National Fellowships provide substantial sabbatical time to write a book or other long-form research project. Fellowships do not require residency and generally qualify for the Rutgers Faculty Competitive Fellowship Leave (CFL) Program. Some fellowships correspond to a specific field or method of study (i.e., Asia, the Digital Humanities, Public Humanities).
- National Fellowship Resources
- National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships
- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends
- American Council of Learned Societies
- John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
- American Philosophical Society
- Henry Luce Foundation Luce Scholars Program
- Carnegie Foundation Fellowships (by nomination only)
- Stanford Digital Civil Society Lab
Residential Fellowships provide time to write a book or other long-form research project in the company of exciting new colleagues from other disciplines. Libraries often offer both long-term and short-term fellowships.
- Residential Fellowship Resources
- National Humanities Center (Research Triangle, NC)
- Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ)
- Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (Cambridge, MA)
- Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford, CA)
- Stanford Humanities Center (Stanford, CA)
- Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC)
- The Huntington Library (Pasadena, CA)
- Newberry Library (Chicago, IL)
- John Carter Brown Library (Providence, RI)
- Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, New York Public Library (NY, NY)
- American Institute of Indian Studies
- American Antiquarian Society (short and long-term visiting academic research fellowships)
- Council of American Overseas Research Centers
- American Philosophical Society (short and long-term resident fellowships)
- Allen Institute for AI
- University of California, Los Angeles Postdoctoral Scholars
- Smithsonian Institute
Public Scholar funding supports community-engaged scholarship with partners, public writing, and other pathways toward public engagement.
- Public Scholar Resources
Convening Grants gather colleagues and graduate students to explore new topics and significant challenges. Some grant support single occasions while others support more extended summer schools or annual seminars.
- Convening Grants Resources
Local Humanities Funding is available at Rutgers–New Brunswick to support faculty research.
- Local Humanities Funding Resources