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Deadline: September 1, 2016 

NEH Summer Stipends support individuals working full-time on a humanities project at any stage of development by providing funding for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. Faculty members teaching full-time at colleges and universities must be nominated by their institutions to apply for a summer stipend. At UNC-Chapel Hill, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities Director will appoint faculty to serve as the nominations committee.

To be eligible for a 2017 summer stipend, faculty must submit applications to the Institute for the Arts and Humanities by Thursday, September 1, 2016.

Full information about the stipend and the application materials are available on the NEH website:

Internal Application Process

The application information is available at the NEH website.

This program requires all applicants to be nominated by an official on their campus. If you would like to apply, please send, no later than September 1, the project narrative as described in the application guidelines. Narratives should be sent to IAH Associate Director, Prof. Jennifer Ho, at We will respond to potential applicants by September 8. The successful nominee will then have a deadline of September 29 for the submission of the application. All applications must be submitted electronically to no later than September 1, 2016. Incomplete applications will be ineligible.

The Institute’s nomination committee will review all applications for UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and select two faculty nominees who will then apply directly to the NEH. The Institute will notify the two nominees in time for them to submit their applications online at directly to the NEH prior to the September 29 deadline.

If you have questions about the internal application process, please contact IAH Associate Director, Prof. Jennifer Ho ( For questions about the Summer Stipend program, contact the NEH at or visit the NEH website.


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