Become an Altman Faculty Fellow

Work with a faculty partner across disciplines to design our largest and most prestigious program. Altman Fellows assemble a team of Altman Faculty Scholars and student Altman Fellows to produce a yearlong lecture series, spring symposium, and faculty seminar. Faculty Fellows are awarded half-time teaching loads and $2,500 professional expense funds. Applications are due November 17, 2017

Become an Altman Faculty Scholar

Altman Scholars join the Altman Program for the coming year after fellows are selected and the upcoming year's theme is established. Those who are selected will participate in the Altman Faculty Seminar and receive $2,500 professional expense funds. The call for applications will be issued in December 2016 and applications are due in early February. Applications are due January 29, 2018

Request Funding for Your Public Event

The Humanities Grants Program supports intellectual events with budgets typically ranging from $200 to $1,000. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis with three yearly deadlines. This year's applications are due September 8, 2017; January 19, 2018; and April 20, 2018.  

Develop Your Scholarly Book Proposal

This year's book proposal workshop will be led by Elaine Miller, Professor of Philosophy, on January 16-17, 2018.  Participants will receive $250 in research support and a one-on-one meeting with Courtney Berger, Senior Editor and Editorial Department Manager at Duke University Press, on Thursday, February 1 or Friday, February 2.  Applications are due December 1, 2017.

Get an Undergraduate Apprentice to Assist with Your Research

One of our newer initiatives, the Research Apprenticeship Program supports humanities faculty research by pairing faculty with outstanding students to complete a research task. Faculty are awarded $1,000 and students $400 upon the accepted project's completion. Proposals may be submitted anytime, but the Steering Committee begins reviewing proposals September 21, 2017.   

Join an Interdisciplinary Research Cluster

Members of existing research clusters meet to share research and ideas across the humanities disciplines. Humanities Center funding is available to support a variety of activities by participants. 

Collaborate and Receive up to $20,000

This open-ended opportunity prizes teamwork and innovative methods of collaboration. Applications are due January 19, 2018

Explore External Opportunities

Residential Fellowships | Cornell University Society for the Humanities

Collaborative Research Fellowships |  American Council of Learned Societies

Visiting Fellowships | Trinity College Dublin 

Residential Fellowships | National Humanities Center

ACLS Fellowships | American Council of Learned Societies

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants | National Endowment for the Humanities

Humanities Connections (Teaching Collaborations) | National Endowment for the Humanities

Dialogues on the Experience of War | National Endowment for the Humanities

The Ransom Center 2017–2018 Research Fellowships Application

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