Resources for Researchers, Scholars, Artists, and Practitioners in Humanities and the Arts



The faculty of Humanities and the Arts at City College create new knowledge through research, scholarship, and creative work.  We publish books, articles, and poems; we exhibit art; we make films; we write and perform music and plays; and we create cultural images and movements.  Our work makes important contributions to our respective fields, and it informs and enriches our teaching as we engage students in cutting-edge work.

This page is designed to provide CCNY faculty engaged in humanistic or artistic work with leads to funding sources that support a broad array of activities.  Please follow the links to explore these opportunities.  If you have questions about these opportunities and your work at the college, please contact Deputy Dean Renata Miller at or 212-650-8836.

Funding Sources for Humanities and the Arts

The Division of Humanities and the Arts offers the following supports for faculty:

Stuart Z. Katz Professorship in Humanities and the Arts
One year of research support for an outstanding professorial faculty member, established by a generous gift from Mr. Stuart Z. Katz.

Division of Humanities and the Arts Faculty Travel Program

Rifkind Faculty Fellowships

Rifkind Faculty Teaching Awards

CCNY and CUNY Support for Travel:

Office of the Provost Faculty Travel Program

CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences

The CUNY Academy Stewart Travel Awards for Assistant Professors

The CUNY Academy Stefan Bernard Baumrin Travel Award for Associate Professors

The CUNY Academy Adjunct Faculty Travel Awards

CUNY Grants and Fellowships

CUNY Office of Research

Programs include:

Book Completion Award

Interdisciplinary Research Grant

This program funds travel, supplies, course releases, summer salaries (salary caps apply), research assistants, and more.

CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program for untenured faculty

CUNY Mellon Faculty Diversity Initiative

External Grants and Fellowships

American Council of Learned Societies

Fulbright Scholar Program

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
For four consecutive years a City College faculty member in Humanities and Arts has won an NEH Faculty Award!  There is no internal pre-vetting for these prestigious awards.  
The NEH summer stipend competition requires an institutional nomination for full-time faculty; the Division of Humanities and Arts issues a call for applications each summer.

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)


Last Updated: 10/24/2022 08:03