Funding Opportunities

 

 

Faculty

Early-career Faculty Manuscript Support

  • PURPOSE: To support UCSD faculty nearing completion of first or second book manuscripts that will feature in promotion to associate or full professor.
  • ELIGIBILITY: UCSD ladder rank faculty working in arts, humanities, and social sciences. Applicants should not have yet submitted their manuscript for review with a publisher.
  • AWARD AMOUNT: $2,000 ($1,000 for a senior scholar to review the manuscript and provide a written report and $1,000 for the author to cover costs related to coordination with the reviewer or publisher.)
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline

Breaking Out of the Classroom

  • PURPOSE: Supports activities that bring undergraduate students into the community to connect classroom knowledge with how it is applied or experienced.
  • ELIGIBILITY: Senate and Non-Senate Faculty in the arts, humanities and social sciences who teach undergraduate courses.
  • AWARD AMOUNT: Up to $1,500.
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline

Interdisciplinary Research Groups

  • PURPOSE: Supports research groups that bring together faculty and graduate students participating in interdisciplinary conversations and research agendas on arts and humanities-related topics that cannot be covered in an existing department or program.
  • ELIGIBILITY: Have two or more conveners from different departments, one or more of which is based in the arts and humanities or humanistic-oriented social sciences AND include faculty and graduate students from at least two departments and/or programs.
  • AWARD AMOUNTS: $500 and $1,500.
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline

Graduate Students

Graduate Summer Fellowships

  • PURPOSE: To support completion of dissertations that relate to one of the following four themes: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Global Arts and Humanities, Public Arts and Humanities, and Digital Arts and Humanities.
  • ELIGIBILITY: UCSD graduate students who have advanced to candidacy. Terminal MFA students are also eligible. 
  • AWARD AMOUNT: $2,000
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline

Dissertation Writing Workshop

  • PURPOSE: Provide support in writing dissertations through feedback from other workshop participants and a faculty advisor.
  • ELIGIBILITY: PhD candidates engaged in writing dissertations in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
  • AWARD AMOUNT: $800
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline

Interdisciplinary Research Groups

  • PURPOSE: Supports research groups that bring together faculty and graduate students participating in interdisciplinary conversations and research agendas on arts and humanities-related topics that cannot be covered in an existing department or program.
  • ELIGIBILITY: Have two or more conveners from different departments, one or more of which is based in the arts and humanities or humanistic-oriented social sciences AND include faculty and graduate students from at least two departments and/or programs.
  • AWARD AMOUNTS: $500 and $1,500.
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Curatorial Opportunity

  • PURPOSE: An opportunity for students to curate and exhibit in Geisel Library using the Library’s Special Collections & Archives. Students earn course credit.
  • ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students with majors or minors in the Arts & Humanities. Students may apply individually or as a team. 
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline 

Undergraduate Scholarship for Academic Internship Participants

  • PURPOSE: To support undergraduate students participating in an academic internship.
  • ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students with majors or minors in the Arts & Humanities who have secured an academic internship through the UCSD Academic Internship Program and the internship offers compensation less than $12.50 per hour.
  • AWARD AMOUNT: Up to $1,250  
  • MORE INFORMATION: Application information and deadline