University of Southern California


NEH 2021 Summer Stipends

Slots:                                                     2

Internal Deadline:                             Friday, June 18th, 2021, 5pm PT

External Deadline:                            September 22, 2021

Award Type:                                       Grant

Estimated Number of Awards:      Up to 90 grants

Anticipated Amount:                       $540,000 per deadline


Process for Limited Submissions: PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal:

Materials to submit include:

(1) Single Page Proposal Summary (0.5” margins; single-spaced; font type: Arial, Helvetica, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 1-page limit will be excluded from review.

(2) CV – (5 pages maximum)

Note: The portal requires information about the PIs and Co-PIs in addition to department and contact information, including the 10-digit USC ID#, Gender, and Ethnicity. Please have this material prepared before beginning this application.

Link to Award:

Who May Serve as PI:                    Faculty members with tenured or tenure-track positions who teach full-time at institutions of higher education must be nominated by their institutions to apply for a Summer Stipend. Each institution of higher education in the United States and its jurisdictions may nominate two faculty members.

The following individuals may apply without a nomination:

Purpose:                                              The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication. The program works to accomplish this goal by:

NEH Review Criteria:

Budgetary Requirements:             Cost sharing is not required in this program.

Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for more updates and other announcements.