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Fellowships to West Virginia Teachers and
Scholars for Advanced Humanities Research

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Foundation / Corporation

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West Virginia Humanities Council

Deadline Date:

02/01/18 Midnight; Postmarked for hard copy applications


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Fellowships of $2,500 to West Virginia teachers and scholars for in-depth humanities research and writing projects. The purpose of this fellowship is to allow individuals to devote time to reflection, investigation, and writing. Fellows will have the opportunity to enhance their capacity as teachers, scholars, or interpreters of the humanities.

The applicant must propose a project or a portion of an extended project that can be completed during the Fellowship period.

Applications for Fellowships will be judged on the following criteria:

-The conception, definition, and organization of the project;
-The significance of the proposal to a field of the humanities;
-The likelihood that the project will be completed as proposed.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177561

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Fellowships are open to West Virginia teachers, college faculty, and independent scholars who want to complete independent research projects.

Collaborative research proposals will also be considered.

To be eligible for a Fellowship, the applicant must:

-Demonstrate evidence of interest and accomplishment in a field of the humanities;
-Reside or be employed in West Virginia;
-Not have received a West Virginia Humanities Council Fellowship grant within the preceding two years;
-Not be seeking support for work leading toward a degree or to fund routine preparations for teaching.


-Fellowships do not support work leading toward a degree or fund routine preparations for teaching;
-Fellowships should not be sought for publishing costs associated with a completed project.

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Program Information:

How to Apply:

Complete the online application by midnight on the grant deadline date.

If you are unable to submit the application through the online grant application system, please contact the grants administrator. Hard copies must be postmarked on or before the grant deadline.

Applicants are advised to allow twelve weeks between the deadline and the start of the project.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Erin Riebe, Grants Administrator

West Virginia Humanities Council
1310 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25301

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Geographic Focus:

USA: West Virginia