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ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship: offers small teams of two or more scholars the opportunity to collaborate intensively on a single, substantive project. The fellowship supports projects that produce a tangible research product (such as joint print or web publications) for which two or more collaborators will take credit.

ACLS Digital Extension Grants: supports teams of scholars as they enhance existing digital projects in ways that engage new audiences across a range of academic communities and institutions. Funds support extending existing digital projects and resources with content that adds diversity or interdisciplinary reach, developing new systems of making existing digital resources available to broader audiences and/or scholars from diverse institutions, fostering new team-based work or collaborations that allow scholars from institutions with limited cyberinfrastructure to exploit digital resources, creating new forms and sites for scholarly engagement with the digital humanities, and projects that document and recognize participant engagement are strongly encouraged.

ACLS Fellowship: intended as salary replacement to help scholars devote six to twelve continuous months to full-time research and writing in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences.

ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars: supports long-term, unusually ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences. The Burkhardt program offers two sets of opportunities for recently tenured humanists. The first set of Burkhardt Fellowships support an academic year (nine months) of residence at any one of the 13 participating residential research centers, and are open to faculty at any degree-granting academic institution in the United States. An additional set of Burkhardt Fellowships are designated specifically for liberal arts college faculty, and support an academic year of residence at a wider range of locations including campus humanities centers and university academic departments to be proposed by the applicant.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award allows scholars to spend 5 years building up a working group and working on a high-profile, innovative research project of his/her own choice at a research institution of his/her own choice in Germany. The program is open to scholars from all countries and disciplines who completed their doctorates less than 6 years ago.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation: seeks to better our understanding of the relationship between technology, information, and society, primarily through research on and the development of digital information technology for the conduct of scholarly research and public engagement with knowledge.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation - Book: supports non-fiction book production costs and time release in the field of Public Understanding of Science, Tehnology & Economics.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy: provides an opportunity for an early-career professional with training in science or engineering to learn about a career in public policy and administration. While in residence in Cambridge, MA, Hellman Fellows work with senior scientists and policy experts on critical national and international policy issues related to science, engineering, and technology.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Policy Fellowship in the Humanities, Education, and the Arts: provides an early-career professional with experience or training in higher education who is interested in transitioning to a career in public policy and administration. While in residence, the Fellow will work with senior scholars and policy experts on critical national and international issues related to humanistic and social scientific research, the strength of artistic and cultural institutions, and the role of education in a well-functioning democracy.

American Antiquarian Society Long Term Fellowship: supports postdoctoral fellowships at AAS in Worcester, MA. Mid-career scholars are encouraged to apply.

The American Academy in Berlin: offers fellowships program that promotes advanced research in a variety of academic, cultural and political affairs. Berlin Prizes have been awarded to historians, economists, filmmakers, art historians, journalists, legal scholars, linguists, musicologists, public policy experts, and writers.

American Fellowships Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships: promote the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education. This fellowship is designed to assist the candidate in obtaining tenure and further promotions by enabling her to spend a year pursuing independent research.

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies: The DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program, funded by a generous grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), is designed to bring scholars and specialists working on Germany, Europe, and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS for research stays of two months each. Proposed projects should address one of the three areas: Business and Economics, Foreign and Domestic Policy, and Society, Culture, and Politics.

American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Senior Research Fellowships: enable scholars who specialize in South Asia to pursue further research in India and to establish formal affiliation with an Indian institution. Short-term awards are up to 4 months. Long-term awards are 6-9 months.

Carnegie Corporation of New York National Program: Supports creating pathways to educational and economic opportunities to citizenship and civic integration. Program areas include Education, Democracy, International Peace and Security, Higher Education and Research in Africa, and Special Projects.

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Scholar Grant: supports research on Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences and helps replace half of professors’ salary while they're on sabbatical, or for time off for research and writing.

Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society
In this cycle of competitions ACLS invites proposals in the humanities and related social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective. Projects may, for example, compare aspects of Chinese history and culture with those of other nations and civilizations, explore the interaction of these nations and civilizations, or engage in cross-cultural research on the relations among the diverse and dynamic populations of China. Proposals should be empirically grounded, theoretically informed, and methodologically explicit.

