Calls for Funding

One of our key priorities is to support research training in critical digital humanities at every level, including postdoctoral fellowships, graduate fellowships, and undergraduate fellowships. We support interdisciplinary training programs that bring humanities students into dialogue with data studies, digitality, and computational methods, as well as supporting quantitative data science students to engage with questions of ethics, critical analysis, close reading, and interpretation.

Call for Expressions of Interest: UX Design for DH Accelerator Program, Fall 2022

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) and The Collaborative Digital Research Space (CDRS; pronounced 'cedars') are pleased to announce the next phase of the UX Design program launching this fall: The UX Design for DH Accelerator Program.  A shared priority of both CDHI and CDRS is to amplify research and knowledge mobilization and dissemination that balances user-centric design thinking with the needs of the research team. To support this work, CDHI and CDRS co-developed a UX...

2023-2024 JHI-CDHI Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) at the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Digital Humanities Network, offers a twelve-month Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities, with a project that fits the JHI’s annual theme, “Absence”. Deadline for Applications: November 30, 2022 at 4:00pm EST 2023 - 2024: Absence Absence takes many forms - absence as loss, abandonment, and omission; absence as exile, separation, and unbelonging; and, paradoxically, absence as boundless,...

Undergraduate Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities, UTSC

Deadline: 15 August 2022 The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is pleased to announce new Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities (DH) research to support qualified undergraduate students registered in any program at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). The program embeds undergraduate student researchers within existing critical digital humanities research projects at UTSC. This call supports undergrad researchers for the period between 05 September 2022 and 21 April...

Call for Funding: Graduate Fellowship in Critical Digital Humanities

Deadline: 13 May 2022. The CDHI Graduate Fellowship in Critical Digital Humanities supports a small interdisciplinary cohort of University of Toronto Ph.D. candidates engaged in DH research over the 2022-23 academic year. Students form a community of practice and participate in DH methods training workshops, research symposia, other CDHI events.

Call for Applications: Emerging Project Fund

CDHI is pleased to announce a call for applications to a second round of Emerging Project Fund grants for Summer 2022. All full-time faculty members and librarians at the University of Toronto, including research stream, teaching stream, and CLTAs. In the case of multi-university teams or community partnerships, the lead applicant must be a U of T faculty member. Deadline: 25 March 2022.

Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities

CDHI is pleased to announce Undergraduate Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities for May-August 2022. The program embeds undergraduate student researchers within existing critical digital humanities research projects at U of T. Deadline: 25 March 2022

Call for Funding: CDHI Postdoctoral Fellowship in Community Data (2022-24)

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is pleased to announce a new postdoctoral fellowship program, with a focus on Community Data. The program will support two interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellows for two academic years, 2022-24. One fellow will be affiliated with the University of Toronto Faculty of Information (iSchool). One fellow will be affiliated with University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC).

Graduate Digital Humanities Project Partner Grants: February-August 2022

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is pleased to announce new grants to support critical digital humanities (DH) research, focusing on funding qualified graduate students registered in any program at the University of Toronto. The program embeds graduate student researchers within existing critical digital humanities research projects at U of T, many of which are also collaborations with librarians and/or community organizations. This call supports grad researchers for the period between February 15, 2022 and August 31, 2022. U of T graduate students at registered in any program, along with a faculty member and/or librarian co-lead, are invited to apply to the program.  

Undergraduate Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is pleased to announce new Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities (DH) research to support qualified undergraduate students registered in any program at the University of Toronto. The program embeds undergraduate student researchers within existing critical digital humanities research projects at U of T. This call supports undergrad researchers for the period between Jan. 3, 2022 and April 30, 2022. Applications are due December 10, 2021.

Call for Digital Humanities Learning Communities

The Digital Humanities Learning Community Grant is a grant of up to $2000 offered in support of groups of four or more individuals co-working towards specific digital humanities research during the Winter and Spring 2022 semesters. Applications are due December 10, 2021.