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Grant of the Week: 2015-16 ACLS Fellowship Competitions

Sadie Bergen | Aug 21, 2015

Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians that has been posted to our free Calendar. Today we feature the 2015-16 ACLS fellowship competitions.

The 2015-16 American Council of Learned Societies fellowship competitions are now open. ACLS offers fellowship programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career. Comprehensive information and eligibility criteria for all programs can be found at here.

Application deadlines vary by program:

September 23, 2015
ACLS Fellowships (the central program)
ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars (including new opportunities for liberal arts college faculty)

October 21, 2015 
Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

November 2, 2015 
African Humanities Program

November 4, 2015 
Luce/ACLS Predissertation-Summer Travel Grants in China Studies
Luce/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in China Studies
Luce/ACLS Collaborative Reading-Workshop Grants in China Studies
Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society (grants for planning meetings, workshops, and conferences)

November 17, 2015 
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Collaborative Research Grants in Buddhist Studies March 2016 (date TBA)

The American Council of Learned Societies is the leading private institution supporting scholars in the humanities. In the 2014-15 competition year, ACLS awarded over $16 million to nearly 350 scholars worldwide. Recent fellows’ profiles and research abstracts are available here. The 2015-16 season promises to be equally successful!

Learn more about these opportunities on the ACLS website.

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