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.

External Funding Deadlines for 2019-2020

August 8

  • NEH: Summer Stipends (Internal limited submission deadline)
  • NEA: Our Town

September 16

  • NEH: Documenting Endangered Languages

September 19

  • NEH: Humanities Connections

September 25

  • ACLS: Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
  • ACLS: Fellowships


October 1

October 10

  • NHC: National Humanities Center Fellowships


October 15

  • NEH: Dialogues on the Experience of War

December 3

December 4

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


  • NEA: Big Read


  • ACLS: Digital Extension Grants

February 5

  • NEH: Public Scholar Program

March 5

  • NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities


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

April 8

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

May 15

  • NEH: Research and Development

June 19

  • NEH: Digital Projects for the Public

June 30

  • NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

July 15

  • NEH: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

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