We provide several options for supporting your digital and data projects, and we can also direct you toward additional funding opportunities throughout the institution.

Leave-Year Fellowships

Leave-year fellowships of $2,500 for one semester or $5,000 for a full year will provide salary replacement support for colleagues planning to pursue digital or data-oriented scholarship during research leaves in the 2024–2025 academic year. 

Eligibility: Colleagues planning academic leaves

Deadline: 2024–2025 applications due February 16, 2024


Micro Grants

Micro grants of up to $1,000 support a variety of scholarly and pedagogical efforts using any of a wide array of data and digital methodologies. These grants can be used to participate in workshops or training in any data or digital skills/platforms; attend conferences on data or digital scholarship or pedagogy; acquire data or technology to support scholarship or pedagogy; hire student research assistants for data and digital projects; and cover expenses related to the development of new courses or course materials related to data and digital methods. 

Eligibility: Faculty and staff of Middlebury College and the Middlebury Institute 

Deadline: For AY 2023-2024, we will review three rounds of proposals due on November 10, 2023, February 16, 20024, and April 19, 2024.


Additional Funding Options

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