Welcome to the Liberal Arts Grants Digest! The Liberal Arts Grants Services staff is committed to identifying and sharing relevant grant opportunities for the College’s faculty, graduate students, and research staff. Please contact us if you have any questions.

DeadlineSponsorTitleAmount | DurationHow to apply
Accepted anytimeThe University of Texas at Austin - Office of the Vice President for ResearchSubvention Grants$5,000 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
Accepted anytimeRussell Sage FoundationBehavioral Economics$7,500 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
Accepted anytimeNational Science FoundationDocumenting Endangered Languages - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$15,000 max. | 24 mo. max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
Accepted anytimeNational Science FoundationArchaeology and Archaeometry - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards$20,000 direct max | 36 mo.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
Accepted anytimeNational Science FoundationGeography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$18,000 max. | UnspecifiedContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
Accepted anytimeDumbarton Oaks Research Library and CollectionShort-Term Predoctoral ResidenciesvariesApply directly to the sponsor
08/09/2018National Science FoundationMethodology, Measurement, and Statistics - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant$16,000 max. | 1 or 2 yrs.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
08/09/2018National Science FoundationMethodology, Measurement, and Statistics VariesContact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
08/10/2018Harvard UniversitySociety of Fellows - Nominations for Junior Fellows$80,000Submit nominations directly to sponsor
08/10/2018National Science FoundationScience of Science and Innovation PolicyUnspecifiedContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
08/13/2018National Science FoundationScience of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant$20,000 max. | 1-2 yrs.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
08/14/2018Spencer FoundationConference Grants for Advancing Education Research$50,000 max. | VariesContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
08/15/2018Foundation for Iranian StudiesIranian Studies Dissertation AwardUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
08/15/2018John F. Kennedy Library FoundationFellowship & Grant Opportunities$2,500-$5,000Apply directly to the sponsor
08/15/2018Russell Sage FoundationFuture of Work Research Grants$150,000 max. | 2 yrs.Submit Letter of Inquiry directly to sponsor
08/15/2018Sociological Initiatives Foundation Action Research Projects$15,000-$20,000Submit Concept Paper to Sponsor
08/15/2018American Association for the Advancement of ScienceAAAS Mentor Awards$5,000Apply directly to the sponsor
08/17/2018National Science FoundationGeography and Spatial Sciences Program$40,000–$400,000Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
08/21/2018National Science FoundationInternational Research Experiences for Students$250,000 max. | 3 yrs.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
8/22/2018Princeton UniversityPrinceton Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowships$88,800/yr. | 3 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
08/22/2018Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts - Princeton University2019-2022 Fellowship Competition$88,000/yr. | 3 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
08/23/2018AmazonAmazon Research Awards$80,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
08/27/2018National Science FoundationDocumenting Endangered LanguagesVariesContact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
08/30/2018National Endowment for the HumanitiesHumanities Connections Planning Grants$100,000 max. | 3 yrs. max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
08/30/2018National Endowment for the HumanitiesHumanities Connections Implementation Grants$100,000 max. | 3 yrs. max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
08/31/2018Christensen FundBiocultural Diversity GrantsVariesSubmit Letter of Intent directly to Sponsor
08/31/2018John Templeton FoundationCore Funding Area GrantsUnspecifiedSubmit Online Funding Inquiry online to Sponsor
09/01/2018American Psychological AssociationDissertation Research Award$1,000-$5,000Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
09/06/2018U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Cultural Grants Program$15,000 max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
09/07/2018The University of Texas at Austin - College of Liberal Arts2018-2019 Humanities Research Award$5,000/yr. | 3 yrs.Submit applications by email to laresearch@austin.utexas.edu
09/07/2018National AcademiesChristine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program$9,000 | 12 wks.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/07/2018Samuel H. Kress FoundationConservation Grants ProgramUnspecifiedContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
09/07/2018Samuel H. Kress FoundationDigital Resources Grants ProgramUnspecifiedContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
09/12/2018The University of Texas at Austin - Office of the Vice President for ResearchResearch and Creative Grants$10,000 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/15/2018Gerald R. Ford Foundation Research Travel Grants Program$2,200 max. Apply directly to the sponsor
09/15/2018American-Scandinavian FoundationPublic Project ProposalsVariesApply directly to the sponsor
09/15/2018Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies - Harvard UniversityRadcliffe Institute Fellowships$77,500 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/15/2018College Art AssociationMillard Meiss Publication GrantsUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
