Leading Edge Fellowships, American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS is based in New York, but the fellowships are across the USA). Deadline: 15 March 2023.
The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the fifth competition of the Leading Edge Fellowship program, which demonstrates the potential of humanistic knowledge and methods to solve problems, build capacity, and advance justice and equity in society. Leading Edge Fellowships place recent humanities PhDs with nonprofit organizations promoting social justice in their communities. Fellows take on substantive roles that draw on the skills and capacities honed in the course of earning the humanities PhD, including advanced communication, research, project management, and creative problem solving. This initiative is made possible through the support of the Mellon Foundation.
The fellowships are designed to foster mutually beneficial partnerships between fellows and their hosting organizations. Each applicant may apply for up to two of the available Leading Edge Fellowship opportunities. Eligible organizations include:
- Asian Americans for Advancing Justice
- American Friends Service Committee
- Children’s Defense Fund
- Campaign for Southern Equality
- The Center for Cultural Power
- Destiny Arts Center
- Gender Justice
- Justice Action Center
- and more