The Neville-Pribram Mid-Career Educators Award

This unique award was designed by Katherine Neville and Dr. Karl Pribram to support a mid-career educator in the development of teaching materials. The award provides travel funding to visit that year’s hosting Smithsonian Library. The award also includes a weekly stipend and access to additional opportunities within the host library.

Additional Details:

  • One award is granted per year.
  • Stipends are $750 a week.
  • Appointments may be 4-12 weeks in length (typically scheduled over the summer holiday).

How to apply

Applications should be submitted through the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment system (SOLAA) at You will be required to create an account. You may review the SOLAA User’s Guide on the website to familiarize yourself with application procedures.

When applying, please chose “Smithsonian Institution Libraries” as the unit and “Neville-Pribram Mid-Career Educators Award” as the program.

Find more information and apply on the Smithsonian Libraries’ website: