ACLS Fellowships

3 May 2019

The American Council of Learned Societies welcomes applications for six to twelve-month fellowships to undertake substantial humanities projects. Year-long fellowships range in size from $40,000 for assistant professors to $70,000 for full professors and support projects that will begin between July 1, 2020 and February 1, 2021.

While ACLS Fellowships can support projects in any area of the humanities, ACLS sponsors programs in several sub-fields and topical areas:

  • ACLS Barrington Foundation Centennial Fellowships in Classical Studies
  • ACLS Carl and Betty Pforzheimer Centennial Fellowships in English and American Literature
  • ACLS Centennial Fellowships in the Dynamics of Place
  • Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies (due November 7, 2018)
  • ACLS Donald J. Munro Centennial Fellowships in Chinese Arts and Letters
  • ACLS Frederic E. Wakeman, Jr. Fellowships in Chinese History
  • ACLS Oscar Handlin Fellowships in American History
  • ACLS Susan McClary and Robert Walser Fellowships in Music Studies
  • ACLS Yvette and William Kirby Centennial Fellowships in Chinese Studies.

Applications must be submitted through the ACLS online system no later than 9 pm Eastern time on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Applications include five components:

  • application form (including several short abstracts and summaries)
  • project narrative
  • bibliography
  • publications list
  • two reference letters

Christopher Tassava in Corporate & Foundation Relations can assist faculty members in preparing and submitting applications.