Fellowships Open Book Program

Office of Digital Humanities

Grant Snapshot

Maximum award amount

$5,500 (fixed amount)

Funding Opportunity for


Expected output

Digital Resource or Publication

Period of performance

12 months

Application available


Expected notification date

Project start date

The Fellowships Open Book Program is a limited competition designed to make outstanding humanities books digitally available to a wide audience. By taking advantage of low-cost e-book technology, the program will allow teachers, students, scholars, and the public to read humanities books that can be downloaded or redistributed for no charge.


  • Inclusion of two additional grant programs: Dangers and Opportunities of Technology and Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
  • Simplification of the payment process for awardees
  • Reduction of the period of performance to twelve months

View all e-books funded through the Fellowships Open Book Program.

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Program Statistics

This grant has been awarded for
8 Cycles
NEH received an average of
10 Applications
per competition
This grant has a
98% Funding Ratio
NEH made an average of
10 Awards
per competition