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
The purpose of the Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program is to integrate opportunities offered by emerging technologies with advances in what is known about how people learn to advance three interconnected thrusts: cyber innovation, learning innovation, advancing understanding of how people learn in technology-rich learning environments. 

The David Hume Foundation 
Research Centre on Normative and Institutional Evolution- is a research centre and academic think tank devoted to the exploration of different lines of thought in the areas of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences, with the aim of understanding the evolution of rules and institutions and of proposing public policies guided by the said exploration.

EURIAS Senior Fellowships: offers 10 month residency for humanities and social sciences.

Earhart Foundation Fellowship: supports Fellowship Research Grants awarded to professionally established individuals who are associated with educational or research institutions. The effort supported should lead to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, lecturing, or publication, with an emphasis on social science and humanities disciplines such as economics, philosophy, international affairs, and government / politics.

Economic and Social Research Council Research Grants: support individual or research teams to undertake anything from a standard research project through to a large-scale survey and other infrastructure or methodological development.

Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation: support direct costs for catalogues and other publications accompanying contemporary art exhibitions and projects.

Esther B. Kahn Charitable Foundation: supports innovative approaches to education, the arts and medical research.

Ford Foundation: supports ideas in the following 7 areas: Civic Engagement and Government, Free Expression and Creativity, Equitable Development, Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice, Inclusive Economy, Internet Freedom, and Youth Opportunity and Learning.

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship: supports projects in areas such as American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, cultural studies, earth sciences, economics, engineering, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, life sciences, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, urban planning, and women’s studies. PhD must be received no earlier than November 2009.                     

APS Franklin Research Grants: support the cost of research leading to publication in any aspects of humanities and social science in London or Edinburgh for 2-4 months. This award includes travel expenses between the U.S. and the U.K., a private office, library research facilities, and a monthly subsistence.

French Embassy Publishing Grants and Prizes: The Book Department of the Cultural Services works to promote French and Francophone literature and to encourage English translations of French fiction and non-fiction. The Book Department provides a range of grants to help publishers with rights, translation, and to promote paper and digital editions of translated French work. 1. Ministry of Culture grants support translation of French books into other languages. This grants covers the cost of translation per se, not costs incurred for production or promotion. 2. Acquisition of Rights grants help American publishers offset the cost of acquiring the rights to French works. 3. French Voice Awards are dedicated to translators and American publishers. 4. The Hemingway Grants allow publishers to receive financial help for the translation and publication of a French work into English.

Fulbright Scholar Program: offers teaching and research awards in over 125 countries.                       

J. M. Fund Furthermore Publishing: supports publication of nonfiction books that concern the arts, history, and the natural and built environment. Grants apply to writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, printing and binding.

Gerald R. Ford Foundation Research Travel Grants: support research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Library. A grant defrays travel, living, and photocopies expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library. Overseas applicants are welcome to apply, but they will be responsible for the costs of travel between their home country and North America. The grants only cover travel within North America. Library collections focus on Federal policies, U.S. foreign relations, and national politics in the 1960s and 1970s.        

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship: supports projects in areas such as American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, cultural studies, earth sciences, economics, engineering, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, life sciences, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, urban planning, and women’s studies. PhD must be received no earlier than November 2009.                     

Google Faculty Research Awards: supports projects in Computational neuroscience, Geo/maps, Human-computer interaction, Information retrieval, extraction, and organization (including semantic graphs), Machine learning and data mining, Machine perception, Mobile, Natural language processing, Networking, Physical interactions with devices, Privacy, Security, Software engineering and programming languages, Speech, Structured data and database management, Systems (hardware and software).

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Research Grant: welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world.

Henry Luce Foundation / ACLS Program Postdoctoral Fellowships in China Studies: seek to maintain the vitality of China Studies in North America through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. The postdoctoral fellowships support scholars who are embarking on new research projects in China that aims to produce a scholarly text in English. An applicant must hold a PhD degree conferred no earlier than January 1, 2008. Stipends may be used for travel, living expenses, and research costs.

