

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: October 5, 2018

Media Projects: Development Grants, deadline: January 10, 2018

Media Projects: Production Grants, deadline: January 10, 2018

Public Humanities Projects: Community Conversations, Exhibitions, Historic Places, deadline: January 10, 2018

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: January 12, 2018
* 2018 Whiting Application2018 Whiting Announcement

Spencer Foundation 

        Midcareer Grant Program, deadline: Mid September, 2018

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 

Career Enhancement Fellowships for Junior Faculty, deadline: October 27, 2017

Career Enhancement Adjunct Faculty Fellowship, deadline: November 10, 2017

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, 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 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 10, 2018

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), deadline for biology, computer/info science: July 18, 2018 (Third Wednesday in July annyally 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, 2018, February 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 2018

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Research Fellowship, deadline: Mid September 2018

Stanford Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences

       Junior Fellowships, deadline: Nov. 3, 2017

      Senior Fellowships, deadline: Nov. 3, 2017