Publication Funding

American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR)

The fellowship is to assist a scholar pursuing a final publication related to the archaeology, anthropology, cultural resource management, and history of Jordan.

APA Health Services Research Awards- American Psychiatry Association

The Early Career Award, established in 1998, recognizes the best paper published in the past year by an early career psychiatrist. The Senior Scholar Award recognizes sustained research accomplishments in the area of mental health.

Archaeological Institute of America

AIA supports and promotes archaeological research and its dissemination.

Bibliographic Society of America (BSA) Fellowship - Katharine Pantzer Senior Fellowship

S​upports bibliographical inquiry and research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history. Eligible topics may concentrate on books and documents in any field. 

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF)

Academic publishers may apply for subsidies for the publication of scholarly works related to the goals of the Foundation.

Children’s Literature Association (ChLA)

ChLA invites book proposals for original critical studies in the field of children's literature and for collections of critical essays or other works of importance to the advancement of the study of children's literature.

Dialogues on the Experience of War - NEH

Program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service. Development of curriculum supported.

Dynamic Language Infrastructure - NEH Documenting Endangered Languages (DLI-DEL) - NSF

Supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning dynamic language infrastructure in the context of endangered human languages. Funding can support fieldwork and other activities relevant to the digital recording, documentation and analysis, and archiving of endangered language data, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples, and databases.

Early American Industries Association

Early American Industries Association supports projects related to its mission to preserve and present historic trades, crafts, and tools, and the interpretation of their impact on our lives.


Furthermore supports publication of nonfiction books that concern the arts, history, and the natural and built environment.

George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation

Awards a limited number of fellowships in Creative Nonfiction, History, Emerging Arts and Science and Technology Studies in alternating years for independent projects in selected fields, targeting its support specifically to early mid-career individuals, those who have achieved recognition for at least one major project. 

Institute for Humane Studies

Offers funding in the amount of $50,000 for semester-long sabbaticals for the study, research, and teaching of classical liberal ideas.

Israel Institute

Funds are to enhance knowledge about modern Israel by ensuring that more students, at more universities in the United States and around the world, have access to classes about Israel during their time on campus.

James P Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation

Foundation funds scholarly research and interpretation of the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) in China and the study of the predecessors and successors of the Ming.

Kluge Fellowships

The Kluge Center encourages humanistic and social science research that makes use of the Library's large and varied collections. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research is particularly welcome in the Kluge Fellowship program. 

Millard Meiss Publication Fund

Applications for publication grants will be considered only for book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of art, visual studies, and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits, but cannot be published in the most desirable form without a subsidy. 

National Endowment for the Humanities Mellon Fellowships

NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication support individual scholars pursuing interpretive research projects that require digital expression and digital publication.

National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Program

The Public Scholar Program supports the creation of well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Research Programs Fellowships

The Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program is a joint activity of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Duke University Translation Grants

Scholarly Editions and Translations grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available only in inadequate editions or transcriptions.

National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Supports publications of historical records of national significance. Projects may focus on the papers of major figures from American life or cover broad historical movements in politics, military, business, social reform, the arts, and other aspects of the national experience. 


NCEEER funds post-doctoral research on the social, political, economic, environmental, and historical development of Eurasia and Central and Eastern Europe.


Pasold funds high quality research, relating to all branches of textile history including the  history of dress and fashion. Applications are encouraged for projects where there will be a lasting outcome in the form of a publication (a monograph; part of a book, a series of articles), or an exhibition or similar.

PEN America

PEN America confers distinct grants each year to support writers and works-in-progress in diverse genres including translation, YA and middle grade writing, and oral history. PEN America also offers a robust national program of fellowships for emerging writers and writing for justice.

Royal Geographic Society Journey of a Lifetime Award

The Journey of a Lifetime Award, given by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), in partnership with BBC Radio 4, offers you the chance to make a 'journey of a lifetime' and to tell the world about it in a memorable piece of radio documentary-making.

Russkiy Mir Foundation

Provides grants (donations) for projects aimed at popularizing the Russian language and culture and to support Russian language study programs.

Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations - NEH

Supports the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available only in inadequate editions or translations. Expected output: Book, Translation, Edition, Music edition.

Society for the Preservation of American Modernists

Supports the authorship of articles or books by independent scholars, writers, students and professionals in the following subject areas: the artistic contributions of the American modernists, and the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States.

Society for Military History First-Manuscript Prize

Awarded annually to an author who has not previously published a scholarly book-length manuscript and for work blends military history with social, political, economic, and diplomatic history and to authors of studies centering on campaigns, leaders, technology, and doctrine.

The American Folklife Center

Provides support for scholars working with ethnographic collection materials at the Library of Congress and for fieldworkers on folklife and related topics.

The Medieval Academy of America

The Medieval Academy Book Subvention Program provides subventions of up to $2,500 to university or other non-profit scholarly presses to support the publication of first books by Medieval Academy members.

The Spalding Trust

Trustees make grants to encourage the study of a recognised religious tradition other than one's own or to study religion from a comparative perspective. 

The University of Tulsa Nimrod Literary Awards

General submissions are accepted from January 1st to November 30th each year. Fiction, Creative Nonfiction and Poetry accepted.

William Appleman Williams Junior Faculty Research Grants

Intended to promote scholarly research in U.S. foreign relations by untenured college and university faculty and others who are within six years of the Ph.D. and who are working as professional historians. Grants are limited to scholars working on the first research monograph.

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.

The foundation offers a variety of grant programs for anthropological research and scholarship.

Yale Younger Poets Prize

Yale University Press seeks one book-length poetry manuscript to be published in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. It champions the most promising new American poets. Awarded since 1919, the Yale Younger Poets prize is the oldest annual literary award in the United States.