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National Endowment for the Humanities: Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations

Deadline: December 2, 2020

The Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations program provides grants to organizations to support collaborative teams who are editing, annotating, and translating foundational humanities texts that are vital to learning and research but are currently inaccessible or are available only in inadequate editions or translations. Typically, the texts are significant literary, philosophical, and historical materials, but other types of work, such as musical notation, may also be the subject of an edition.

The program supports continuous full-time or part-time activities during the periods of performance of one to three years. Projects must be undertaken by at least two scholars working collaboratively. While international collaboration is permitted, projects must maintain an equitable balance between scholars at U.S. institutions and scholars at non-U.S. institutions. In addition to supporting long-term editorial projects, the program also encourages applications for short-term projects and for projects that are at a planning stage.

Amount: $4,000,000 is available to make up to 20 grants that range up to $300,000, not to exceed $100,000 per year for a period of performance of up to three years.

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, public and 501(c)(3) accredited institutions of higher education, state and local governmental agencies, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments.

Link: https://www.neh.gov/grants/research/scholarly-editions-and-translations-grants

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