Category Archives: Fellowships/Grants

Deadline April 10 | Applications for CUNY-New York Botanical Garden | Humanities Institute – Graduate Research Fellowship, Summer 2017


CUNYNew York Botanical Garden | Humanities Institute
Graduate Research Fellowship
Summer 2017

The Early Research Initiative invites applications for two CUNY—NYBG | Humanities Institute Graduate Research Fellowships.  These CUNY sponsored $4000 fellowships will be offered to CUNY Graduate Center Ph.D. students (Level I onward) from any program with primary research interests related to the environmental humanities that can be studied using the collections of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at NYBG.  The Humanities Institute is a division within the Mertz Library, one of the most comprehensive botanical libraries worldwide, with holdings comprising eight centuries of knowledge about the plant kingdom and related topics.  The primary responsibilities of the fellowship recipient will be to conduct their own research and collaborate with curators and archivists to expand public awareness of the important historical materials that reflect worldwide knowledge of plant science and culture, the vision of nature, landscape and garden design. Continue reading Deadline April 10 | Applications for CUNY-New York Botanical Garden | Humanities Institute – Graduate Research Fellowship, Summer 2017

Due Mar 22 | ACLS Public Fellows for Humanities

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs

Fellowship Details:

Application deadline: March 22, 2017, 8 pm EDT

Stipend: $67,500 per year, with health insurance coverage for the fellow, and up to $3,000 in professional development funds over the course of the fellowship

Tenure: Two years; start date on August 1 or September 1, 2017, depending on the fellowship position

Applications will be accepted only through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system ( Please do not contact any of the organizations directly.

Notification of application status will occur by email starting late-May 2017. Continue reading Due Mar 22 | ACLS Public Fellows for Humanities

Due Mar 31 | Applications for CLACS Summer Travel Fellowships

The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (CLACLS) is accepting proposals for its 2017 Summer Research Travel Fellowships. CLACLS will award fellowships of up to $1,000 (partial awards will also be granted) to full-time students currently enrolled in one of the Doctoral programs at the Graduate Center who are interested in travelling to Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, or Portugal to conduct research during the Summer 2017. Continue reading Due Mar 31 | Applications for CLACS Summer Travel Fellowships

Due Mar 23 | Applications for Videography Fellowship

GC Digital Initiatives – Videography Fellowships

The GC Digital Initiatives’ is now accepting applications for two new fellows to join its Videography Fellows program.  Ph.D. students with digital video editing and camera skills are invited to apply. The Videography Fellows Program promotes the scholarly activities of GC programs, centers, and initiatives by filming events such as lectures, colloquia, and conferences, and making them publicly accessible. Activities also include creating short promotional videos and shorter clips in conjunction with programs’ ongoing activities. Videography Fellows help the Graduate Center fulfill its mission of producing knowledge for the public, as well as raise its profile. Continue reading Due Mar 23 | Applications for Videography Fellowship

Due Mar 31 | ARC Pine Tree Student Fellowship in the Digital Humanities Awards 2017-2018

As part of its effort to encourage student research, the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) will be offering two ARC Pine Tree Student Fellowships in the Digital Humanities for the coming academic year 2017-2018. The Awards are valued at $4,000 each and are for one semester only (Fall or Spring). Continue reading Due Mar 31 | ARC Pine Tree Student Fellowship in the Digital Humanities Awards 2017-2018

Due Feb 17 | 2017-2018 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship

The Center for the Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY and Humanities New York announce the call for applicants for the 2017-2018 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship.

The Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship was developed by Humanities New York in partnership with seven New York research universities to bring humanities scholarship into the public realm, to encourage emerging humanities scholars to conceive of their work in relation to the public sphere, to develop skills for doing so, and to strengthen the public humanities community in New York State. The yearlong Fellowship will provide training in the methods and approaches of public scholarship and will support the exploration of the public dimensions of the Fellow’s own scholarship in partnership with a  community organization that serves public audiences.

The skills and experiences afforded by the Fellowship are intended to serve scholars who have a record of working with the public, as well as those who are starting to explore the public humanities. It is equally valuable for scholars who plan to pursue careers within the academy and those who plan to pursue other career paths.

