CAORC logoThe Council of American Overseas Research Centers announces the Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship Program that enables pre- and early post-doctoral 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.

  • US citizen or Permanent Resident
  • doctoral candidate or a scholar who obtained his/her Ph.D. within the last ten years (September 2006 or later)
  • propose a three to nine month humanities or related social science research project
  • propose travel to one or more Mediterranean region country, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center, i.e.:
    • American Academy in Rome
    • American Center of Oriental Research in Amman
    • American Institute for Maghrib Studies, with centers in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia
    • American Research Center in Egypt
    • American Research Institute in Turkey
    • American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    • Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute
    • Palestinian American Research Center
    • W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem
To apply, visit the Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship Program. Application deadline for this program is January 15, 2017.