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Application Deadline: Summer 2022 Humanities Without Walls Seed Grants

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In collaboration with the Andrew W. Mellon-funded Humanities Without Walls (HWW) project led by the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Obermann Center is offering summer 2022 Seed Grants to support the development of applications for the final HWW Grand Research Challenge. The Obermann Seed Grants provide up to $10,000 for faculty-led teams to develop proposals this summer which they will then submit to HWW, for a grant of up to $150,000 for collaborative projects.

The deadline for the Obermann summer seed grant is May 3, 2022. The deadline for the full grant application is Nov. 15, 2022. 

The Obermann Center is a long-time member of this multi-university consortium. HWW's goal is to fund projects that are dedicated to “interdisciplinary, collaborative, research-based projects in the humanities and arts that build a clearly communicated commitment to methodologies of reciprocity and redistribution into their project design and proposal narratives, regardless of the research topic or theme they focus on.” 

The topic is open, and the teams can include faculty, staff, community partners, and colleagues from other colleges and universities. Each team must have a role for graduate students. The Obermann Seed Grants of up to $10,000 are designed to support teams that will work together this summer to prepare their final application which is due Nov. 15. This award is for the academic year 2023-24.

During the summer, Obermann Center Director Teresa Mangum will lead a workshop to help applicants write strong applications.

To learn more, visit https://obermann.uiowa.edu/summer-2022-hww-seed-grants

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Erin Hackathorn in advance at (319)335-4034 or erin-hackathorn@uiowa.edu