Graduate Education in the Humanities: A National Convening

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National convening and report

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Up to three years

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Graduate Education in the Humanities: A National Convening will support the design, development, and implementation of a national convening on the state of, and prospects for, higher education in the humanities. Under the direction of a steering committee and related working groups, the national convening will provide participants the opportunity to explore current challenges and share best practices; offer guidance for graduate programs, departments, and other interested stakeholders; and help develop a strategic vision for graduate education in the humanities. In addition, the recipient will publish and disseminate a report based on the findings of the steering committee, working groups, and national convening.

The cooperative agreement will be awarded with federal matching funds. The recipient will be required to match the NEH financial contribution by raising an equivalent amount from third-party, non-federal sources.

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Graduate Education in the Humanities: A National Convening Notice of Funding Opportunity 2024 (PDF)

Graduate Education in the Humanities: A National Convening application package

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Federal Matching Funds Guidelines | The National Endowment for the Humanities (

Certification of Gifts/Pledges (PDF)

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