NEH in the News
The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is the recipient of a $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant to support the museum’s goal of developing further fundraising for humanities-based interpretive programming, from the Martha's Vineyard Times.
Andreas Giger, professor of opera and musicology at Louisiana State University, has been awarded a $50,400 NEH grant to complete a book on Ruggero Leoncavallo’s opera Pagliacci, from the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
The NEH has granted $799,953 in grants to organizations based in the state of Oregon; two grants will go to the University of Oregon and one grant each was awarded to the Washington County Historical Society and Museum, Oregon Humanities council, and the Japanese Garden Society of Oregon, from the Oregonian.
Ripon College Associate Professor of History Brian Bockelman has received an NEH fellowship to support his research and writing on the history of Buenos Aires, Argentina, from the Oshkosh Northwestern.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has launched a new ‘Public Scholar’ awards program to encourage the publication of nonfiction books that combine rigorous humanities scholarship with subjects of mass public interest and appeal. The program is open to both independent scholars and individuals affiliated with scholarly institutions and offers a maximum stipend of $50,400 for a one year period, from the University Herald.