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This list of fellowships is intended as a resource for faculty searching for opportunities and assistance with research relating to the humanities.

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences Visiting Scholar
  • American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • American Council of Learned Societies Individual Fellowships
  • Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
  • National Endowment for Humanities Faculty Fellowship
  • National Endowment for Humanities Public Scholars Fellowship
  • National Humanities Center
  • Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study


  • Russell Sage Visiting Scholar Fellowship
  • Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Spencer Foundation Small Grants Fellowship
  • Career Enhancement Fellowship Woodrow Wilson Foundation
  • Open Society/Soros Fellowship
  • The Social Science Research Council Fellowships
  • Wenner-Gren Foundation Fellowships

Local/semi-local residency required

  • Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University
  • Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University
  • Newhouse Humanities Center, Wellesley College
  • Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellowship, Brown University
  • Visiting Humanities Fellow, University of Connecticut

Summer stipend fellowships

  • American Association of University Women Research Publication Grant
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends

Non-local residency required

  • American Antiquarian Society
  • Center for Ethics and Public Affairs of The Murphy Institute at Tulane University
  • Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (various fellowships is multiple locations)
  • Council of the Humanities, Princeton University
  • Folger Shakespeare Library – Early Modern Europe (long and short term), Washington DC
  • Fulbright Scholar Program
  • Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program
  • Huntington Library, San Marino, CA (short-term and long term fellowships)
  • Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University
  • Institute for Humanities Research, Arizona State University (2016-2017 theme is “money”)
  • Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Fellowships
  • John Carter Brown Library at Brown University
  • John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington DC
  • National Humanities Center Fellowships Program
  • Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
  • Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome, Italy
  • Stanford Humanities Center
  • University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  • UCLA Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies (postdocs and short term residencies)
  • Virginia Foundation for the Humanities