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
    This session included 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. Dr. Lisa D. Schrenk, Associate Professor of Architectural History and an NEH reviewer, and Christina Ramirez, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English (RCTE) presented at this session. Slides are available through UA Box.
  • October 18, 2017: Funding Beyond the Feds
    This session provided insight on how to approach non-federal funders and write competitive proposals. Research Development Services (RDS) and the UA Foundation GIFT Center presented. Slides are available through UA Box.
  • March 23, 2018: Funding New Knowledge in Humanities: ACLS Fellowships & Strategies
    11:00am to 12:30pm, Marshall 531, light refreshments provided but plan to bring a brown bag lunch
    RDS, Dr. Ken McAllister, Associate Dean of Research and Program Innovation in the UA College of Humanities, and Dr. Stacie Widdifield, Professor of Art History, will discuss the ACLS mission and landscape, how to write for ACLS, and how to frame your ideas for success. Registration is through UAccess Learning.