NEH Summer Institute — Leonard da Vinci | Between Art and Science — 25 June - 13 July 2012 in Florence, Italy


Please review carefully the NEH application and eligibility and guidelines instructions. The components of an application and the criteria for review are detailed in this document.

A complete application includes:

  1. NEH Cover Sheet
  2. Essay (up to 4 pages)
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Two reference letters

The NEH Summer Institute review committee will be especially interested in your:

  • Essay: this should be a thoughtful statement that addresses your reasons for applying to the NEH Summer Institute Leonardo da Vinci | Between Art and Science
  • Qualifications, including ongoing research interests
  • Outline of your individual project
  • Indication of the relation of the topic to your teaching

I will accept applications either electronically or through the mail. If you are submitting electronically, the deadline is midnight, 1 March 2012; if by mail, that is a postmarked deadline and you should include three complete collated copies of the required components.

Two reference letters will need to be signed across seal and submitted with the application. All mailed materials should be addressed to:

Francesca Fiorani
Associate Professor of Art History
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400130
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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