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The Humanities Fellowship Advisor

Project Services

The fellowship advisor will help you to identify appropriate funding sources for your research project, refine and articulate the aim and scope of your project, and write a clear and persuasive fellowship proposal. In reviewing your proposal the advisor will respond critically, serving in the role of a non-specialist member of a fellowship review panel.

Supplemental Funding for In-Residence Fellowship Awards

The Office of Research provides supplemental funding for UTK tenured and tenure-track faculty members who receive competitive fellowship awards that require residence at an academic research center, library, or university. This supplemental funding covers housing costs in the city of the residential research institution, and limited travel costs to and from Knoxville. The amount of the supplemental award varies according to individual circumstances. How to apply.

Funding Opportunities By Discipline

View the links below for funding opportunities in your discipline. Please be sure to check the website of the institution for the latest information regarding the opportunity.

Humanities & Social Sciences Funding Opportunities (UC Berkeley Listings)

NRC Funding Sources

The National Research Council recognizes fellowships from 20 funding agencies and foundations when ranking humanities departments, and we encourage faculty members to pay special attention to these agencies when considering funding sources:

Other Funding Possibilities

We are, of course, happy to work with faculty members who wish to pursue other options, and we encourage you to visit the following websites to gain additional information about funding possibilities:

Humanities Fellowship Advisor

Alan Rutenberg is the humanities fellowship advisor. He received a BA in English from Brown University and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School. Faculty members wishing to participate in this project should email him at preferably at least six weeks in advance of any deadline.

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