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Funding Opportunities for Faculty and Post Docs

Please check back periodically for updates. If you know of a fellowship or grant to add, please let us know at afwg@ucdavis.edu

May 

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.

 

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. 

 

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.

 

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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