ACOR Fellow MESA Prize

acor-mesa-cropTerms of the ACOR Fellow MESA Award

The ACOR Fellow MESA Award provides support in the amount of $1,000 to a former ACOR Fellow of any nationality for participation in the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) annual meeting. This award was established in 2016, and it serves to encourage former or current ACOR fellow participation in the MESA annual meeting. Eligible applicants are graduate students or post-doctoral scholars who had previously been awarded any ACOR Fellowship, and their abstract has been submitted for presentation at the 2020 MESA annual meeting. Former CAORC, NEH, and fellows from our ‘named’ scholarships or our scholarships for Jordanians are eligible. Former Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) students of Arabic who were resident at ACOR between 2006 and 2012 are also eligible to apply.

The awardee must mention the award and ACOR in the text of paper, in addition to including ACOR’s logo on the “Thank You” slide. A check for $1000 will be mailed before the meeting takes place.

To apply, please submit the abstract, CV, and cover letter to by February 15, 2020.

For more information about the MESA annual meeting, please check MESA’s website:

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