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Humanities Connections Planning Grants

The Humanities Connections grant program seeks to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions. Grants will support innovative curricular approaches that foster productive partnerships among humanities faculty and their counterparts in the social and natural sciences and in pre-service or professional programs (such as business, engineering, health sciences, law, computer science, and other technology-driven fields).

Deadline: 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Research and Development in Preservation and Access

The Research and Development program supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. These challenges include the need to find better ways to preserve materials of critical importance to the nation’s cultural heritage—from fragile artifacts and manuscripts to analog recordings and digital assets subject to technological obsolescence—and to develop advanced modes of organizing, searching, discovering, and using such materials.

Deadline: 

Friday, May 15, 2020

Digital Projects for the Public

Digital Projects for the Public grants support projects that significantly contribute to the public’s engagement with the humanities.

Deadline: 

Friday, June 19, 2020

NEH Summer Stipends

Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.

Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources.

Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months.

Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

NEH Collaborative Research Grants

Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by two or more collaborating scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; project-related travel; field work; applications of information technology; and technical support and services. All grantees are expected to disseminate the results of their work to the appropriate scholarly and public audiences.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Public Humanities Fellowship

In partnership with the New York Council for the Humanities, the Heyman Center Public Humanities Initiative offers graduate students the opportunity to explore the public dimensions of their own scholarship by supporting projects that are situated in the public sphere. Public Humanities Fellows receive training in the methods and approaches of public scholarship, often working closely with organizations committed to serving public audiences.The Heyman Center Public Humanities Fellowship supports proposed projects that connect humanities research to non-academic audiences.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 17, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships

Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources in the humanities. Projects may be at any stage of development.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Mellon Grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports a wide range of initiatives to strengthen the humanities, arts, higher education, and cultural heritage.

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