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Limited Submission Opportunities

On occasion, a funding opportunity will arise that is limited to just one or two proposals from each institution. In that case, an internal competition is necessary to pick the most promising applications. Please contact Kris Wolff, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs, to express interest in these opportunities at or 718-817-4086.

Current List of Opportunities

Carnegie Corporation -- Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program 2022

Internal Competition - October 28, 2021, by 5 p.m.
Sponsor Deadline - November 22, 2021, by 5 p.m.

From the Carnegie website:
The purpose of the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program is to support high-caliber scholarship in the social sciences and humanities, making it possible for the recipients to devote time to to research and writing that addresses pressing issues and cultural transitions affecting us at home and abroad.

The 2022 program will provide fellowships of $200,000 to up to thirty exceptional scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals, for a 12- or 24-month duration.

Eligibility: Andrew Carnegie fellowships are open only to citizens or permanent residents of the United States whose names have been forwarded by a nominator designated by Carnegie Corporation of New York. Individuals may not apply for the fellows program.

Fordham has been invited to nominate two fellows for this award - one junior (having received her/his terminal degree within the last 10 years) and one senior. Note that if awarded, an Andrew Carnegie Fellow may not also hold another fellowship of equal caliber at the same time.

Internal competition proposal instructions:
If you want to be considered for this opportunity, please first review the Topics list.

If your project falls within the topic areas, prepare the following:
1. a one-page summary of your project including brief work plan and timeline;
2. a one-page, bullet-format summary of your CV; and
3. an estimated budget for the $200,000. Budget categories provided by Carnegie Corporation include salary for yourself and research assistants, travel, conferences you plan to organize or attend, and 'other'. Carnegie does not provide fringe benefits or indirect costs. Please indicate if you plan to request a 12-month or 24-month fellowship duration.

Please email your internal proposal to Kris Wolff ( by 5pm on Thursday, October 28, indicating whether you are applying as a junior or senior fellow. Any questions, please contact Kris.