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Limited Submission: NEH Summer Stipends

NEH Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development, providing $6,000 for continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months.
The presubmission competition is open to all tenured and/or tenure-track faculty. (NOTE: Non-tenure-track faculty, adjunct faculty, staff, retired faculty, community college faculty, and independent scholars are NOT eligible to apply.)
Individuals who have held or been awarded a major fellowship or research grant or its equivalent within the three academic years prior to the deadline are ineligible. A “major fellowship or research grant” is a research award that provides a stipend of $15,000.00 or more. Sabbaticals and grants from an individual’s own institution (as well as stipends and grants from other sources supporting study and research during the summer) are not considered major fellowships. 
For additional information, including submission guidelines contact: NEH Summer Stipends
The CLA internal deadline for presubmission to the NEH Summer Stipends is September 8, 2023. The CLA presubmissions should be submitted via the InfoReady form found at the URL below.
Please look for and follow the instructions provided in the Description section of the InfoReady form. Once this is accomplished, the presubmission application can be submitted by doing the following:
  • Click the "Submit 2024 NEHSS Presubmission Application" link to the right, under Application Tools
  • Click the blue "Purdue University Login" Link
  • Use your Purdue Career Account Alias and 2-factor authentication (PIN,push or BoilerKey fob)
  • Fill out all necessary fields
  • Upload pre-proposal documentation files in a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT, to include the following:
    • 3-page Narrative, 1-page Bibliography, 2-page Resume/CV, 1-page Work Plan, and 1-page Appendix
      • 1-inch margins; font size no smaller than 11-point; single-spaced
  • Save or Submit the CLA Presubmission Application
    • Save as a Draft, to submit later, or...
    • Submit right away if you are sure it is complete
Once the application is submitted InfoReady will send system notification confirming receipt of the form. CLA Administration will send letters of congratulations to nominees and letters of regret to others via email by September 15, 2020. Nominees will recieve further instructions how to apply at 
CLA final nominees will need a Gmail account in order to submit the final NEH form. Those who do not have one will be prompted to create one. It is free to do so and will be kept confidential. The files and the information submitted are secure and will only be accessed by reviewers. Up to two Purdue faculty selected for the next level of the competition will upload their applications to by September 20, 2023.