Institutes for Higher Education Faculty

Division of Education Programs

Grant Snapshot

Maximum award amount

$220,000

Open to

Organizations

Period of performance

15 months

Application available

Optional draft due

Deadline

Expected notification date

Project start date

NEH-funded institutes are professional development programs that convene higher education faculty from across the nation to deepen their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enrich their capacity for effective scholarship and teaching.

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  • Funding Levels: Level II funding has been eliminated from the Institutes program. All projects will have a 15-month period of performance, and no white paper will be required.
  • Previously funded projects:
    • must wait a year before reapplying
    • must submit all participant evaluations without modifications (such as data cleaning or analysis charts)
    • will be subject to existing project development review criteria
  • Reserved Participant Spaces: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty must reserve 20% of available spaces for non-tenured/non-tenure track faculty and 10% of available spaces for advanced graduate students.
  • Participant Eligibility:

    Clarification regarding eligibility:

    • U.S. citizens teaching abroad at U.S. chartered institutions, and faculty, librarians, and other personnel of schools operated by the Federal government are eligible to participate.

    Clarification regarding ineligibility:

    • Individuals with an affiliation with the applicant institution (e.g., employees, currently enrolled students, etc.)

    • Individuals who are delinquent in the repayment of federal debt (e.g., taxes, student loans, child support payments, and delinquent payroll taxes for household or other employees)

    • Individuals who have been debarred or suspended by any Federal department or agency.
  • Replacement Director(s): Replacement director(s) must be a co-director or project team member as appropriate, who is already familiar with the project.
  • Attachments:
    • Narrative length has been shortened to 10 pages.
    • Resumes for key personnel have been shortened to 2 pages per project team member.
    • Calendar of NEH-required dates included to assist with work plan design.
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Program Statistics

In the last three years this program received an average of
30
Applications
per year
This program has a
35%
Funding Ratio
NEH made an average of
11
Awards
per year