News for Grant Seekers

Evaluation Criteria for ACLS Fellowships Have Changed

John Paul Christy, Senior Director of U.S. Programs at the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), recently spoke at a virtual meeting of the Colleges of Liberal Arts – Sponsored Programs group (CLASP). He spoke at length concerning the ACLS’ fellowship offerings and its strategic plan. Of particular note to… Continue reading »

NEH Summer Stipends Webinar April 14

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will be offering a webinar about the NEH Summer Stipends program on Wednesday, April 14, 2:00-3:00 PM (Eastern). The webinar will introduce the program, describe the application and nomination process, and offer application-writing suggestions. There will be a chance to ask questions, captions… Continue reading »

Updated List of External Grant Opportunities for Faculty

The Williams College Grants Office (GO) has updated its curated selection of external grant opportunities for faculty. As well as updates on items such as deadlines, grant descriptions, grant amounts, and eligibility, many of these opportunities have been updated to reflect COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Funding opportunities are organized by discipline… Continue reading »

ACLS Announces 2021-2022 Faculty Fellowships for Untenured Faculty

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is seeking research proposals from scholars in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences for the Council’s 2021-2022 ACLS Fellowship competition. Given the disproportionate effect the current economic downturn is having on emerging, independent, and untenured scholars, this year the awards are designated… Continue reading »

Call for NEH 2021 Summer Stipend Applications

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Research Programs is accepting applications for the NEH Summer Stipends program. The purpose of this program is to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication. The Summer Stipends program provides $6,000 to support continuous full-time work on a humanities… Continue reading »

NSF CAREER Proposal Deadline Extended—Now August 11

In consideration of the challenges facing many in the US, NSF is extending the upcoming proposal deadline for the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) until 5:00 p.m. submitter’s local time on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Please note that the eligibility requirements specified in the solicitation remain unchanged, and proposers… Continue reading »

Applications for NEH Fellowships Due April 8, 2020

Applications for National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships are due April 8, 2020. NEH Fellowships are competitive awards granted to individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional research, rigorous analysis, and clear writing. NEH Fellowships provide recipients time (six to 12 months) to conduct research or to produce books,… Continue reading »

An Afternoon with the NSF at Providence College, March 30

Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, will be hosting an afternoon workshop with the National Science Foundation on Monday, March 30, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Dr. Paul Raterron, program director in the NSF’s geophysics program, will share information about NSF programs, opportunities, and grant writing tips. This workshop,… Continue reading »

2020-2021 Ford Foundation Fellowship Application Deadline Dec. 10, 2019

Faculty planning a sabbatical in 2020-2021, please take note. Applications for the 2020-2021 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship program are due December 10, 2019. Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships are one-year $45,000 awards that support full-time research at appropriate nonprofit institutions of higher education or research, normally in the United States, including universities,… Continue reading »

Invitation to Apply for Whiting Fellowships Announced

The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation has issued its annual request for applications for the Whiting Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to faculty with the aim to stimulate and broaden the awardees’ minds so as to improve and enhance the quality of their instruction. Grants are primarily for travel and… Continue reading »

Invitation to Apply for Whiting Fellowships Announced

The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation has issued its annual request for applications for the Whiting Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to faculty with the aim to stimulate and broaden the awardees minds so as to improve and enhance the quality of their instruction. Grants are primarily for travel and… Continue reading »

Become a Fellow at the National Humanities Center

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships for the period September 2019 through May 2020. Mid-career, senior, and emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work from all areas of the humanities are encouraged to apply. Located in the vibrant Research Triangle region of… Continue reading »

AIIS Fellowship Competition Now Open–Deadline 7/1/18

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)—a cooperative, non-profit organization of eighty-six American colleges and universities that supports the advancement of knowledge and understanding of India, its people, and culture—is now welcoming applications for its 2019-2020 fellowship program.  The deadline for submission is July 1, 2018. Applications to conduct research… Continue reading »

NSF Math (DMS) Proposal Deadlines Changed

The NSF’s Division of Mathematical Sciences has changed the dates for submission of proposals to six of its programs. Principal Investigators may want to pay particular attention to those programs whose due dates are now earlier than in previous years: Combinatorics: The new target date is the fourth Tuesday in… Continue reading »

AALAC Call for Workshop Proposals – Deadline May 8

THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALS HAS BEEN CANCELED. As a member institution of the Alliance to Advance Liberal Arts Colleges (AALAC), Williams is invited to participate in the Collaborative Faculty Workshops Program.  This program provides funds for colleagues from 24 liberal arts colleges* to gather and work together on a subject… Continue reading »

NEH Increases Award Amount for NEH Fellowships

In a press release published February 21, 2018, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced that it has increased the monthly stipend awarded through its fellowships program to $5,000 a month, for a maximum stipend award of $60,000 for a twelve-month fellowship project.  The increased stipend also applies to NEH-Mellon Fellowships… Continue reading »

NSF Resources Available on GLOW

December 15, 2017 All Williams faculty  now have access to a new folder, NSF Resources, located in the Faculty Grant Proposal Library in GLOW. Here you will find presentations and information from the November 2017 NSF Grants Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona. Within this… Continue reading »

New NSF Proposal Guidelines to Take Effect January 29, 2018

December 8, 2017 The National Science Foundation has announced the release of its new Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG). The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018. Significant changes include: The addition of a new eligibility subcategory on international branch campuses of… Continue reading »

Archives Research Grant Open Call – Deadline Dec. 15!

December 8, 2017 The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation has announced the creation of an Archives Research Travel Fund, a new opportunity for researchers and scholars interested in visiting the Rauschenberg Foundation and its Archives in New York City.  The Fund will provide partial support for incurred costs related to travel expenses… Continue reading »

Questions about the NIH? Attend the 2018 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration – Early Registration Rates Available Now

Released:  November 27, 2017. Registration is now open for the 2018 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration to be held in Washington, D.C., May 2-4.  Register today through December 15, 2017 for discounted rates. Topics will include: Fundamentals of the NIH, compliance, peer review, grant writing for success,… Continue reading »