National Endowment for the Humanities
Program NameSummer Stipends
Agency Deadline09/30/2010
Finalist Announcement Date07/30/2010
Internal OSP Deadline06/30/2010
Program DescriptionNEH Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development, and recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends provide $6,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing.
EligibilityFaculty members teaching full-time at colleges or universities must be nominated by their institutions to apply for a Summer Stipend. Please note that the following individuals may apply independently without being nominated: 1. independent scholars not affiliated with a college or university; 2. college or university staff members who are not faculty members and will not be teaching during the academic year preceding the award tenure; and 3. adjunct faculty, part-time faculty, and applicants with academic appointments/contracts that terminate by the summer of the award tenure and will not return to the institution in the following academic semester.
Pre-Proposal Required DocumentationLimited Submission Form - NEH 10.docx
# of Nominees Allowed2
Nominee(s) Selected to AdvanceJohn Hughes Alexander
Steven G Kellman
NotesSummer Stipends may not be used for: research for doctoral dissertations or theses by students enrolled in a degree program; specific policy studies or educational or technical impact assessments; the preparation or publication of textbooks; studies of teaching methods or theories, surveys of courses and programs, or curriculum development; inventories of collections; works in the creative or performing arts (e.g., painting, writing fiction or poetry, dance performance, etc.); projects that seek to promote a particular political, philosophical, religious, or ideological point of view; or projects that advocate a particular program of social action.
Posting Date05/24/2010