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Nona C. Smith
Director of Sponsored Research
nsmith@brynmawr.edu Tel: 610-526-5298

Billie Jo Ember
Grants Associate
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Humanities Funding Opportunities

SPIN ID

Opportunity Title

Sponsor Name

Sponsor Number

Next Deadline Date

Funding Amount *

19023

Humanities Program

Delmas (Gladys Krieble) Foundation

7,000

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

212-687-0011

Contact Email

info@delmas.org

Sponsor Website

http://delmas.org/?page_id=63

Program URL

http://delmas.org/?page_id=6#humanities

Deadline Dates (ALL)

Synopsis

The sponsor intends to further the humanities along a broad front, supporting projects which address the concerns of the historical "studia humanitatis," a humanistic education rooted in the great traditions of the past; the formation of human beings according to cultural, moral, and aesthetic ideals derived from that past; and the ongoing debate over how these ideals may best be conceived and realized.

15881

Visiting Scholars Program

Kierkegaard (Howard V. and Edna H. Hong) Library

Not Specified

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Gordon Marino

Contact Telephone

Contact Email

marino@stolaf.edu

Sponsor Website

http://www.stolaf.edu/

Program URL

http://www.stolaf.edu/collections/kierkegaard/programs/visitingscholar.html

Deadline Dates (ALL)

Synopsis

The Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College invites scholars to its facilities for the purpose of pursuing their own research at any time during the year provided the Library is open. The possibility of obtaining support and/or housing will vary depending upon the circumstances of individual scholars and the dates involved. Scholars with support from their own institutions or grant-funded projects are welcome.

15525

Initiative on Philosophy in Education Policy and Practice

Spencer Foundation

Not Specified

40,000.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Annie Brinkman, Grants Manager

Contact Telephone

312-274-6511

Contact Email

abrinkman@spencer.org

Sponsor Website

http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/philosophy-in-educational-policy-and-practice-detailed-guidelines

Program URL

http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/philosophy-in-educational-policy--practice-rfp

Deadline Dates (ALL)

Synopsis

The Spencer Foundation will make awards of up to $40,000 for research projects in Philosophy as it relates to educational policy and practice.

09538

Publication Subvention Program

Institute for Aegean Prehistory

Not Specified

7,500.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Karen B. Vellucci, Director of Grants

Contact Telephone

215-387-4911

Contact Email

instapapplications@gmail.com

Sponsor Website

http://www.aegeanprehistory.net/2013-grant-program.html

Program URL

http://www.aegeanprehistory.net/files/publication_subvention_instructions_2013.pdf

Deadline Dates (ALL)

Synopsis

The Institute for Aegean Prehistory Publication Subvention Program is designed to promote the publication of scholarly books and monographs focusing on the Aegean region from the Neolithic through to the time of the first Olympiad.

00572

Earhart Foundation Fellowship

Earhart Foundation

Not Specified

8,000.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

Contact Email

Sponsor Website

http://www1.mville.edu

Program URL

http://www1.mville.edu/grants/GrantDescriptionPages/Earhart.htm

Deadline Dates (ALL)

Synopsis

The Earhart Foundation Fellowship supports professionals in the social sciences and humanities, including economics, international affairs, government/politics, and philosophy.

45510

Research Grants Scheme

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Not Specified

Not Specified

15758

Short Story Contest

Writers' Forum

Not Specified

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Writers' Forum

Contact Telephone

01202 586848

Contact Email

storycomp@writers-forum.com

Sponsor Website

http://www.writers-forum.com/storycomp.html

Program URL

http://www.writers-forum.com/images/storycomp-entryform.pdf

Deadline Dates (ALL)

Synopsis

For the Short Story Contest, all types of story are welcome, be it crime, comedy, romance, thriller, literary, twist in the tail, horror, SF, etc.

15765

Poetry Contest

Writers' Forum

Not Specified

166.36 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Writers' Forum

Contact Telephone

01202 586848

Contact Email

poetrycomp@writers-forum.com

Sponsor Website

http://www.writers-forum.com/poetrycomp.html

Program URL

http://www.writers-forum.com/images/poetrycomp-entryform.pdf

Deadline Dates (ALL)

Synopsis

Writers' Forum sponsors a poetry contest.

32155

Grants Program

Surdna Foundation

Not Specified

Not Specified

07801

Fellowships - Early Career Researchers

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Not Specified

415,898.69 USD

05169

Grants Program

Annenberg Foundation

Not Specified

250,000.00 USD

06753

African American Heritage Grants

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana

Not Specified

2,500.00 USD

36674

Overseas Student Grants

Leche Trust

Not Specified

Not Specified

07656

Faculty Summer Seminar

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

01-Mar-2014

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Prof. Paul Fleming

Contact Telephone

607-255-8408

Contact Email

paul.fleming@cornell.edu

Sponsor Website

https://www.daad.org/

Program URL

https://www.daad.org/summerseminar

Deadline Dates (ALL)

01-Mar-2014

Synopsis

The sponsor provides a small number of grants to cover tuition, travel and room and board during the Faculty Summer Seminar held June 16-July 25, 2014 (TBC), at Cornell University. The 2014 seminar is titled, “The Epic Side of Truth: Narration and Knowledge in the German Literary Tradition”.

09276

Short-Term Fellowships

Folger Institute

01-Mar-2014

7,500.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Carol Brobeck, Fellowships Administrator

Contact Telephone

202-544-4600

Contact Email

cbrobeck@folger.edu

Sponsor Website

http://www.folger.edu/index_sa.cfm?specaudid=1

Program URL

http://www.folger.edu/template.cfm?cid=4539

Deadline Dates (ALL)

01-Mar-2014

Synopsis

Each year, the Folger Institute offers short-term residential research fellowships to encourage use of the exceptional collections of the Folger Shakespeare Library and to encourage ongoing cross-disciplinary dialogue among scholars of the early modern period.

15848

Paul Rehak Memorial Traveling Fellowship

American School of Classical Studies at Athens

01-Mar-2014

1,000.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

011 30 21 3 000

Contact Email

application@ascsa.org

Sponsor Website

http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/admission-membership/grants/

Program URL

http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/pdf/uploads/rehak.pdf

Deadline Dates (ALL)

01-Mar-2014

Synopsis

The Paul Rehak Memorial Traveling Fellowship allows individuals to travel in Greece to conduct a research project during the academic year from September 1 to July 1.

79270

Furthermore Grants in Publishing

Kaplan (J.M.) Fund

01-Mar-2014

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Ann Birckmayer, Administrator

Contact Telephone

518-828-8900

Contact Email

info@furthermore.org

Sponsor Website

http://www.furthermore.org

Program URL

http://www.furthermore.org/furthermoregrantapp.pdf

Deadline Dates (ALL)

01-Sep-2013, 01-Mar-2014

Synopsis

Furthermore Grants in Publishing are awarded for writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding.

77333

Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology

American Anthropological Association

01-Mar-2014

Not Specified

01425

Kennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Grant

Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars

01-Mar-2014

3,200.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

202-691-4100

Contact Email

kennan@wilsoncenter.org

Sponsor Website

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowships-grants

Program URL

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/opportunity/kennan-institute-title-viii-supported-short-term-grant

Deadline Dates (ALL)

01-Mar-2014, 01-Jun-2014, 01-Sep-2014, 01-Dec-2014

Synopsis

The Kennan Institute offers Short-Term Grants (up to one month's duration) to U.S. citizens whose research in the social sciences or humanities focuses on the former Soviet Union (excluding the Baltic States), and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, DC area.

31104

IHR ASU Fellows Program

Institute for Humanities Research

03-Mar-2014

17,500.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

480-965-3000

Contact Email

ihr@asu.edu

Sponsor Website

http://ihr.asu.edu/funding/grants/fellows

Program URL

http://ihr.asu.edu/funding/grants/fellows

Deadline Dates (ALL)

03-Mar-2014

Synopsis

The IHR ASU Fellows program provides funding for either individual tenured or tenure-track faculty or research teams (two to three faculty) to engage in a year of research related to the annual theme, share their research with the academic community (via lectures, a conference or symposium), and produce a strong application for a large external grant. The theme for the IHR Fellows program for 2014-2015 is Affect and Reason.

