Practical Information

Stipends:  NEH Summer Scholars are expected to be fully engaged in the seminar over the four weeks the project is in session.  Scholars participating in “World War I in the Middle East” will receive a stipend of $3,300 to help cover the costs of transportation to Washington, D.C., housing, food, and supplies.  The first check, for half the total amount, will be disbursed on the first Monday of the seminar.  The second check will be disbursed at the start of the seminar’s third week.  NEH stipends are taxable.

Accommodations:  Scholars may arrange their own housing or take advantage of own of the options below:

Georgetown University On Campus housing, private room in a suite/apt, 49/night

Georgetown University On Campus Housing, additional information to follow soon

George Washington University Inn, 99/night

Holiday Inn Washington-Georgetown, 109/night

Georgetown Guide to Off Campus Housing Listings

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 Rosslyn and Dupont Circle, where seminar participants can catch trains to the Library of Congress and the National Archives.

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