John F. Kennedy Research Fellowships and Grants: supports scholars who wish to make use of the archival holdings (including audiovisual materials) of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Research Fellowship gives preferences to racial justice. Abba P. Schwartz Research Fellowship gives preferences to research on immigration, naturalization, or refugee policy. Theodore C. Sorensen Research Fellowship gives preferences to research on domestic policy, political journalism, polling, or press relations.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation: U.S. and Canada Competition: offers individual award fellowships that support time release for publications. The full application guideline can be found here.

Kalliopeia Foundation: supports projects in 4 areas; Spiritual Ecology, Indigenous Cultures, Soul in Society, and Media, whose work is rooted in interconnectedness, empathy, stewardship, service, and reverence for nature.

Knight Foundation: supports innovative ideas that advance informed and engaged communities. The Arts Challenge seeks to weave the arts into the fabric of communities to engage and inspire the people living in them. Funds support shared cultural experiences contribute to a sense of place and communal identity.

Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Fellowships: support scholars in the humanities and related social sciences pursuing research on any aspect of religion in international contexts with a desire to connect their specialist knowledge with journalists and media practitioners. The ultimate goal of the research should be a significant piece of scholarly work by the applicant and concrete steps to engage journalistic and media audiences. The objectives are to encourage connections between scholarship on religion and the training and practice of journalism, to provide scholars studying the role of religion in international contexts (from any humanities or social science discipline) the opportunity both to advance their scholarship and to connect their specialist knowledge with journalism and media audiences, and to promote greater public understanding of the role of religion in international affairs.

Millard Meiss Publication Fund: supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of art, visual studies, and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits, but cannot be published in the most desirable form without a subsidy. Books eligible for a Meiss grant must currently be under contract with a publisher and be on a subject in the arts or art history. Funds can be requested to underwrite editing and production costs, such as: editorial research; obtaining and clearing rights for pictures; translation; color reproduction of images; commissioned diagrams, drawings, or photography; high-quality printing and manufacturing; design; and other aspects of publication.

NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship: supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. The PhD degree must be received between 1/1/11 and 12/31/15.

National Humanities Center Fellowship: offers fellowships for the period September 2017 through May 2018 in North Carolina. The Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects.

NEH Collaborative Research Grants: support interpretive humanities research undertaken by two or more collaborating scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; project-related travel; field work; applications of information technology; and technical support and services. All grantees are expected to disseminate the results of their work to the appropriate scholarly and public audiences. Eligible projects include; research that significantly adds to knowledge and understanding of the humanities; conferences on topics of major importance in the humanities that will benefit scholarly research; and archaeological projects that include the interpretation and dissemination of results. Funds can be used for salaries, consultants, RAs, travel, editions/translations, conferences, and technical support.              

NEH Dialogues on the Experience of War Program: supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others to think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service. The program supports the recruitment and training of discussion leaders; and following the training program, the convening of at least two discussion programs.

NEH Digging Into Data Challenge: is open to any project that addresses research questions in the humanities and/or social sciences by using techniques of large-scale digital data analysis and shows how these new techniques can lead to new theoretical insights. It is specifically aiming to advance multidisciplinary collaborative projects in digital scholarship that seek new perspectives and insights. Proposals may address any research question in the humanities and/or social sciences, utilizing any data source to do so. Deadline: 6/29/17 (Check back on 3/1/17 for the new RFP)

NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants: supports both new projects in early stages of development and efforts to reinvigorate existing or dormant projects in innovative ways. Proposals should be for the planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in any area of the humanities. Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants may involve creating or enhancing experimental, computationally-based methods or techniques for humanities research, teaching, preservation, or public programming; pursuing scholarship that examines the history, criticism, and philosophy of digital culture and its impact on society, or explores the philosophical or practical implications and impact of digital humanities in specific fields or disciplines; or revitalizing and/or recovering existing digital projects that promise to contribute substantively to scholarship, teaching, or public knowledge of the humanities.

