National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Division of Research Programs
09/25/19 11:59 PM ET Receipt
Grants of $6,000 to USA individual teachers, scholars, and researchers to support scholarly research in the humanities disciplines. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support two months of full-time work and may support recipients’ compensation, travel, and other costs related to the proposed scholarly research.
The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication. The program works to accomplish this goal by:
- Providing small awards to individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.
- Supporting projects at any stage of development, but most especially early-stage research and late-stage writing in which small awards are most effective
- Furthering the NEH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the humanities by encouraging applications from independent scholars and faculty at Hispanic Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, tribal colleges and universities, and community colleges
Applicants may seek funding for projects based on completed dissertations. You must state in your narrative that the application is to revise a dissertation, and you must explain how the new project moves beyond the original dissertation.
NEH areas of interest:
- Special encouragement in recognition of and preparation for the 250th
- Anniversary of American independence
- Advancing civic education
- Standing Together
- Protecting Our Cultural Heritage
For more information on each of these areas of interest, see: https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/summer-stipends-NOFO-sep-25-2019_0.pdf#page=4
As a taxpayer-supported federal agency, NEH endeavors to make the products of its awards available to the broadest possible audience. NEH’s goal is for scholars, educators, students, and the American public to have ready and easy access to the wide range of NEH products. For the Summer Stipends program, such products may include digital resources, websites, and the like. For projects that lead to the development of websites, all other considerations being equal, NEH gives preference to those that provide free access to the public.
GrantWatch ID#: 151116
Summer Stipends are for two consecutive months of research and writing. Recipients must work full-time on their projects for these two months and may hold other nonNEH sources of support (for example, sabbaticals and supplementary funding) or grants for the same project during the Summer Stipend period of performance. Summer Stipends normally support work carried out during the summer months, but arrangements can be made for other times of the year.
Recipients may begin their awards as early as May 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Division of Research Programs
National Endowment for the Humanities
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20506
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