Byron Caldwell Smith Book AwardDeadline: Monday, May 3, 2021 11:59pm
These awards are given biennially to one individual in each of three categories, residing or employed in Kansas, who has authored an outstanding book published within the two calendar years preceding the application deadline. One $750 award for fiction, one $750 award for non-fiction, and one $750 award for poetry is given each competition cycle. The recipients receive their awards at a public presentation and reception held at the Hall Center.View Application Instructions...
Competition Deadlines Expired
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend NominationDeadline: Sunday, August 23, 2020 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.View Application Instructions...
Vice Chancellor for Research and Friends of the Hall Center Book Publication AwardsDeadline: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:59pm Provides up to $1,500 in 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. The awards can be used to reimburse expenses such as illustration costs, the production of maps or charts, the preparation of online databases as supplements to physical books, and direct subventions required by presses. View Application Instructions...
Hall Center Resident Faculty FellowshipDeadline: Monday, October 19, 2020 11:59pm
The Hall Center's Humanities Resident Fellowships provide one semester of release time from teaching and service, taken in the Fall or Spring semester, so that awardees can focus entirely on research or creative work and scholarly engagement. Fellows receive up to $1,000 in reimbursement for project-related expenses they incur during the fellowship year and an office at the Hall Center.
Mid-Career Research FellowshipDeadline: Monday, October 19, 2020 11:59pm
The Mid-Career Research Fellowship contributes to a mid-career faculty member's scholarly growth by providing a full academic year of release time from teaching and regular service obligations. This fellowship provide faculty members in the humanities 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.View Application Instructions...
Faculty Research Travel GrantDeadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 11:59pm
Provides KU faculty members with up to $3,000 in financial support for humanities-oriented research (such as archival work, fieldwork, or interviews) that requires domestic or international travel.View Application Instructions...
Scholars on SiteDeadline: Monday, March 22, 2021 11:59pm The Scholars on Site program provides up to $10,000 in support for partnerships between KU Humanities Scholars and community organizations that bring humanities research to the public. View Application Instructions...