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Upcoming Funding Opportunities

We continue to add to and update these funding opportunities.  Please check back periodically.  If you know of a fellowship or grant opportunity to add, please let us know at afwg@ucdavis.edu. 

 

May 

Due May 1, 2016 – Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Funded by: The Wenner-Gren Foundation

For students enrolled in a doctoral program (or equivalent if outside the U.S.) to support research in any area of anthropology.  Qualified scholars are eligible without regard to nationality, institutional, or departmental affiliation.

 

Due May 1, 2016 – Post-Ph.D. Research Grant

Funded by: The Wenner-Gren Foundation

For individuals holding a PhD or equivalent degree to support research in any field of anthropology.  Qualified scholars are eligible without regard to nationality, institutional, or departmental affiliation.

 

Due May 1, 2016 – Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnographic Film

Funded by: The Wenner-Gren Foundation

For individuals who have received a PhD or equivalent within the last 10 years to support the production/post-production of an ethnographic film related to their research.  Qualified scholars are eligible without regard to nationality, institutional, or departmental affiliation; but preference is given to untenured/non-permanent academic scholars.

 

Due May 1, 2016 – Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships

Funded by: The Wenner-Gren Foundation

For individuals who have received a PhD or equivalent within the last 10 years to support the writing up of completed anthropological research, including articles and books etc.  Qualified scholars are eligible without regard to nationality, institutional, or departmental affiliation; but preference is given to untenured/non-permanent academic scholars.

 

February 1 – May 1, 2016 – AFAC Documentary Program

Funded by: The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC)

For Arab filmmakers to support production/postproduction of a documentary exploring the social realities in the Arab World.

 

Due May 6, 2016 – Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program

Funded by: U.S. Department of Education & International & Foreign Language Education

For ABD students at U.S. institution enrolled in modern foreign language and area studies programs with a research project focusing on Africa, the Near East, and other specific regions.  Must be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident with required foreign language skills to carry out project.

 

April 1 – May 31, 2016 - Academy Asfari Fellowship

Funded by: Asfari Foundation/Chatham House

Supports the research, development, etc. of citizens of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, or Syria, and their displaced citizens living elsewhere in the Middle East, engaged in civil society.  Applicants should be at the mid-stage of their career, and may come from academia, NGOs, business, government, or the media. 

 

April 1 – May 31, 2016 – Academy Asfari Senior Fellowship

Funded by: Asfari Foundation/Chatham House

Supports the research, development, etc. of citizens of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, or Syria, and their displaced citizens living elsewhere in the Middle East, engaged in civil society.  Applicants should be at an advanced stage of their career, and may come from academia, NGOs, business, government, or the media. 

 

Opens Mid-April - Due November 1, 2016 – Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans – for Graduate Students

Funded by: The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Trust

For naturalized or second generation U.S. citizens or permanent residents (see website for details) under age 31 who will apply to, or are in the first two years of a graduate program at a U.S. university in any field.

 

Ongoing 2016 – Turkish Studies Academic Conference Grant

Funded by: The Institute of Turkish Studies

To support Turkish studies scholars to host an academic conference in conjunction with ITS at their home institution of higher education in the U.S.

 

Ongoing 2016 – Short-Term Senior Fellowships in Iranian Studies

Funded by: The American Institute of Iranian Studies

For established scholars in Iranian studies with U.S. citizenship for short-term research (up to four weeks) in the social sciences or humanities in Iran or other relevant countries.  Preference will be given to tenured faculty members with some knowledge of Persian.

June 

 

Due June 1, 2016 – Wenner-Gren Foundation Conference & Workshop Grants

Funded by: The Wenner-Gren Foundation

Funds conferences & workshops that foster an international community of research scholars in anthropology.

 

Due June 8,  2016 - EURIAS Fellowships – for Postdoc and Senior Researchers

Funded by: Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study

For researchers from any country, primarily for research in the humanities and social sciences.   Supports 10-month residency at one of 16 participating institutes.

 

Opens June 1, 2016 - Regional Events, Training and Research General Grant

Funded by: The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture

For projects in all fields of cultural production, research, training, and workshops, etc. by any Arab individual or at a non-Arab institution, as long as it is relevant to the Arab region.

 

Due April 15 - November 1, 2016 – Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans – for Graduate Students

Funded by: The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Trust

For naturalized or second generation U.S. citizens or permanent residents (see website for details) under age 31 who will apply to, or are in the first two years of a graduate program at a U.S. university in any field.

 

Ongoing 2016 – CBRL Pilot Study Awards – for Postdocs, Faculty, and Staff

Funded by:  The Council for British Research in the Levant

For post-doc scholars in the humanities and social sciences, ordinarily resident in the UK, to cover expenses for initial exploratory work etc. for a project in Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordon, Syria, Cyprus, or Israel.  Applications may be submitted at any point during the year, and will be considered at the next appropriate CBRL Committee Meeting.

 

Ongoing 2016 – Turkish Studies Academic Conference Grant

Funded by: The Institute of Turkish Studies

To support Turkish Studies scholars to host an academic conference in conjunction with ITS at their home institution of higher education in the U.S.

 

Ongoing 2016 – Short-Term Senior Fellowships in Iranian Studies

Funded by: The American Institute of Iranian Studies

For established scholars in Iranian studies with U.S. citizenship for short-term research (up to four weeks) in the social sciences or humanities in Iran or other relevant countries.  Preference will be given to tenured faculty members with some knowledge of Persian.

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