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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.

November

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans:
Deadline November 1, 2016
The application for the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans program’s class of 2017 is now open. In order to be eligible for the class of 2017, you must be a new American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline, and who is pursuing a graduate degree full-time in the United States in the 2017-20118 academic year. Applicants may apply to the Fellowship at the same time that they are applying for graduate school, or after they are already enrolled in graduate school.
https://www.pdsoros.org/apply/eligibility

 

Campbell Fellowship for Women Scholar Practitioners from Developing Nations 2017-2017- Offered by the School for Advanced Research (SAR) made possible by Vera R. Campell’s Family Foundation
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2016
The Vera R. Campbell Foundation funded Fellowship is offered for female postdoctoral social scientist from a developing country whose work addresses women’s economic and social empowerment in that nation. The goal of the program is twofold: to advance the scholarly careers of women social scientists from the developing world, and to support research that identifies causes of gender inequity in the developing world and that proposes practical solutions for promoting women’s economic and social empowerment. Eligible Fields: Applicants should be pursuing research in one of the social sciences: anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, psychology, social work, or sociology, or in an interdisciplinary field that incorporates two or more of these disciplines. https://sarweb.org/media/files/campbell_fellowship_flier.pdf

 

Saiid Foundation Scholarships:
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
Applications restricted to those who are Syrian, Palestinian (including Palestinians who are in Israel), Lebanese and Jordanian). Applications from PhD candidates can be considered only for Oxford and Cambridge universities.
http://www.saidfoundation.org/scholarships

 

NYUAD Research Fellowship in the Humanities
Applications Deadline: November 1, 2016
Funded by: The New York University Abu Dhabi Institute
Eligible candidates for the senior fellowships have an outstanding scholarly accomplishment, including an internationally recognized publication record. Mid-career scholars with strong publication records and exceptional scholarly promise may be considered in this category. Eligible candidates for the junior fellowships, which are intended especially for young scholars who wish to turn their doctoral dissertations into book manuscripts publishable with major academic presses, have received their Ph.D. within the previous five years and have a strong record of scholarly accomplishment.
http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/nyuad-institute/institute-research/research-fellowshipsin-the-humanities.html

 

NYUAD Research Fellowship in the Humanities
Funded by: The New York Abu Dhabi Institute
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
For the study of the Arab world for senior scholars and for junior scholars who have received their PhD in the last 5 years and have a strong record of scholarly accomplishment.
http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/nyuad-institute/institute-research/researchfellowships-in-the-humanities.html

 

Senior Research Fellowship in the Humanities – for Faculty
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
Funded by: The NYUAD Institute
Residential fellowship in Abu Dhabi for mid-career humanities scholars studying the Arabic world. Outstanding scholarly accomplishment, including an internationally recognized publication record. Mid-career scholars with strong publication records and exceptional scholarly promise may be considered in this category

 

Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Funded by: The Wenner-Gren Foundation
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
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. http://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants

 

Post-PhD Research Grant
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
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.
http://www.wennergren.org/programs/post-phd-research-grants

 

International Dissertation Research Fellowship
Funded by: The Social Science Research Council
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. The program is open to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences—regardless of citizenship—enrolled in PhD programs in the United States. Applicants to the 2017 IDRF competition must complete all PhD requirements except on-site research by the time the fellowship begins or by December 2017, whichever comes first. http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/idrf-fellowship/

 

International Studies Association (ISA) James N. Rosenau Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Applicants
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
Fellowship is available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme. Fellowship is awarded in the field of social sciences and humanities. ISA encourages applications from women, minorities, and citizens of all countries.
http://www.isanet.org/News/ID/5250/ISA-Call-for-Applications--James-N-Rosenau-PostdoctoralFellowship?platform=hootsuite

 

The Chevening-Oxford Center for Islamic Studies 2017-2018:
Applications Open: November 8, 2016
Individuals from the following countries are eligible for the fellowship: Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, The occupied Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan. **Must be a postgraduate at the time of application (with 5+ years experience in academic research)
http://www.chevening.org/programme/ocis-fellowship

 