NEH Digital Projects for the Public: supports projects that significantly contribute to the public’s engagement with the humanities.

NEH Humanities Connections: Humanities Connections grants seek to expand the role of the humanities in the undergraduate curriculum at two- and four-year institutions, offering students in all academic fields new opportunities to develop the intellectual skills and habits of mind that the humanities cultivate.            

NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions: support fellowships at institutions devoted to advanced study and research in the humanities. Recognizing that at times scholars need to work away from their homes and institutions, the program sponsors fellowships that provide scholars with research time, a stimulating intellectual environment, and access to resources that might otherwise not be available to them. Fellowship programs may be administered by independent centers for advanced study, libraries, and museums in the U.S.; American overseas research centers; and American organizations that have expertise in promoting research in foreign countries. Individual scholars apply directly to the institutions for fellowships. Here is a list of currently funded institutions.

NEH Fellowships 
Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources in the humanities. Projects may be at any stage of development.

NEH Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan 
The Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program is a joint activity of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan's international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. The program encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary in nature. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public’s understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States. Appropriate disciplines for the research include anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology.

NEH Humanities Connections: seek to expand the role of the humanities in the undergraduate curriculum at two- and four-year institutions, offering students in all academic fields new opportunities to develop the intellectual skills and habits of mind that the humanities cultivate. This grant program encourages projects reflect innovative and imaginative approaches to preparing students for their roles as engaged citizens and productive professionals in a rapidly changing and interdependent world. Grants support the development and implementation of an integrated set of courses and student engagement activities focusing on significant humanities content. A common topic, theme, or compelling issue or question must link the courses and activities. The linked courses (a minimum of three) may fulfill general education or core curriculum requirements but could also be designed primarily for students in a particular major or course of study. The program gives special encouragement to projects that foster collaboration between humanities faculty and their counterparts in the social and natural sciences and pre-service or professional programs in business, engineering, health sciences, law, computer science, and other non-humanities fields.          

NEH Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Grants: 
supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through this program NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars and practitioners using digital technology in their research and to broadly disseminate knowledge about advanced technology tools and methodologies relevant to the humanities

NEH Public Scholar Program: supports well researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership.

NEH Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions. Typically, the texts and documents are significant literary, philosophical, and historical materials; but other types of work, such as musical notation, are also eligible. Projects must be undertaken by at least one editor or translator and one other collaborating scholar. These grants support full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years.

NEH Summer Stipends: support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Eligible projects usually result in articles, monographs, books, digital materials and publications, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources.

NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM: funds research projects that identify factors that are efficacious in the formation of ethical STEM researchers in all the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports.

NSF Cultural Anthropology Scholars Awards: support cultural anthropologists upgrade their methodological skills by learning a specific analytical technique, which will improve their research abilities. Previously funded projects can be found here.

NSF Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS): aims to foster a research community committed to advancing research and education in CPS and to transitioning CPS science and technology into engineering practice. By abstracting from the particulars of specific systems and application domains, the CPS program seeks to reveal cross-cutting fundamental scientific and engineering principles that underpin the integration of cyber and physical elements across all application sectors.

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) 
Each year NSF selects nominees for the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from among the most meritorious recent CAREER awardees. Selection for this award is based on two important criteria:  1) innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology that is relevant to the mission of NSF, and 2) community service demonstrated through scientific leadership, education or community outreach. These awards foster innovative developments in science and technology, increase awareness of careers in science and engineering, give recognition to the scientific missions of the participating agencies, enhance connections between fundamental research and national goals, and highlight the importance of science and technology for the Nation’s future. Individuals cannot apply for PECASE.

NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships: offer fellowships in an effort to increase the diversity of researchers who participate in NSF programs in the social, behavioral and economic sciences and thereby increase the participation of scientists from under-represented groups in selected areas of science in the U.S. (track 1) or aims to support interdisciplinary training where at least one of the disciplinary components is an SBE science (track 2). The PhD degree must be obtained no earlier than 3 years before submitting an application.

