NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes grants support professional development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university faculty. Seminars and institutes may be as short as one week or as long as four weeks.  NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes:

  • provide models of excellent teaching;
  • provide models of excellent scholarship;
  • broaden and deepen understanding of the humanities;
  • focus on the study and teaching of significant topics, texts, and other sources;
  • contribute to the intellectual vitality of participants; and
  • build communities of inquiry.

 

The proposal deadline is March 1, 2018.  For additional information, go to:  https://www.neh.gov/grants/education/summer-seminars-and-institutes

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Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program: Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers in the chemical sciences at undergraduate institutions. The award is based on accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates, as well as a compelling commitment to teaching, and provides an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.

Eligibility: Nominees must hold a full-time tenure-track academic appointment, be after the fourth and not after the twelfth years of their independent academic careers, and be engaged in research and teaching primarily with undergraduates.

Deadline: May 17, 2018

For additional information, please go to :  http://dreyfus.org/awards/henry_dryfus_teacher_award.shtml

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Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions: Provides an $18,500 grant to bring a leading researcher to a primarily undergraduate institution to give at least two lectures in the chemical sciences.  One of the lectures should be accessible and promoted to a wide audience that includes the general public. The remaining lecture(s) may be more technical. The lecturer is expected to spend more than one day at the institution to substantively interact with undergraduate students and a broad range of faculty over the period of the visit.  A portion of the award is to support two undergraduates in summer research. The undergraduates engaged in summer research are expected to work with mentors in contemporary chemistry.

Eligibility: Applications are accepted from departments in the chemical sciences at primarily undergraduate institutions

Deadline: May 17, 2018

For additional information, please go to :  http://dreyfus.org/awards/henry_dryfus_teacher_award.shtmlhttp://dreyfus...

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Faculty Members interested in pursuing these or any other grant opportunity should call (570) 208-5847, or email michellegiovagnoli@kings.edu

The Grants Office website is dedicated to faculty research and projects, and provides new funding opportunity announcements, forms, and links to helpful websites for use in preparing grant applications.  For additional information, go to:  http://www.kings.edu/academics/resources/Academic_GrantsFaculty Members interested in pursuing any grant opportunity should contact:

Michelle Giovagnoli

Director of Institutional and Academic Grants

King's College

133 North River Street

Administration Building - Room 510

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

(570) 208-5847

michellegiovagnoli@kings.edu