NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions

Office of Digital Humanities, Division of Research Programs, Division of Preservation and Access

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Maximum award amount

Level I: $50,000
Level II: $150,000

Open to


Expected output

Digital Infrastructure;
Digital Material and Publication;
Teaching Resources;

Period of performance

Level I: Up to twenty four months, Level II: Up to thirty six months

Application available

Application due

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This notice solicits applications for the NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions program. This program is a joint initiative between the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities and the U.K. Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

The overarching goal of the program is to advance digital scholarship in cultural institutions such as museums, libraries, galleries, and archives. This program will fund teams in the U.S. and U.K. working collaboratively to deliver transformational impact on digital methods and digital research in cultural institutions. 

Applications must be submitted by teams, composed of at least one organization from the U.S. and one from the U.K., in which each country is represented by at least one cultural institution.

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