Become a Digital Humanities Fellow at the UT Humanities Center
The UT Humanities Center offers a one-semester Digital Humanities Fellowship to qualified full-time, tenure-stream UT faculty.
The fellowship offers one faculty member
- a semester’s release from teaching and service,
- $3000 in research funding,
- access to the UTHC library liaison, UT digital media librarians, and on-campus computing facilities (JICS, library maker spaces, etc.),
- opportunities publicly to present research and to work with distinguished visiting scholars,
- use of all Center facilities
All successful applicants are asked to participate in the life of the Center by working frequently at the Center, participating in and presenting their work in a Chandler Seminar during the semester they hold the fellowship, and (if desirable) participating in faculty research seminars related to their work.
How it works
The DH Fellowship helps optimize work toward a significant investigative project by awarding a one-semester leave for concentrated research. Applicants should:
- consult with their department heads to ensure eligibility for leave for spring term of the fellowship year;
- submit DH research projects in their fields of research expertise, not projects concerning DH pedagogy, curricula for online teaching, or public advocacy or policy projects unrelated to their research aims;
- plan to submit an external grant proposal of some kind (NEH, ACLS, etc.);
- be willing to participate in the life of the Humanities Center for the duration of their one-semester residency;
- write their application narratives for a non-specialist audience of evaluators.
How to apply
Applications for Faculty DH Fellowships are due on December 1. Faculty should follow the directions for application on this application form and submit their full application by deadline of December 1.
Any faculty applicant with questions should consult with the Humanities Center director by phone or email at any time.
“The humanities are the main course of life, the essential core of meaning in the world, where our values and our best selves are defined.”
—Amy J. Elias, UT Humanities Center Director