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PARC's 2021-2022 fellowship competitions are now open! After reading all the information and checking the corresponding page on our website, please contact us with any questions. We look forward to YOUR application.

  1. NEH/FPIRI Research Fellowships for scholars who have earned their PhD or completed their professional training. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have lived in the U.S. for the last three years.
  2. U.S. Research Fellowships for doctoral students and scholars who have earned their PhD. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  3. CAORC Multi-country Research Fellowships for doctoral students and scholars who have earned their PhD. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

To apply, please visit our online application system at https://orcfellowships.smapply.org/. Register for an applicant account (Register), and view awards for which you might be eligible.

For information on our Media and Faculty Development Seminars, please consult those pages on our website.


2021-2022 NEH/FPIRI Fellowships for
Scholars Conducting Humanities
Research in Palestine

Extended deadline: Applications due January 22, 2021

Fellowship awards $4,200 per month

PARC announces its 9th National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) competition for scholars who have earned their PhD or completed their professional training. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have lived in the U.S. for the last three years. Research must be a minimum of four and a maximum of eight consecutive months. (Given the COVID-19 pandemic, awarded fellows will likely have until December 31, 2022 to complete their research.)

See the NEH/FPIRI Fellowships page to view the full announcement.


2021-2022 Fellowships for
U.S. Scholars Conducting Field-Based
Research on Palestine

Extended deadline: Applications due January 15, 2021

Fellowship awards up to a maximum of $9,000

PARC announces its 22nd annual U.S. research fellowship competition for doctoral students or scholars who have earned their PhD. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. (Given the COVID-19 pandemic, awarded fellows will likely have until December 31, 2022 to complete their research.)

See the U.S. Fellowships page to view the full announcement.


Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program

(Research at PARC included in this program)

Applications due January 12, 2021

Nine awards of $11,500 each

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. citizens who are doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their PhD. 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. See the CAORC website at https://www.caorc.org to view the full announcement.


PARC at MESA 2020

PARC is sponsoring a panel at the 2020 annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), which will be held virtually, as well as a double panel co-sponsored with the Association of Middle East Children and Youth Studies (AMECYS):

(P5969) Strategizing from Below: New Palestinian Social Histories of the Twentieth Century. Tuesday, 10/06/2020 at 11:00AM

(P5883) Unchilding in the Middle East and North Africa, Part 1. Thursday, 10/08/2020 at 11:00AM Co-sponsored with the Association of Middle East Children and Youth Studies (AMECYS)

(P5884) Unchilding in the Middle East and North Africa, Part 2. Thursday, 10/08/2020 at 1:30PM Co-sponsored with the Association of Middle East Children and Youth Studies (AMECYS)

For more information about past PARC panels at MESA, see our MESA page.

Also, visit MESA's web page at https://mesana.org/annual-meeting/current-meeting.


MESA 2020 Highlights

Please click here to view a listing of panels and presentations on Palestine at the Middle East Studies Association's 2020 annual meeting. (pdf format)



 

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