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Apply to Direct an NEH Summer Seminar or Institute

Want to enhance your teaching, deepen your knowledge, broaden your impact, and make a difference?

Build communities of inquiry and contribute to the intellectual vitality of participants by providing models of excellent teaching and scholarship to help broaden and deepen participants’ understanding of the humanities.

Direct a Project for

K-12 educators

Higher education faculty

Summer Seminars and Institutes are one to four-week residential programs for either K-12 educators OR higher education faculty. They support collegial study of significant topics in the humanities and make use of important scholarship and primary resources such as documents, artifacts, or historic sites. Typically, participants develop a project that translates the topic of study into their classroom teaching and/or scholarship.

Deadlines for Projects in Summer 2021

Optional Draft due February 12, 2020

Final Application due March 3, 2020

 Call or e-mail the NEH with questions: 202-606-2324 or sem-inst@neh.gov.

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