Humanities Center Fellowships Deadline Approaches

The Cathedral of Learning

Pitt’s Humanities Center invites faculty members and graduate students to submit applications for fellowship opportunities for 2021-22. Additionally, funding opportunities are available for those in co-teaching environments.

The Center is committed to creating a multidisciplinary humanities environment incorporating a diversity of experiences, identities and discipline; fellows will participate in the intellectual life of the Center throughout the 2021-22 academic year, and they will share their work with the Humanities Center community.

All applications are due by Monday, Feb. 15. Staff at the Humanities Center are available now to answer any questions prospective applicants might have. Email for more information.

Faculty Fellowships

The goal of this fellowship is to support humanities research by faculty at Pitt and to connect them with the multidisciplinary networks of the Humanities Center.

Successful applicants for the fellowship must be faculty members currently employed at the University of Pittsburgh, which includes appointment stream and tenure stream faculty. Additionally, they should be in residence in Pittsburgh during the academic year of the fellowship, and they commit to participating in the intellectual life of the Center.

Read more about faculty fellowships, including eligibility requirements.

Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

The goal of this fellowship is to support multidisciplinary humanities research by graduate students at Pitt and to connect them with the multidisciplinary networks of the Humanities Center.

Successful applicants for the fellowship must be admitted to candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy before May 15, 2021, in a humanities or humanities-adjacent doctoral program at the University. Additionally, they must be in residence in Pittsburgh during the academic year following their summer fellowship.

Read more about graduate student summer research fellowships, including eligibility requirements.

Co-teaching Fellowship

This fellowship has three primary goals: to create innovative curricular offerings that foster excellence in undergraduate research; to support thinking together and working together across disciplinary lines among faculty in the humanities; and to connect fellows with the multidisciplinary networks of the Humanities Center.

Successful applicants for the fellowship must be faculty members currently employed at the University, which includes appointment stream and tenure stream faculty. Applications should be authored by two faculty based in different departments, and both should be in residence in Pittsburgh during the 2021-22 academic year.

Read more about the co-teaching fellowships, including eligibility requirements.