ACLS Digital Extension Grants

Are you a PhD or similar degree holder? American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is delighted to put forward ACLS Digital Extension Grants. PhD or similar degree holder can apply for the given fellowship program. Institution will support scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels. If you get selected a grand amount of up to $150,000 will be offered.

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) was founded in 1919. It is a private, nonprofit federation of 73 national scholarly organizations, is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.


  • Projects must be hosted by an institution of higher education in the United States.
  • Project’s principal investigator must be a scholar in a field of the humanities and the humanistic social sciences.
  • Project’s principal investigator must have a PhD degree conferred prior to the application deadline.

How to Apply:

In order to apply for the given fellowship, applicants must register themselves through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • An application form completed online by the designated team leader for the project.
  • A 10-page proposal. The proposal should explain the proposed project development plan in relation to the objectives of the Digital Extension Grant Program.
  • A project timeline (no more than three pages) providing a coherent plan for the development and execution of the project, including a description of tasks to be accomplished within the grant period. This plan should reflect a thoughtful approach to the project’s extensibility.
  • A budget plan (no more than two pages) providing a detailed account of the proposed use of the grant funds. (ACLS makes available a sample budget for reference.)
  • Applications must also include a statement concerning the intellectual property rights relating to software and content developed with grant funds.
  • A list of the names and institutional affiliations of members of the project team and a description of each member’s role(s) and capacities on the project. Include two-page CVs for principal project participants.
  • Two reference letters.
  • An institutional statement from a senior official of the project leader’s home institution or the institution hosting the project (dean, provost, president, or other appropriate person).

Award Amount:

  • Amount (total grant amount): up to $150,000.
  • Grants may be used to cover salary replacement, staffing, equipment and other costs.
  • Tenure: 12-18 months, to be initiated between July 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016.
  • Completed applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application. system ( no later than 9 pm Eastern Standard Time, February 2, 2016.
  • Notifications will be sent to applicants by mid-May, 2016.

Application Deadline:

February 2, 2016 is the application deadline.

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