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Deadline approaching for Shepherd NEH summer institute applications

By Staff | Feb 24, 2017

The National Endowment for the Humanities and Shepherd University announce the Mar. 1 application deadline for the 2017 National Edowment for the Humanities Summer Institute “Voices from the Misty Mountains, Appalachian Writers and Mountain Culture.”

The July 9-29 institute will take place at Shepherd University, the oldest town in West Virginia located on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River 65 miles from Washington, D.C.

The institute is open to full-time and part-time classroom teachers and librarians in public, charter, independent and religiously affiliated schools, as well as to home schooling parents. Other K-12 school personnel, including administrators, substitute teachers and classroom professionals, are also eligible to participate.

Application information can be found at www.shepherd.edu/neh. Click the application, letter to participants, and eligibility criteria links. For additional questions, contact Shurbutt at sshurbut@shepherd.edu.