The application period for several history-related summer grant opportunities from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is closing on March 1. Click here for a list of available programs. Applicants should refer directly to the NEH website to verify all detail, including deadlines and available grants.
Summer Seminars & Institutes for School Teachers– (due 3/1/11) Full-time teachers in American K-12 schools, whether public, charter, independent, or religiously affiliated, as well as home-schooling parents, are eligible to apply to NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes. Americans teaching abroad are also eligible if a majority of the students they teach are American citizens. Librarians and school administrators may also be eligible.
Summer Seminars & Institutes for College and University Teachers– (due 3/1/11) NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes are designed primarily for teachers of American undergraduate students. Qualified independent scholars and those employed by museums, libraries, historical societies, and other organizations may be eligible to compete provided they can effectively advance the teaching and research goals of the project. Adjunct faculty, community college faculty and first-time participants are encouraged to apply.
Landmarks of American History & Culture: Workshops for Community College Faculty – (due 3/1/11) These projects are designed for faculty members at American community colleges. Adjunct and part-time lecturers as well as full-time faculty are eligible to apply. Other community college staff, including librarians and administrators, are eligible to compete, provided they can advance the teaching and/or research goals of the workshop. An applicant need not have an advanced degree in order to qualify.
Landmarks of American History & Culture: Workshops for School Teachers – (due 3/1/11) These projects are designed principally for classroom teachers and librarians in public, charter, independent, and religiously-affiliated schools, as well as home schooling parents. Other K-12 school personnel, including administrators, substitute teachers, and classroom professionals, are eligible to participate, subject to available space.