The National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions Grant Program supports faculty members in the preparation of a new course on a fundamental concern of human life as addressed by the humanities. This question-driven course would encourage undergraduates and teachers to join together in a deep and sustained program of reading in order to encounter influential ideas, works, and thinkers over the centuries.  Up to $38,000 in funding is available.  The deadline for the submission of applications is September 10, 2015.  For additional program information, go to:  http://www.neh.gov/files/grants/enduring-questions-sept-10-2015-edit.pdf

The National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants Program supports the planning stages of digital projects that promise to benefit the humanities, and may involve:  creating or enhancing experimental, computationally-based methods or techniques for humanities research, teaching, preservation, or public programming; pursuing scholarship that examines the history, criticism, and philosophy of digital culture and its impact on society, or explores the philosophical or practical implications and impact of digital humanities in specific fields or disciplines; or revitalizing and/or recovering existing digital projects that promise to contribute substantively to scholarship, teaching, or public knowledge of the humanities.  The program offers up to $75,000 in funding.  The application deadline is September 16, 2015.  Additional project information can be found at http://www.neh.gov/files/grants/digital-humanities-start-sept-16-2015.pdf

 

Faculty Members interested in pursuing these or any other grant opportunities should contact:

Michelle Giovagnoli

Director of Institutional and Academic Grants

King's College

133 North River Street

Administration Building - Room 325B

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

(570) 208-5847

michellegiovagnoli@kings.edu