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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Research Support for Major External Fellowship Awards


In recognition of the excellence in humanities scholarship that a fellowship award from a major national organization indicates, the Simpson Center is launching special support for faculty who are selected for these highly competitive fellowships from the organizations below.


UW tenure-track faculty at all ranks who have been formally awarded the following fellowships:

  • ACLS Fellowships (does not include ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships, Scholars and Society Fellowships, etc.)
  • NEH Fellowships (does not include NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication or Summer Stipends)
  • Guggenheim Fellowships


This funding will be extended to all faculty who receive these fellowships, without further review by the Simpson Center Executive Board.

Terms of Award

Research funds of $5000, to be processed through the reimbursement of research-related expenses and travel. Funds must be used within the twelve-month period of the award, with a deadline for all reimbursement requests to be submitted to the Simpson Center no later than one month before the end of the twelve-month term.

Application Materials

Please forward your notice of award to Rachel Arteaga, Simpson Center Assistant Director, at