External Funding Sources
Funding for Humanities Education
- National Endowment for the Humanities – Division of Education Programs – “Through its programs devoted to teachers and their students, the division strives to cultivate intellectual curiosity, so that students can deepen their reflections on human experience; increase their understanding of different cultures and societies, past and present; and achieve the knowledge and wisdom necessary for democratic citizenship.”
- National Endowment for the Humanities – Office of Digital Humanities – “Digital technology has changed the way scholars perform their work. It allows new questions to be raised and has radically changed the ways in which materials can be searched, mined, displayed, taught, and analyzed.”
Funding for Social Science Education
- Social Science Research Council – Part of the SSRC’s mission is to “educate and train the next generation of social science researchers.” The SSRC sometimes offers fellowships and grants to that end.
Funding for STEM Education
- National Institutes for Health (NIH) – R25 Education Projects – These grants are “For support to develop and/or implement a program as it relates to a category in one or more of the areas of education, information, training, technical assistance, coordination, or evaluation.”
- National Science Foundation (NSF) – Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) – This directorate includes the Division of Graduate Education (DGE), Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), and Division of Research on Learning (DRL), all of which offer funding opportunities of potential interest to the Vanderbilt science, engineering, and mathematics community. The most recent EHR program announcements are available, and you can subscribe to these announcements via email or RSS.
- Alfred P. Sloan Foundation – Science Education – “Grants in the Science Education program area promote access to the scientific enterprise, provide information about scientific and technical careers, and encourage innovation to the structure of scientific training.”