Are you interested in conducting research abroad? Located in Amman, Jordan, the American Center for Oriental Research is accepting application for 2019-2020 fellowships, including a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) post-doctoral award and both pre- and post-doctoral Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) awards. Funding for undergraduate and early career graduate students is also available.
Deadline for fellowship Applications is February 1, 2019
Apply Online: https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com/
NEH Fellowship: One award of six months for a scholar who has a Ph.D. or has completed their professional training. Fields of research include: modern and classical languages, linguistics, literature, history, jurisprudence, philosophy, archaeology, comparative religion, ethics, and the history, criticism, and theory of the arts. Social and political scientists are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals living in the U.S. three years immediately preceding the application deadline. The award for six months is $25,200. Award must be used between May 15, 2019 and June 30, 2020 and the Fellow must reside at ACOR.
ACOR-CAORC Post-Graduate Fellowship: Two or more two- to six-month fellowships for post-doctoral scholars and scholars with a terminal degree in their field, pursuing research or publication projects in the natural and social sciences, humanities, and associated disciplines relating to the Near East. U.S. citizenship required. Maximum award is $32,400. Awards must be used between June 15, 2019 and December 31, 2020 and Fellows must reside at ACOR. Funding for this fellowship provided by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
ACOR-CAORC Fellowship: Two or more two- to six-month fellowships for masters and doctoral students. Fields of study include all areas of the humanities and the natural and social sciences. Topics should contribute to scholarship in Near Eastern studies. U.S. citizenship required. Maximum award is $23,800. Awards must be used between June 15, 2019 and December 31, 2020 and Fellows must reside at ACOR. Funding for this fellowship provided by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.