NSF Science, Technology, and Society: supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of STS topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy issues that are closely related to STEM disciplines, including medical science.

NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC): welcomes proposals that address cybersecurity and privacy, and draw on expertise in one or more of these areas: computing, communication and information sciences; engineering; economics; education; mathematics; statistics; and social and behavioral sciences.   

NSF Sociology: supports basic research on all forms of human social organization, societies, institutions, groups and demography, and processes of individual and institutional change. The Program encourages theoretically focused empirical investigations aimed at improving the explanation of fundamental social processes.

National Humanities Center Fellowship: offers fellowships for the period September 2017 through May 2018 in North Carolina. The Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects.

Open Society Fellowship: supports projects in areas such as human rights, government transparency, access to justice, and the promotion of civil society and social inclusion.                                               

Princeton University The Hodder Fellowship: funds writers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, performance artists, or other kinds of artists or humanists to pursue independent projects at Princeton University.

Rockefeller Archive Center Grants-in-Aid: reimbursement of receipted expenses for travel and accommodation in conjunction with research conducted at the RAC, which include the records of the Rockefeller Family, The Rockefeller University, The Rockefeller Foundation, and other philanthropies. 

Rockefeller Brothers Fund Democratic Practice: program supports projects that promotes political participation, human rights, access to justice, a good education, and improved quality of life, a healthy environment and personal security.

Russell Sage Foundation: The Foundation is dedicated to strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences in five program areas; Behavioral Economics, Cultural Contact, Future of Work, Immigration, and Social Inequality.

Smithsonian Institution Senior Fellowship: supports research and study related to Smithsonian facilities, experts, or collection for the increase and diffusion of knowledge. A list of supported research area can be found here. Fellowships of 3-12 months are available for scholars who have held the doctoral degree or equivalent for at least seven years.

Spencer Foundation Mid-Career Grant: provides support for those who are interested in advancing their understanding of a compelling problem of education by acquiring new skills, substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives or methodological tools.

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant: aims to support smaller scale or pilot research projects from scholars across a variety of disciplines in an effort to fund field-initiated education research. It funds a range of disciplines, including education, psychology, sociology, economics, history, and anthropology. Examples of previous funded projects are: an experimental study of how college students use visual representations in solving math problems; a study exploring the process of racial and rural identity formation among African American high-school students who attend de facto segregated schools in the rural South; and a mixed-methods study focusing on the different types of knowledge novice and experienced teachers draw on in teaching for reading comprehension.

Swedish Research Council: supports basic research in humanities and social sciences.                         

Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant: supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects that are under contract with a publisher. For this grant program, “American art” is defined as art (circa 1500–1980) of what is now the geographic United States. Funds can be requested for manuscript or translation costs.

The James McKeen Cattell Fund: offers supplementary sabbatical awards for the science and psychology.

NYPL The Schomburg Center's In-Residency Program: assists scholars and professionals whose research on the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources. Fellowships funded by the Center will allow recipients to spend six months in residence with access to resources at the Schomburg Center and other research units of The New York Public Library.

Tiger Foudnation: supports programs serving the five boroughs of New York City in four main areas: Education, Employment, Youth and Families, and Criminal Justice.

Wenner-Gren Foundation Postdoctoral Research Grants: support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas.

William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants: support high-quality research that is relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the U.S.

Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication: funds "American art” which is defined as art created in the United States, Canada, and Mexico through 1970. Eligible for the grant are book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits but cannot be published in the most desirable form without a subsidy.

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Center for the Humanities Grants-In-Aid for Book Publication Subventions: provides assistance for publication costs for projects with a humanistic focus.

Center for the Humanities Grants-In-Aid for Conferences: provides assistance for publication costs for projects with a humanistic focus.

Center for the Humanities Research Fellowships for Faculty: supports full time faculty in the humanities and art disciplines.

