The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is a nonprofit federation of 79 scholarly organizations. As the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences, ACLS supports the creation and circulation of knowledge that advances understanding of humanity and human endeavors in the past, present, and future, with a view toward improving human experience. The organization recently posted its 2022-2023 calendar of fellowship and grant opportunities at: https://www.acls.org/competitions-and-deadlines/
In recent years, UNCG faculty from the departments of History, Religious Studies, and Languages, Literature, and Culture have received support from ACLS.
The first program deadline is September 28, 2022 for applicants seeking an ACLS Fellowship. This program is open to tenure-track and untenured scholars, including those without faculty appointments. Tenured faculty are not eligible. Other details:
- Maximum award: $60,000
- Fellowship term: six to twelve consecutive months devoted to full-time research and/or writing, to be initiated between July 1, 2023 and July 1, 2024, and to be completed no later than December 31, 2024
- This year, the fellowship is open to untenured scholars who have earned a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences on or after September 29, 2014.
- ACLS will begin accepting applications in mid-July 2022. Completed applications must be submitted through the ACLS online fellowship and grant administration system (ofa.acls.org) no later than 9 pm Eastern Daylight Time, September 28, 2022.
- Notifications will be sent via email in March 2023.
- More info and application materials at https://www.acls.org/competitions/acls-fellowships/