Middle East Studies

Research Fellowships Available from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

December 10, 2018

In addition to providing fellowships for international research, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) supports fellowship and grant programs run by the network of American Overseas Research Centers (ORCs).

As specialists in their respective world regions, ORCs provide a superb scholarly infrastructure to visiting researchers, with services including libraries and archives, assistance with research permits, housing, hosting of conferences and collaborations, and more.

Highlighted below are the ORC programs with upcoming deadlines, as well as a running list of current competitions on their Open Fellowships page.

Please visit the ORC websites directly for the most up-to-date information. >>>

Cyprus - Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute
Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Deadline: December 10, 2018

Egypt - American Research Center in Egypt
Research Fellowships and Pre-dissertation Travel Grants
Deadline: January 15, 2019

Greece - American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships; Aegean Exchange Program
Deadline: January 15 and March 15, 2019

India - American Institute of Indian Studies
Research Fellowships and Performing & Creative Arts Fellowships
Deadline: July 1, 2019

Indonesia - American Institute for Indonesian Studies
Grants for American Scholars
Deadline: January 7, 2019

Iraq - The Academic Research Institute in Iraq
Research Fellowships for U.S. and Iraqi Citizens
Deadline: December 30, 2018

Jerusalem - W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research
Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship
Deadline: January 15, 2019

Jordan - American Center of Oriental Research
Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Deadline: February 1, 2019

Mongolia - American Center for Mongolian Studies
Research and Library Fellowships; Summer Language Program; Summer Field School
Deadline: February 15 and March 1, 2019

North Africa - American Institute for Maghrib Studies
Research Grants
Deadline: January 31, 2019

Pakistan - American Institute of Pakistan Studies
Senior & Junior Research Fellowships and Short-term Research Grants
Deadline: February 1 and February 15, 2019

Palestine - Palestinian American Research Center
Fellowships for Scholars Conducting Research on Palestine
Deadline: January 2019 (varies by program)

South Caucasus - American Research Institute of the South Caucasus
Graduate and Postdoc Research Fellowships
Deadline: December 28, 2018 and January 18, 2019

West Africa - West African Research Association
Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Deadline: February 1, 2019

Yemen - American Institute for Yemeni Studies
Fellowships for U.S. and Yemeni Scholars
Deadline: February 12, 2019

ORCs Opportunities Spring/Summer 2019 Deadlines

Afghanistan - American Institute of Afghanistan Studies

The Americas - Americas Research Network

Nepal - Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies