NEH Summer Programs Brochure and Upcoming Webinar

imgThe NEH is proud to announce its series of 2014 summer seminars, institutes, and landmark workshops for school teachers and college and university faculty to study humanities subjects. NEH Summer Scholars (that is, participants in these summer programs) receive awards to help cover travel, room and board, and research expenses.

 Participant Stipends Depend on the Length of the Program:
One week: $1,200 award (Landmarks Workshops)
Two weeks: $2,100 award
Three weeks: $2,700 award
Four weeks: $3,300 award
Five weeks: $3,900 award

 Who May Apply:

    • Full-time teachers at public, charter, independent, and religiously affiliated schools
    • Home-schooling educators
    • Librarians, administrators, substitute teachers, and classroom professionals
    • Undergraduate instructors
    • Humanities graduate students
    • Independent scholars

Note that participants may attend only one summer program per year. Deadline: March 4, 2014


NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers
Great Adaptations: Dickens in Literature and Film
Santa Cruz, CA: July 7 – August 1 (4 weeks)
Mary Gould, University of South Florida, and John Jordan, University of California, Santa Cruz
For more information, click here.

 NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers
Race and Politics in the American Civil War
New York, NY: July 14 – 25 (2 weeks)
Harold Holzer and Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society
For more information, click here.

NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers
The American Skyscraper: Transforming Chicago and the Nation
Chicago, IL: July 6 – 12 or July 20 – 26
Jennifer Masengarb, Chicago Architecture Foundation
For more information, click here.

NEH Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers
Tudor Books and Readers: 1485 – 1603
London and Oxford, UK; Antwerp, Belgium: June 23 – July 26 (5 weeks)
John N. King, Ohio State University, and Mark Rankin, James Madison University
For more information, click here.

NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers
Mortality: Facing Death in Ancient Greece
Athens, Greece: June 29-July 26 (4 weeks)
Karen Bassi, University of California, Santa Cruz
For more information, click here.

How To Apply:
Click here to visit the NEH Summer Programs portion of our website.
Scroll through to find the program that most interests you.
Contact the program for more information.
You can also attend our November 19th webinar to learn more.

Summer Workshops, Seminars, and Institutes Webinar
For teachers (Kindergarten through 12th Grade), community college educators, and college professors to inform them of NEH summer faculty development programs. Although the webinar is primarily for educators and teaching faculty, congressional staff are welcome to attend, so that they may pass this information on to their constituents. November 19th at 2pm EST. Please RSVP to

We plan to schedule other webinars soon on the following subjects:
Grants for Small Museums
Grants for Native American Groups
Grants for Community Colleges