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 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 Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
Accepted anytimeNational Science FoundationArchaeology and Archaeometry - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards$20,000 direct max | 36 mo.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
Accepted anytimeNational Science FoundationGeography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$18,000 max. | UnspecifiedContact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
Accepted anytimeDirksen Congressional CenterCongressional Research Grants$3,500 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
Accepted anytimeDumbarton Oaks Research Library and CollectionShort-Term Predoctoral ResidenciesvariesApply directly to the sponsor
Accepted anytimeU.S. Agency for International DevelopmentU.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Cultural Grants Program$15,000 max.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
Accepted anytimeRobert Wood Johnson FoundationEvidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of HealthVaries | 48 mo.Submit Letter of Intent directly to the sponsor.
09/17/2019Dartmouth CollegeSociety of Fellows-Postdoctoral Fellowships$4,600/mo. | 34 mo. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/20/2019National Endowment for the HumanitiesSummer Stipends$6,000 | 2 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/23/2019Hogg Foundation for Mental HealthTexas Communities Count initiativeVariesApply directly to the sponsor
09/24/2019National Science FoundationSociology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards$16,000 | 1–2 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
09/24/2019University of MichiganMichigan Society of Fellows-Postdoctoral Fellowships$60,000 | 1 acad. yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/24/2019National Endowment for the HumanitiesDialogues on the Experience of War$100,000 max. | 1–2 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
09/25/2019American Council of Learned SocietiesFrederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars$95,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
09/25/2019American Council of Learned SocietiesFellowships$40,000-$75,000 | 6-12 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
09/27/2019New York Public Library2020-21 Cullman Center Fellowship$75,000 | 9 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
09/30/2019American Psychological FoundationSteven O. Walfish Grants$2,000Apply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2019National Endowment for DemocracyReagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows ProgramUnspecified | 5 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2019Getty FoundationGetty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships and GRI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships$25,000 or $30,000 | 9 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2019American Philosophical SocietyFranklin Research Grants$6,000 max. | 10 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2019Getty FoundationGetty Scholar Grants$17,200-$65,000 | 3-9 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
10/01/2019Kellogg Institute for International Studies2020-2021 Kellogg Institute Visiting FellowshipsUnspecified | 3 or 9 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/02/2019American Council of Learned SocietiesMellon/ACLS Scholars & Society Fellowships$106,000 max. | 1 yr.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
10/03/2019National Academy of Education & the Spencer FoundationDissertation Fellowship Program$27,500 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/11/2019National Science FoundationSBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships$69,000/yr. | 2 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
10/11/2019John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and MuseumHemingway Research Grants$5,000Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
10/11/2019Wenner-Gren FoundationDissertation Fieldwork Grants$20,000Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
10/15/2019Carey Institute for Global Good Logan Nonfiction FellowshipUnspecified | 12 wk. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/15/2019Harvard Business SchoolThomas K. McCraw Fellowship in U.S. Business History$7,000 | 2 mo. min.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/15/2019The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and SciencesHeineken Prize for Cognitive Sciences$200,000Apply directly to the sponsor
10/15/2019American Antiquarian SocietyHench Post-Dissertation FellowshipUnspecified | 12 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
10/15/2019The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship FoundationThe Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies$5,000 | UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
10/15/2019Impact fundImpact Fund Grants$50,000 max.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
10/15/2019W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological ResearchVarious FellowshipsVariesSee sponsor for list of fellowship opportunities
10/15/2019Institute for Advanced StudyMellon Fellowships for Assistant ProfessorsVaries | 11 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/16/2019National Science FoundationAdvancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)$300,000 max. | 2 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
10/16/2019Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China StudiesPostdoctoral Fellowships$50,000 max. | 9 monthsContact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
10/16/2019Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China StudiesProgram in China Studies Collaborative Reading Workshop Grants$15,000 max.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
10/16/2019Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China StudiesPre-dissertation Summer Travel Grants$5,000 | 3-4 monthsContact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
10/16/2019Henry Luce FoundationLuce Scholar ProgramUnspecifiedContact UT Graduate School Elizabeth Korves
10/16/2019National Science FoundationNSF Research Traineeship Program 2019$3M max. | 5 yr. max.Limited Submission: Instructions and submission online at CompetitionSpace
10/21/2019National Science FoundationGraduate Research Fellowship Program$34,000 + $12,000 | 3 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
10/25/2019Graham FoundationCarter Manny Award$15,000-$20,000 | 1 yr.Submit nominations directly to sponsor November 15.
