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Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

Multi-Country Research Fellowship - Deadline: January 31, 2018
The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Scholars must carry out research for a minimum of 90 days in two or more countries outside the United States, 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.

Applicants must:
  • be a U.S. citizen. Proof of citizenship (photocopy of passport) must be shown upon award notification.
  • have a Ph.D. or be a doctoral candidate who has completed all Ph.D. 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 United States, one of which must host a participating American overseas research center (ORC).
CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowships are supported with funding from the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 

Deadline: January 31, 2018

National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Scholar Fellowship - Deadline: January 31, 2018
Fellowship awards are a for a maximum of four consecutive months. Selected fellows are awarded $4,200 per month of the award.

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to announce the inaugural National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) competition for post-doctoral fellowships.
Important information about the fellowship competition:
  • Fields of study include, but are not limited to, history, philosophy, religious studies, literature, literary criticism, and visual and performing arts. In addition, research that embraces a humanistic approach and methods will be considered.
  • Applicants must be post-doctoral scholars.
  • Applicants must propose four consecutive months of research in an American Overseas Research Center in one of the following countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Georgia, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Senegal, Sri Lanka or Tunisia
  • Selected fellows must work on their research full-time during their period of funding.
  • Eligibility for NEH fellowships is limited to United States citizens and foreign nationals who have been residents in the United States for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline for the grant. 

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) under the Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI).