ARIT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS FOR 2014-2015 — Deadline November 1, 2013


American Research Institute in Turkey Fellowships for Graduate and Post-Doctoral Research in Turkey: ARIT Fellowships support research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences.  Post-doctoral and dissertation research fellowships may be held for terms of one month to one academic year.  Stipends generally range from $4,000 to $16,000.  Applicants must be affiliated with U.S. or Canadian institutions.  ARIT Fellowship support comes from the U.S.Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Exchanges, administered in part by the Council of American Research Centers, and from the American Research Institute in Turkey.

ARIT National Endowment for the Humanities/ARIT Post-Doctoral Fellowships
: ARIT/NEH Fellowships, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, provide longer term support for advanced research in all fields of the humanities, including prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history.  The fellowship tenures range from four months to a full year.  Stipends range from $16,800 to $50,400.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or three-year residents of the U.S. who are affiliated with U.S. or Canadian institution and have completed formal training in their field of study.

Boğaziçi University Summer Language Program in Advanced Turkish Language
: The ARIT/ Princeton University/BU Program offers scholarship, travel, and stipend to support eight weeks of intensive advanced study of Turkish language and culture at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul.  Applicants must be graduate students in good standing or advanced scholars and also must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. For those who are ineligible to receive ARIT fellowship funding, Bogaziçi University offers courses at all levels in the Turkish Language and Culture Program.  For more information about the program, see the Boğaziçi University Summer School.

W.D.E. Coulson & Toni M. Cross Aegean Exchange Program: The W.D.E. Coulson and Toni M. Cross Aegean Exchange Program supports Turkish scholars who wish to conduct research in Greece and Greek scholars who wish to carry out research in Turkey. The purpose of the fellowships is to promote scholarly exchanges between Turkey and Greece by supporting the research of nationals of the Republic of Turkey in any field of the humanities and social sciences from pre-historic to modern times who need to conduct their study in Greece. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) cooperates to facilitate the exchanges.    Administered by the Türk-Amerikan İlmi Araştırmaları Dernek.

More information on all fellowships can be found at