Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (SPAR)

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend

Deadline: October 1, 2009

All questions about this program should be directed to

Melisa Mendez, 646-312-2207


Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public's understanding of the humanities. Applicants may be faculty or staff members of colleges, universities, or primary and secondary schools; they may also be independent scholars or writers. Award recipients usually produce scholarly articles, monographs on specialized subjects, books on broad topics, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly tools. Projects may be completed during the tenure of the award or be part of a long-term endeavor. (Award Total: $6000 for two months)


  1. All eligible faculty must prepare an abstract (no more than 120 words) and a project narrative addressing the suggested questions in the guidelines (no more than three single spaced pages and 1785 words).
  2. All proposals must be submitted to the SPAR office on or before the internal deadline.
  3. The Summer Stipend Committee will meet to discuss the submitted proposals.
  4. The Committee will then select two applicants for final submission to NEH.
  5. The WSAS Dean will contact each selected nominee regarding the committee's recommendations for the submission.


Summer 2003

Professor Alison Griffiths, Communications Department

Summer 2004

Professor Thomas (TJ) Desch-Obi, History Department

Summer 2005

Professor Noriko Watanabe, Modern Languages and Comparative Literature Department

Last 10/07/2011

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