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Fellowship Application

The application cycle for 2022-23 fellowships opens on January 15, 2022 and closes on March 4, 2022. Download the application packet today!

Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and their Chicago-area community partners are invited annually to apply to join HumanitiesX as fellows.

HumanitiesX fellows are supported for the academic year, so that they may co-design an interdisciplinary, project-based course in the humanities for delivery in the spring quarter. HumanitiesX courses may be taught at any level outside of the first-year program, including as special topics courses, Sophomore Seminars (LSP 200), Capstone courses, Experiential Learning (EL) courses, or graduate courses. They may be listed in one unit or cross-listed between units.

Interested faculty and community partners should review the HumanitiesX model and consult with the initiative's Faculty Director, Professor Lisa Dush, prior to submitting an application.

Types of Fellows

HumanitiesX applications are submitted by a team of three: two faculty members in DePaul's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and a community partner.

Faculty Fellows

Full-time faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences are eligible to apply to be a Faculty Fellow. At least one of the two faculty on the team must hold a tenure-line appointment, and faculty will typically be from different academic units.

Faculty Fellows receive a three-course reduction in the academic year (one course per academic quarter), as well as one unit of summer salary.

Community Fellows

Official representatives of a non-DePaul domestic or international non-profit or non-governmental organization are eligible to apply to be a Community Fellow. Applicants must be able and willing to commit to 10 months of collaborative work with their DePaul team, including the Collaborative's group sessions.

Community Fellows' organizations receive a $17,600 pass-through-grant, and Fellows have access to office space on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.

Application Timeline

Application timelines will generally remain consistent from year to year. The anticipated timeline for applications for the 2022-23 Academic Year is as follows:

Stage Date
Call for Proposals and Application Guidelines posted
November 1, 2021
Online Application opens
January 15, 2022
Online Application closes
March 4, 2022
Award notifications April 22, 2022

Application Preparation

Applicants for HumanitiesX should review the CFP & Application Guidelines packet, which provides details of all materials that must be submitted through the online application. The application process is the same from year to year, though the shared annual theme changes. The Collaborative's 2022-23 shared theme is The Environment: Crisis & Action.

Guidelines & Preparation

Download the 2022-23 CFP & Application Guidelines for easy offline review.

Download Packet

Ready to apply?

Contact us for more information regarding the 2022-2023 application cycle.

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