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)
LGBTQ+ Histories of the United States
Location: Online
Dates: July 11-22, 2022
Length: 2 weeks
Professional Development Program Audience: K-12 Educators
Professional Development Program Type: Institute
Rethinking American Feminism, 1948-1977
Location: New York, NY and Online
Dates: July 11-22, 2022 (residential); and September 20, October 18, and November 15, 2022 and January 14-15, 2023 (virtual)
Length: 3 weeks
Professional Development Program Audience: K-12 Educators
Professional Development Program Type: Institute