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Limited Submission Notice: NEH Summer Stipends


National Endowment for the Humanities


The purpose of this program is to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months. NEH funds may support recipients’ compensation, travel, and other costs related to the proposed scholarly research.

For more information, view the full funding opportunity.



Limited Submission Requirements and Timeline:

Two (2) applications per institution are permitted.  

Only proposals approved by the Division of Research and Economic Development may be submitted to this program. For such approval, Principal Investigators must first submit a one-page white paper to by May 20.

Your white paper, along with briefly describing the intellectual merit and/or social benefit of your project, should briefly address one or more of the following program goals:

  • How your proposed project advances research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both
  • How your proposed project may be in early-stage research OR late-stage writing for which small awards are most effective

If selected to submit a full proposal, PIs must ensure that proposals meet all requirements stated in the RFP, in the announcement, and in the implementing laws and regulations related to this state grant program.

Key Submission Dates:
  • May 27 – Internal Awardees Notified
  • Sep 21 – Application due to NEH. (Please note: individual applicants will submit to NEH on their own. Applicants will not submit through the Office of Sponsored Programs.)
Important Note:

On May 18, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. EST, NEH staff will host a webinar describing the application and nomination processes and offering some tips writing the application. Administrators and prospective applicants will find helpful information and are encouraged to attend. The presentation will include a question-and-answer segment and will be recorded and available for viewing later. You can join the webinar here. Captioning will be available.

A second live webinar focused on application writing strategies will be presented on August 17, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. EST. You can join the webinar here. Captioning will be available.

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