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External Opportunities for Faculty

Grant Opportunities

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Summer Seminars for College Educators

NEH funds a wide-variety of programs that can help you expand your humanities knowledge, engage in concentrated research, or improve your classroom teaching. Each year, NEH offers tuition-free opportunities for college and university educators to study a variety of humanities topics. Stipends of $1,200-$3,900 help cover expenses for these one- to five-week programs. A list of these opportunities is available on their website. The deadline for applying to particiapte is March 1, 2016.

You can also apply to host a 2017 NEH Summer Seminar or Institute. Information about designing such a project and the application can be downloaded here and here. The deadline is February 25, 2016.

Fellowship Opportunities

Vermont Studio Center Fellowships for Artists and Writers

Applications are accepted for fellowships and residencies at the Vermont Studio Center. To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must submit their applications by one of the three annual fellowship deadlines: February 15, June 15, or October 1. It's advised that applicants should apply at least six months in advance of their preferred start date. Visit the website for more details.

Calls for Papers

Submissions accepted for possible publication in The Community College Enterprise: A Journal of Research and Practice. The journal accepts work primarily from community college educators and administrators and is published in the Fall and Spring. It accepts papers on topics such as: alternative learning strategies, learning, student success, retention, developmental education, leadership, teaching and learning strategies, and interactive learning. Visit the journal's website for more details.

Manuscripts welcome for possible publication in the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. The journal accepts papers on college and university teaching in the following categories: research, integration, innovation, and inspiration. Papers may be interdisciplinary or specific to one or a group of disciplines, and may address a general or specific audience. For more details, visit the journal's website.

The Journal of College Reading and Learning welcomes submissions for possible publication. The journal publishes investigations on the reading, writing, thinking, and studying of college learners. Visit the journal's website for more details.

Article submissions invited for possible publication in American Music, a quarterly journal devoted to all aspects of American music and music in America. The journal also accepts books, recordings, and multimedia items for review. Visit the journal's website for more details.