Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowships for US Citizens, 2014

American overseas research center (ORC) is awarding research fellowships to the support of study and research in the humanities and related social sciences. These research fellowships will be awarded for conducting field research in one or more countries in the Mediterranean region, one of which must host a participating ORC. Fellowship tenure must be between three and nine months in duration. Application must be submitted via online by January 13, 2014.. The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to announce a new focused regional fellowship program enabling pre- and early postdoctoral scholars to carry out research in the humanities and related social sciences in countries bordering the Mediterranean and served by American overseas research centers. Funding for this program is generously provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.. Fellowships are available for conducting field research in one or more countries in the Mediterranean region, one of which must host a participating American overseas research center (ORC).
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Fellowships are limited to the support of study and research in the humanities and related social sciences.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Eligibility requirements apply at the time of application. Applicants must meet all of the following requirements and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin and/or disability. •Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Proof of citizenship or residency must be shown upon award notification. •Must be a doctoral candidate who has completed all PhD requirements with the exception of the dissertation or a scholar who obtained his/her PhD within the last ten years (September 2003 or after). •Must be engaged in the study of and research in the humanities or related social sciences. •Must seek to conduct research in one or more countries in the Mediterranean region, one of which must host a participating American overseas research center (ORC).
Benefits of the scholarship: Award amounts will be calculated at $3,000 plus $2,700 per month. A supplementary stipend of $700 per month will be granted for travel in the following countries: Algeria, Cyprus, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Montenegro, Spain, and Turkey. Fellowship awards will not exceed $33,600. No dependent allowance is available.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowship tenure must be between three and nine months in duration. The fellowship tenure will not be continuous.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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