Fellowship Requirements

The Fellow is required to attend a two-day orientation run by Humanities New York at their New York City office. During the Fellowship year, the Fellow will develop a plan to give a public dimension to some aspect of their scholarly work and, as part of that process, identify potential community partners. The Fellow will participate in workshops scheduled for December 2017 and June 2018.

The Fellow will present the outcomes of their research and public work to the Graduate Center, CUNY community in coordination with the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY and submit a final report to Humanities New York.

During the course of the Fellowship, the Fellow will have the opportunity to participate in programs, workshops, conferences, and advocacy events sponsored by Humanities New York. The Fellows are also eligible for additional project funds from the Humanities NY to support programs developed during the course of the fellowship. Throughout the Fellowship, Fellows are encouraged to work collaboratively with the Council to identify community partners, to explore possible methods and program formats, and to share findings as the research progresses.

The Graduate Center, CUNY Fellows will be part of a cohort from these six other New York universities: New York University, Columbia University, Cornell University, SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Stony Brook, SUNY Binghamton, The University of Rochester and Syracuse University.


Applicants must be residents of New York State and enrolled as a doctoral student in a humanities discipline at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Preference will be given to applicants who are in the final stages of the dissertation project.

Duration and Stipend

Duration of the Fellowship is August 2017 to May 2018, including mandatory attendance at a two-day training in New York City. The Fellowship stipend is $8,000, plus a $500 travel and research stipend. The Fellowship is supported in part by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Apply Interested applicants should submit an online application, including CV and references by the deadline.

Applicants will be notified of final decisions on or about April 14, 2017.

Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit an online application, including a resume/CV and two references, by Friday, February 17, 2017. The link to the application is here: Public Humanities Fellowship Application.

CONTACT: Humanities New York Program Officer Adam Capitanio (212-233-1131 /

About the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY

The Center for the Humanities encourages collaborative and creative work in the humanities at CUNY and across the city through seminars, publications, and public events. Free and open to the public, our programs aim to inspire sustained, engaged conversation and to forge an open and diverse intellectual community.

About Humanities New York

The mission of Humanities New York is to help all New Yorkers become thoughtful participants in our communities by promoting critical inquiry, cultural understanding, and civic engagement. Founded in 1975, Humanities New York is the sole statewide proponent of public access to the humanities. Humanities New York is a private 501(c)3 that receives Federal, State, and private funding.

Deadline Feb 15 | Grad A Fellowship Opportunity

The Interactive Technology & Pedagogy doctoral certificate program is seeking a doctoral student to receive a one-year renewable Grad “A” fellowship (or its equivalent). Supported by the fellowship, the student will serve as the Managing Editor of the ITP program’s open, online, peer-reviewed Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy ( The Managing Editor oversees the workflow of long-form and short-form pieces submitted to JITP, leads meetings of the Editorial Collective, works closely with Issue and Short Section Editors, and works with the Journal’s Web Development and Staging teams to prepare each online issue of the journal.

Grad “A” fellowships offer a stipend starting at approximately $21,000 per year, tuition remission for students in their first 10 semesters of graduate work, and NYSHIP health benefits. Grad “A” fellows are expected to work a total of 450 hours over two semesters (15 hours a week for 15 weeks each semester). This fellowship will be renewable pending funding availability.

Strong open source and computer tech skills are required, including familiarity with WordPress and other multimedia software. Prior experience with academic/public journal editing is helpful, though not required. Priority for consideration for the fellowship will be given to students who are enrolled in or have completed the ITP program.

All GC doctoral students are encouraged to apply by sending a letter of interest and a resume via email to the ITP coordinator, Steve Brier, at The application process will remain open until February 15th. We expect to award the fellowship before the end of March. The fellowship would begin formally in late August, but potential fellows should be available starting April 1st to officially join the Editorial Collective ( talk with the current M.E., and observe the final stages of production of JITP’s Issue 11.

Any questions about the position may be directed to the current Managing Editor, Laura W. Kane, at