Shakespeare Association of America

Fellowships and Applications

  • The University Library at California State University, Sacramento has announced the continuation of the Library Research Fellowship Program to support the use of the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection by fellows for scholarly research in Hellenic studies while in residence in Sacramento. The term of fellowships can vary between two weeks and three months, depending on the nature of the research, and for the current cycle will be tenable from July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017. The deadline is 26 February 2016.
  • The Folger Institute at the Folger Shakespeare Library is currently seeking an Assistant Director for Fellowships. A description of the redefined position, as well as details on how to apply, can be found at the Folger website.
  • The Folger Shakespeare Library is currently seeking a Research Associate to assist with “Teaching Shakespeare to Undergraduates,” part of the Folger’s program First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare. This is a new, NEH grant-funded, 20-month position. A description of the position, as well as details on how to apply, can be found at the Folger website.
  • The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce a new program promoting digital scholarship in the humanities. The ACLS Digital Extension Grant program, made possible by the generous assistance of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will support teams of scholars as they enhance existing digital projects with the goal of engaging new audiences across a range of academic communities and institutions. Deadline is 2 February 2016.
  • The 2015-16 ACLS Public Fellows competition is now open. All ACLS fellowship programs promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career. Comprehensive information and eligibility criteria for all programs can be found at
  • Information about Mellon-affiliated fellowships in the humanities can be found at:

  • Fulbright offers a variety of award opportunities in Theater, Film Studies, and Language and Literature around the world, as well as over 40 grant opportunities in the United Kingdom. For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines, and review criteria, please visit the Fulbright website. You may also wish to register for one of Fulbright’s webinars (schedule and archive available here), or join My Fulbright. My Fulbright is an online community and resource center for applicants interested in the Program.