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Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

CEAH Sponsored Internal Funding


The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) provides internal grants to support faculty research in the arts and humanities. See individual grant programs below for the most recent descriptions, deadlines, and guidelines.


List of past awards and recipients



Planning Grant

Application Deadline: CLOSED, next RFP expected Fall 2015
List of AAU-recognized Agencies (Excel)

The CEAH invites proposals from associate and full professors for support in creating competitive applications to prestigious awards, fellowships, and grants recognized by the Association of American Universities (AAU). These grants support the career advancement of individual faculty members with an emphasis on developing the national distinction of ISU’s arts and humanities faculty. Recipients CEAH Planning Grants will have an already established body of peer-recognized research or creative scholarship in a form of publication that is both appropriate for their discipline and well suited to the agencies and awards, fellowships, and grants to which they will apply. Recipients work with their college and VPR grant support staff throughout the process of planning, writing, and submitting the external proposals.

Research Grant

Application deadline: CLOSED (next deadline Fall 2015)
Research Grant RFP and Guidelines (PDF)
Research Grant Application (DOCX)

The CEAH provides grants for research and creative activity that will make a significant contribution to the scholarly development and academic career progression of faculty in the arts, design and humanities. Projects should employ predominantly artistic and humanistic approaches and have outcomes clearly falling within the arts and humanities disciplines.

Symposium Grant

Application deadline: CLOSED (next deadline Fall 2015)
2014 aSymposium Grant RFP and Guidelines(PDF)
2014 Symposium Grant Application (DOCX)

The CEAH provides Symposium Grants to support the creation of artistic and scholarly conferences, symposia, or seminars on ISU's campus that will attract significant national attention and bring recognition to the scholarly work being done by ISU's arts and humanities faculty. In addition to enhancing the ISU research mission these symposia should broadly benefit the intellectual environment at ISU, offering a public event, such as a keynote address, that will attract a broad audience.

CEAH Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities

Letter of Intent: CLOSED (next deadline late Spring 2015 for 2016 Fellowship)
Full Proposal (by invitation): CLOSED for 2015

2015 Fellowship Call for Proposals and Guidelines (PDF)

The CEAH invites proposals from associate and full professors to become the Spring 2015 Fellow in the Arts and Humanities. The intent of the fellowship is to distinguish a well-established ISU scholar who has recently completed a major scholarly project, or who will complete such a project during the early part of the fellowship period, and will present this research to the ISU community in public lectures and a short series of colloquia and forums. The activities of the CEAH Fellow in the Arts and Humanities will be distinguished in the media as an example of advanced creative and scholarly achievement in the arts and humanities at ISU.



Other ISU Funding Sources


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Grants Deadlines

Center of Excellence for Learning and Teaching (CELT) - Awards and Fellowships

Office of Executive Vice President and Provost - Internal Funding

Vice President for Research - Internal Funding