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Grants and Fellowships
Friday, 02 September 2011 17:01

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA)

On 1 September, 1 December, and 1 April annually applications are due for the following fellowships to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) for the academic year 2012–2013:

Wiener Laboratory Research Associateships: for well‐defined research projects at the laboratory; up to $7,000.

Wiener Laboratory Travel Grants for Archaeological Science Research in Greece: for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars from North American institutions working on projects in archaeological science in Greece; $2,000.

On 17 October 2017 applications are due for

Fullbright Fellowships to ASCSA. Candidates must submit ASCSA application for Regular or Student Associate Membership by due date for Fulbright application. Applications and further information are available from the Institute of International Education, at 809 United Nations Plaza, NY 10017 or at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html.

On 15 January 2012 applications are due for both membership to ASCSA and the following fellowships for which students and scholars of Aegean prehistory may be eligible:

Regular Program Membership: for graduate students in classical studies and ancient Mediterranean studies and related fields, who, preferably, have completed at least one year of graduate work; up to 13 predoctoral fellowships are offered for the Regular Academic Program with $11,500 plus room at Loring Hall on the grounds of ASCSA, board, and waiver of ASCSA fees.

Student Associate Membership: Open to the same group of students as Regular Membership. Associates typically are advanced students who plan to pursue independent research projects and who do not wish to commit to the full Regular Program.

Summer Sessions Membership: Two six‐week sessions explore the sites and museums in Greece. Open to graduate and undergraduate students and to high school and college teachers. The fee of $4,250 includes tuition, travel within Greece, room, and partial board. Scholarships are available.

The Jacob Hirsch: for a PhD candidate or a recent PhD from the U.S. or Israel writing a dissertation or revising a dissertation; $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of ASCSA fees.

Wiener Laboratory Fellowships: for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars working on well‐defined projects in skeletal, faunal, geoarchaeological, or environmental studies; $15,500 to $27,000.

On 19 February 2012 applications are due for

School Advanced Fellowships: for students who have completed the Regular Program or one year as a Student Associate Member; $11,500 plus room at Loring Hall on the grounds of ASCSA, board, and waiver of ASCSA fees.

By 1 March 2012 applications are due for

The Paul Rehak Memorial Traveling Fellowship: for Regular members and Student Associate members already attending the School for the entire 2011‐2012 academic year for travel in Greece to conduct a research project during the 2011‐2012 academic year from September 1, 2011 to July 1, 2012; $1,000 or grants of lesser amounts.

On 15 March 2012 applications are due for

The CAORC Coulson/Cross Aegean Exchange Program: for Greek nationals and scholars to pursue research in Turkey under the auspices of the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT); $250 per week plus $500 for travel expenses.

There is no deadline for application for Senior Associate Membership except those for fellowships: for postdoctoral scholars with suitable research projects. Application should be made to the Director in Athens.

Applications and further information are available at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/.

Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)

On 1 November 2011 applications are due to the Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP) for 2012 New or Renewal Research Grants, the Post‐Doctoral Fellowship, SCEC Post‐Doctoral Fellowship at the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete (SCEC), the SCEC Librarian Fellowship, Six‐Week Research Grants at INSTAP SCEC, and the Petrography Internship at INSTAP SCEC. Applications for Publication Team Support and Publication Subventions have no specific due dates. Further information and applications are available athttp://www.aegeanprehistory.net/; applications can be submitted via email as WORD documents or fillable PDF forms.

American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)

On 1 November 2011 applications are due for the following fellowships to the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) for the academic year 2012–2013:

National Endowment for the Humanities/ARIT Advanced Fellowships for Research in Turkey: for applicants (U. S. citizens or three‐year residents of the U. S.) who have completed their academic training in any field of the humanities, including humanistically oriented aspects of the social sciences, prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history; four months to a full year; $16,800 to $50,400.

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey: for scholars and advanced doctoral applicants affiliated with an educational institution in the U. S. and Canada, conducting research in ancient, medieval, or modern times in Turkey, in any field of the humanities and social sciences; up to a year with some preference for projects of shorter duration; $4,000 to $16,000.

The Kenan Erim Fellowship: for scholars and advanced graduate students to support archaeological research (excavation or field study) of material at Aphrodisias; $2,375.

 or from the American Research Institute in Turkey, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; e‐mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; telephone: (215) 898‐3474.

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI)

On 1 November 2011 applications are due for the following fellowships during 2012‐2013 at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) in Nicosia:

The Anita Cecil O'Donovan Fellowship and the Danielle Parks Memorial Fellowship at CAARI: for graduate students of any nationality, conducting research relevant to Cypriot archaeology and/or culture; $1000 each.

CAARI Research Fellowships: for scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences who already have their PhDs, whose research engages the culture, history, archaeology, or geography of Cyprus, and who would derive significant benefit from a month's research time on the island; $5500 plus $250 for research expenses on the island.

On 15 April 2012 applications are due for:

The Senior Scholar in Residence at CAARI: for an established scholar of any nationality, fluent in English and at least 5 years beyond receipt of the PhD in archaeology or an ancillary field, who commits to stay at least 30 days in succession at CAARI, ideally in the summer, and to be available in evenings and weekends to younger scholars working there; a 50% reduction in residency rate.

On‐line applications and further information are available at http://www.caari.org/ or from Boston University, 656 Beacon Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02215.

Kress Foundation History of Art Institutional Fellowships

On 30 November 2011 nominations from the applicant's academic department are due for the Kress Foundation History of Art Institutional Fellowships for the academic years 2012–2014; for PhD candidates (U.S. citizens or matriculated at a U.S. university) working on doctoral dissertations in art history and related disciplines including architecture, archaeology, and classical studies. Institutional Fellowships are two‐year ($22,500/year) research appointments in association with a foreign institute including the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT), the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology and the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem, and the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI). Further information is available at http://www.kressfoundation.org/fellowships.

American Research Center in Sophia (ARCS)

On 15 February 2012 applications are due for the three Annual Academic Program of the American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS) in the history, material culture, and civilization (including ethnography and music) of Bulgaria and the Balkan region from antiquity to the present day, and on the history of religion in Bulgaria from antiquity to the 20th century. Graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and faculty at educational institutions, regardless of nationality, are eligible for the programs, and students are eligible to apply for fellowships. Further information and application forms are available from http://www.einaudi.cornell.edu/arcs.

Tytus Summer Residency Program at the University of Cincinnati

On 15 February 2012 applications are due for the Tytus Summer Residency Program in the fields of philology, history and archaeology at the University of Cincinnati for a minimum of one month and a maximum of three during the summer of 2012. Summer Fellows will receive free university housing and office space and will have the use of the University of Cincinnati and Hebrew Union College Libraries. Further information and applications are available at http://classics.uc.edu/index.php/tytus/66‐tytussummerinfo.