ACLS Fellowship and Grant Programs

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has announced their grant programs for the upcoming year.  The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Program and the Luce/ACLS Program in China Studies Predissertation summer travel grant program are both open to students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.   Applications for the Dissertation Completion Fellowship are due October 26, 2016.  Luce/ACLS Fellowship applications are due Nov. 16, 2016.

Also opening for applications in January 2017 is the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program, which places recent PhDs in humanities and humanistic social sciences in 2-year staff positions in government agencies and non-profits.  Applications close in March; look for the date, which has yet to be announced. 

Comprehensive information and eligibility criteria for all programs can be found at