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  • Mark Goodacre
    ... Date sent: Wed, 05 Sep 2001 14:23:49 -0400 From: spencer Subject: Re: Fellowship Announcement **ANNOUNCEMENT OF
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      Date sent: Wed, 05 Sep 2001 14:23:49 -0400
      From: spencer <spencer@...>
      Subject: Re: Fellowship Announcement


      **ANNOUNCEMENT OF FELLOWSHIPS**

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

      2002-2003 FELLOWSHIPS


      Annual Professorship: $30,000 award.
      The stipend is $14,200 plus $15,800 for room and half-board for
      appointee and spouse at the Institute. Open to post-doctoral
      scholars in Near Eastern archaeology, geography, history, and
      Biblical 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). Residence at the Institute is required.
      Appointment: 10 months. The professorship period should be
      continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Application
      deadline: October 12, 2001.

      National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships: $30,000 for
      one award Open to scholars in the fields of Near Eastern
      archaeology, anthropology, geography, ancient history, philology,
      epigraphy, Biblical studies, Islamic studies, religion, art history,
      literature, philosophy or related disciplines holding a Ph.D. (or
      equivalent) as of January 1, 2002, 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 fellowship -- maximum stipend is $30,000 for 12 months).
      Residence at the Institute is preferred. The research period should
      be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country.
      Application deadline: October 12, 2001.

      James A. Montgomery Fellow / Program Coordinator: $14,000
      award. The stipend is $5,900; remainder ($8,100) 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 Director in planning and implementing the
      Ernest S. Frerichs Program for Albright Fellows. Residence at the
      Institute is required. Research period: 10 months. The research
      period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the
      country. Application deadline: October 12, 2001.

      George A. Barton Fellowship: $7,000 award. The stipend is
      $2,950; remainder ($4,050) 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
      12, 2001.

      Samuel H. Kress Fellowship: $16,500 award.The stipend is $8,400;
      remainder ($8,100) is for room and half-board at the Institute.
      Dissertation 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.
      Residence at the Albright Institute is required. Research

      Period: 10 months. Research project must have a clear focus on
      art history or architecture. The research period should be
      continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Application
      deadline: October 12, 2001.

      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 $7,600;
      remainder ($7,400) is for room and half-board at the two
      institutions. Pre-doctoral research fellowship for students
      specializing in art history, architecture, or archaeology who are
      U.S. citizens, or North American citizens studying at U.S.
      universities. Residence at the Albright Institute is required.

      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 26, 2001.

      Islamic Studies Fellowship:* $20,000 award. The stipend is
      $11,900; remainder ($8,100) is for room and half-board at the
      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 give lectures at the Albright and other local
      academic institutions. Residence at the Institute is required.
      Research period: 10 months. The research period should be
      continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Application
      deadline: October 12, 2001.

      Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellowships (ECA):* a. Junior
      Research Fellowships: $48,000 for three awards. The stipend is
      $7,900; remainder ($8,100) 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.
      Residence at the Institute is required. Research period: 10 or 5
      months (stipend varies with the duration of the fellowship --
      maximum stipend is $16,000 for 10 months) The research period
      should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country.
      Application deadline: October 12, 2001.

      b. Associate Fellowships: Six senior and seven junior fellowship
      administrative fee awards. Application deadline: April 12, 2002.

      Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships: $34,500 for three
      awards ($11,500 each). The fellowships are open to Bulgarian,
      Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, and Slovak scholars.
      Candidates should not be permanently resident outside 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: September 1, 2002 -
      November 30, 2002; December 1, 2002 - February 28, 2003; and
      March 1, 2003 - May 31, 2003. The research period should be
      continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Application
      deadline: April 1, 2002.

      W.F. Albright Associate Fellowships: No stipend.
      Open to senior, post-doctoral, and pre-doctoral researchers.
      Administrative fee required. Application deadline: April 12, 2002.

      Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
      Fellowships for Advanced Multi-country Research:* Eight awards of
      up to $6,000 each, with an additional $3,000 for travel. Open to
      scholars pursuing 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: December 31, 2001. For
      information and application, write to: The Council of American
      Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), Smithsonian Institution,
      NHB-East Court CE-123, MRC 178, Washington D.C., 20560-0178.
      (tel: 202-842-8636; E-mail: caorc@...; Web:
      www.caorc.org).

      *Award subject to availability of funds.

      For information and application forms visit the AlbrightÂ’s web site
      at:

      http://www.aiar.org

      Or contact:

      Dr. John R. Spencer
      W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research
      Department of Religious Studies
      20700 North Park Blvd.
      University Heights, OH 44118

      Phone: (216) 397-4705
      Fax: (216) 397-4478
      E-mail: spencer@...

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