Frida- Young Feminist Fund
Grant Deadline: November 10, 2016
FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is the only youth-led fund focused exclusively on supporting global young feminist activism to advance social justice movements and agendas. FRIDA was created to bring new resources and new opportunities to young women and trans* youth globally. We believe that supporting young feminists is key to the expansion, rejuvenation and sustainability of women’s movements and organizations, both now and in the future. To date, FRIDA has completed four grant cycles, and cumulatively supported 109 different groups of young feminists in 67 different countries around the world and awarding a total of 713,214.00 USD in direct grants. This year we are celebrating FRIDA’s fifth birthday and we are excited to be launching our 5th call for proposals and intend to support up to 30 new young feminist groups led by young women and trans* youth under 30 years of age.
http://youngfeministfund.org/apply-for-a-grant/

 

Palestinian American Research Center- Fellowship Program for Palestinians*:
Pre-proposals due September 30, 2015. Full proposals due November 10, 2015.
For doctoral and post-doctoral students.; the research must make a contribution to Palestinian Studies. Research must take place in Palestine, Lebanon, or Jordan.
http://parc-us-pal.org/fellowshipPal.htm

 

Queen Rania Foundation Fellowship for PhD Research and post-Doctoral Research:
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Fellowships at the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF) are competitive for students and graduates from leading universities, particularly those conducting research on education with a focus on Jordan. Fellowships give you the opportunity to conduct your research while being hosted at QRF and benefitting from the foundations' expertise and connections. Any nationality accepted, but preference will be given to Jordanians.
http://www.qrf.org/page/fellowships-0

 

African Women’s Development Fund
3 grant cycles per year, accepting applications at any time
Our mission is to mobilise financial, human and material resources to support African women and the work of the African women’s movement to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Africa. We believe that if women and women’s organisations are empowered with skills, information, sustainable livelihoods, opportunities to fulfill their potential, plus the capacity and space to make transformatory choices, then we will have vibrant, healthy and inclusive communities. 6 thematic areas:
Economic empowerment and livelihoods
• HIV and AIDS
• Women’s Human Rights
• Governance, peace, and Security
• Health and Reproductive Rights
• Arts, Culture, and sports
The Africa Women’s Development Fund accepts grants from organizations that are local, national, sub-regional, or regional from any part of Africa.
http://awdf.org/apply/

 

October

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship
Application Deadline: Check with Regional Office Application deadlines vary by country. The nominating U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission will advise you of its internal deadline for receiving applications. Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by October 1, 2016. 
Funded by the Bureau of Educational and cultural Affairs: The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides ten months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or the private sector. The Humphrey Program fosters a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the United States and the Fellows' home countries. Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree, a minimum of five years of substantial, full-time, professional experience, limited or no prior experience in the United States, demonstrated leadership qualities, a record of public service in the community, and strong English skills. (program fields include but not limited to: Agricultural and rural development, economic development, communications/journalism, educational administration planning and policy. To see a list of Program Fields, visit https://www.humphreyfellowship.org/program-fields) https://www.humphreyfellowship.org/how-apply-humphrey-fellowship-program
LINK FOR CONTACTING REGIONAL OFFICE: https://www.humphreyfellowship.org/how-apply-humphrey-fellowship-program


Fellowship Competition for Palestinian Scholars- Palestinian American Research Center Preliminary Proposal Deadline: October 5, 2016
Full Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2016
The Center announces its 18th annual competition for doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships in Palestinian Studies. The research project must make a contribution to Palestinian Studies. Research can be in humanities and social sciences, including inter-disciplinary studies in public health, environment, and aspects of science directly related to Palestinian Studies. One fellowship will be awarded to researchers studying the linkage between environmental issues and human rights with gender as a cross-cutting issue. Potential fields could involve resource management and sustainability, legislations and policies, and violations to the environment. The research must take place in Palestine, Jordan or Lebanon. **Women applicants and scholars from the Gaza Strip are especially encouraged to apply.
http://parc-us-pal.org/fellowshipPal.htm

 

National Endowment for the Humanities- Collaborative Research Grants Draft Proposal Deadline due: October 15, 2016
Receipt Deadline: December 7, 2016 Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by two or more collaborating scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; projectrelated travel; field work; applications of information technology; and technical support and services. All grantees are expected to disseminate the results of their work to the appropriate scholarly and public audiences. Eligible projects include: Research that significantly adds to knowledge and understanding of the humanities, conferences on topics of major importance in the humanities that will benefit scholarly research.
http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/collaborative-research-grants


Global Religion Research Initiative
Deadline: October 17, 2016
The Center for the Study of Religion and Society in the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI), directed by Christian Smith and funded by the Templeton Religion Trust of Nassau, Bahamas. Includes funding for Dissertation Fellowships and Postdoctoral Research. http://grri.nd.edu/apply

 

National Humanities Center, Residential Fellowships 2017-2018:
October 18, 2016
The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2017 through May 2018. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career scholars as well as senior scholars are encouraged to apply. Emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work may also apply. The Center does not normally support the revision of a doctoral dissertation. http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/become-a-fellow/
Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies- Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Application Deadline: October 26, 2016- no later than 9 pm EDT
ACLS invites applications for Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the PhD. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2018. A grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports this program. ** Must: be PhD candidates in a humanities or social science department in the US, have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation (obtained ABD) by the application deadline, be no more than 6 years into the degree program.
https://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/

Queen Rania Foundation Fellowship for PhD Research and post-Doctoral Research:
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Fellowships at the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF) are competitive for students and graduates from leading universities, particularly those conducting research on education with a focus on Jordan. Fellowships give you the opportunity to conduct your research while being hosted at QRF and benefitting from the foundations' expertise and connections. Any nationality accepted, but preference will be given to Jordanians.
http://www.qrf.org/page/fellowships-0 


The Oak Foundation
Application Deadline: The Foundation has a continuous approval process so letters of inquiry may be submitted at any time. It will respond within three months, informing the applicant whether there is sufficient interest to pursue a formal proposal.
The Foundation grants funds within the following programmes: Child Abuse, Environment, Housing and Homelessness, International Human Rights, Issues Affecting Women, Learning Differences and Special Interest. Each programme has its own goals, geographic scope, funding restrictions and requirements for funding. The Foundation occasionally initiates its own programmes or forms initiatives in its areas of interest by issuing calls for proposals on specific topics, or convening policymakers and practitioners to explore solutions to critical issues. The Oak Foundation only accepts proposals from not-for-profit organisations.
http://oakfnd.org/content/8233

September 

The Arab Funds for Arts and Culture: Regional Evets, Training, and Culture
Application Deadline: September 1, 2016
RTR (Regional Events, Training and Research) is open for projects in all fields of cultural production and usually goes to support artistic and cultural research, training and workshops as well as regional events like festivals, competitions and cross-cultural collaborations.
http://www.arabculturefund.org/grants/general.php?id=60


Open Society Foundations Fellowship: Application Deadline: September 7, 2016.
For anyone around the world in a variety of fields who has a deep understanding of their chosen subject and track record of professional accomplishment. Supports projects that enrich public understanding and conversations on open society challenges. Must cut across at least two of the following focus areas: human rights, government transparency, access to information, access to justice, the promotion of civil society and social inclusion. Funds may be used for publications, blogs, public education, new campaigns & organizations, panel discussions, conferences, etc; but may not be used for academic study or dissertation research.
http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-fellowship


Georgetown University Research Grant- Mobility, Displacement, and Forced Migration in the Middle East:
Deadline to submit proposal September 15, 2016
CIRS seeks to stimulate the collection of reliable data and the production of sound analysis on the subject of Mobility, Displacement and Forced Migration in the Middle East. Priority will be given to projects that propose original, empirically-grounded research involving fieldwork on related topics. Award recipients are expected to become active participants in the CIRS research initiative on the issue. This may include travel to Doha for working group meetings, public talks, or authorship of a chapter for an edited volume. 
https://cirs.georgetown.edu/research-0/research-grants


Civil Society Leadership Award Program Application Deadline: September 15, 2016
“The purpose of the Program is to directly assist future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social development.” Humanities and Social Sciences. For citizens of following countries only: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cambodia, DOC, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Laos, Libya, Myanmar/Burma, Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B72BpycO2fw3UlFhVXNZalpUWFU/view

 

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center: Research Fellowship Program
Deadline: September 15, 2016
To “promote and cultivate scholarly research about Oman across several academic disciplines. Open to PhD candidates and university academics who are US citizens or affiliated with an American university, and funds one scholar or team of scholars to carry out research in Oman each year.” https://www.sqcc.org/Scholarships-0024-Fellowships/Research-Fellowship-Program.aspx


American Council of Learned Societies/National Endowment of the Humanities:
September 28, 2016 (9pm Eastern Daylight time)
“The ACLS Fellowship program invites research applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant.” Must have PhD and be US citizen or permanent resident


American Council of Learned Societies/National Endowment of the Humanities- International and Area Studies fellowships:
September 28, 2016 (9pm Eastern Daylight time)
“Scholars pursuing research and writing on the societies and cultures of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union will be eligible for these special fellowships.”


