Summer Seminars for College and University Teachers
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: March 1, 2011
Each year the NEH’s Division of Education Programs offers teachers opportunities to study a variety of humanities topics
in Summer Seminars and Institutes. There are ten seminars and eleven institutes to choose from. Some seminars
and institutes are located in the states, while some are located oversees. These are great opportunities to travel and to
expand your knowledge of the topic of your choice.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2011 (postmark)
Amount of Award: NEH Summer Scholars are awarded fixed stipends to help cover travel costs, books and other research expenses, and
living expenses. Stipend amounts are based on the length of the NEH Summer Seminar or Institute: $2,100 (2 weeks),
$2,700 (3 weeks), $3,300 (4 weeks), $3,900 (5 weeks), or $4,500 (6 weeks).
Eligibility: 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.
For a list of the seminars and institutes to choose from, go to: