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  • Mark Goodacre
    ... From spencer@jcu.edu Thu Jul 01 20:00:10 1999 Subject: Re: aiar fellowships To: synoptic-L@bham.ac.uk **ANNOUNCEMENT** THE W.F. ALBRIGHT INSTITUTE OF
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      From spencer@... Thu Jul 01 20:00:10 1999
      Subject: Re: aiar fellowships
      To: synoptic-L@...

      **ANNOUNCEMENT**

      THE W.F. ALBRIGHT INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL
      RESEARCH (AIAR), JERUSALEM

      2000-2001 FELLOWSHIPS


      Appl. Deadline Date

      Annual Professorship 10/15/99
      National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships 10/15/99
      Samuel H. Kress Fellowship 10/15/99
      Samuel H. Kress Joint Athens/Jerusalem Fellowship 10/30/99
      James A. Montgomery Fellow and Program Coordinator
      10/15/99
      George A. Barton Fellowship 10/15/99
      Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships
      4/1/00
      *United States Information Agency Fellowships:
      Junior Research Fellowships 10/15/99
      Associate Fellowships (Junior and Senior) 4/15/00
      *Islamic Studies Fellowship 10/15/99


      For information and application forms write to:
      W.F. Albright Institute
      656 Beacon Street, 5th Floor
      Boston, MA 02215-2010

      Phone: (617) 353-6572
      Fax: (617) 353-6575
      E-mail: asor@...

      Or visit our website at:
      www.aiar.org

      *Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country
      Research Fellowships 12/31/98

      *Awards subject to the availability of funds.

      1. Annual Professorship: $30,000 award.
      The stipend is $17,000 plus $13,000 for room and
      half-board for appointee and spouse at the
      Institute. Open to post-doctoral scholars in Near
      Eastern archaeology, geography, history, and Bibli-
      cal studies. U.S. citizens are eligible for
      entire award. Non-U.S. citizens may apply but, by
      U.S. law, are only eligible for non-governmental
      funds (totalling $15,000). Appointment: 10
      months. The professorship period should be con-
      tinuous, without frequent trips outside the
      country. Application deadline: October 15, 1999.

      2. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships:
      $60,000 for two awards (maximum stipend is $30,000 for 12
      months)
      Open to scholars in the fields of Near Eastern
      archaeology, anthropology, geography, ancient his-
      tory, philology, epigraphy, Biblical studies,
      Islamic studies, religion, art history, litera-
      ture, philosophy or related disciplines holding a
      Ph.D. (or equivalent) as of January 1, 2000, who
      are U.S. citizens (or alien residents residing in
      the United States for the last three years).
      Research project must have a clear humanities
      focus. Research period: four to twelve months
      (stipend varies with the duration of the fellow-
      ship). Residence at the Institute is preferred.
      The research period should be continuous, without
      frequent trips outside the country. Application
      deadline: October 15, 1999.

      3. Samuel H. Kress Fellowship: $16,500 award.
      The stipend is $9,800; remainder ($6,700) is for
      room and half board at the Institute. Disserta-
      tion research fellowship for students specializing
      in architecture, art history and archaeology.
      Applicants must be U.S. citizens, or North
      American citizens studying at U.S. universities.
      Research Period: 10 months. Research project
      must have a clear focus on art history or architec-
      ture. The research period should be continuous,
      without frequent trips outside the country. Appli-
      cation deadline: October 15, 1999.

      4. Samuel H. Kress Joint Athens-Jerusalem Fellowship:
      $15,000 award.
      A joint fellowship for research at the American
      School of Classical Studies in Athens and at the
      W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research
      in Jerusalem. The stipend is $8,300; remainder is
      for room and board at the two institutions. Pre-
      doctoral research fellowship for students special-
      izing in art history, architecture, archaeology or
      classical studies who are U.S. citizens, or North
      American citizens studying at U.S. universities.
      Research period: 10 months (5 months in Athens, 5
      months in Jerusalem). The research period should
      be continuous, without frequent trips outside
      Greece and Israel. Application deadline: October
      29, 1999.

      5. James A. Montgomery Fellow and Program Coordinator:
      $14,000 award.
      The stipend is $7,300; remainder ($6,700) is for
      room and half-board at the Institute. Open to
      pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars
      specializing in Near Eastern archaeology,
      geography, history and biblical studies.
      Recipient is expected to assist the Albright Direc-
      tor in planning and implementing the Ernest S.
      Frerichs Program for Albright Fellows. Research
      period: 10 months. The research period should be
      continuous, without frequent trips outside the
      country. Application deadline: October 15, 1999.

      6. George A. Barton Fellowship: $6,000 award.
      The stipend is $2,650; remainder is for room and
      half-board at the Institute. Open to seminarians,
      pre-doctoral students and recent Ph.D. recipients
      specializing in Near Eastern archaeology,
      geography, history and biblical studies. Research
      period: 5 months. The research period should be
      continuous, without frequent trips outside the
      country. Application deadline: October 15, 1999.

      7. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships: $34,500
      for three awards.
      The fellowships are open to Bulgarian, Czech,
      Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, and Slovak scholars.
      Candidates should not be permanently resident out-
      side the six countries concerned, and should have
      obtained a doctorate by the time the fellowship is
      awarded. Fellows are expected to reside at the
      Albright if room is available. Each fellowship is
      for three months, during one of the following
      periods: 1 September - 30 November 2000; 1 Decem-
      ber 2000 - 28 February 2001; and 1 March - 31 May
      2001. The research period should be continuous,
      without frequent trips outside the country. Appli-
      cation deadline: April 1, 2000.

      8. *Islamic Studies Fellowship: $20,000 award.
      The stipend is $12,200; remainder is for room
      and half board at Institute. Candidates must have
      expertise in research and teaching in Islamic
      archaeology, art and architecture. During the
      period of the appointment, the Fellow will teach
      regular courses in the Department of Archaeology
      at one of the local Palestinian universities, as
      well as conduct seminars at the Albright and other
      local academic institutions. Research period: 10
      months. The research period should be continuous,
      without frequent trips outside the country. Appli-
      cation deadline: October 15, 1999.

      9. *United States Information Agency Fellowships:
      a. Junior Research Fellowships: $48,000 for three
      awards. The stipend is $9,300; remainder ($6,700)
      is for room and half-board at the Institute. Open to
      pre-doctoral students and recent Ph.D. recipients
      in Near Eastern Studies who are U.S. citizens.
      Research period: 10 months (or 5 months at $8,000).
      The research period should be continuous, without
      frequent trips outside the country. Application
      deadline: October 15, 1999.

      b. Associate Fellowships: Six senior and seven
      junior fellowship administrative fee awards.
      Application deadline: April 15, 2000.

      10. Associate Fellowships: No stipend.
      Open to senior, post-doctoral, and pre-doctoral
      researchers. Administrative fee required (USIA
      subventions may be available). Application dead-
      line: April 15, 2000.

      12. *Council of American Overseas Research Centers
      (CAORC) Fellowships for Advanced Multi-country Research.
      Eight awards of up to $6,000 each, with an addi-
      tional $3,000 for travel. Open to scholars pursu-
      ing research on broad questions of multi-country
      significance in the fields of humanities, social
      sciences, and related natural sciences in
      countries in the Near and Middle East and South
      Asia. Doctoral candidates and established
      scholars with US citizenship are eligible to apply
      as individuals or in teams. Preference will be
      given to candidates examining comparative and/or
      cross-regional questions requiring research in two
      or more countries. Application deadline: 31
      December 1999. For information and application,
      write to: The Council of American Overseas
      Research Centers (CAORC), Smithsonian Institution,
      IC 3123 MRC 705, Washington D.C., 20560. (E-mail:
      caorc@.... Web: www.caorc.org).

      *Award subject to availability of funds.
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