1/5/2011 to 3/1/2011
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Since 1967, the National Endowment for the Humanities has funded
residential summer programs for college and university faculty and,
since 1982, K-12 teachers. These include two- to five-week Summer
Seminars and Institutes and one-week Landmarks of American History and
Why direct an NEH summer program?
• Directors strengthen teaching and research at the undergraduate or
• Directors influence their fields of expertise through intense
collegial study, often resulting in participants’ publications.
• Directors join a distinguished roster of NEH summer program leaders.
• Directors engage with motivated participants from across the country.
• Directors receive compensation based on pro-rated annual salary.
• Directors bring distinction to their home institutions.
Interested in applying to direct a summer program in 2012? Consult the
• NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes:
• NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops:
www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/landmarks.html (for school teachers)
(for community college faculty)
The application deadline is March 1, 2011.
We encourage you to discuss your proposal with NEH staff, who are
available to answer questions and critique drafts. Call (202) 606-8500
or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org