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UT Humanities Center Fellowship Program

The UTHC Fellowships are full-year residencies at the Center. Currently we offer six faculty fellowships and four graduate-student fellowships and offer residencies to two fellows from affiliated UT Centers. The Center also provides offices for winners of national humanities awards. Residency for faculty and graduate students includes a personal office, access to our library liaison and to designated travel funds, opportunities publicly to present research, access to distinguished visiting scholars, and use of all Center facilities.

The UTHC accepts fellowship applications from tenure-stream faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences. (UT faculty or graduate students from other colleges wishing to apply for a fellowship should contact the Center director.) Applicants should be pursuing research in subjects clearly within the orbit of humanities research as defined by the NEH:

  • language, both modern and classical;
  • linguistics;
  • literature;
  • history;
  • jurisprudence;
  • philosophy;
  • archaeology;
  • comparative religion;
  • ethics;
  • the history, criticism, and theory of the arts, including that of performance and exhibition;
  • those aspects of social sciences that have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and
  • the study and application of the humanities to the human environment, with particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history, and to the relevance of the humanities to the current conditions of national life. Anyone whose research falls into one of these categories should consider applying for a fellowship.

Our faculty fellowships also include creative writing.

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