Promotion of the Humanities Fellowships and Stipends

Fellowships and Summer Stipends provide support for scholars to
undertake full-time independent research and writing in the humanities.
Grants are available for 6-to-12-month fellowships and 2 months of
summer study.

Awards for Faculty programs support research work
conducted

credit:
by faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities,
Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities for
periods of 2 to 12 months.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


Agency - National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation and public programs in the humanities.

Website Address

http://www.neh.gov/


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Multiple Recipients $ 50,400   2019-09-012020-08-31
Multiple Recipients $ 55,000   2019-09-012020-07-31
Multiple Recipients $ 60,000   2019-07-012020-06-30
Multiple Recipients $ 50,400   2019-07-012020-06-30
Multiple Recipients $ 60,000   2019-07-012020-06-30
Multiple Recipients $ 50,400   2019-07-012020-06-30
Multiple Recipients $ 50,400   2019-06-012020-05-31
Multiple Recipients $ 60,000   2019-01-012019-12-31
Multiple Recipients $ 60,000   2019-01-012019-12-31
Multiple Recipients $ 60,000   2019-01-012019-12-31



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Almost 200 Research and Fellowships grants were awarded to Humanities Scholars, including Independent Research support in 2016. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Fellowships and Summer Stipends: Projects may contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public's understanding of the humanities.

The proposed study or research may be completed during the grant period or it may be part of a longer project.

Supported applications typically result in publication.

The Awards for Faculty program assist faculty members as they engage in advanced research in the humanities. These awards are restricted to faculty members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities as designated by the White House offices charged with the implementation of Executive Orders 12876, 13230, 13021.

Applications for planning institutional curricula, for educational research projects, for the creation or performance of works of art, and that lack humanities content or methodology are not eligible.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

All applicants must be U.S.

citizens, native residents of U.S. jurisdictions, foreign nationals who have been legal residents in the U.S.

or its jurisdictions for at least the three years immediately preceding the application deadline.

Fellowships: Faculty members at colleges and universities, individuals affiliated with other institutions, independent scholars, and others who work in the humanities are eligible.

Applicants need not have advanced degrees, but they must have completed their formal academic training.

Active candidates for degrees and persons seeking support for work leading to degrees are not eligible.

Summer Stipends: University and college faculty members must be nominated by their academic institutions.

Faculty members with terminating appointments, independent scholars, and nonfaculty college and university staff members are exempt from nomination and may apply directly.

Awards for Faculty are offered to full-time faculty members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities as designated by the White House offices charged with the implementation of Executive Orders 12876, 13230, 13021.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Fellowships and Stipends: College and university faculty and staff, individuals affiliated with institutions other than colleges and universities, and scholars and writers working independently. Awards for Faculty: faculty members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.

Credentials/Documentation

. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Applications to NEH must be submitted via Grants.gov. Fellowships, Summer Stipends, and Awards for Faculty application materials are available online at http://www.neh.gov and from the headquarters office.

Award Procedures

Applications are reviewed by panels of scholars and other appropriate individuals. Awards are made by the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities after advice from the National Council on the Humanities.

Deadlines

Apr 11, 2018: Faculty Research Awards. Deadlines are approximate; interested individuals should check the NEH website for deadlines. Fellowships: Annual receipt deadline of April 11 for projects beginning after January 1 of the following year. Summer Stipends: annual receipt deadline of September 27, for projects beginning after May 1 of the following year. Awards for Faculty: Annual receipt deadline of April 11 for projects beginning after January 1 of the following year.

Authorization

National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, as amended, Public Law 89-209, 20 U.S.C. 951 et seq., Public Law 89-209, 20 U.S.C 951.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

> 180 Days. Five to seven months.

Appeals

None, but applicant may reapply.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Fellowships are held from 6 to 12 months, with payment in quarterly installments. Summer Stipends are held for 2 consecutive months, with stipends disbursed in one payment. Awards for Faculty may support activities from 2 to 12 months, with payments in quarterly installments. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

A final report is required within 90 days after the end of the tenure period describing the results of the work done during the period of the award.

No expenditure reports are required.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

No audits are required for this program.

Records

Not applicable.

Financial Information

Account Identification

59-0200-0-1-503.

Obigations

(Project Grants (Fellowships)) FY 16 $5,812,170; FY 17 est $59,250,000; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available(Exp: Awaiting final FY18 Appropriatio) - FY 2016 and 2017 obligations include additional funding provided by The Common Good. See 45.168 PROMOTION OF THE HUMANITIES-WE THE PEOPLE.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Fellowships and Awards for Faculty: An award of $4,200 per month for a grant period of from 3 to 12 months. Summer Stipends: All awards are $6,000 for a grant period of 8 weeks.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Fellowship, Awards for Faculty, and Summer Stipends guidelines are available online at http://www.neh.gov/grants/grantsbydivision.html#research. For assistance, contact the National Endowment for the Humanities, 400 Seventh St., SW., Washington, DC 20506. Available from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, is the Endowment's official publication, 'Humanities' by subscription (6 issues annually, $24.00 domestic, $33.60 foreign).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Research Programs 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia 20506 Email: fellowships@neh.gov Phone: (202) 606-8200.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Are the criteria based on the cost of the project, qualification of principal investigator and institution, relevance to program's objectives and uses, or merit? Is there an order of priority? If the Code of Federal Regulations is used for this section extract the salient points of interest to an applicant. Do not cite the Code verbatim. For Fellowships, Summer Stipends: 1) The intellectual significance of the proposed project, including its value to scholars, general audiences in the humanities, or both; 2) the quality or promise of quality of the applicant's work as an interpreter of the humanities; 3) the quality of the conception, definition, organization, and description of the project and the applicant's clarity of expression; 4) the feasibility of the proposed plan of work, including, when appropriate, the soundness of the dissemination and access plans; and, 5) the likelihood that the applicant will complete the project. Awards to Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Institutions with High Hispanic Enrollment, and Tribal Colleges and Universities: 1) The intellectual significance of the proposed project, including its value to scholars, students, or general audiences in the humanities; 2) the quality or promise of quality of the applicant as a humanities teacher and researcher; 3) the quality of the conception, definition, organization, and description of the project and the clarity of expression in the application; 4) the feasibility of the proposed plan of work, including, when appropriate, the soundness of the dissemination and access plans for the proposed audience or audiences; and 5) the likelihood that the applicant will complete the project.



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