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Promotion of the Humanities_Fellowships and Stipends - #45.160

Fellowships and Summer Stipends: Projects may contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public's understanding of the humanities. The proposed study or research may be completed during the grant period or it may be part of a longer project. Supported applications typically result in publication. Teaching Development Fellowships support research designed to strengthen established undergraduate courses. The Awards for Faculty program assist faculty members as they engage in advanced research in the humanities. These awards are restricted to faculty members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Institutions with High Hispanic Enrollment, and Tribal Colleges and Universities as designated by the White House offices charged with the implementation of Executive Orders 12876, 13230, 13021. Applications for planning institutional curricula, for educational research projects, for the creation or performance of works of art, and that lack humanities content or methodology are not eligible.




. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

For Fellowships, Summer Stipends: 1) The intellectual significance of the proposed project, including its value to scholars, general audiences in the humanities, or both; 2) the quality or promise of quality of the applicant's work as an interpreter of the humanities; 3) the quality of the conception, definition, organization, and description of the project and the applicant's clarity of expression; 4) the feasibility of the proposed plan of work, including, when appropriate, the soundness of the dissemination and access plans; and, 5) the likelihood that the applicant will complete the project. For Teaching Development Fellowships: 1) The project's intellectual significance, including its value for undergraduate teaching; 2) the quality of the applicant's intellectual work as preparation for undertaking the proposed research; 3) the quality of the conception, definition, organization, and description of the research project and the applicant's clarity of expression; and 4) the feasibility of the proposed plan of work and the likelihood that the applicant will complete the project. Awards to Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Institutions with High Hispanic Enrollment, and Tribal Colleges and Universities: 1) The intellectual significance of the proposed project, including its value to scholars, students, or general audiences in the humanities; 2) the quality or promise of quality of the applicant as a humanities teacher and researcher; 3) the quality of the conception, definition, organization, and description of the project and the clarity of expression in the application; 4) the feasibility of the proposed plan of work, including, when appropriate, the soundness of the dissemination and access plans for the proposed audience or audiences; and 5) the likelihood that the applicant will complete the project.

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