The Center provides funding for UCR faculty and students through our annual calls for projects. Award amounts and call formats vary from year to year.

***NOTE: Some applicants are reporting errors with the online application form that prevent file upload and submission. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to determine the problem. Applicants who cannot submit the form due to file upload errors may submit the basic form and then email  documents to CIS@ucr.edu.  ***

Program Name Eligibility Deadline
Global 19th Century 2020-21 Workshops CHASS Graduate Students July 15, 2020
“Being Human”: Interdisciplinary Mini-labs CHASS Faculty July 15, 2020
Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowships CHASS Faculty July 24, 2020
Emory Elliott Book Awards Submission Deadline CHASS Faculty October 15, 2020
Event Co-sponsorship Open On-going
Hot off the Presses Book Talks CHASS Faculty On-going
UC Humanities Research Institute  CHASS Faculty and Graduate Students Various
Academic Book Clubs *ONLINE* CHASS Faculty and Graduate Students Closed
Academic Writing Groups *ONLINE* CHASS Faculty and Graduate Students Closed
Interdisciplinary Working Group Awards *extended* CHASS Faculty Closed
(Re)Draft Manuscript Revision Workshops *extended* CHASS Faculty Closed
Whiting Public Engagement Programs *extended* CHASS Faculty Closed
Mellon Foundation’s John E. Sawyer Seminars CHASS Faculty Closed
*Cancelled* CHCI Conference Registration Sponsorship CHASS Faculty Closed
Conference/Symposium & Interdisciplinary Workshop Awards UCR Faculty Closed
Wild Card Awards UCR Faculty Closed
Humanities Graduate Student Research Grants CHASS Graduate Students Closed
Mellon Faculty Fellowships CHASS Faculty Closed

External funding calls for humanities research can be found at:

In some cases, the Center may provide administrative and logistical support for externally funded projects.
If you would like to discuss how CIS can support your project, please contact Katharine at katharine.henshaw@ucr.edu.