The Mellon Grant in Arts and Humanities Summer Research Institute

About the Grant

Lincoln University's strategic plan emphasizes a renewed focus on liberal arts and the development of strategic partnerships. Thanks to a proposal submitted by President Brenda A. Allen, Lincoln University was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Humanities faculty may apply each grant year.  The grant years are 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022. Awarded grant funds are for research and academic writing for scholarly publications.  Awarded faculty will employ an undergraduate research assistant to engage in researching and professional development. Please see below for grant overview, guidelines, and proposal application and submission process.