Published: May 3, 2024 By

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) Arts & Humanities Grant Program announced nearly $95,000 in combined funding for 17 projects exploring topics in disciplines from Asian languages and environmental design to composition and Classics.

The RIO Arts & Humanities Grant Program is inspired by recognition of the essential role of the arts and humanities at CU Boulder, including inspiring deeper connections with others, welcoming multiple and diverse perspectives, and contemplating what it means to be human.  

Applications for the program were requested by April 15 and subsequently reviewed and ranked by arts and humanities faculty based on the following criteria:

  • Significance/value of the project to arts, humanities and/or humanistic social sciences
  • Potential of the project to contribute to the field(s) (and potentially beyond)
  • Appropriate proposal for use of funds
  • How the project will impact the applicant’s career development
  • Appropriate evaluation to assess the project’s success
  • Qualifications of the applicant(s) and relevance of those qualifications to the project