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National Endowment for the Humanities to offer grant writing workshops

February 21, 2012
On April 13-14, Drake University will host Daniel Sack of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  Sack will lead a workshop on NEH grant writing and will meet individually with humanities scholars to advise them on crafting and submitting their individual proposals.

All humanities scholars in central Iowa, regardless of their institutional affiliation, are welcome to attend the workshop on the morning of April 13. There is no registration or attendance fee.

Pre-registration is required by April 1, 2012. Those scholars who plan to submit a proposal to the NEH by the May 1 deadline may also reserve a 15-minute time slot to meet with Sack. To register for the workshop and to reserve a one-on-one meeting time, visit

The Center for the Humanities encourages excellence in humanities research, teaching, and campus and public programming at Drake. The Center serves the entire campus by initiating humanities-centered projects and activities and by funding proposals made by faculty and students. The Center strives to not only provide monetary support, but also to contribute to an environment of vibrant, ongoing and collaborative inquiry.