National Endowment for the Humanities: 2015 Summer Stipends

Submission/Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 8, 2014 (All day)

The National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends competition supports two- and four-year college and university teachers and other humanists in their research and teaching by providing a stipend for two consecutive months of full-time study or research during the summer. The maximum stipend is $6,000. The University of Washington, Seattle campus, is permitted to nominate two members of its full-time faculty. (Tacoma and Bothell campuses have independent processes.)

Detailed information about the program, eligibility and process can be found on the NEH website at:  Please read this information carefully, particularly regarding eligibility. 

Local Nomination Process:  Instructions for Faculty

By Friday, August 8, 2014, please submit a draft of a detailed description for the proposed study, not to exceed three single-spaced pages. In addition, provide a two-page curriculum vita.  Send these documents electronically as MS Word or pdf files to Barbara Mack in the Divisional Dean of the Humanities' office, at An endorsement from your departmental chair should come directly from the chair to Barbara.

By Monday, August 25, 2014, the two faculty selected to submit full proposals will be notified. The nominees must enter their applications on-line directly to NEH by the final deadline of September 30, 2014. The nominees will be asked to enter two people who will provide letters of reference, and should enter Michael Shapiro, Divisional Dean of Humanities, as the institution’s nominating official.   

Questions regarding the internal process?  Contact Barbara Mack, email address above.

Questions regarding and the final NEH submission process?  Please contact Vicky Palm ( in the A&S Research Office.

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