Tuition-Free Summer Programs for Teachers


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is offering and funding tuition-free programs for school and college educators. These programs are for one to five weeks and focus on important topics, texts, and questions in the humanities. In addition, they can be used to: enhance intellectual vitality and professional development of anyone who participates, build a community of inquiry for teachers of the humanities, and promote connections between teaching and research being done in the humanities.

Some of the many topics being covered include:

  • Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad
  • Communism and American Life
  • Existentialism
  • The Chinese Exclusion Act and Immigration in America
  • From Plessy to Brown: The African-American Freedom Struggle in the Twentieth Century
  • Freedom for One, Freedom for All? Abolition and Women’s Suffrage, 1830s-1920s
  • Mapping, Text, and Travel
  • Teaching the Reformation after Five Hundred Years

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2016.

For more information and how to apply, see NEH Summer Programs