August 31, 2015

Indiana Academy of Science Semi-Annual Deadline Approaching

The semi-annual deadline for the Indiana Academy of Science Senior Research Grants program is coming up on September 15, 2015. Ball State has had a great deal of success with these grant and we highly encourage faculty to apply. The next cycle deadline is March 1, 2016.

From the Indiana Academy of Science website, "The Indiana Academy of Science Senior Research Grants Program makes awards of up to $3000 to Academy members or students they sponsor to purchase supplies, support travel and field expenses, pay research assistants, and provide other items required to conduct novel scientific research." Also, see the IAS website for program background, eligibility guidelines and other information about this grant program. 

If you have any questions, or are interested in applying for this opportunity, contact SPA or your Proposal Manager.

August 04, 2015

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Research typically results in articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months.

An outright award of $6,000 is provided for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. In accordance with NEH guidelines, Ball State may nominate two faculty proposals.

Ball State internal application deadline is September 3, 2015. 
Deadline for final submission to the NEH is October 1 for projects beginning May 2016.

Click here for full guidelines. 

Materials to submit for the September 3 internal review: 
 1. The Ball State NEH Summer Stipend Internal Application Coversheet **This form is in lieu of ATTACHMENT 1: Supplemental Information for Individuals Form

2. A single copy of the application, including:
  • a. 3-page (single-spaced) narrative 
  • b. 2-page (single-spaced) resumé 
  • c. 1-page (single-spaced) bibliography 
  • d. 1-page appendix (graphical materials or edition/translation sample, if applicable) 
You do not need to include reference letters at this time.
You do not need to have processed a Ball State clearance sheet.

Selected proposals will be submitted electronically through by the October 1 deadline. Please submit your completed internal application to Augusta Wray by September 3.