Digital projects often require a diverse set of resources. Below are internal and external grant opportunities that fund digital scholarship. But don’t go it alone. Get in touch with us (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we can help advise you on which funding opportunities are best for your work, how to write strong proposals, and what resources your college has to assist you in the grant-writing process.
The Darby & Geri Nelson Cross-Disciplinary Research Assistant Program
The Digital Arts, Sciences, and Humanities (DASH) Program with generous funding from the Darby and Geri Nelson are proud to announce cross-disciplinary research assistantships for faculty utilizing emerging technologies. Faculty are invited to apply for an undergraduate research assistant to employ on projects related to digital technologies and methodologies.
Any faculty in the humanities and social sciences (in any college) are eligible to apply and will be paired with technology-savvy undergraduates drawn from the fields of computer science, data science, design, engineering, and statistics. Projects may include, but are not limited to those involving:
Building a Website
Digital Mapping (GIS)
High Performance Computing and Big Data Analysis
Social Network Analysis
3D Printing and Modeling
Virtual Reality and High Resolution Imaging
Digital technology is changing research in the humanities and social sciences. With our cross-disciplinary research assistant program, we hope to facilitate your experimentation with new tools and methods that can advance your scholarship. To apply, please fill out this simple, brief application form.
Applications are due October 2, 2017 - 11:59 pm.
Digital Scholarship Grants from the University of Minnesota
Digital Scholarship Grants from External Organizations
Resources for Discovering Grants from External Organizations
The University Libraries offers a hands-on and online workshops on searching Pivot and the Foundation Directory Online (FDO). Setting up e-mail updates in Pivot is also covered. The workshops are co-sponsored by Office for the Vice President for Research (OVPR). Also discover links to additional funding resources, international activities, and proposal development.
Current Grant Opportunities
Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
Receipt Deadline March 13, 2018 for Projects Beginning October 2018
The Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through this program NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars and practitioners using digital technology in their research and to broadly disseminate knowledge about advanced technology tools and methodologies relevant to the humanities.
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Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
Receipt Deadline January 16, 2018 for Projects Beginning September 2018
Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.
This program combines the former Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants and Digital Humanities Implementation Grants programs; the combined program is offered twice per year. Proposals are welcome for digital initiatives in any area of the humanities.
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