The ACLS Fellowship program invites research applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. The fellowship is open to untenured scholars who have earned a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences on or after September 29, 2015.
ACLS Fellowships are intended as salary replacement to help scholars devote six to twelve continuous months to full-time research and writing.
- Maximum award: $60,000
- Tenure: six to twelve months devoted to full-time research and/or writing, to be initiated between July 1, 2024 and July 1, 2025, and to be completed by December 31, 2025. Six months of the fellowship tenure must be consecutive, but any remainder of the fellow’s award term can be taken separately at a later date within the eligible award window. (See FAQ for more information.)
- This year, the fellowship is open to untenured scholars, working on or off the tenure track, who have earned a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences on or after September 29, 2015.
- ACLS will begin accepting applications in July 2023. Completed applications must be submitted through the ACLS online fellowship and grant administration system (ofa.acls.org) no later than 9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, September 28, 2023.
- Notifications will be sent via email in late March 2024.