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Limited Submission: NEH Summer Stipends

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Awards 2015

SIUE Internal Competition Submission Deadlines
Notice of Intent to Submit to pgraybi@siue.edu: Friday, August 1, 2014
Application to SIUE Graduate School: Friday, August 15, 2014 by 4:30 p.m..

NEH deadline for full proposal submission (only two SIUE-nominated applicants): September 30, 2014

About the Program

The NEH Summer Stipend offers faculty members $6,000 to conduct research and produce material for publication. Awardees work full-time on their projects for two consecutive months. Stipend holders may visit archives or libraries and may hold other research grants supporting the same project during this time.

Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to scholars and general audiences in the humanities. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archeological site reports, translations, editions and other scholarly resources. Stipends support projects at any stage of development.

Summer Stipends are awarded to individual scholars; organizations are not eligible to apply. Indirect costs are not allowed.

The NEH welcomes projects that respond to the Bridging Cultures Initiative or that respond to the initiative Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War. (SIUE applicants are encouraged to visit the website to read about the initiatives and to consider how a proposal might be tailored to the goals of the initiatives.)

Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the NEH Summer Stipend FAQ's and to view the NEH application guidelines at http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends .

As a taxpayer-supported federal agency, the NEH endeavors to make products of its awards available to the broadest possible audience. The goal is for scholars, educators, students, and the American public to have access to a wide range of NEH-funded products. Such projects might include digital resources, websites, public lectures and programming, etc. For projects that lead to the development of websites, all other considerations being equal, NEH gives preference to those that provide free access to the public.

The NEH deadline for submission is September 30, 2014 for the summer of 2015. As a limited program, however, the Summer Stipend program allows each institution to submit only two (2) proposals.

The SIUE Internal Competition

In order to coordinate the selection of SIUE's two institutional nominations the selection of SIUE's two institutional nominations, the Office of Research and Projects asks interested faculty members to do the following.

1. Notify Patience Graybill Condellone ( pgraybi@siue.edu ) of your intent to apply to the internal competition by August 1st.

2. Submit the following pre-submission materials to pgraybi@siue.edu in electronic format (PDF or Word documents accepted) by 4:30 p.m.. on August 15th:

· a Project Description of no more than 3 single-spaced pages (following the NEH guidelines). Subsections should include: research and contribution; methods and work plan; competencies, skills and access; final product and dissemination.

· a 2-page curriculum vitae;

· pertinent bibliographical references (max 1 page, single-spaced).

Stronger applicants to the SIUE competition will have carefully reviewed the NEH Summer Stipend Guidelines and prepared their materials in answer to these guidelines.

Internal submissions will be reviewed by an ad hoc committee of experts. Only two successful SIUE internal applicants will be invited to prepare and submit full proposals to the NEH by Sept. 30th for consideration.

Full Submission to NEH

The two successful nominees will work with the SIUE Office of Research and Projects to revise and prepare materials for the external grant submission to NEH. The applicant will revise materials according to the internal reviewers' suggestions. ORP will assist with the proper routing of the grant for internal approvals from the relevant Chairs and Deans, and will work with the applicant to prepare the Grants.gov electronic application package.

For further information or questions regarding the competition, please contact Patience Graybill Condellone.

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