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Office of the Vice Provost for Research

OVPR, Indiana University, and external agencies such as the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities provide various forms of funding to support the research and creative activity needs of humanists and artists.

Internal A&H Funding Programs at IU Bloomington

Public Humanities Project DEADLINE: Open

Supporting research projects that impact and benefit Bloomington and other southern Indiana communities (funded by the IU Office of the Vice President for Research through IU’s New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities program)

Public Arts Grants DEADLINES: Nov. 13 and March 13

Supporting projects such as installations and performances that enrich the surrounding Bloomington community, offered by OVPR in collaboration with the City of Bloomington’s Department of Economic & Sustainable Development

Open Access Monograph Digital Publishing DEADLINES: Nov. 13 and March 13

Supporting digital publication of manuscripts in the humanities and social sciences, offered in collaboration with OVPR, the Office of the Provost at IU Bloomington, the IU Libraries, and IU Press.

 

 Other A&H Funding Opportunities

Are you looking ...

OVPR and IU Internal Funding

External Funding

for summer support for your research?

Collaborative Research & Creative Activity Funding
New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship
New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowship
Summer Repository Research Fellowship
Research Awards for Associate Professors 

NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
NEH: Summer Seminars and Institutes
NEH: Summer Stipends (apply internally through limited submissions) 

for a teaching release to work on your research or creative activity?

New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship
New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowship
CAHI Research Fellowship 

ACLS: Digital Innovation Fellowships
ACLS: Fellowships
Guggenheim 

to collaborate with a colleague in another field?

Faculty Research Support Program - Seed Funding
New Frontiers Creativity and Scholarship
Collaborative Fellowship
Research Consultation Fellowship
Visiting Fellows Program
Conversations (informal discussion groups)

NEH: Media Projects: Development Grants
NEH: Research and Development
ACLS: Collaborative Research Fellowships

to visit an archive in the United States or abroad?

New Frontiers Exploratory Travel Fellowships
CAHI Travel Grant
Grant in Aid
Research Award for Associate Professors 

NEH: Collaborative Research Grants
NEH: Summer Seminars and Institutes
NEH: Summer Stipends(apply internally through limited submissions)
ACLS Fellowships

for support for digital components of research?

Collaborative Research & Creative Activity Funding
New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowship
Research Awards for Associate Professors
Open Access Monograph Initiative

NEH: Digital Humanities Implementation Grants
NEH: Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants
NEH: Digital Projects for the Public
ACLS: Digital Innovation Fellowships

 

to spend some time in a residency or a research center?

Collaborative Research & Creative Activity Funding
IU Collaborative Research Grants
New Frontiers Exploratory Travel Fellowship
CAHI Travel Grant
Research Awards for Associate Professors
Research Consultation Fellowship 

NEH: Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions

to explore a new area of interest? 

Collaborative Research & Creative Activity Funding
Faculty Research Support Program - Seed Funding
IU Collaborative Research Grants
New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowship
OVPR Award for Research Methods Collaboration 
Public Arts Grants
Public Humanities Project

NEH: Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants
NEH: Research and Development

for copyright or production support for your monograph? Grant in Aid
Research Awards for Associate Professors
Collaborative Fellowships 

NEH: Fellowships
NEH: Summer Stipends (apply internally through limited submissions)

to host a workshop, symposia, or conference?

New Frontiers/New Currents
CAHI Conference + Workshop Grant
Conferences Award for Associate Professors
NEA: Our Town Grants (apply internally through limited submission)
NEH: Summer Seminars and Institutes

for funding to commission or display creative work?

New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship
New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowship
CAHI Conference + Workshop Grant
Research Awards for Associate Professors
Collaborative Fellowships 

Mellon Artists and New Work
NEA: Art Works (apply internally through limited submissions - early Jan Deadline)

for funding for assistance or materials associated with creative activity?

New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship
New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowship
Grant in Aid
Research Awards for Associate Professors

 

for funding for a public work?

New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship
Grant in Aid 
Public Arts Grants
Public Humanities Project

NEA: Our Town Grants (apply internally through limited submission)

to supplement salary earned through a prestigious award?

OVPR Research Leave Supplement