Stipends: NEH Summer Scholars are expected to be fully engaged in the seminar for the full duration of the Seminar. Participants will receive a stipend of $3,300 to assist with the costs of transportation to Washington, D.C., housing, food, and supplies. Two checks will be disbursed during the first and third weeks of the Seminar. NEH stipends are taxable.
Accommodations: The Seminar does not provide housing for participants but will assist them in arranging on campus housing through Georgetown Summer Housing and Residential Living. Participants will have the option of staying in on-campus apartments designated for summer programs depending on availability.
Below are links to available housing options on GU campus. The rate for Faculty/Fellows is $48/night + 14.5% tax Occupancy tax per adult to receive a bedroom in a shared apartment. Most of the apartments are two to four bedroom apartments so most individuals share the apartment with at least one other faculty/fellow. Please note that the pictures are to give you an idea of the amenities and there is no guarantee that your apartment will be identical to the photo. This is be the most affordable housing option in the area and we will need early commitment from participants to work on this option upon acceptance to the seminar.
Village A: https://flic.kr/s/aHskmKtno1
Henle Village: https://flic.kr/s/aHsknohC5H
Alumni Square: https://flic.kr/s/aHsknknn1Q
Participants who wish to arrange off campus housing can take advantage of one of the following options:
Georgetown Guide to Off Campus Housing Listings, Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center ($120/night with ITS discount) and AirB&B Washington https://www.airbnb.com/s/Washington–DC#.
Transportation: Georgetown University is located close to Foggy Bottom and the National Mall. The city bike-share program is an ideal way to reach the capital’s other districts. A university shuttle system also provides buses to Metro stops at and Dupont Circle, where seminar participants can catch trains to the Library of Congress and the National Archives.