Deadline: April 3, 2017
Global Affairs, Judaic Studies, and Middle East Studies are pleased to announce a competition for travel awards for academic study in Israel in the summer of 2017. The deadline for application is April 3, 2017. The competition is open to UConn undergraduate and graduate students. Awards of $1500 may be used to defray expenses such as airfare and registration costs. Awardees will submit a written summary of their travel experience by September 15, 2017. Please go to judaicstudies.uconn.edu for application details.
This program is not open to current seniors graduating in May 2017, or to incoming students. Summer is defined according to the UConn calendar (end of May through end of August).
The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open and accepting applications for awards in the Middle East and North Africa. We invite you to consider applying for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award, and also invite you to encourage your colleagues to be a part of this important international experience. Below you’ll find some ways you can get involved.
- Consider applying to teach or research– Explore the Catalog of Awards (http://awards.cies.org) and contact us with any questions regarding specific opportunities. Highlights to the region include:
o Oman: All Disciplines (8367-MU)
o Jordan: All Disciplines (8358-JO)
o Tunisia: All Disciplines (8372-TS)
o Israel: Postdoctoral Fellowship (8357-IS)
- Refer your U.S. colleagues to receive information about the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. IIE/CIES will contact all referrals, providing valuable information about the award offerings and application process. You can also list your colleagues’ primary discipline or preferred country, which will allow us to tailor our guidance.
Join us for an informational webinar on Wednesday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. We’ll share an overview of opportunities throughout the Middle East and North Africa and offer a live Q&A.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the deadline for the 2018-19 competition is August 1, 2017. Please reach out with any questions or concerns; we’ll be glad to assist.
Deadline: March 25, 2016
UConn Global Affairs, Judaic Studies, and Middle East Studies are pleased to announce a competition for four awards for academic study in Israel in the summer of 2016. The deadline for application is March 25, 2016. The competition is open to UConn undergraduate and graduate students.
Each award of $1500 may be used to defray expenses such as airfare and registration costs. Awardees will submit a written summary of their travel experience by September 15, 2016.
Please go to judaicstudies.uconn.edu for application details (coming soon).
This program is not open to current seniors graduating in May 2016, or to incoming students. Summer is defined according to the UConn calendar (end of May through end of August).
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
The UConn Individualized and Interdisciplinary Studies Program is now accepting applications for the 2015 Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship. The scholarship provides up to $1,500 in support of students who are pursuing an internship in an international setting or in an organization deeply engaged in international matters. Undergraduates interested in international relations, international political economy, critical global issues, and international culture and institutions are eligible to apply.
To be eligible to apply:
- The applicant must be an undergraduate at UConn in good academic standing.
- The applicant must be applying for, or hold an offer from, an internship with an organization deeply engaged in international matters.
- The internship must entail at least 126 hours of work.
- The applicant must enroll in an internship course of at least three credits prior to undertaking the work.
- Internships done abroad must be approved by UConn Education Abroad. Your internship may be part of an existing study abroad program or you may petition to have your internship approved by Education Abroad.
Application Submission Deadline: March 15, 2016 at 5 pm in Rowe 403
For more information, contact: Krista Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for application is Monday, April 20, 2015 at 5 pm.
Eligibility: UConn undergraduate and graduate students.
Each award of $1500 may be used to defray expenses such as airfare and registration costs. Awardees will submit a written summary of their travel experience by September 15, 2015.
The following application materials should be emailed to email@example.com:
- Name, contact information, and status at UConn, including major(s) or field of study
- A resume or summary of activities
- The name, dates, and cost of the academic program the student will attend in Israel. Please indicate whether you have applied and been accepted to the program. If not, indicate when you expect to hear from the program about your application.
- A statement of up to 300 words as to why you want to attend the program and how it would help advance your academic interests.
This program is not open to current seniors graduating in May 2015, or to incoming students. Summer is defined according to the UConn calendar (end of May through end of August).
October 29 – 31, 2015
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel * Washington, D.C.
ASMEA is currently seeking proposals for paper and panel presentations for its Eighth Annual Conference. Scholars from any discipline, tenured or untenured faculty, or those otherwise affiliated with a recognized research institution, may submit proposals to present at the Conference. Unique proposals from senior graduate students (ABD) will also be considered. Proposals on topics related to the Middle East and Africa should consist of a one-page outline of new and unpublished research. A recent C.V. with all contact data also must be included with name, e-mail, phone number, and affiliation.
The deadline for proposals is Monday, March 30, 2015.
ASMEA offers the following GRANT OPPORTUNITIES to its Members in conjunction with the Eighth Annual Conference.
ASMEA Research Grants
The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa is pleased to offer research grants of up to $2500 to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa. Application deadline is Monday, March 2, 2015. Find out more information, HERE.
Moroccan Studies Research Grant
ASMEA and the Moroccan-American Cultural Center (MACC) are pleased to offer research grants for scholars and students whose research is focused on the Kingdom of Morocco. Grants of up to $2500 will be awarded to qualified applicants. Application deadline is Monday, March 2, 2015. Find out more information, HERE.
Conference Travel Grant
ASMEA is pleased to offer travel grants of up to $500 to attend the Eighth Annual Conference for qualified members whose paper proposal is accepted for presentation and have not been awarded any other grant from ASMEA. Applications will be available in the Spring.
Any questions or for more information, contact ASMEA at 202.429.8860 or firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
Post Doctoral Fellowship for research in the fields:
- The Persian Gulf Today
- Iran since the Islamic Revolution
- Contemporary North Africa
See the Truman Institute website for application instructions:
Closing date for applications: February 15th, 2015
The Institute for Middle East Studies (IMES) at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Studies. Fellows may come from any discipline in the social sciences or humanities, as long as their primary substantive specialization is in the Middle East/North Africa (to include Iran and Turkey). Candidates should receive their Ph.D. on or before September 1 of the fellowship year, and must be in
residence at IMES for the duration of the fellowship period (September 1 – May 31). Fellows are expected to take an active part in the intellectual life of the institute, including giving a research presentation and attending other institute events. This position offers a salary of $45,000, medical benefits, access to the GW library system, a computer, and office space. The fellow may also be invited to teach an M.A. level course at the Elliott School in an area related to his/her research.
To Apply: The candidate is required to submit the following materials in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org:
– CV (not to exceed 2 pages)
– Statement of Research (not to exceed 1,000 words)
– Writing Sample (an article or a chapter of the dissertation)
– Three letters of recommendation
Deadline: For full consideration, please submit the complete application by January 31, 2015. The successful candidate will be notified via email by 1 March, 2015.