09/15/2018Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor Scholarships for Prospective US Leaders to Study in Germany€2,150 / 2,450 / 2,750 per mo. | 12 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/17/2018Alfred P. Sloan FoundationSloan Research Fellowships (for Early-Career Scientists and Scholars)$65,000 | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/17/2018The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced StudyGraduate Student Fellowships$25,000 max. | 1 acad. yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/17/2018Notre Dame Institute for Advanced StudyResidential Fellowships$60,000 max. | 3 wks.-1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/17/2018Dartmouth CollegeSociety of Fellows-Postdoctoral Fellowships$4,600/mo. | 34 mo. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/18/2018National Science FoundationSBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships$69,000/yr. | 1–2 yrs.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
09/18/2018Lewis Center for the Arts - Princeton UniversityHodder Fellowship$82,000 | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/18/2018Lewis Center for the Arts - Princeton UniversityPrinceton Arts Fellowship$81,000 | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/19/2018Government of CanadaBanting Postdoctoral Fellowships$70,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/19/2018Sultan Qaboos Cultural CenterOman Research Fellowship$51,000 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/22/2018National Science FoundationSociology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards$12,000 | 1–2 yrs.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
09/25/2018University of MichiganMichigan Society of Fellows-Postdoctoral Fellowships$60,000 | 1 acad. yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/26/2018American Council of Learned SocietiesFellowships$40,000-$70,000 | 6-12 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
09/26/2018American Council of Learned SocietiesFrederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars$95,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/28/2018New York Public LibraryCullman Center Fellowship (2019-2020)$70,000 | 9 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
09/30/2018Carey Institute for Global Good Logan Nonfiction FellowshipUnspecified | 12 wk. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/30/2018Indiana UniversityLilly Library - FellowshipsVariesApply directly to the sponsor
09/30/2018American Psychological FoundationSteven O. Walfish Grants$2,000Apply directly to the sponsor
09/30/2018American Psychological FoundationSteven O. Walfish Grants$2,000Apply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Smithsonian InstitutionJames E. Webb Internship$600/wk. | 10 wks.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Louisville InstituteProject Grant for Researchers$30,000 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018GRAMMY FoundationGRAMMY Museum Grants Program$20,000 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Cornell UniversitySociety for the Humanities Fellowships 2019-2020$50,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Organization of American HistoriansAvery O. Craven AwardUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Organization of American HistoriansJohn D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation AwardUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Organization of American HistoriansMerle Curti Social History AwardUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Getty FoundationGetty Scholar Grants$17,200-$65,000 | 3-9 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2018Getty FoundationPre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships$25,000 or $30,000 | 9 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
10/02/2018Spencer FoundationThe Lyle Spencer Research Awards: Advancing Understanding of Education Practice and Its Improvement$50,000-$1MSubmit Letter of Intent directly to Sponsor
10/04/2018National Academy of Education & the Spencer FoundationDissertation Fellowship Program$27,500 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/04/2018National Science FoundationGraduate Research Fellowship Program$34,000 + $12,000 | 3 yrs.Elizabeth Korves (korvesem@austin.utexas.edu) for assistance with application.
10/10/2018Archaeological Institute of AmericaHarriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship $5,000 | 1 yr.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
10/10/2018Archaeological Institute of AmericaOlivia James Traveling Fellowship $25,000 | 1 yr.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
10/10/2018Archaeological Institute of AmericaThe Archaeology of Portugal Fellowship $7,500 max. | 1 yr.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
10/10/2018Archaeological Institute of AmericaJohn R. Coleman Traveling Fellowship $11,000 | 1 yr.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
10/11/2018American Academy in Rome/Archaeological Institute of AmericaHelen M. Woodruff Fellowship of the AIA and the American Academy in Rome $10,000 | 1 yr.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
10/11/2018Spencer FoundationSmall Research Grants$50,000 max. | VariesContact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
10/15/2018Harvard Business SchoolThomas K. McCraw Fellowship in U.S. Business History$7,000 | 2 mo. min.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/15/2018National Endowment for DemocracyReagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program$6,000 avg. | 5 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
10/16/2018Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China StudiesProgram in China Studies Collaborative Reading Workshop Grants$15,000 max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
10/31/2018Council on Foreign RelationsInternational Affairs Fellowship$100,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2018National Academy of Education & the Spencer FoundationPostdoctoral Fellowship Program$70,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/07/2018Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China StudiesPre-dissertation Summer Travel Grants$5,000 | 3-4 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
11/07/2018Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China StudiesPostdoctoral Fellowships$50,000 max. | 9 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
11/15/2018The University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom CenterDissertation Fellowships$2,000-$2,500 | 1 yr. max.Apply directly to the sponsor