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NEH Summer 2011

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Faculty Development Programs

These grants support faculty development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university teachers.
NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes may be as short as two weeks or as long as five weeks. The duration of a program should allow for a rigorous treatment of its topic.
NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes extend and deepen knowledge and understanding of the humanities by focusing on significant topics, texts, and issues; contribute to the intellectual vitality and professional development of participants; build a community of inquiry and provide models of civility and excellent scholarship and teaching; and promote effective links between teaching and research in the humanities. An NEH Summer Seminar or Institute may be hosted by a college, university, school system, learned society, center for advanced study, library or other repository, or a cultural or professional organization. The host site must be appropriate for the project, providing facilities for scholarship and collegial interaction. These programs are designed for a national audience of teachers.
Deadline: March 1, 2011

Award ceiling: $200,000
Prospective applicants: Faculty members in Arts and Sciences or Education and Human Services may wish to collaborate with the Center for Teaching Excellence on a grant application under this initiative. Contact Doris Lyons in the Grants Services Office for application assistance or additional information.