Humanities Summer Stipends

Call for Applications – Humanities Summer Stipends

The Center for Humanities at Virginia Tech invites applications for 2 funding opportunities.

Opportunity #1: NEH Summer Stipends National Competition

The Virginia Tech Center for Humanities is currently accepting proposals from any full-time, tenure-line faculty member at Virginia Tech, to be considered for nomination to the NEH’s national competition for a summer stipend ($6,000) for 2020. Non-tenure-track faculty may apply directly to the NEH and do not require institutional nomination. 

 

 The internal deadline for proposals to be received by the Center for Humanities for the NEH summer stipend national competition is 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019. 

(Please note this deadline occurs before the NEH’s external deadline for receiving the proposal.)

The Center for Humanities will notify nominated faculty to submit their applications to the NEH ahead of the funding agency’s external deadline.  

 

Proposals must contain the following:

  • Project narrative (maximum of 3 single-spaced pages) 

  • Bibliography (one-page maximum)

  • CV (2-pages max)

  • Appendix (optional, 1-page max) for translations, scholarly editions, and digital projects

All faculty interested in the NEH summer stipend should submit a proposal by clicking here

 

OR by pasting the following URL into their browser: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16h0xVxUaokkyGpQAR1sxXSyIStrjyUgcY8NKW5Va6b8

 

Important information about the NEH summer stipends national competition, including the complete guide for preparing proposals, can be found here: https://www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends

 

Questions? Contact: humanities@vt.edu

 

Opportunity #2: Virginia Tech Center for Humanities Faculty Summer Grant

The Center for Humanities invites all full-time faculty members (including non-tenure-track and  tenure-line faculty) at Virginia Tech to submit a proposal for a Virginia Tech Center for Humanities summer grant ($4,000) for summer 2020. The deadline for proposals for a VT Center for Humanities summer grant is 

February 1, 2020

All faculty members are welcome to apply, regardless of rank, classification, or tenure/non-tenure line status. The Center is accepting applications from all departments and all Colleges at Virginia Tech. Competitive proposals will identify a humanistic, human-centered topic of research to be supported by the grant. 

All interested faculty should submit a proposal by clicking: here

 

OR by pasting the following URL into their browser: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfSVWOvT2T8Daz-TL8wjPZ4RwsmoV5QGHmF9coQhwmF_AxQHQ/viewform

 

Proposals must contain the following:

  • Project narrative (maximum of 3 single-spaced pages) 

  • Bibliography (one-page maximum)

  • CV (2-pages max)

  • Appendix (optional, 1-page max) for translations, scholarly editions, and digital projects

 

Questions? Contact: humanities@vt.edu