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ECA Critical Language Institute Programs in Turkish Language

On 15 November 2011 applications are due for the ECA Critical Language Institute Programs in Turkish Language to the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) for summer 2012, providing fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students from diverse disciplines and majors. Further information is available at http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/FellowshipPrograms.html.

Margo Tytus Visiting Scholars and Summer Residency Programs

On 15 January 2012 applications are due for the Margo Tytus Visiting Scholars Program at the University of Cincinnati, Classics Department in the fields of archaeology, history, or philology, tenable during the academic year from 1 October 2012 through 10 June 2013. Tytus Fellows will ordinarily be at least five years beyond receipt of the PhD, and will come to Cincinnati to pursue their own research. The minimum and maximum terms for Long Term Fellows are one academic quarter (two and a half months) to one academic year; Short Term Fellows will reside in Cincinnati for one to two months. Both categories of Tytus Fellows receive housing, a transportation allowance, and office space, as well as the use of the University of Cincinnati and Hebrew Union College Libraries; a monthly stipend of $1,000 is additionally provided for Long Term Fellows.

On 15 February 2012 applications are due for the Tytus Summer Residency Program at the University of Cincinnati, Classics Department in the fields of archaeology, history, or philology, tenable for one to three months during the summer of 2012; summer fellows receive free university housing, office space, and the use of the University of Cincinnati and Hebrew Union College Libraries. Further information is available from the Director, Margo Tytus Visiting Scholars Program, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0226; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or from the website at http://classics.uc.edu/tytus, where application forms are also available.

Mediterranean Archaeological Trust

On 31 January 2012 applications are due to the Mediterranean Archaeological Trust for grants (not normally to exceed £2,000) for the preparation for publication of archaeological fieldwork in the Mediterranean world, with possible priority to Bronze Age sites. Applications comprise a description of the proposed work (maximum 1500 words), an outline budget, an indication of means of payment, if successful, and either two references in a sealed envelope or the names of the referees if the references are sent directly by the referees; references sent directly are also due on 15 January 2012. Applications should be sent to Professor Sir John Boardman, Mediterranean Archaeological Trust, Classics Centre, 66 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, Great Britain, or by fax to 01865 610237.

CAORC Fellowships

On 17 January 2012 applications are due for the following fellowship from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC):

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowships: for US citizen who either have their PhDs or have completed all requirements except the dissertation for the PhD and who are engaged in the study of and research in the humanities, social sciences, and allied natural sciences; to conduct research of regional or trans-regional significance in two or more countries outside the United States, one of which must host a member CAORC center, including the American Research Center in Sophia, the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT), the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA), the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) and the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem; up to $12,000.

CAORC also offers the following fellowship at CAORC member centers; application deadlines vary depending on the center to which application is made:

Getty Research Exchange Fellowship Program for the Mediterranean Basin and Middle East: for scholars who have already obtained a Ph.D. or have professional experience in the study or preservation of cultural heritage and who wish to undertake a specific research project at an overseas research center in another country.

Further information is available at http://www.caorc.org/programs/index.html

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