Gov Stanford Locomotive at the California State Railroad Museum

© Ben Franske

Each year, the National Endowment for the Humanities offers tuition-free opportunities for school, college, and university educators to study a variety of humanities topics over the summer months.

Applications Due March 2, 2015

Stipends of $1,200-$3,900 help cover expenses for these one- to five-week programs, which take place in locations from California to New York, Mexico to Italy.

Here is just a sampling of potential topics to explore:

  • Asian Americans in New York City: Literature and Film
  • Muslim American Identities, Past and Present
  • America's Reconstruction: The Untold Story
  • Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens
  • The Transcontinental Railroad: Transforming California and the Nation

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