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Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI)

On 1 November 2010 applications are due for fellowships ($5000 plus $250 for research expenses on the island) during 2011-2012 at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) in Nicosia, Cyprus for scholars who already have a PhD in the humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences, 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. On 1 February 2011 applications are due for the Anita Cecil O’Donovan Fellowship and the Danielle Parks Memorial Fellowship ($1000 each) during 2011-2012 at CAARI for graduate students of any nationality, conducting research relevant to Cypriot archaeology. 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.

 

American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)

On 15 November 2010 applications are due for the ECA Critical Language Institute Programs in Turkish Language to the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) for summer 2011, 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.

 

Kress Foundation

On 30 November 2011 applications must be postmarked for the Kress Foundation History of Art Institutional Fellowships for the academic years 2011–2013 and for the Kress Foundation History of Art Travel Fellowships; for PhD candidates (U.S. citizens or matriculating 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). Travel Fellowships ($3500-$10,000) are for travel required for the completion of dissertation research on European art before 1900. Application for both Institutional Fellowships and Travel Fellowships is by nomination from the applicant’s academic department. Further information is available at http://www.kressfoundation.org/fellowships.

 

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA)

On 1 December 2010 applications are due for the following fellowships to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) for the academic year 2011–2012:

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships (pending funding): for postdoctoral scholars and professionals in relevant fields, U.S. citizens or foreign nationals who have lived in the U.S. for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline; for six months from 1 January to 30 June 2012; $25,200.

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 15 January 2011 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 $4,050 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.

Mellon (East European) Research Fellowships: for scholars from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia in any field of classical studies or post-classical studies.

On 19 February 2011 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.

On 15 March 2011 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 round-trip airfare.

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

Applications must be made online at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/. Detailed information is also available from the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540; telephone: (609) 683-0800; fax: (609) 924-0578; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Council of American Overseas Research Center (CAORC)

On 12 January 2011 applications are due for the Council of American Overseas Research Center (CAORC) Multi-Country Research Fellowships: for American citizen masters students, doctoral candidates, and scholars who have already earned a PhD, whose advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences requires travel to several countries, at least one of which hosts an American overseas research center; minimum of 3 months; up to $12,000. American overseas research centers in areas of possible interest to Nestor readers include 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. Applications and further information are available at http://www.caorc.org.

 

Margo Tytus Visiting Scholars Program, University of Cincinnati

On 15 January 2011 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 2011 through 10 June 2012. 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 2011 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 2011; 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, at which application forms are also available.

 

Andrew W. Mellon East-Central European Research Fellowships

On 15 January 2011 applications are due for Andrew W. Mellon East-Central European Research Fellowships to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA); on 6 March 2011 applications are due for Mellon East-Central European Fellowships to the American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT); on 2 April 2011 applications are due for Mellon East-Central European Fellowships to the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. These fellowships fund short-term research at one of the participating institutes by younger scholars from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia who have already obtained a PhD or have equivalent experience. Application is directly to the participating institute; further information is available at http://www.caorc.org/programs/mellon.htm

 

American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS)

On 15 February 2011 applications are due for the Annual Academic Program of the American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS.) ARCS offers three programs, with accompanying fellowships, in cooperation with various Bulgarian institutions of higher education: (1) a fall semester program for the period September-November consisting of lectures, seminars and trips related to the history, material culture, and civilization (including ethnography and music) of Bulgaria and the Balkan region from antiquity to the present day, followed by independent research in local libraries and optional trips; (2) a spring semester program for the period February-April consisting of lectures and seminars by local experts on the history of religion in Bulgaria from antiquity to the 20th century, again followed by independent research in local libraries and optional trips; and (3) a 9-month program for the period September-May encompassing both the fall and spring programs with the rest of the time devoted to independent research and travel. ARCS also facilitates access to local libraries, museums, and other educational institutions and opportunities for taking Bulgarian-language classes. 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.

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