How to Apply

(Word to the wise: Before you apply, please study the project website.)

APPLICATION  INSTRUCTIONS

A complete application consists of the following three items:

  1. The Application Cover Sheet
  • Compete the cover sheet online at: https://securegrants.neh.gov/education/participants/
  • Follow the prompts.
  • Before you click the “submit” button, print the cover sheet and add it to your application package. Then click “submit.” 
  • You will be asked if you want to fill out a cover sheet for a second project. If you do, repeat the process.
  • Do not use the same cover sheet for different projects.
  1. A Résumé and References

Please include a résumé or curriculum vitae (not to exceed five pages). Include the name, title, phone number, and e-mail address of two professional references.

  1. The Application Essay

The application essay should be no more than four double spaced pages.  It should address your interest in the subject to be studied; qualifications and experiences that equip you to do the work of the seminar or institute and to make a contribution to the learning community; a statement of what you want to accomplish by participating; and, description of an independent teaching project and its relation to the topic of the program and your professional responsibilities. 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS AND NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE

Applications should be submitted to the project director, not the NEH, and should be postmarked no later than March 1, 2018Application materials sent to the NEH will not be reviewed.

Send your application to:

Edward Curtis

425 University Blvd., Cav 335,

Indianapolis, IN 46202 

Successful applicants will be notified of their selection on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, and they will have until Friday, April 6, to accept or decline the offer. 

Note: Once you have accepted an offer to attend any NEH Summer Program (NEH Summer Seminar, Institute or Landmarks Workshop), you may not accept an additional offer or withdraw in order to accept a different offer.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Endowment programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or age.  For further information, write to the Equal Opportunity Officer, National Endowment for the Humanities, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024.  TDD:  202/606‑8282 (this is a special telephone device for the Deaf).

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