How to Join the Road Scholars Cohort

Annual Call for Speakers to Join the Road Scholars Program Cohort

The North Carolina Humanities Council invites scholars to submit applications and program proposals to join the cohort of the Council’s Road Scholar speaker’s bureau program. Since 1990 the Council has supported thousands of public humanities programs free of charge across our state. Our catalog of Road Scholars includes over 70 speakers whose lectures employ humanities disciplines to foster critical thinking and lifelong learning by allowing participants to explore new ideas and consider new perspectives.

2019 New Scholar Applications will be accepted April1-April 19, 2019

How to Apply:

  1. Review the Road Scholars program summary, catalog and New Scholar FAQs pages and the on the North Carolina Humanities Council website.
  2.  Watch this video Tutorial on how to apply using our online application system or download these instructions
  3. Get started on your entry by creating an account in our Online Application Portal. 
  4. Register for your account as an individual, entering "NA" for the EIN question and when asked "Are your the executive officer" indicate yes.
  5. Once you have created your account and are logged in to your Applicant Dashboard, click "Apply" in the upper left-hand corner to view an alphabetical list of all open Council opportunities. Please note, we strongly recommend bookmarking the Applicant Dashboard login page for easy access.
  6. Scroll down and select "2019 Road Scholars Program (New Scholars/New Programs)" and complete and submit your application by the deadline.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Submission of an application does not guarantee approval.

Decisions will be announced via our online application management system.