Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs seeks nominations for 2014 summer stipends

The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs is seeking faculty nominations for 2014 Summer Stipends through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

The nomination deadline is August 19, 2013.

Program Description:

The 2014 NEH Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support full-time continuous work on a humanities project for a period of two months.

Summer Stipends provide $6,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing.
Recipients must work full-time on their projects for these two months and may hold other research grants supporting the same project during this time. Summer Stipends normally support work carried out during the summer months, but arrangements can be made for other times of the year. Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development and are awarded only to individuals.

NEH requires a university-wide nomination process.

Barry University Nomination Process:

After reviewing the NEH guidelines and eligibility requirements, interested faculty must submit a one-page project description for the nomination process to Barry’s Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs before August 19, 2013.

In the project description, briefly identify the who, what, where, why, and how of your project. Please indicate the two-month time period for which you are requesting the stipend and confirm that your direct supervisor has been informed of your interest. The description must be emailed to Nilu Choudhury, Grants Specialist, Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs. For more information, please contact Nilu at 305-899-3173 or nchoudhury@barry.edu.

The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs will forward the descriptions to the Provost and nominating committee for review.

Two Barry faculty will be selected as Barry nominees by the Provost and the committee. The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs will contact all interested faculty with a final decision by August 29, 2013. Nominated faculty will then need to follow NEH guidelines to submit their application via Grants.gov (see NEH guidelines for details) by September 26, 2013.

The full NEH announcement is available at:

http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends




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