CALL FOR PRELIMINARY PROPOSALS
Deadline: August 23, 2013
National Endowment for the Humanities
2014 Summer Stipends
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 2014 Summer Stipend competition consists of two phases.
Phase I - Preliminary Proposals - UNH Deadline: August 23, 2013
The Center for the Humanities invites interested faculty to submit preliminary NEH Summer Stipend proposals by August 23, 2013 for a 2014 summer stipend. The NEH requires institutional nomination of up to two faculty members for these awards. A panel of UNH faculty will meet to recommend the two nominees for the NEH competition.
Phase II - NEH Deadline for final proposals: September 26, 2013
Deadline for preliminary proposals is August 23, 2013.
Faculty or staff members of institutions of higher education must be nominated by the institution. The Center for the Humanities at UNH administers that nomination process.
Please submit a preliminary application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Call the Center's Assistant Director at 862-4356 if you have questions about this preliminary proposal process.
Guidelines for Preliminary Proposals
NEH Summer Stipend guidelines are found at: www.neh.gov/files/grants/summer-stipends-sep-26-2013.pdf
The UNH Office of Sponsored Research will assist UNH nominees with the NEH and grants.gov final application process.
UNH Cover Sheet – Please include the following information
Applicant Field of Study
Project Field of Study
Address (either home or work)
Brief Summary of Project (150 words maximum)
To complete the rest of your UNH proposal, please follow the NEH Summer Stipend proposal guidelines at
Project Narrative – Must not exceed three single-spaced pages.
Project Bibliography - Must not exceed one single-spaced page.
Curriculum Vita- Must not exceed two single-spaced pages.
Reference Letters - Not required for preliminary applications. However, please be prepared to supply two letters of reference to NEH by mid-October.
You will be asked to provide the email addresses of your referees and NEH will contact them. However, you should discuss your request with your references prior to submission. References letters should provide important information about you and your project. Referees should discuss the project's significance to the field, the intended audience, the likely outcome, the general quality of your work, and your ability to carry out the project successfully. Ideally, no more that one referee should be from your home institution. There is no length restriction on reference letters.