other funding

To submit info on funding opportunities related to environmental history, contact director@aseh.net

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities at Colby College
Colby College invites applications for a three-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities to begin September 1, 2017. The successful candidate will work with faculty, staff, and students from across the arts and humanities and the Environmental Studies Program. Applications are welcome from scholars working in such areas as environmental design, arts, history, and/or ecocriticism. Candidates familiar with innovative and experiential learning, project-based pedagogy, and digital humanities are particularly encouraged. Candidates must have the PhD in hand by September 1, 2017. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, (unofficial) graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of current scholarship as PDFs to: http://apply.interfolio.com/41180. If you wish to submit a portfolio, please contact Megan Fossa, Program Coordinator of the Center for the Arts and Humanities at mellonpostdocfellow@colby.edu. Colby is committed to supporting a diverse community of scholars.  In your application materials please address how your personal experiences and professional plans support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Application review will begin April 14, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

American Council of Learned Society Fellowships
The ACLS offers a variety of fellowships with different deadlines. See:
https://www.acls.org/programs/comps/ Deadline: March 22, 2017
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows competition information can be viewed at:

Fullbright Scholar Program
The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open. Opportunities are found in the newly redesigned Catalog of Awards. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the current competition will close on August 1, 2017. There are many awards specifically related to the environment, including:

  • Mauritius: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development
  • Australia: Fulbright Senior Scholar in Resources and Energy (Curtin University)
  • Canada: Research Chairs in Environment
  • United Arab Emirates: All Disciplines (Teaching or Teaching/Research)
  • India: Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Awards (All Disciplines)
  • Georgia: Science, Technology and Engineering
  • Colombia: Fulbright-Universidad Nacional de Colombia Distinguished Chair in Biodiversity and Sustainable Development