The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Research Programs is accepting applications for the Fellowships program. The purpose of this program is to support individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional humanistic research, rigorous analysis, and clear writing.
Donor Name: National Endowment for the Humanities
State: All States
Type of Grant: Fellowship
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 04/13/2022
Size of the Grant: $60,000
Grant Duration: 6-12 months
Fellowships provide recipients time to conduct research or to produce books, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, e-books, digital materials, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, or critical editions resulting from previous research.
NEH Fellowships are granted to individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional humanistic research, rigorous analysis, and clear writing. Applications must clearly articulate a project’s value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.
NEH invites research applications from scholars in all disciplines, and encourages submissions from independent scholars and junior scholars.
- The period of performance is six to twelve months at a stipend of $5,000 per month. The maximum award is $60,000 for a twelve-month period of performance. The period of performance must be continuous and full-time.
- 2022 applicants must begin their period of performance between January 1, 2023, and September 1, 2024.
NEH accepts applications to this program from individuals who meet the following requirements.
- U.S. citizens, whether they reside inside or outside the United States, are eligible to apply. Foreign nationals who have been living in the United States or its jurisdictions for at least the three years prior to the application deadline are also eligible. Foreign nationals who take up permanent residence outside the United States any time between the application deadline and the end of the period of performance will forfeit their eligibility to hold an award. Leaving the U.S. on a temporary basis is permitted.
- Currently enrolled students
- While applicants need not have advanced degrees, individuals currently enrolled in a degree granting program are ineligible to apply. Applicants who have satisfied all the requirements for a degree and are awaiting its conferral are eligible, but such applicants must include a letter from the dean of the conferring school or their department chair attesting to the applicant’s status as of the application deadline in Attachment 7: Degree conferral.
For more information, visit Grants.gov.