Monday, September 19, 2011

CAORC's Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program for Advanced Multi-Country Research

The Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program is a wonderful opportunity for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. to do advanced regional or trans-regional research in humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences abroad. Approximately nine awards of up to $12,000 each will be given in the doctoral candidate/post-doctoral scholar competition hosted by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) . The CAORC is a private not-for-proft federation of independent overseas research centers that promote advanced research, particularly in the humanities and social sciences, with the focus on the conservation and recording of cultural heritage and the understanding and interpretation of modern societies.

The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, January 17, 2012.

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen. Proof of citizenship (photocopy of passport) must be shown upon award notification.
  • Must have a Ph.D. or be a doctoral candidate who has completed all Ph.D. requirements with the exception of the dissertation.
  • Must be engaged in the study of and research in the humanities, social sciences, and allied natural sciences.
  • Must wish 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). These include:
  • American Center for Mongolian Studies
  • American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies
  • American Institute of Bangladesh Studies
  • American Institute of Indian Studies
  • American Institute of Pakistan Studies
  • Center for Khmer Studies
Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Applicants are eligible to apply as individuals or in teams.

Please note that fellowships for Master's level students will not be available for the 2011-2012 cycle.

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