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DEADLINESPONSORTITLEAMOUNT | LENGTHHOW TO APPLY
OngoingNational Science FoundationArchaeology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 direct costs | 1-3 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
OngoingNational Science FoundationHuman-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 direct costs | 24 mo. max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
OngoingNational Science FoundationLinguistics: Dynamic Language Infrastructure-Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$15,000 direct costs | 24 mo. max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
OngoingArnold VenturesRandomized Controlled Trials of Criminal Justice Programs and PracticesUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
OngoingOffice of the Vice President for Research at The University of Texas at Austin2020-2021 VPR Special Research Grants$1,000 max.Submit via InfoReady
OngoingOffice of the Vice President for Research at The University of Texas at AustinSubvention Grants$5,000 max.Submit via Competition Space
11/16/2020American Council of Learned SocietiesThe Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies (multiple)VariesApply directly to the sponsor
11/20/2020College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin2020-2021 Humanities Research Award$5,000/yr. | 3 yrs.Submit applications by email to laresearch@austin.utexas.edu
11/24/2020Robert Wood Johnson FoundationPolicies for Action: Public Policy Research to Advance Racial Equity and Racial Justice$250,000 max. | 24 mo. max.Submit Letter of Intent to Sponsor
11/25/2020W.K. Kellogg FoundationRacial Equity 2030VariesContact Noelle O'Donnell
11/25/2020Editing PressLaura Bassi ScholarshipVariesApply directly to the sponsor
11/30/2020National Geographic SocietyExploration Grant$10,000-$30,000 | 1 yr.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020Dan David Foundation2021 Dan David Prize$1 million | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/30/2020American Council of Learned SocietiesACLS Digital Extension Grants $150,000 | 12-18 mos.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020New York Public LibrarySchomburg Center Scholars-in-Residence ProgramVariesApply directly to the sponsor
11/30/2020Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship FoundationMellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award$17,500 | 1 yr.
11/30/2020Texas Higher Education Coordinating BoardOpen Educational Resource-Course Development and Implementation Grants$5,000-$25,000Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Endowment for the HumanitiesDigital Humanities Advancement Grants$50k-$325k | 36 mo.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Endowment for the HumanitiesMedia Projects: Production Grants$700,000 | 1–3 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Endowment for the HumanitiesPublic Scholars$5,000/mo. | 6-12 mo.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Endowment for the HumanitiesMedia Projects: Development Grants$75,000 max. | 6-12 mos.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Endowment for the HumanitiesNational Digital Newspaper Program$325,000 | 2 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationLaw and Social Sciences - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 max. | 1 yr.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationDevelopmental Sciences$2.5 million max. | 5 yrs. max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationSenior Archaeology~$172,000 | 2-3 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationSociology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards$16,000 max. | 1–2 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationResearch on the Science and Technology Enterprise: Statistics and Surveys - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$15,000 | 12 mos.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationScience of Science - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SOS DDRIG)$20,000 max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationLaw and Science$300,000 | 2-3 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationMethodology, Measurement, and Statistics - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$18,000 max. | 1-2 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationLinguistics Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement AwardsUnspecifiedContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationHarnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering$10 million min.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationTraining-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure VariesContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationSocial PsychologyVaries | 5 yrs. max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationLinguisticsUnspecifiedContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationMethodology, Measurement, and StatisticsUnspecifiedContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationHuman-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program $400,000 total costs | unspecified Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationMid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1)VariesContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office to submit Pre-Proposal
11/30/2020National Science FoundationEconomicsVaries | 5 yrs. max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationEconomics - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement GrantsUnspecifiedContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationSociology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards$16,000 | 1–2 yrs.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationSociologyUnspecifiedContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationCultural Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 (direct costs) | 24 mo. max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationAccountable Institutions and BehaviorVariesContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationPerception, Action & CognitionUnspecifiedContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationBiological Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 direct costs | 2 yrs. max.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationBiological AnthropologyVariesContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
11/30/2020National Science FoundationHuman Networks and Data ScienceUnspecifiedContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
12/01/2020Organization of American HistoriansJohn Higham Research Fellowship$1,000-$1,500 | UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2020Organization of American HistoriansHuggins-Quarles AwardUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2020The Classical AssociationGrants£2,500 | Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2020Organization of American HistoriansSamuel and Marion Merrill Graduate Student Travel Grants$500 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2020American Philosophical SocietyFranklin Research Grants$6,000 max. | 10 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2020Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin2021-2022 Research Fellowships$3,000 | 1 semesterContact<ahreff="https://www.hrc.utexas.edu/fellowships/submit-application/"
