Intellectual Humility in Public Discourse – RFP and Fellowship


Intellectual Humility in Public Discourse

Request for Proposals and Fellowship Applications
With the generous support of the John Templeton Foundation, the University of Connecticut’s Humanities Institute announced a funding proposal competition of $2 million dollars to support interdisciplinary research projects on intellectual humility and its role in promoting meaningful public discourse.   Topical areas of focus included both the barriers that prevent people from engaging in open-minded, intellectually humble dialogue over culturally divisive issues and scalable models or other interventions that may be effective or ineffective in promoting more reason-based, intellectually humble dialogue. 

Current Program opportunities and deadlines include:
The deadline for residential fellowship applications is April 15th 2017
Non-residential fellowship applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Past Program opportunities
Phase 1 of the RFP application process has been completed.  Letters of Intent for the RFP are no longer being accepted.