American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

ACLS offers fellowships and grants in more than a dozen programs for research in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels.

Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies ACLS

Description

For the purpose of these competitions, the humanities and related social sciences include but are not limited to American studies; anthropology; archaeology; art and architectural history; classics; economics; film; geography; history; languages and literatures; legal studies; linguistics; musicology; philosophy; political science; psychology; religious studies; rhetoric, communication, and media studies; science, technology, and medicine studies; sociology; and theater, dance, and performance studies. Proposals in the social science fields listed above are eligible only if they employ predominantly humanistic approaches (e.g., economic history, law and literature, political philosophy). Proposals in interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary studies are welcome, as are proposals focused on any geographic region or on any cultural or linguistic group. The specifics of the competitions vary. Program descriptions, eligibility requirements, and application procedures for each program can be found on the American Council of Learned Societies Web site.

Eligibility
Awards are available for international students; US permanent residents; doctoral and post-doctoral students. Eligibility requirements for specific awards can be found on the American Council of Learned Societies Web site.