Applications Now Open: Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Fellowships

Oct 24, 2017 • Views 1,490

CAORC Fellowships

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Founded in 1981, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) is a private nonprofit federation of independent overseas research centers (ORCs) that promote advanced research, particularly in the humanities and social sciences, with a focus on the conservation and recording of cultural heritage and the understanding and interpretation of modern societies.

CAORC Member Centers represent the following countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cyprus, Egypt, Georgia, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yemen.

CAORC is now accepting applications for international research fellowships for doctoral candidates, postdoctoral scholars, and independent scholars:

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program

The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for US postdoctoral scholars, and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the US for three or more years. Fellowship stipends are $4,200 per month for a total of four months.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • carry out research in a country which hosts a participating American overseas research center. Eligible countries for 2018 are: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Georgia, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Senegal, Sri Lanka or Tunisia;
  • be postdoctoral scholars;
  • be US citizens or foreign nationals who have been residents in the US for three years prior to the application deadline.

Applications

Applications for the NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program are now available at orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.

The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2018.

Announcements are expected to be made by the end of April 2018. For more information visit: https://www.caorc.org/faq.

Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program

The CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or transregional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for US doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their PhD. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the US, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center. Approximately eight awards of up to $10,500 each will be given each year.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be a US citizen. Proof of citizenship (photocopy of passport) must be shown upon award notification;
  • have a PhD or be a doctoral candidate who has completed all PhD requirements with the exception of the dissertation;
  • be engaged in the study of and research in the humanities, social sciences, and allied natural sciences;
  • seek to conduct research of regional or trans-regional significance in two or more countries outside the US, one of which must host a participating American overseas research center (AORC). Please note travel is currently restricted by the U.S. Department of State to the following AORC countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iraq, Pakistan (senior scholars may be permitted to travel to Lahore and Islamabad subject to approval), and Yemen.

Applications

Applications for the Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program are now available at orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.

The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2018.

Announcements are expected to be made by the end of April 2018. For more information visit: https://www.caorc.org/faq.

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Applications Now Open: Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Fellowships


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