Call for proposals: Spring 2013 grants, President’s Fund for the Humanities

By Staff

The System Office of Academic Affairs is soliciting proposals for the spring 2013 President’s Fund for the Humanities mini-grants.

The President’s Fund for the Humanities (PFH) was established to preserve a balance in the university’s programs of education and research by giving special attention to the humanities.

Proposals might include: seminars in humanistic studies; public programs in the humanities; innovative teaching in the humanities; or requests for lectures or exhibits by visiting scholars. The fund might also support projects that involve interdisciplinary teaching, increase the visibility of the humanities, emphasize humanistic values or address special social problems in a humanistic context.

Projects selected for funding are restricted to a maximum PFH award of $1,500.

Proposals must be received by 5 p.m. Feb. 28.

Please submit your proposal as one electronic file to

An Advisory Board composed of faculty representatives from each campus will consider the proposals and make recommendations to President Benson for funding. Proposal requirements, guidelines and more information may be found on the president’s website,

Questions: Thomas Spahr, Academic Planning, Programs and Policy Analyst, 303-860-5623 or