Funding Opportunity Websites

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

American Philosophical Society (APS)

US Department of Education (DOE)

Fulbright: Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)

International Research and Exchange Board (IREX)

National Academy of Education

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

New York Council for the Humanities

Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

Sociological Initiatives Foundation

The Spencer Foundation

United States Institute of Peace (USIP)


H = Opportunity for disciplines in the Humanities*
SS = Opportunity for disciplines in the Social Sciences
PS= Opportunity for disciplines in the Physical Sciences
A = Opportunity for disciplines in the Arts

* What are the Humanities? According to the 1965 National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, the term "humanities" includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following:

  • The history, criticism, and theory of The Arts
  • Comparative Religion
  • Ethics
  • History
  • Jurisprudence
  • Language, both modern and classical
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Those aspects of social sciences (e.g., Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Political Science, Women's Studies) which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods.

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