Category Archives: Funding & Fellowships

American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) summer fellowships for Turkish language study in Istanbul

ARIT Summer Fellowships for Advanced Turkish Language in Istanbul offer intensive advanced study of Turkish at Bogazici University during the summer 2020.  Participants must have two years of Turkish language study or the equivalent.  The fellowships cover round-trip airfare to Istanbul, application and tuition fees, and a maintenance stipend.   The application deadline is coming up on February 1, 2020!

Full-time students and scholars affiliated at academic institutions are eligible to apply. To be a fellowship applicant, you must:

  1. Be a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States
  2. Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level academic program, or be faculty
  3. Have a minimum B average in current program of study; and
  4. Perform at the high-intermediate level on a proficiency-based admissions examination

This program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Post-Secondary Education, together with the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages, and Georgetown University.

Funding & Fellowships: Lemmermann Foundation Fellowship

FONDAZIONE LEMMERMANN 2020 FELLOWSHIP AWARD
for RESEARCH in ROME (Italy)

The Lemmermann Foundation awards a limited number of fellowships to master’s students and doctoral candidates in order to support their cost of research in the classical studies and humanities. Fields of study include but are not limited to Archaeology, History, History of Art, Italian, Latin, Musicology, Philosophy, and Philology. Applicants must provide evidence for their need to study and carry out research in Rome. Topic of research must be related to Rome or the Roman culture from the Pre-Roman period to the present day.
Visit: http://www.lemmermann-foundation.org

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must:

  1. be enrolled in a recognized higher education program or affiliated with a research institute;
  2. have a basic knowledge of the Italian language;
  3. be born after March 31st, 1984.

DEADLINE: Next deadline for sending applications is March 31st, 2020.

STIPEND: The monthly scholarship amount is established in 750 euro.

TO APPLY: Applicants must include the following documents:

  1. A research proposal that includes a description of their area of study;
  2. Two recommendation letters;
  3. A curriculum vitae;
  4. A photocopy of the applicant’s passport or a birth certificate.

Applications must be sent by March 31, 2020 to:
Fondazione Lemmermann
c/o Studio Associato Romanelli
via Cosseria 5 00192 Rome – ITALY

Applicants are requested to send their applications to the Lemmermann Foundation’s office in Rome by March 31, 2020 (postmark deadline). Applicants must also include the electronic application number that is obtained upon completion of the on-line application form.
Further information and access to the on-line application form is http://www.lemmermann-foundation.org

Funding & Fellowships: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2020-2021 Fellowships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of the history of art and visual culture, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as those in other disciplines whose projects relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum’s collection. The community of fellows becomes immersed in the intellectual life of the Museum and takes part in a robust program of colloquia, roundtable seminars, research- sharing workshops, behind-the-scenes tours of exhibitions, conversations with Museum staff, and visits to the curatorial and conservation departments. Fellows form long-lasting professional relationships as they discuss research questions, look closely at objects, and share the experience of living in New York City.

Applications for the 2020–2021 season are open. Please visit
http://www.metmuseum.org/fellowships for more information. Questions may be sent to Academic.Programs@metmuseum.org.

Deadlines for all application materials (including letters of recommendation):
History of Art and Visual Culture Fellowships – November 1, 2019
Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art – November 1, 2019
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship – November 1, 2019
Curatorial Research Fellowships – November 1, 2019
Conservation Fellowships and Scientific Research Fellowships – December 6, 2019
Research Scholarship in Photograph Conservation – December 6, 2019

More information about the above fellowships can be found about fellowship here: https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/fellowships/types-of-fellowships

Information about the Eugene V. Thaw Fellowship for Collections Cataloguing can be found in the pdf below.

Funding & Fellowships: Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)

The CLS is an intensive summer study abroad opportunity for American undergraduate and graduate students to learn languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity.  The program supports study at all levels (requirements vary by language).

The deadline November 19, 2019, is coming up for scholarships to study critical languages of the world, including Turkish and Arabic!
Please see:  https://clscholarship.org/

The Critical Language Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. Government. It is supported in its implementation by American Councils for International Education.

Funding & Fellowships: American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships

AAUW

AAUW Educational Funding and Awards
AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe.One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing $4.3 million in funding for fellowships and grants to 270 outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2019–20 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide. AAUW seeks a diverse applicant pool.

American Fellowships
Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for at least eight weeks
Funding: $6,000–$30,000
Deadline: November 1

Career Development Grants
Who may apply: Women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or reenter the workforce and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least five years before the award period
Funding: $2,000–$12,000
Deadline: November 15

International Fellowships
Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
Funding: $18,000–$30,000
Deadline: November 15

Selected Professions Fellowships
Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, law, business, and medicine
Funding: $5,000–$18,000
Deadline: December 1