Career Enhancement Fellowships for Junior Faculty, Adjunct Faculty in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sponsor Deadline: 

Nov 5, 2021


Institute for Citizens and Scholars (fka Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation)

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The Career Enhancement Fellowship Program  seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty members and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and humanities. The Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports the Mellon Foundation’s mission to strengthen, promote, and, where necessary, defend the contributions of the humanities and the arts to human flourishing and to the well-being of diverse and democratic societie

The Junior Faculty Fellowship provides each Fellow with a six-month or one-year sabbatical grant; a stipend for research and travel or publication; and participation in an annual conference/retreat. Eligible: At the time of application, considered by your institution to be in the third year of the tenure-track teaching appointment (the award is distributed in the fourth year of the tenure track).
Deadline October 22, 2021.

The Adjunct Faculty Fellowship provides each Fellow with a six-month period during which to focus on the research and scholarship necessary to secure a tenure-track position. Two fellowships are awarded each year. Deadline November 5, 2021.

Eligible Fields: 
Humanities: Area Studies, Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Art History, Classics, English, Film, Cinema and Media Studies (theoretical focus), Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Music Theory, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Linguistics, Literature, Performance Studies (theoretical focus), Philosophy and Political Theory, Religion and Theology, Theater (theoretical focus).
Social Sciences:  Anthropology and Archaeology, Demography, Sociology, Geography and Population Studies