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American Council of Learned Societies - Fellowships

Greetings everyone,

Please read the information below about ACLS Fellowships. As you know, RSA recently became a member of ACLS, so as RSA members, you should absolutely take advantage of the fellowship programs listed below.

Hope you are all enjoying what's left of summer,

Kris Ratcliffe
Professor and Chair
President, Rhetoric Society of America
Department of English
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI 53201

American Council of Learned Societies - Fellowships

Deadline:            October 2, 2012

Description:       The ACLS Fellowship program invites research applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant. ACLS does not fund creative work (e.g., novels or films), textbooks, straightforward translation, or pedagogical projects.

Fellowship Details

  • Maximum award:

$65,000 for full Professor and equivalent
$45,000 for Associate Professor and equivalent
$35,000 for Assistant Professor and equivalent

  • Tenure: six to twelve consecutive months devoted to full-time research, to be initiated between July 1, 2013 and February 1, 2014
  • Notifications will be sent by late February 2013.
  • Ph.D. degree conferred at least two years before the application deadline.

To be eligible, an individual's most recent supported research leave must have concluded prior to September 1, 2011.

More Information:

Please let ORSP know if you plan on submitting an application.  We would be happy to help review and register your proposal.


Erin Folstad
Director of Project Planning and Development
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Marquette University
Holthusen Hall, Suite 341
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI  53201-1881
Phone: 414.288.3642
Fax: 414.288.1578

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