Central List of Opportunities

Opportunity Deadline Summary Who Can Apply
Graduate Fellowship Awards: Application Guidelines Applications are invited from current U of I graduate students for selection as HRI Graduate Student Fellows. Graduate Students
Faculty Fellowship Awards: Application Guidelines Applications are invited from full-time, tenured or tenure-track U of I faculty members for selection as HRI Faculty Fellows. Faculty
Humanities Without Walls Collaborative Research Challenge HWW’s third Grand Research Challenge will require applicants to build a commitment to methodologies of reciprocity and redistribution into their project design that is clearly communicated in their proposal narratives, regardless of the research topic or theme they focus on. Faculty, Graduate Students
HRI Director’s Fellows A professional development opportunity for tenured faculty in the humanities to cultivate new ways of thinking and doing humanities-based work on campus and beyond. Faculty
Interseminars Faculty Proposals The Interseminars initiative provides funding and administrative infrastructure for collaborative teaching, sustained interdisciplinary inquiry, and public- and community-facing research in the humanities and arts. Faculty
NEH Summer Stipends NEH Summer Stipends provide $6,000 to support full-time research and writing on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months. Faculty, Post-Doctoral
Humanities Research Lab Provides support for tenure-line faculty in the humanities or related fields who wish to take an existing undergraduate course and re-fashion it as a local community-based research experience. Faculty
Reading Groups Faculty and graduate student reading groups meet regularly throughout the year and may organize public events on topics of interest to a broad range of disciplines. Faculty, Graduate Students
Seed Grant Seed Grant Funding of up to $2,000 awarded per collaborative team to support proposal development leading up to the Humanities Without Walls (HWW) Grand Research Challenge application deadline in November 2022.
Interseminars Graduate Fellowships Interseminars is designed to prepare graduate students to be adept at both navigating and actively shaping the kind of higher education landscapes and cultures they want to see in the 21st century. Graduate Students
Humanities Without Walls Summer Bridge Experience A Humanities Without Walls pilot program in which UIUC PhD students use their strengths to make an impact while learning new skills and exploring new career paths.
HRI Supplemental Event Fund The Supplemental Event Fund (SEF) is designed to support events centered in the humanities and arts that have significant funding elsewhere on campus and are seeking supplemental co-sponsorship. Funds awarded on a rolling basis.
HRI Research Prizes The HRI Prizes for Research in the Humanities celebrate excellence in humanities scholarship. Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Research Clusters HRI Research Clusters enable faculty and graduate students in the humanities and arts from the University of Illinois to develop questions or subjects of inquiry that require or would be enhanced by collaborative work. Faculty
Humanities Gateway Internship This paid undergraduate internship is a partnership between the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) and Illinois Public Media. Undergraduate Students
David F. Prindable Undergraduate Internship An undergraduate Internship at the Humanities Research Institute in communications and undergraduate outreach. Undergraduate Students
Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Career Diversity Summer Workshops A national, virtual summer workshop for doctoral students interested in learning about careers outside of the academy and/or the tenure track system. Graduate Students
Training in Digital Methods for Humanists Fellowships This program serves as a bridge between humanists all over campus and the units (the I-School, LAS, the Library/Scholarly Commons, NCSA, and department-specific spaces) where methodological training in the digital domain is happening. Faculty
HRI Summer Faculty Research Fellowships HRI’s Summer Faculty Research Fellowships provide an infusion of resources designed to jump-start or fuel an ongoing research project over the summer months. Faculty
HRI-Andrew W. Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Public Humanities The HRI-Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellow engages in a research-based project using an interdisciplinary approach to engage audiences beyond the walls of the university. They also maintain a one-year residency with the Odyssey Project. Graduate Students
HRI–Andrew W. Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowships in Legal Humanities Two Pre-Doctoral Fellows in Legal Humanities, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Graduate Students
Ragdale Residential Creative Fellowship Summer fellowship opportunity at Ragdale for Illinois tenure-track and specialized faculty who hold full-time positions in Creative Writing, Art + Design, Music, Dance, Theatre, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture. Faculty