External Funding Deadlines

Major external grant deadlines are listed below. A separate list of fellowship deadlines is provided here. Please see the specific agency website as some deadlines and guidelines are updated during the year. A number of grants fund digital humanities projects. Faculty with an interest in digital humanities are encouraged to contact Emily McGinn (mcginn@uga.edu), the Digital Humanities Lab coordinator.

The Willson Center offers support in proposal review and preparation. Please see the suggested timelines for proposal review.


August 11

  • NEH: Summer Stipends (Internal limited submission deadline – NEH deadline for two selected: 29-Sep)
  • NEH: Documenting Endangered Languages

September 12

  • NEA: Our Town

September 28

  • ACLS: Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
  • ACLS: Collaborative Research Fellowships
  • ACLS: Fellowship

October 5

  • NEH: Humanities Connections

October 6

  • Willson Center Fellowship deadline (internal)

October 11

  • NEA: Research Art Works

October 18

  • NHC: National Humanities Center Fellowships

October 28

November 2

  • NEH: Dialogues on the Experience of War

December 7

  • NEH: Collaborative Research Grants
  • NEH: Scholarly Editions and Translations

January (deadline TBD)

  • NEA: Big Read (guidelines available October 2016)

January 11

  • NEH: Digital Advancement Grants (NEW: two deadlines: Jan/Jun – guidelines available September 2016)

January 25

  • ACLS: Digital Extension Grants

February 1

  • NEH: Public Scholar Program

March (deadline TBD)

  • ACLS: Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program for Recent PhDs

March 14

  • NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities

April 12

  • NEH: Fellowships
  • NEH: NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication

May 11

  • NEH: Common Heritage

June 7

  • NEH: Digital Projects for the Public

July 20

  • NEH: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources



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