American Council and Learned Societies are offering Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowships. The applicant’s ultimate goal should be to advance a research project and the project’s outcomes may include one or more of the following.
ACLS will award up to 26 fellowships in the 2018-2019 competition year. Community colleges are a vital component of the higher education ecosystem and of the academic humanities in particular.
Scholarship is available to study MA, PhD program.
Field of Study:
Scholarship is available for humanities and related to social science.
The award carries a stipend of up to $40,000, which may be used to support any activities that advance the proposed research project.
US students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
- Entrance requirement: be employed primarily as instructors at a two-year associate’s degree-granting college, as defined by the Applicants do not need to be appointed full-time and do not need to be on the tenure-track. Part-time and adjunct instructors are welcome to apply, as long as community college teaching is their primary employment.
- Have an MA or PhD in that was conferred by the application deadline.
- Address a topic in the humanities or social sciences and/or teaching and learning in those disciplines in a higher education setting.
- Employ predominantly humanistic approaches and qualitative/interpretive methodologies.
- Include substantial original research.
English Language Requirements:
The applicants must be fluent in English
Applying procedure Instructions:
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online and must include:
- Completed application form
- Proposal (no more than three pages, double-spaced, in Times New Roman 11-point font)
- Budget (no more than one page)
- Project timeline (no more than one page)
- Bibliography (no more than one page)
- Two reference letters
- Institutional certification pledging that the applicant will be permitted to carry out the work outlined in the proposal. This is a brief form available through the online application portal to be completed by a department chair, dean, or other senior administrators.
- Please see the FAQ for more details on the format and content of each piece of the application.
Scholarship Official Web Links:
Online Application: ◄–
Scholarship Link: ◄–
September 26, 2018.