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Grants & Fellowships

COLA Faculty

The College of Liberal Arts believes in promoting the success of its faculty by advancing research, scholarship and creative activity that will increase recognition of COLA faculty and their scholarly achievements.  Each month, the links below will be updated with the most recent grant and fellowship opportunities for COLA faculty. 

Fellowship Opportunities

  • Scholarly Fellowship Program

    The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers annual short-term research fellowships of $3000 each to doctoral candidates, college and university faculty, and independent scholars working in the field of American history.  -  Learn more.

Grant Opportunities

  • 2018 Summer Research Call for Proposal

    Academic Affairs 2018 Summer Research Support: Summer research support is granted to encourage full-time faculty members to engage in research, scholarship, and creative activity that will ultimately lead to enriched professional growth and enhanced student learning outcomes.  - Learn more

  • Latimer Fund for Grants

    irginia Humanities announces the creation of the George A. and Frances Bibbins Latimer Fund (the Latimer Fund) to support grants exploring African American life and achievement in Virginia. The fund has been established as a permanent endowment through a generous gift from Mr. George A. Latimer, of Kissimmee, Florida, in memory of his wife, Mrs. Frances Bibbins Latimer.  The sole purpose of the Latimer Fund is to provide grants to nonprofit organizations based in the Commonwealth of Virginia to support educational projects on African American history and culture in the state.  - learn more

  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

    NEH Creates “Statehood Grants” of Up to $30,000 for Humanities Projects Celebrating State History. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a special grant opportunity for state history and heritage projects that commemorate the 150th and 200th anniversaries of statehood.  - Learn more

    Grant proposals must be submitted to NEH by the state humanities council. Interested applicants may direct questions to NEH’s Office of Federal/State Partnerships at or (202) 606-8254.