Unique Fellowship Opportunities | National Humanities Center

Unique Fellowship Opportunities

Thanks to generous support from funders and partners, the Center is able to offer dedicated fellowship support for faculty from HBCUs; scholars of early modern China and its world; researchers working at the intersection of science, technology, and the arts; international applicants; and scholars at risk.

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Opportunities for Scholars from HBCUs

Thanks to the generous support and affirmation of its funders, the Center is pleased to provide dedicated residential fellowship opportunities to scholars from HBCUs each year.

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Opportunities for Scholars Studying Early Modern China

The Center is pleased to announce a three-year partnership with the James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation to provide residential fellowship support to a scholar of early modern China and its world, beginning with the 2023–24 academic year and concluding in 2025–26.

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Opportunities for Scholars Studying Science, Technology, and the Arts

Interdisciplinary scholarship is a hallmark of the National Humanities Center’s fellowship program, and we gladly welcome those whose research combines humanistic and scientific methods as well as those who study technological, scientific, and medical subjects through a humanistic lens.

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Fellowship Information for International Applicants

The National Humanities Center welcomes fellowship applications from scholars engaged in advanced humanities research regardless of citizenship or national origin. Each year, several scholars from countries other than the United States come to the Center as part of the cohort of Fellows and contribute to the rich intellectual and diverse environment of the fellowship program.

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At-Risk Scholars at the National Humanities Center

The Center and its partners have launched a new initiative to fund at-risk and refugee scholars by providing them a haven to pursue their work in safety and in an environment designed to foster scholarly excellence.