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    National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Nomination

    Deadline: Monday, August 28, 2017 11:59pm

    National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months. Successful applicants receive a stipend of $6,000. The Hall Center for the Humanities is the nominating body for the University of Kansas. Each year, two applications can be nominated for inclusion in the national competition.

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    Mid-Career Research Fellowship

    Deadline: Monday, October 9, 2017 11:59pm

    The Mid-Career Research Fellowship is intended to supplement the intellectual ambience of the Hall Center and contribute to the individual Fellow's scholarly growth and rejuvenation by providing a full academic year of release time from teaching and regular service obligations. This fellowship will provide mid-career faculty members at the Associate Professor level an opportunity to stay engaged in research and writing by undertaking a post-tenure research project of the kind required for promotion to Full Professor.

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    Humanities Research Fellowship

    Deadline: Monday, November 6, 2017 11:59pm Provides release time from teaching and service for one semester to focus entirely on research or creative work and scholarly engagement. View Application Instructions...

    Faculty Travel Grant

    Deadline: Monday, November 13, 2017 11:59pm Provide KU faculty members with financial support for domestic or international travel undertaken as a necessary component of a humanities research or creative project. View Application Instructions...

    Directorship of the 2018 Fall Faculty Colloquium

    Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2017 11:59pm The director determines the theme, provides intellectual leadership and guidance, and acts as coordinator for the colloquium. View Application Instructions...

    Vice Chancellor for Research Book Publication Award

    Deadline: Monday, January 8, 2018 11:59pm Provides financial support to aid in the publication of a manuscript based on humanities research, written by a KU faculty member and accepted by a refereed press. View Application Instructions...

    2018 Fall Faculty Colloquium Faculty Participant

    Deadline: Monday, March 26, 2018 11:59pm Six or seven KU faculty members and one KU graduate student from any social science, arts, or humanities discipline will be selected. View Application Instructions...

    Sharon & Jeffrey Vitter Award for Engaged Scholarship

    Deadline: Monday, March 26, 2018 11:59pm This award recognizes outstanding examples of engaged scholarship by KU faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. View Application Instructions...

    Scholars on Site

    Deadline: Monday, April 16, 2018 11:59pm The Scholars on Site program supports partnerships between KU Humanities Scholars and community organizations that bring humanities research to the public. View Application Instructions...

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