Center for the Humanities Research Collaborative: brings NYU faculty and graduate students in a carefully planned series of meetings on a focused topic in the humanities where interdisciplinary approaches are likely to be fruitful. Funds can be used for curricular development, publications, conferences, or collaborative faculty projects.

Center for the Humanities Team-Teaching Stipends: fosters creative and dynamic teaching across humanistic disciplines and departments, in the interest of generating innovative new courses and teaching formats.

Curricular Development Challenge Fund: helps faculty create new academic programs and courses, update and expand existing courses, or undertake special projects that will promote curricular developments.

Goddard Junior Faculty Fellowships: provide funds to tenure track faculty who have successfully passed their Third-Year review to advance their research and scholarship interests. These funds may be used for adjunct replacement during the faculty member's leave with pay, or to provide support for travel, publications, and other research costs. The award process is school based, selected schools only, with additional information available from the school Dean's office.

Global Research Initiatives: support NYU full-time faculty who wish to have NYU infrastructural support while conducting research abroad. Faculty are given office space, modest administrative support, one round-trip, economy class ticket between New York and the site (to be booked through the GRI program), and a flat-rate per-diem subsidy ($75 per day for Berlin, Florence, London, Paris, Prague, Shanghai, and Tel Aviv, and $70 per day for Washington D.C.) intended to partially defray living costs. GRI also provide funding support for events that would establish research links with one of more of NYU’s global centers.   

IHDSC Seed Grants: support multidisciplinary research on human development and changing social contexts.

NYU Abu Dhabi Research Fellowships in the Humanities: aims to help create an energetic, multi-faceted research environment for the Humanities at NYUAD's campus.

NYU Green Grants: supports projects that improve the university’s operational environmental performance, foster environmental literacy and community engagement, advance applied research and design, and demonstrate the viability of best practices and technologies for sustainability.

Research Challenge Fund: encourages investigators to explore new areas of research that are likely to attract outside support.

Service Learning Course Development Grants: support courses which integrate service-learning into the curriculum (undergraduate and graduate) and demonstrate the value of service as part of academic life. 

Steinhardt Faculty Challenge Grants Arts and Culture Awards: supports the development of projects which might not receive funding under traditional grant mechanisms. Projects could include critical, theoretical and/or historical studies, artistic work related to communications and media studies or any other projects that will enhance one's scholarship or creativity.

Steinhardt Faculty Challenge Grants Cross Department Collaborative Awards: support collaboration across faculty from different departments within Steinhardt. Intended to leverage the unique features of Steinhardt’s diversity, this funding opportunity is meant to facilitate connections between researchers that have not previously worked together in order to conduct interdisciplinary research as co-investigators.     

Steinhardt Faculty Challenge Grants Global Research Incubator Awards: support the development of faculty global research through small-scale, pilot, or formative studies.

Steinhardt Faculty Challenge Grants Research Development Awards: support research projects with the goal of translating this work into strong long-term externally-sponsored funding opportunities. Preference will be given to proposals submitted by junior faculty members and in areas that have historically seen limited research funding.

Steinhardt Technology-Enhanced Education: Course Innovation Grants: help faculty create new and enhanced learning experiences with technology.

Steinhardt Faculty Challenge Grants Gabriel Carras Award: recognizes faculty who is in the first or second year of a pre-tenure appointment. The award is named in honor of a former associate dean and professor emeritus, W. Gabriel Carras, in recognition of his many years of invaluable mentoring of junior faculty.

Steinhardt Faculty Challenge Grants Griffiths Research Award: recognizes faculty whose research best has been published or accepted for publication within the last 3 years.

Time Faculty Professional Development Fund: provides funds for travel, research support, and special projects.

University Arts Council Visual Arts Initiatives Awards: support the development of innovative projects in the visual arts and related fields. The types of projects that are fundable include, but are not limited to, creation of artwork, research, symposia, lectures, exhibitions, and curriculum development. Collaboration among faculty from different departments or schools is encouraged.

Wagner Vladeck Fellowships: assist junior faculty in launching or completing substantial research in social justice, health care, labor law, labor history and individual rights. The major emphasis should be on urban issues.