Freedman Center Digital Scholarship Grant


The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship at Kelvin Smith Library is now accepting applications for Digital Scholarship Grants for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

This newly created grant program targets scholars who are not eligible for the Freedman Fellows Faculty or Student programs. In particular, they are available to full or part-time lecturers, instructors and postdoctoral scholars and fellows. 

Grants will fund well-defined research projects that involve the application of digital tools and methods to scholarly or pedagogical problems. Applicants can request funding amounts up to $3,000. In addition to financial support, recipients will also receive expertise and guidance from the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship team. 

Grant applications are due October 2, 2020.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to schedule a consultation with members of the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship team before submitting an application. Team members will help hone the project, identify a reasonable scope and pinpoint deliverables. To schedule a consultation, contact

Any general questions regarding the Freedman Center’s various funding opportunities should be emailed to Charlie Harper.

Digital Scholarship Grants are funded by the Kelvin Smith Library, the Lillian and Milford Harris Library, the Cleveland Health Sciences Library and the Judge Ben C. Green Law Library.