12963ACOR fellowships in Jordan
- Oct 19, 2010THE AMERICAN CENTER OF ORIENTAL RESEARCH (AMMAN)
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FELLOWSHIPS 2011-2012
Deadline for all applications is February 1, 2011
ACOR-CAORC Fellowship: Three 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 $20,200. Awards may be subject to funding.
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 $29,400. Awards may be subject to funding.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship: Two awards of four months for scholars who have a Ph.D. or have 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 maximum award is $20,400. (Applicants seeking sixth months of research time can also be considered for an additional two months from the ACOR-CAORC Post-Graduate Fellowship funding).
ACOR Publication Fellowship: Maximum six-month fellowship for scholars with a Ph.D. or terminal degree pursuing a publication project in the fields of Jordanian archaeology, anthropology, cultural resource management, or history with the goal of completing a final publication. Open to all nationalities. Maximum award of $27,000 including residency at ACOR in Amman. The award will be prorated accordingly if ACOR residency is not required. This work must be undertaken in Jordan.
Jennifer C. Groot Fellowship: Two or more awards of $1,800 each to support beginners in archaeological fieldwork who have been accepted as team members on archaeological projects with ASOR/CAP affiliation in Jordan. Open to undergraduate or graduate students of U.S. or Canadian citizenship.
Bert and Sally de Vries Fellowship: One award of $1,200 to support a student for participation on an archaeological project or research in Jordan. Senior project staff whose expenses are being borne largely by the project are ineligible. Open to enrolled undergraduate or graduate students of any nationality.
Harrell Family Fellowship: One award of $1,800 to support a graduate student for participation on an archaeological project or research in Jordan. Senior project staff whose expenses are being borne largely by the project are ineligible. Open to enrolled graduate students of any nationality.
Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship: One award for one to two months residency at ACOR in Amman. It is open to enrolled graduate students of any nationality participating in an archaeological project or conducting archaeological work in Jordan. The fellowship includes room and board at ACOR and a monthly stipend of $600.
MacDonald/Sampson Fellowship: One award for either six weeks residency at ACOR for research in the fields of Ancient Near Eastern languages and history, archaeology, Bible studies, or comparative religion, or a travel grant to assist with participation in an archaeological field project in Jordan. The ACOR residency fellowship option includes room and board at ACOR and a stipend of $600 US. The travel grant option provides a single payment of $1,800 US to help with any project related expenses. Both options are open to enrolled undergraduate or graduate students of Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status.
James A. Sauer Fellowship: One award for one month residency at ACOR. It is open to enrolled graduate students of U.S. or Canadian citizenship participating on an archaeological project or research in Jordan. The fellowship includes room and board at ACOR and a stipend of $400.
Kenneth W. Russell Fellowship: One award of $1,800 to support a graduate student for participation in an ACOR-approved archaeological research project, which has passed an academic review process. Senior project staff whose expenses are being borne largely by the project are ineligible. For this cycle the competition is closed to Jordanian students, but open to enrolled graduate students of all other nationalities.
Frederick-Wenger Jordanian Educational Fellowship: One award of $1,500 to assist a Jordanian student with the cost of their education. Eligibility is not limited to a specific field of study, but preference will be given to study related to Jordan's cultural heritage. Candidates must be Jordanian citizens and currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students in a Jordanian university.
ACOR Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship: Four awards of $3,000 (2,124 JD) each to assist Jordanian graduate students with the annual costs of their academic programs. Candidates must be Jordanian citizens and currently enrolled in either a Master's or Doctoral program in a Jordanian university. Eligibility is limited to students in programs related to Jordan's cultural heritage (for example: archaeology, anthropology, history, linguistics/epigraphy, conservation, museum studies, and cultural resource management related issues). Awardees who demonstrate excellent progress in their programs will be eligible to apply in consecutive years.
ACOR Jordanian Travel Scholarship for ASOR Annual Meeting: Two travel scholarships of $3500 each to assist Jordanians participating and delivering a paper at the ASOR Annual meeting in mid-November in the United States. Academic papers should be submitted through the ASOR's website <www.asor.org/am> by February 1, 2011. Final award selection will be determined by the ASOR program committee.
Please Note: CAORC, NEH, MacDonald/Sampson (residency option), Sauer, and Bikai Fellows will reside at the ACOR facility in Amman while conducting their research.
ACOR 656 Beacon Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215 Tel: 6173536571; Fax: 6173536575; Email: acor@...
ACOR P.O. Box 2470, Amman 11181, Jordan Fax: 01196265344181; Email: acor@...
Websites: <http://www.acorjordan.org> and <http://www.bu.edu/acor>
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Research Fellowships:
The program is open to U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. in fields in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences and wish to conduct research of regional or trans-regional significance. Fellowships require scholars to conduct research in more than one country, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center. It is anticipated that approximately ten fellowships of up to $9,000 each will be awarded. Applications will be available in early October.
Deadline: January 15, 2011
For more information and to download the application form:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
PO Box 37012, MRC 178
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Critical Language Scholarship Program for Intensive Summer Language Institutes
ACOR will host one of the 2011 Critical Language Scholarship Program's Intensive Summer Arabic Language Institutes. If you are interested in applying to the CLS Program to study Advanced Beginning, Intermediate, or Advanced Arabic in Amman, Jordan, see www.CLSscholarship.org
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