American Council of Learned Societies- Collaborative Research Fellowship:
September 28, 2016 (9pm Eastern Daylight time)
The fellowship “support small teams of two or more scholars collaborating intensively on a single, substantive project in the humanities and related social sciences. The goal of the project should be a tangible research product (such as joint print or web publications) for which at least two collaborators will take credit.”
http://www.acls.org/programs/collaborative/


Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Professors*:
September 28, 2016 (9pm Eastern Daylight time)
These fellowships support long-term, unusually ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant.
https://www.acls.org/programs/burkhardt/
*Must be permanent resident or US citizen


Palestinian American Research Center- Fellowship Program for Palestinians*:
Pre-proposals due September 30, 2015. Full proposals due November 10, 2015.
For doctoral and post-doctoral students.; the research must make a contribution to Palestinian Studies. Research must take place in Palestine, Lebanon, or Jordan.
http://parc-us-pal.org/fellowshipPal.htm


The Rhodes Scholarship- Saiid Foundation for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2015
Postgraduate award. At Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world, Rhodes Scholars join just over 20,000 students from more than 140 countries currently studying at the University, and are enriched by the stimulating and rigorous education and the vibrant cultural and community life. Nearly 8,000 Rhodes Scholars have gone on to serve at the forefront of government, the professions, commerce, the arts, education, research and other sectors. They are well known advocates for expanded social justice, and have advanced the frontiers of science and medicine. For information about the award, visit: http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/syria-jordan-lebanon-and-palestine
To see the application requirements page: http://www.rhodesscholarshiptrust.com/apply


Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies- Migration Studies Prize:
Deadline for Submission: September 30, 2016
Submission of scholarly paper or articles restricted to Established Scholars and Graduate Students http://lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu/awards/scholarly.php


Queen Rania Foundation Fellowship for PhD Research and post-Doctoral Research:
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Fellowships at the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF) are competitive for students and graduates from leading universities, particularly those conducting research on education with a focus on Jordan. Fellowships give you the opportunity to conduct your research while being hosted at QRF and benefitting from the foundations' expertise and connections. Any nationality accepted, but preference will be given to Jordanians.
http://www.qrf.org/page/fellowships-0


The Oak Foundation
Application Deadline: The Foundation has a continuous approval process so letters of inquiry may be submitted at any time. It will respond within three months, informing the applicant whether there is sufficient interest to pursue a formal proposal.
The Foundation grants funds within the following programmes: Child Abuse, Environment, Housing and Homelessness, International Human Rights, Issues Affecting Women, Learning Differences and Special Interest. Each programme has its own goals, geographic scope, funding restrictions and requirements for funding. The Foundation occasionally initiates its own programmes or forms initiatives in its areas of interest by issuing calls for proposals on specific topics, or convening policymakers and practitioners to explore solutions to critical issues. The Oak Foundation only accepts proposals from not-for-profit organisations.
http://oakfnd.org/content/8233 

May 

Due May 1, 2016AFAC 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 1, 2016AFAC Arab Documentary Photography Program

Funded by: The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, the Prince Claus Fund, the Magnum Foundation

Open to any Arab professional and emerging photographers living and working in the Arab region. To begin or complete an existing project that explores non-stereotypical and unconventional documentation of social issues and narratives relevant to the Arab region. Mentors will be provided; includes two workshops.


Due May 1, 2016Dissertation 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, 2016Hunt 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.

 

Due May 1, 2016Post-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, 2016Fejos 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 6, 2016Fulbright-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.

 

Due 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.

 

Due May 31, 2016Academy 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.

 

Due 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. 


Due November 1, 2016Paul & 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 2016Turkish 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 2016Short-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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