Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship


Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to offer a focused regional fellowship program enabling pre- and early postdoctoral 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.

Applicants must:

  • be a US citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • be a doctoral candidate or a scholar who obtained his/her Ph.D. within the last ten years (September 2005 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:
    • 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


For more information, please visit CAORC website



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