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Judith Tick awarded NEH Fellowship

December 13, 2010
Judith Tick, Matthews University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Music, was awarded  a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to undertake the project “Ella Fitzgerald. A Biography. Life, Work, Legacy.”  According to an NEH Press Release: “ The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced today $23 million in grants for 371 humanities projects. This funding will support a wide variety of projects, including research fellowships and awards for independent scholars and college and university teachers, traveling exhibitions, the preservation of humanities collections in smaller institutions, and educational programs to prepare libraries, museums, and archives to preserve and enhance access to their collections. The grants will also support humanities initiatives at historically black, high Hispanic enrollment, and tribal colleges and universities and help institutions improve and secure long-term support for their humanities programs and resources.”