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These awards are made possible through CAORC (Council of American Overseas Research Centers) and funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. Proposed topics may be in any sub-discipline within the natural and social sciences or humanities, and may focus on antiquity, the medieval period, or the modern era.

Research topics are broadly interpreted and should contribute to scholarship in Near Eastern studies. The holders of the fellowships are expected to participate in the scholarly and cultural activity of the ACOR community while in residence.

ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellowships

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) offers two or more fellowships for M.A. and pre-doctoral students conducting research in Jordan. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen and an enrolled graduate student at the time of application.

The fellowships will be offered for terms of two to six months. The maximum award for six months is $23,800 (which includes room and board at ACOR, transportation by a U.S. carrier, stipend, and research funds). Two to five month awards will be proportionate. For residence over the stipulated term, regular room and board rates will be charged. Fellowships must be used between June 15, 2019 and December 31, 2020.

This is a residential fellowship and residency at ACOR is required.

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ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellowships

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) offers two or more ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoroal Fellowships for research in Jordan. The applicant must hold the Ph.D. degree or the equivalent terminal degree in their field at the time of application and be a U.S. citizen.

The fellowships will be offered for terms of two to six months. The maximum award for six months is $32,400 (which includes room and board at ACOR, transportation by a U.S. carrier, and a stipend). Two to five month awards will be proportionate. For residence over the stipulated term, regular room and board rates will be charged. Fellowships must be used between June 15, 2019 and December 31, 2020.

This is a residential fellowship and residency at ACOR is required.

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Deadline for applications is February 1, 2019   —   Applicants will be notified by April 15, 2019

For information or applications please contact:

ACOR FELLOWSHIP COMMITTEE
3682 King Street, P.O. Box 16072;   Alexandria, VA 22302-9998
Tel: 703-461-1771, E-mail: acor@bu.edu
www.acorjordan.org

ACOR is an equal opportunity organization.

ACOR CAORC Fellows: Research and Profiles

The Biodiversity Value of Archaeological Sites

Omar Attum was an ACOR-CAORC Post Doctoral Fellow in Summer 2018.  He is an Associate Professor of Biology at Indiana University Southeast (IUS).  His...

Allison Spencer Hartnett, ACOR-CAORC Predoctoral Fellow, Summer 2018

Allison Spencer Hartnett is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Oxford and an ACOR-CAORC fellow for the summer of 2018....

From Virginia to the Dead Sea: Lieutenant William Francis Lynch and the 21st Century

In preparation for ACOR’s 50th Anniversary and twenty-five years after I first ‘discovered’ Lieutenant Lynch, I finally visited him. Commodore Lynch rests, posthumously, in...

Omar Attum, ACOR-CAORC Postdoctoral Fellow, Summer 2018

Omar Attum is an Associate Professor of Biology at Indiana University Southeast (IUS).   His scholarly activity centers around his passion for conservation of...

Rawan Arar, ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Spring 2018

Rawan Arar is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and a ACOR-CAORC Fellow for the spring of...

Palestinian Reproductive Death and Life during the British Mandate

Dr. Frances S. Hasso is an ACOR-CAORC Post Doctoral Fellow in residence at ACOR in the Spring of 2018. She is an Associate Professor in...

Understanding Aid Work

Place Matters: Understanding Aid Work in Jordan through Cafe Interviews Patricia “Trish” Ward is an ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017 and a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology...

Southern Jordan’s Medieval Copper Industry

Ian W. N. Jones was an ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017.  He is a Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology at the University of California, San Diego....

Frances Hasso, ACOR-CAORC Postdoctoral Fellow, Spring 2018

Frances S. Hasso is an Associate Professor in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University with secondary appointments in the faculties of Sociology...

Patriots without Passports

Lillian Frost was an ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017. She is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the George Washington University. Her research focuses...
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