37336

Summer Seminars and Institutes

National Endowment for the Humanities/Natl. Fndn. on the Arts & Humanities

20140304-FS

04-Mar-2014

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

202-606-8471

Contact Email

sem-inst@neh.gov

Sponsor Website

http://www.neh.gov/grants/education/summer-seminars-and-institutes

Program URL

http://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=249618

Deadline Dates (ALL)

04-Mar-2014

Synopsis

These grants support faculty development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university teachers. NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes may be as short as two weeks or as long as five weeks. The duration of a program should allow for a rigorous treatment of its topic.

21636

Hodson-Brown Fellowship

Starr (C.V.) Center for the Study of the American Experience

15-Mar-2014

20,000.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Ted Maris-Wolf

Contact Telephone

410-810-7161

Contact Email

starr_center@washcoll.edu

Sponsor Website

Program URL

http://www.washcoll.edu/centers/starr/hodson-brown-fellowship.php

Deadline Dates (ALL)

15-Mar-2014

Synopsis

The Hodson-Brown Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S. history topic are strongly encouraged to concentrate on the period prior to 1801. The fellowship is also open to filmmakers, novelists, creative and performing artists, and others working on projects that draw on this period of history.

73091

Schlesinger Library Research Support Grants

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

21-Mar-2014

3,000.00 USD

01505

Digital Resources Grants Programs

Kress (Samuel H.) Foundation

01-Apr-2014

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

212-861-4993

Contact Email

info@kressfoundation.org

Sponsor Website

http://www.kressfoundation.org/grants/main/

Program URL

http://www.kressfoundation.org/grants/how_to_apply/

Deadline Dates (ALL)

01-Apr-2014, 01-Oct-2014

Synopsis

This program supports efforts to integrate new technologies into the practice of art history, including classroom applications and online publishing. This program further supports the creation of important online resources in art history, including both textual and visual resources. Key interests include digitization of core art history photographic archives and primary textual sources.

09293

Luce Fund in American Art

Luce (Henry) Foundation, Inc.

01-Apr-2014

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

212-489-7700

Contact Email

hlf1@hluce.org

Sponsor Website

http://www.hluce.org/lucefundinaa.aspx

Program URL

http://www.hluce.org/aaguidelines.aspx

Deadline Dates (ALL)

01-Apr-2014

Synopsis

The Luce Fund In American Art is for special exhibitions only. This category supports scholarly exhibitions and their related publications that contribute significantly to the study of American art.

02480

MacDowell Fellowship

MacDowell Colony

15-Apr-2014

Not Specified

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Admissions Director

Contact Telephone

603-924-3886

Contact Email

admissions@macdowellcolony.org

Sponsor Website

http://macdowellcolony.org/apply.html

Program URL

http://macdowellcolony.org/apply-appguidelines.html

Deadline Dates (ALL)

15-Jan-2014, 15-Apr-2014

Synopsis

The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. There are no residency fees.

20261

A. Stanley Rand Fellowship Program

Smithsonian Institution

15-Apr-2014

Not Specified

31624

Grants for Archaeological Field Research

Brennan (Curtiss T. and Mary G.) Foundation

15-Apr-2014

5,000.00 USD

Detail Field Name

Detail Field Data

Contact Name

Contact Telephone

505-988-3301

Contact Email

brennanfoundation@comcast.net

Sponsor Website

http://www.brennanfoundation.org/index.html

Program URL

http://brennanfoundation.org/guidelines.html

Deadline Dates (ALL)

15-Apr-2014, 15-Oct-2014

Synopsis

Brennan Foundation announces two pilot programs of grants to support archaeological field research in 1) early civilizations in the Mediterranean world and 2) Andean South America. Those areas and periods of the Mediterranean world qualifying include the Bronze Age and earlier of Egypt, Anatolia, the Levant, Near East, Greece, Crete, Cyprus, and the Aegean. Funds are available to a maximum of US$5000.