Grants and Awards

Grants and awards at the Institute for Humanities Research create and imagine new futures for research and scholarship at ASU by funding humanities projects and publications. 

 

Book Award nomination

The IHR Book Award celebrates outstanding writers whose contributions to the humanities change the conversation by fostering new directions for their discipline.

  

Fellows

The Fellows Program provides funding for faculty to commit to a year of intensive research and work together to meaningfully present their work to the ASU community and the public.

  

Seed grants

The purpose of the IHR seed grant program is to empower the ASU community to imagine, innovate and create humanities research that reveals new ways of understanding the past and future.

 

Subvention grants

A limited number of grants assist humanities faculty with subvention costs for single-authored and co-authored works in any language, including creative works.

Upcoming funding deadlines

Funding Opportunity Application Deadline
A book lying open with pages fanned out. Subvention Grants Rolling

The IHR will make available a limited number of subvention grants to assist full-time tenured and tenure-track ASU humanities faculty with subvention costs for single-authored and co-authored works in any language, including creative works (novels, books of essays or poetry).

Green and yellow seedlings sprouting. Fall 2021 Seed Grants

The seed grant program is designed to provide support for projects that advance the IHR’s mission of fostering research that addresses or explores significant social challenges in the past, present and future, employing humanities or interdisciplinary methodologies.

Research Advancement and External Funding

In partnership with The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Institute for Humanities Research provides assistance for faculty and staff applying for external funding. Support includes identifying funding sources and providing assistance with all aspects of a grant application. 

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