The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Eligible projects typically result in 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 months.
An outright award of $6,000 is provided for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. In accordance with NEH guidelines, Ball State may nominate two faculty proposals to submit to NEH.
Ball State internal application deadline is Friday, August 20, 2021 by 5:00PM Deadline for final submission to the NEH is September 22, 2021 for projects beginning May 1, 2022.
Click here for full guidelines on the NEH website
**NEH program opens officially on May 5. Guidelines will be updated to reflect new dates.**The submission process, all internal applications will be accepted via InfoReady, available in mid-July.
Applicants should complete the form and attach the following:
a. 3-page (single-spaced) narrative - must follow NEH guidelines for format and contentb. 1-page (single-spaced) bibliography c. 2-page (single-spaced) resuméd. 1-page appendix (graphical materials or edition/translation sample, if applicable)
Two selected proposals will be submitted electronically by the faculty applicant through grants.gov by the September 22 deadline.
We encourage you to review the Recently Funded Grants page for information on previous awardees from NEH. They also have a prepared video with grant writing tips at: https://youtu.be/21WOKZQGH0s