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ACOR-CAORC Fellowships
Sponsor: American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR)
656 Beacon Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02215-2010
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizen graduate students researching topics involving scholarship in Near Eastern studies. Recipients are required to engage in scholarly and cultural activities while residing at the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) in Jordan. The fellowships last from two to six months. The award includes room and board at ACOR, transportation, a stipend and research funds.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program
Sponsor: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - (AICGS)
1755 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036-2121
Eligibility: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be enrolled in a Ph.D. program and hold U.S. or German citizenship. The grant provides a research stay of two months at AICGS.

Amount: Up to $4,725 monthly stipend
Deadline: February 28, August 31
How to apply: Apply via email to

John O. Crane Memorial Fellowship
Sponsor: Institute of Current World Affairs
1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Suite 605
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be under the age of 36 and must have strong, credible ties to American society. They must propose an independent research project that would be conducted in Eastern Europe or the Middle East and be proficient in a native language that is commonly spoken in the proposed research site. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Full financial support
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A letter of interest and resume are required for the initial phase of the application process by August 1.