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Highly Recommended Grants to Consider

These opportunities were selected either because Shepherd qualifies for a limited application pool (or has preference) or because similar peer institutions have received awards in previous years.

Each funding opportunity listed below has (typically) been offered either annually or every other year. Example RFPs and anticipated due dates are provided only for reference and may not reflect possible future revisions. Contact OSP with any questions about these opportunities.

Arts and Humanities

NEH Summer Stipends support faculty members pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Click here for a link to the 2017 RFP. Applications are typically due in mid to late September each year for projects beginning the following May. Only 2 nominations per institution are allowed. There is an internal deadline of August 20th to allow for institutional review and selection if necessary.