The information listed here refers to opportunities currently available in the UK and the USA.  If you know of opportunities available in other countries or if you’ve come across anything else in the UK/USA that you think is relevant, please contact us.


American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS)
A private institution supporting scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
A range of different Grant Programmes available, including Early Career.

Arts Council England
Funding for arts organisations and those who use the arts in their work”.  Also shows links to other potentially useful organisations.

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Postgraduate, early career and project funding.

Bonnie Wheeler Fellowship
Research support for women scholars of medieval studies.

British Academy
Small research, Postdoctoral, Mid Career and project grants.

Folger Shakespeare Library Research Fellowships
Long- and short-term residential research fellowships to encourage the use of Folger collections and on-going cross-disciplinary dialogue among early modern scholars.  Also 3 new collaborative fellowships with the Renaissance Society of America, the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, and the American Historical Association.

Huntington Library Fellowships
These fellowships derive from a variety of funding sources and have different terms. Recipients of all fellowships are expected to be in continuous residence at the Huntington and to participate in and make a contribution to its intellectual life.

Institute for Historical Research
A number of scholarships, bursaries and prizes available.

Leverhulme Trust
Postdoctoral, research project, research leave, international travel and performance grants.

The Malone Society
Major awards up to a total in any one year of £1,000 and minor awards up to the same total.

The Medieval Academy of America
Graduate student fellowships and awards (dissertation grants, tuition scholarships, etc.).

Medium Aevum
Small grants to support research.  Also has a substantial list of available grants for research in medieval and renaissance studies.

National Endowment for the Humanities
A variety of funding awards and fellowships for scholars and institutions in the Humanities.

Renaissance Society of America
Research grants for RSA members.

Society for Renaissance Studies
Postdoctoral Fellowships (all aspects of Renaissance studies) and Study Fellowships to assist doctoral students undertake research visits.

Travel Bursaries / Conference Sponsorship

Medium Aevum
Travel bursaries (for all career stages), sponsorship for conferences, and more.

Society for Renaissance Studies
Major and Small conference grants available.