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Funding Opportunities

Below are funding opportunities offered by the Institute of Arts and Humanities. 


Breaking Out of the Classroom

Early-career Faculty Manuscript Support

  • Purpose: To support UC San Diego faculty nearing completion of first or second book manuscripts or artistic endeavors that will feature prominently in promotion to associate or full professor.
  • Eligibility: UC San Diego Senate faculty in arts or humanities. 
  • Award Amount: Up to $500
  • Application: Manuscript Forum Call for Applications (PDF)
  • Deadline: November 1

Graduate Students

UC Humanities Consortium Graduate Society of Fellows Dissertation Award

  • Description: To support UC San Diego humanities graduate students in the making significant dissertation progress.
  • Eligibility: UC San Diego graduate students in the humanities who will have advanced to candidacy by July 1, 2023. 
  • Award Amount: $6000
  • Application: UC Humanities Consortium Fellowship Application (PDF)
  • Deadline: June 5, 2023

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Scholarship for Academic Internship Program (AIP) Participants

  • Purpose: To support undergraduate students participating in an unpaid academic internship.
  • Eligibility: UC San Diego undergraduate students with majors or minors in the arts or humanities who have secured an unpaid academic internship through the UC San Diego Academic Internship Program.
  • Award Amount: Up to $200
  • Application: Academic Internship (PDF)
  • Deadline: Rolling