National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop

The College of Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences at UNC Charlotte is hosting a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) application writing workshop on Friday, February 23, 2024. Faculty, graduate students, and staff from regional universities and community organizations are invited to attend and should register using this form

Facilitated by a NEH program officer in the Division of Research, the workshop will provide an overview of NEH programs and initiatives, explain strategies for writing competitive applications, and present a mock panel review. The event also includes a networking lunch and an opportunity to meet with the NEH program officer for an individual/small group meeting. Questions can be directed to Dr. Beth Elise Whitaker (


Cone University Center (Room 210)

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.              Registration, Meet & Greet

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.              Welcome and Introductions

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.             Overview of NEH programs and special initiatives

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.          Questions & discussion

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.          Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.          Strategies for writing competitive applications

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.            Networking lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.              Mock panel review

2:00 p.m.                                 Closing remarks

Atkins Library (Room TBA)

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.              Individual/small group meetings (registration required)