[Philosophy; Theology; Middle Eastern Studies; Arabic Literature; Arabic Language]
Title: Master’s or doctoral fellowship
Funding agency: French Institute for Oriental Archaeology in Cairo
Award amount: €1,000 per month for 12 months
Application deadline: April 30, 2022
The French Institute for Oriental Archaeology in Cairo and the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies invite applications for their master’s or doctoral fellowship. This enables a master’s or doctoral student to undertake research in the field of classical Arabic studies, including philosophy, Muslim theology or grammar and linguistics. Selected candidates will also receive classical Arabic lessons while in residence at the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies. The research should contribute directly to the student’s master’s or PhD thesis.
Applicants must be registered graduate students who have completed at least the first year of a master’s course, or equivalent, in one of the relevant subject areas. They must also have an intermediate knowledge of Arabic equivalent to B1 level.
The fellowship is worth €1,000 per month for 12 months, in addition to free accommodation at the institute and Arabic lessons.
[For PhD students in Arab and Middle Eastern History]
Title: Morton W Bloomfield visiting fellowship
Funding agency: Modern Language Association, US and other funders
Award amount: USD 4,000
Application deadline: August 01, 2022
The Modern Language Association, in partnership with the Medieval Colloquium of the Department of English at Harvard University, invites applications for the Morton W Bloomfield visiting fellowship. This supports a researcher in holding a residential fellowship at Harvard in fields relevant to the Medieval Colloquium. The researcher will have access to Harvard’s libraries and resources and must attend the Medieval Colloquium and give a paper on the subject of their research.
Scholars early in their postdoctoral career are encouraged to apply.
The fellowship is worth up to USD 4,000 over four weeks to cover the cost of travel, accommodation and living costs.