15.520 fellowships (US)

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 520.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 06:57:56 +0000
             From: "Aikin, Jane" <JAikin@neh.gov>
             Subject: Fellowships announcement

    > NEH Fellowships, 2003-2004
    > Application Deadline: May 1, 2002
    > The National Endowment for the Humanities announces the competition
    > for Fellowships for 2003-2004. These Fellowships provide opportunities
    > for individuals to pursue advanced research in the humanities. Applicants
    > may be faculty or staff members of colleges or universities or of primary
    > or secondary schools. Scholars and writers working independently, in
    > institutions such as museums, libraries, and historical associations, or
    > in institutions with no connection to the humanities, also are eligible to
    > apply.
    > NEH Fellowships support a variety of activities. Projects may
    > contribute to scholarly knowledge, to the advancement of teaching, or to
    > the general public understanding of the humanities. Award recipients
    > might eventually produce scholarly articles, a book-length treatment of a
    > broad topic, an archaeological site report, a translation, an edition, a
    > database, or some other scholarly tool.
    > CITIZENSHIP: Applicants should be U.S. citizens, native residents
    > of U.S. jurisdictions, or foreign nationals who have been legal residents
    > in the U.S. or its jurisdictions for at least three years immediately
    > preceding the application deadline.
    > ELIGIBILITY: Persons seeking support for work leading to a degree
    > are not eligible to apply, nor are active candidates for degrees. Those
    > who have successfully defended their dissertations and are waiting for the
    > diploma are eligible if they submit a letter from the dean of the school
    > attesting to that fact. See the eligibility criteria on the web site:
    > <http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/fellowships-stipends.html>
    > TENURE AND STIPENDS: Tenure must cover an uninterrupted period of
    > from six to twelve months. The earliest beginning date is January 1,
    > 2003, and the latest is the start of the spring term of the 2003-2004
    > academic term, or April 1, 2004 for those who are not on an academic year
    > schedule. Tenure periods for teachers must include at least one complete
    > term of the academic year. A stipend of $40,000 will be awarded to those
    > holding fellowships for a grant period of nine months to twelve months. A
    > stipend of $24,000 will be awarded to those holding fellowships for a
    > grant period of six months to eight months.
    > SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: The Fellowships Program begins accepting
    > applications on March 1, 2002. All applications must be received on or
    > before May 1, 2002. Please note that the Program does not accept
    > applications submitted by fax or e-mail. Applicants will be notified of
    > the decisions on their applications by mid-December 2002.
    > Web:
    > <http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/fellowships-stipends.html>
    > Mail inquiries (but see the Mail Advisory below):
    > Fellowships
    > Division of Research Programs
    > National Endowment for the Humanities
    > 1100 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Room 318
    > Washington, DC 20506
    > Telephone: 202-606-8200
    > E-mail inquiries: fellowships@neh.gov
    > The delivery of first-class mail to NEH has been delayed since
    > October 2001 and delays are expected to continue for the foreseeable
    > future. Please consider using a commercial delivery service for your
    > application.

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