The USF Humanities Institute supports faculty research in the humanities through various funding opportunities throughout the year. For questions about a specific faculty research funding opportunity, contact Liz Kicak.
The Humanities Institute Summer Grants are open to tenure-earning and tenured faculty whose research falls under the NEH definition of the humanities. Awards are up to $5,000. These funds may be used for travel for research, archival work, essential project-driven equipment, publishing support, research assistance, or summary salary.
Deadline to apply: February 16, 2024.
Applications are closed for the 2024 Summer Grant awards. Decision emails will be sent in March.
This program is designed to encourage interdisciplinary research and provide time and space for intellectual inquiry and collaboration among a cohort of USF faculty. Fellows receive course release time, a shared office, and support from the Humanities Institute in order to pursue a year-long project.
Applications are OPEN for the AY 2024-2025 cohort.
Deadline to apply: March 8, 2024.
The two-year rotating DeBartolo Endowed Chair within the Humanities Institute seeks to recognize a tenured CAS faculty member who is both an active scholar and engaged teacher. The DeBartolo Chair will be expected to be an active participant in the campus community and oversee a major project (or series of projects) for the USF Humanities Institute within one of the Institute’s areas of strategic growth.