10/31/2019Council on Foreign RelationsInternational Affairs Fellowship$100,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019American Academy in Rome/Archaeological Institute of AmericaHelen M. Woodruff Fellowship of the AIA and the American Academy in Rome $10,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Archaeological Institute of AmericaHarriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship $5,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Archaeological Institute of AmericaJohn R. Coleman Traveling Fellowship $11,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Villa I. Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesThe Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Special Project GrantVariesApply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Archaeological Institute of AmericaOlivia James Traveling Fellowship UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Archaeological Institute of AmericaThe Archaeology of Portugal Fellowship $7,500 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Loeb Classical Library FoundationLoeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship$35,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Deutscher Academischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) / German Academic Exchange ServiceGerman Studies Research Grant$3,000 max. | 2 mo. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Villa I. Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesThe Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Publications Subsidy$8,000 maxApply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society - Indiana UniversityPostdoctoral Scholar Program$51,500/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Academy of American PoetsWalt Whitman Award$5,000Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019American Research Institute in TurkeyFellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Turkey, 2020-2021UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP)Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Post-Doctoral Fellowships $40,000 max. | 1 acad. yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/01/2019American Association of University Women (AAUW)American Fellowships: Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants$6,000 | 8 weeksApply directly to the sponsor
11/04/2019School for Advanced ResearchAndrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Latino Studies$50,000 max. | 9 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/04/2019School for Advanced ResearchKatrin H. Lamon Fellowship$40,000 max. | 9 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/04/2019School for Advanced ResearchWeatherhead Fellowship$40,000 max. | 9 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/04/2019Robert Wood Johnson Foundation2020 Culture of Health Prize$25,000Apply directly to the sponsor
11/05/2019Social Sciences Research CouncilInternational Dissertation Research Fellowship$23,000/yr. | 9-12 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/07/2019National Academy of Education & the Spencer FoundationPostdoctoral Fellowship Program$70,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/11/2019National Science Foundation (NSF)Archaeometry Research Awards~$144,000 | 2-3 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
11/11/2019National Science Foundation (NSF)Archaeology and ArchaeometryUnspecifiedContact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
11/13/2019National Endowment of the HumanitiesScholarly Editions and Translations Grants$300,000 | 1-3 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
11/13/2019National Endowment for the HumanitiesCollaborative Research Grants$50,000-$100,000 | 1-3 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
11/13/2019The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton UniversityLAPA Fellows ProgramVariesApply directly to the sponsor
11/13/2019American Council of Learned Societies - Robert H. N. Ho Family FoundationThe Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies$30,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/13/2019National Endowment for the HumanitiesCollaborative Research Grants$50,000-$100,000 | 1-3 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez
11/15/2019Archaeological Institute of AmericaGraduate Student Travel AwardVariesApply directly to the sponsor
11/15/2019University of North Carolina at Chapel HillCarolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity$47,476/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/15/2019American Association of University WomenCareer Development Grants$12,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/15/2019Williams CollegeGaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships$50,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/19/2019Federal Business OpportunitiesYoung Faculty Award (YFA)$500,000 max. | VariesApply directly to the sponsor
11/22/2019National Science Foundation (NSF)Senior Archaeology~$172,000 | 2-3 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
11/25/2019Gerda Henkel Foundation Research Scholarships25,000 Euros max. | 1-2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/02/2019Organization of American HistoriansSamuel and Marion Merrill Graduate Student Travel Grants$500 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/02/2019Organization of American HistoriansJohn Higham Research Fellowship$1,000-$1,500 | UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
12/02/2019Organization of American HistoriansHuggins-Quarles Dissertation Completion AwardUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
12/02/2019Organization of American HistoriansLouis Pelzer Memorial AwardNot applicableApply directly to the sponsor
12/24/2019The University of Texas at AustinCPRIT High Impact/High Risk Award$250,000 | 2 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Brook Davis
12/24/2019The University of Texas at AustinCPRIT Core Facility Support Awards$4,000,000 | 5 yrs.Contact Senior Grants Administrator Vanessa Lopez