Deadlines Extended: ARISC Fellowships

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Type: 
Fellowship
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announces deadline extensions on several funding opportunities for 2021-22!

See the full calls and application requirements on our website

  • ARISC Short Term Research Fellowships
    • US citizens; $5,000/month up to 3 months
  • ARISC Research Fellowships
    • US citizens; up to $10,000
  • ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships
    • US or Canadian citizens/permanent residents; up to $1,500
  • ARISC Collaborative Heritage Management Grant in Armenia
    • Team with US and Armenian citizens; up to $4,000
  • ARISC Collaborative Heritage Management Fellowships in Azerbaijan or Georgia
    • Team with US and Azerbaijani or Georgian citizens; up to $4,000 

 New Deadline: Thursday, December 23, 2021

ARISC Short Term Research Fellowship

ARISC announces the availability of fellowships in support of research activities in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia).
 
Eligibility: The Short Term Research Fellowships (STRF) are open to U.S. citizens who are doctoral candidates or postdoctoral scholars conducting research in the South Caucasus. Priority will be given to projects proposing research on countering disinformation through programs that develop critical thinking and media literacy skills, entrepreneurship, science and technology, and youth leadership.
 
Award Amount: Research awards will be made for $5,000 per full (30-day) month, for a maximum of 3 months total to cover transportation, lodging, and meals and incidental expenses during the scholar’s time conducting research in the South Caucasus. Scholars are expected to be in the South Caucasus for the duration of the project for a minimum of 30 days, up to 3 months total. Stipends will be pro-rated. Remote research projects will not be funded.

Additional Information: Fellows are required to present a lecture or workshop during their stay in the South Caucasus. ARISC encourages fellows to present their research findings in cities, towns, and villages outside of the capitals in order to engage with underserved communities.

Deadline: Thursday, December 23, 2021
See the full call and application requirements visit our website.

Funding for this fellowship is provided by the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) through a grant to the 
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

 

ARISC Research Fellowships

ARISC announces the availability of fellowships in support of research and mentoring activities in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia). The goals of the fellowship are 1) to support research in and the study of the South Caucasus; 2) to select, recognize and financially support individuals who demonstrate high potential to contribute to research in this region; 3) to support a mentoring relationship that will both develop the academic skills of the mentee and strengthen ties between the US and host country.

Eligibility: This opportunity is open to US citizens who are scholars at the predoctoral (doctoral candidates), postdoctoral, or advanced professorial levels. Projects in all fields in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences are eligible, and all projects must include one or more undergraduate and/or graduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia as research assistants/participants. Priority will be given to projects proposing research on climate change.

Award Amount: Research awards will be made for an amount up to $10,000, supporting one to three months of research to help cover transportation, lodging, meals and incidental expenses, and other expenses needed to support scholar’s research in the South Caucasus.

Additional Information: Scholars are expected to be in the South Caucasus for the duration of the project – remote research projects will not be funded. For ARISC grant purposes, mentoring is understood to involve integrating a local scholar into a research project in a fundamental way that involves cultivating skills and knowledge of methods that will contribute to the professional development of the local scholar. The fellows will give ARISC-sponsored presentations on a subject related to their research during their time in the South Caucasus.

Deadline: Thursday, December 23, 2021.

For details, eligibility, and to download the application form, please visit our website.

Funding for this fellowship is provided by the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant to the 
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).

 

ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships

ARISC announces the availability of Graduate and Postdoctoral fellowships with the goal of advancing scholarship on the South Caucasus.

Eligibility: The ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, Canadian citizens, or Canadian permanent residents. Projects in all fields in the social sciences, humanities, and related sciences are eligible. Proposals will be judged on their quality and on the potential of the research to strengthen scholarship on the South Caucasus.

Award Amount: Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each. The purpose of the fellowship is to help cover travel and/or living expenses in the South Caucasus.

Additional Information: During their stay in the South Caucasus, the fellow is expected to give an ARISC-sponsored presentation on a subject related to their research. The fellow will acknowledge ARISC in any publication that emerges from the research carried out during the fellowship.


Deadline: Thursday, December 23, 2021
For details, eligibility, and to download the application form, please visit our website.

 

ARISC Collaborative Heritage Management Grant in Armenia

 ARISC invites proposals from collaborative teams in support of the preservation and conservation of the Republic of Armenia’s archaeological and historical heritage. This ARISC program, generously funded by private donors, seeks to foster joint work between American and Armenian scholars and institutions dedicated to the proper curation and preservation of heritage materials such as artifacts, sites, and manuscripts. Successful applications will demonstrate substantive collaborations that not only contribute to heritage conservation but also demonstrate efforts to build capacity and enhance local knowledge of current techniques and approaches to heritage management. These grants require active participation of both American and Armenian principal investigators in all aspects of the collaborative project. Grants will not exceed $4000.

Due Date: Thursday, December 23, 2021
For the full call, eligibility requirements, and application materials, see our website.

  

ARISC Collaborative Heritage Management Fellowships in Azerbaijan or Georgia

 ARISC invites proposals from collaborative teams in support of the preservation and conservation of Azerbaijan’s or Georgia’s archaeological and historical heritage. This ARISC program seeks to foster joint work between American and Azerbaijani or Georgian scholars and institutions dedicated to the proper curation and preservation of heritage materials such as artifacts, sites, and manuscripts. Successful applications will demonstrate active, substantive collaborations that not only contribute to heritage conservation but also demonstrate efforts to build capacity and enhance local knowledge of current techniques and approaches to heritage management. These fellowships require active participation of both American and Azerbaijani or Georgian principal investigators in all aspects of the collaborative project. Fellowships will not exceed $4000.

Due Date: Thursday, December 23, 2021
For the full call, eligibility requirements, and application materials, see our website.

 

ARISC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran.

Contact Info: 
Talin Lindsay
Executive Director, ARISC
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