The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill, a grant to host a Summer Seminar for teachers in summer 2011. The theme of the Seminar is “The Frontier Experience in the American Midwest.” Eligible applicants include public and private school teachers, librarians, home school teachers and others involved in full-time K-12 education. Graduate students who intend to become K-12 teachers may also apply. Up to 16 applicants will be selected through a competitive application process.
The seminar will run from June 26 to July 23 and will include readings, discussions, videos, guest lectures, presentations by participants and several off-campus trips. Participants will be housed on campus and receive a stipend of $3,300 for their participation in the seminar.
For more information about the Summer Seminar, please visit the website at www2.ic.edu/neh2011 or contact James Davis at 217.245.3426. Applications must be postmarked by March 1.
James E. Davis
Professor Emeritus of History and Geography
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Office Phone: 217 245-3426
Home Phone: 217-243-4690 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www2.ic.edu/neh2011
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