The University of Arizona

Arts and Humanities Fellowships


Fellowships are commonly sought after in the humanities. This program provides introductory workshops and writing groups for those interested in submitting NEH and ACLS fellowships. Fall 2017 will focus on the NEH Fellowships and Spring 2018 will focus on ACLS Fellowships.

Schedule for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

  • September 29, 2017: Making NEH Work for You: Fellowships & Strategies
    Marshall 531, 12:00pm to 1:30pm, light refreshments, please bring a brown bag lunch
    This session will include a review of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) landscape and a deep dive on the NEH Fellowships, as well as focus on unpacking NEH review criteria and writing for NEH. Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of how to competitively craft their proposal for submission to the NEH. In addition, participants interested in pursuing the NEH Fellowships have the opportunity to join an accountability writing group. Dr. Lisa D. Schrenk, Associate Professor of Architectural History and an NEH reviewer, will join Research Development Services for this session. The workshop is open to anyone with an interest in NEH proposals with a special emphasis on early career faculty. Registration is through UAccess Learning, register here.
  • October 18, 2017: Funding Beyond the Feds
    Room TBD, 11:00am to 12:30pm, light refreshments served, please bring a brown bag lunch
    Increasingly, charitable organizations and private family foundations are supporting faculty research from the arts and humanities to basic science. Learn how to approach these funders and write competitive proposals. This workshop is targeted to faculty and researchers at all levels. Registration is through UAccess Learning, register here.

Fall 2017 writing groups will focus on the 2018 NEH Fellowships deadline of April 11, 2018.

To see past programming related to the arts and humanities visit the Past Programming page.