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Grants, Fellowships & Research Funding

This site is designed to help CLA faculty obtain funding for research and scholarship and develop effective proposals. Grants consultants are available to assist faculty in identifying prospective internal and external grant opportunities, develop proposals, and submit applications. If you would like assistance, contact a grant consultant.


Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide.

The deadline for submission is Friday, August 1, 2014.


The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship

The New Directions Fellowships provide support for exceptional faculty members in the humanities who received their doctorates between six and twelve years ago. Applications may submitted by invitation only and must first be approved by the Provost's office. Please contact Alexandra Brown, grants coordinator for the arts and humanities, or Anna Brailovsky, grants coordinator for the social sciences, for additional information about the application process and this exciting opportunity.

The deadline for submission to the Provost is Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

Updates and Resources

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