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Limited Submission Funding Opportunity
National Endowment for the Humanities
Summer Stipends for 2012

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

PI Eligibility: The Summer Stipends program accepts applications from researchers, teachers, and writers, whether they have an institutional affiliation or not. Applicants with college or university affiliations must, however, be nominated by their institutions.

Grant Award for two months:  $6,000.

Number of Invited Nominations for Texas A&M:  2
NEH estimates that the average time to complete this application is fifteen hours per response. This estimate includes time for reviewing instructions, researching, gathering, and maintaining the information needed, and completing and reviewing the application.

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 full-time continuous work on a humanities project for a period of two months.

Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development.

Summer Stipends are awarded to individual scholars. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

NEH encourages submission of Summer Stipends applications from faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Institutions with High Hispanic Enrollment, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.

Nominating Official: If applicable, provide the name, e-mail address, and affiliation for your nominating official. After the deadline, NEH will contact this person, requesting confirmation of your nomination status. Confirmation must be submitted online not later than October 19, 2011. In response to this submission, both the nominating official and the applicant will receive a confirmation via e-mail. NEH will declare ineligible all applicants who do not fit one of the exempt categories and do not have their nomination status confirmed.


May 27, 2011, 5:00 pm: Deadline for an email of intent. If you are interested in being one of two nominations, include the names of the PI and co-PIs, title of internal proposal and a 1-3 sentence description of the project.

Send email of intent to

May  31, 2011, 5:00 pm: Deadline to submit an internal proposal.  Include signatures of approval from your department head and college dean, to the Office of Research Development for review by the internal selection committee.

E-mail internal proposal to

June 3, 2011: The Internal Selection Committee will notify PIs of the result of the internal competition.

September 29, 2011: NEH Deadline for the online application, by 11:59 pm local time of applicant organization

Internal Selection Procedures:

Texas A&M University has established a process to identify limited submission opportunities and internally select applications for Texas A&M submissions.