Professional Development Programs

NEH offers tuition-free opportunities for K-12 educators and higher education faculty to study a variety of humanities topics. Stipends of $1300-$3450 for residential programs and $650-$1725 for virtual programs help cover expenses for these one- to four-week programs. Applications for all programs close on March 1, 2022.

Program Formats

Professional development programs include the following format options:

  • Residential: All participants attend for the duration of the project at the host site.
  • Virtual: All participants attend for the duration of the project using an online platform. This can include synchronous and asynchronous sessions.
  • Combined Format: All participants attend a portion of the project online and a portion of the project at the host site. Online and residential sessions occur at different times, but participants attend the same format simultaneously.

Eligibility Criteria

Questions regarding applications and program requirements should be directed to program project directors. For other inquiries, please email @email regarding Summer Institutes and @email regarding Landmarks of American History and Culture.

Covid-related programs note

Depending on public health guidelines related to COVID-19, plans for a residential offering are subject to change. All questions about specific program requirements pertaining to COVID-19 should be directed to project directors using the information provided at each program website.

69 Result(s)
World War I in the Middle East
Location: Kansas City, MO
Dates: July 10-22, 2022
Length: 2 weeks
Professional Development Program Audience: K-12 Educators
Professional Development Program Type: Institute
Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad
Location: Hamilton, NY
Dates: July 10-29, 2022
Length: 3 weeks
Professional Development Program Audience: K-12 Educators
Professional Development Program Type: Institute
The Space Race on the Space Coast
Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
Dates: July 11-15, 2022; July 25-29, 2022
Length: 1 week
Professional Development Program Audience: K-12 Educators
Professional Development Program Type: Landmarks
Shakespeare and Digital Storytelling
Location: Decatur, GA
Dates: July 11-22, 2022
Length: 2 weeks
Professional Development Program Audience: K-12 Educators
Professional Development Program Type: Institute
Pandemics in History, Literature, and Today
Location: Fayetteville, AR
Dates: July 11-22, 2022
Length: 2 weeks
Professional Development Program Audience: K-12 Educators
Professional Development Program Type: Institute