NEH – Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication (United States): (Deadline 28 April 2021)
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Research Programs is accepting applications for the NEH – Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication program.
The purpose of this program is to support individual scholars pursuing significant humanities projects that require digital expression and digital publication. NEH – Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication provide recipients time to conduct research, prepare publications, and develop and incorporate multimedia components using existing technologies and platforms.
Anticipated products must be published in digital form and include, but are not limited to, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, websites, virtual exhibitions, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, or critical editions resulting from previous research.
NEH – Mellon Fellowships provide recipients time to conduct research and prepare digital publications. Successful projects will likely incorporate images, video, audio, manipulable elements, and/or other multimedia materials or flexible reading pathways that could not be included in traditionally published books, as well as an active distribution plan. Anticipated products must be published in digital form and include, but are not limited to, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, websites, virtual exhibitions, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, or critical editions. Projects may be at any stage of development.
- Applicants may request a period of performance of no less than six and up to twelve months at a stipend of $5,000 per month. The minimum stipend is $30,000 for six months and the maximum stipend is $60,000 for twelve months.
The NEH – Mellon Fellowships program accepts applications from individuals who meet the following requirements:
- Citizenship: U.S. citizens, whether they reside inside or outside the United States, are eligible to apply. Foreign nationals who have been living in the United States or its jurisdictions for at least the three years prior to the application deadline are also eligible. Foreign nationals who take up permanent residence outside the United States any time between the application deadline and the end of the period of performance will forfeit their eligibility to hold an award. (Leaving the U.S. on a temporary basis is permitted.)
- Currently enrolled students: While applicants need not have advanced degrees, individuals currently enrolled in a degreegranting program are ineligible to apply.