National and International Funding Opportunities

American Academy in Berlin

The American Academy in Berlin is a private center for advanced research welcoming American scholars, writers, policy makers, and artists who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin for an academic semester or an entire academic year.

American Academy in Rome

Founded in 1895 as the American School of Classical Studies in Rome (which merged into the Academy in 1913), the Academy's scholarly division offers fellowships in all phases of Italy's history and culture, from the ancient world to modern times.

American Council of Learned Societies

ACLS, a private, nonprofit federation of 75 national scholarly organizations, is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.

American Philosophical Society

The APS, located in Philadelphia, PA, offers a variety of funding opportunities for doctoral candidates and faculty-members.

Council of American Overseas Research Centers

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) offers research fellowships to doctoral candidates, postdoctoral scholars, and independent scholars all year round.

Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, New York Public Library

The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, New York Public Library, is an international fellowship program open to people whose work will benefit directly from access to the collections at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building—including academics, independent scholars, and creative writers (novelists, playwrights, poets).

Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh

The Institute, located at the University of Edinburgh, offers postdoctoral visiting research fellowships for research in the humanities, broadly conceived.

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

ISAW is an independent research center within NYU that cultivates comparative and connective investigations of the ancient old world from the Mediterranean to East Asia.

National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States.

National Humanities Center

Postdoctoral fellowships for advanced study in history, philosophy, languages and literatures, classics, religion, history of the arts, and other liberal arts.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

The program enables scholars, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishments to pursue independent study in academic or professional fields, in creative writing, or in the arts.

Society for the Humanities, Cornell University

The Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, offers six to eight residential fellowships of $45,000 for scholars working on topics related to an annual theme.

Stanford Humanities Center

Offers up to eight residential fellowships to non-Stanford scholars. Stipends of up to $60,000 plus a housing allowance.