How to Apply

Step 1: Complete NEH Cover Page

You must first register with the NEH American Landmarks website so as to express your intent to apply for consideration of your inclusion in the selected workshop program. The Internet address is for submitting your registration is that of:

Step 3: Await Notification

Completed applications should be submitted to the project director, not the NEH, and postmarked no later than March 4, 2013. Application materials sent to the NEH will not be reviewed. Successful applicants will be notified of their selection on April 1, 2013, and they will have until April 5, 2013 to accept or decline the offer.  See Landmarks workshops at NEH Summer Programs in the Humanities.

Step 2: Submit Personal Narrative

Summarize professional background and interests in NEH workshop in essay of one double-spaced page; special perspectives, skills, or experiences that you believe would contribute to the workshop; and how residential workshop would enhance your teaching or school service.

Step 4: Accommodations Request

Each teacher selected for the workshop will register with the Asilomar Housing Bureau for the purpose of securing their required meal plan and/or lodging, and will do so by way of providing a valid credit card and identification. See for additional information.  NEH provides a $1,200 stipend award to each participant selected for the summer workshop to defray expenses for lodging and meals.