These funds support the formation of multidisciplinary digital humanities grant-writing groups with grant application submission(s) as the expected outcome.   Grant-writing groups may consist of up to five TAMU faculty members and include participants across colleges and/or departments.  Participants must commit to attending 4 to 5 grant-writing meetings during the Spring or Fall semester.  The participants are required to meet during their agreed upon meeting dates/times.

If applicable, CoDHR requests copies of grant award notification(s) and resulting publications.  Send updates regarding notification(s) and publication(s) to

Each participant receives a $500 bursary to be awarded after the group’s final meeting and submission of a report by the group leader, see below for report form.

Fall 2020 Semester Application Deadline is April 1, 2020 extended to April 30, 2020

Spring 2021 Semester Application Deadline is November 1, 2020

To apply complete and submit the Fall 2020 Seed Grant Application form and include the following:

  • Grant-Writing Topic
  • Description and purpose
  • List participants (up to 5), provide names, colleges/departments, and emails
  • List grant(s) under consideration

When the submission date falls on a weekend or a TAMU recognized holiday, the application deadline is extended to the next business day.

The Seed Grant Report requests:

  • Schedule of grant-writing group’s meeting dates/times (4 to 5 meetings required)
  • Status of grant submissions
  • Copy of grant application notification, if available

Please address questions and applications to Nancy Sumpter (