12/01/2020Brain Research Foundation2021 Seed Grant Program$500,000 max.Submit Letter of Intent to Competition Space
12/01/2020Horowitz Foundation for Social PolicyResearch Grants$7,500Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2020Wenner-Gren FoundationVirtual Anthropological Workshops and ConferencesVariesContact laresearch@austin.utexas.edu
12/01/2020Society of American Archivists Foundation2020-21 Grant Application$5,000 max. | 1 yr.Submit Letter of Intent to Sponsor
12/04/2020American Council of Learned SocietiesAfrican Humanities ProgramUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
12/11/2020W. M. Keck FoundationResearch Program$1 millionSubmit Letter of Intent to Competition Space
12/14/2020Spencer FoundationRacial Equity Special Research Grants$75,000 max. | 5 yrs. max.Submit Letter of Intent to Sponsor
12/15/2020Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineDissertation Fellowships$25,000 | 9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/15/2020Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineNational Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship$5,000/mo. | 4-9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/15/2020Texas Higher Education Coordinating BoardOpen Educational Resource-Course Development and Implementation Grants$5,000-$25,000Apply directly to the sponsor
12/15/2020The Newberry LibraryThe Weiss-Brown Publication Subvention Award$8,000 maxContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
01/04/2021The Wallace FoundationStudying BIPOC Arts Organizations RFQ$500k-$3million | Apply directly to the sponsor
01/10/2021Volvo Environment Prize FoundationVolvo Environment Prize $160,000Apply directly to the sponsor
01/11/2021Harvard University Center for the EnvironmentThe Environmental Fellows Program$70,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/11/2021National Science FoundationMid-Career AdvancementVariesContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
01/11/2021National Science FoundationHuman Networks and Data ScienceVariesContact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
01/12/2021Council of American Overseas Research CentersMulti-Country Research Fellowships$11,500 max. | 90 day min.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Phi Beta Kappa SocietyMary Isabel Sibley Fellowship$20,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021University of MichiganThe Clements Library FellowshipsVariesApply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021U.S. Army Center of Military HistoryDissertation Fellowships$10,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021New-York Historical Society Museum and Library2021-22 Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation / Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship$60,000 | 10 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021New-York Historical Society Museum and Library2021-22 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship$50,000 | 10 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021New-York Historical Society Museum and Library2021-22 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Awards in Women’s History$20,000/yr. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Massachusetts Historical SocietyLong-term Research Fellowships$5,000/mo. | 4-12 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021American Antiquarian SocietyAAS-National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowships$4,200/mo. | 4-12 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Bogliasco FoundationBogliasco Fellowships UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021American School of Classical Studies at AthensRegular Member Applicant Fellowships$11,500 | 9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Center for East Asian Studies - Stanford UniversityPostdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Studies$60,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Council for European Studies2021-22 Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships$27,500 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Linda Hall Library2021-22 Virtual Fellowships$3,000-$4,200/mo. | 1-4 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Phi Beta Kappa SocietyMary Isabel Sibley Fellowship$20,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021Terra Foundation for American ArtTerra Summer Residency Fellowships in Giverny, France$5,000 | 9 wks.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2021American Bar FoundationFaculty ScholarshipVaries | 15 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/18/2021The American Research Center in EgyptPre-Dissertation Travel Grants$2,400 | 1-2 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/18/2021The American Research Center in EgyptARCE Research Fellowships (multiple)VariesApply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2021Popular Culture Association/American Culture AssociationLiterary, Film & Electronic Awards - MultipleUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2021Woodrow Wilson CenterKennan Institute Title VIII Research Scholarships$3,500/mo. | 3-9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
02/01/2021Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval StudiesPost-doctoral Mellon Fellowships$40,000 CANApply directly to the sponsor
02/05/2021NEA FoundationLearning and Leadership Grants$2,000-$5,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
02/15/2021American Historical SocietyAlbert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere$1,500 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
02/15/2021University of WashingtonThe Jacobs Research Funds$3,000, $6,000, and $9,000Apply directly to the sponsor
02/19/2021Department of Commerce 2022 National Sea Grant College Program John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship at Texas A&M University$84,000 max. | 1 yr.Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services Office
03/01/2021University of MichiganThe Clements Library Research FellowshipsVariesApply directly to the sponsor
03/01/2021International Institute for Asian StudiesIIAS FellowshipsEuro 2,000/mo. | 10 mos. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
03/01/2021Louisville InstituteDoctoral Fellowship$2,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
03/06/2021New-York Historical Society Museum and Library2021-23 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History and Public History$60,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
03/12/2021The Milken InstituteMisophonia Research Fund of the REAM Foundation$200,000/yr. | 2 yr. max.Submit Letters of Intent directly to sponsor
04/01/2021Bogliasco FoundationBogliasco Fellowships UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
04/15/2021Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineResearch Fellowships$3,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
04/15/2021Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineResearch Fellowships$3,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
05/01/2021College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at AustinSupplemental College Research Fellowship (SCRF)UnspecifiedContact CoLA_HR_Faculty
10/15/2021Harvard Business SchoolThomas K. McCraw Fellowship in U.S. Business History$7,000 | 2 mos. min.Apply directly to the sponsor