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Jan
15
Tue
AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship 
Jan 15 all-day

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship 

Providing career exploration for over 40 years. 

2019 application available 
October 16 – January 15!

The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship places science, engineering, and mathematics students and postdocs at media organizations nationwide. They have worked as reporters, editors, researchers, and production assistants at media outlets that include the Los Angeles Times, WIRED, National Public Radio, National Geographic, and Scientific American.

The Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows use their academic training in the sciences as they research, write and report today’s headlines, while sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public. The Fellowship experience broadens the participant’s career path while increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology. For additional information about the program visit aaas.org/mmfellowship.

Fellowships for Research and Study at the Gennadius Library 2019-2020
Jan 15 all-day

FELLOWSHIPS FOR RESEARCH AND STUDY AT THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY 2019-2020

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the academic programs and fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year at the Gennadius Library. Opened in 1926 with 26,000 volumes from diplomat and bibliophile, Joannes Gennadius, the Gennadius Library now holds a richly diverse collection of over 146,000 books and rare bindings, archives, manuscripts, and works of art illuminating the Hellenic tradition and neighboring cultures. The Library has become an internationally renowned center for the study of Greek history, literature, and art, especially from the Byzantine period to modern times.

THE M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.s from colleges or universities in the U.S. or Canada, for work in the Gennadius Library for the full academic year. Stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees.

DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2019.

COTSEN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP FOR RESEARCH IN GREECE: Short-term travel award of $2,000 for senior scholars and graduate students, for work at the Gennadius Library. Open to all nationalities. At least one month of residency required. School fees are waived for a maximum of two months. DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2019.

MEDIEVAL GREEK SUMMER SESSION AT THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY: Graduate students and college professors in any field of late antique, post-antique, Byzantine or medieval studies at any university worldwide. Month-long program in intermediate level Medieval Greek language and philology at the Gennadius Library, with site and museum trips. Up to twelve scholarships available. DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2019.

Please forward this announcement to eligible students or colleagues you may know who are working on a project in post-classical studies and encourage them to apply. For further information, consult the ASCSA website at:   http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/admission-membership/Graduate-and-Post-Doctoral

Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship 2019-2021
Jan 15 all-day

MALCOLM H. WIENER LABORATORY

FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE

PRE-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 2019-2021

Deadline: January 15, 2019

Purpose: To conduct research at the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens that addresses substantive problems pertaining to the ancient Greek world and adjacent areas through the application of interdisciplinary methods in the archaeological sciences.  Laboratory facilities are especially well equipped to support the study of human skeletal biology, archaeobiological remains (faunal and botanical), environmental studies, and geoarchaeology (particularly studies in human-landscape interactions and the study of site formation processes). Research projects utilizing other archaeological scientific approaches are also eligible for consideration, depending on the strength of the questions asked and the suitability of the plan for access to other equipment or resources available elsewhere in Greece.

Qualifications: Individuals actively enrolled in a graduate program who have passed all qualifying exams and have an approved PhD proposal.

Term: Two (2) years with the next term beginning early September 2019. It is expected that the applicant will maintain a physical presence at the Wiener Laboratory during the academic year (September to June 1).

Compensation: Stipend of $20,000 for 12 months.

Application: Link to Pre-doctoral Fellowship application instructions at: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/research/wiener-laboratory/fellowships-and-research-associate-appointments.

  1. Cover sheet naming the applicant, current research interests, and title and brief summary of the proposed research project
  2. Project Description including a) Objectives and expected Significance, b) Background and relation to present state of knowledge, c) Research description, d) Timeframe
  3. Results of prior Wiener Laboratory Research

4-6.References cited; Facilities, equipment, and other resources; Permits

  1. Curriculum vitae following requested format
  2. Three (3) letters of reference from scholars in the field
  3. Expected contributions to and impact on the Wiener Laboratory and the ASCSA community

For information contact Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas (Director) at [email protected]

Web site: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr or https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/research/wiener-laboratory/fellowships-and-research-associate-appointments

E-mail: [email protected]

 

The award will be announced by March 15

Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory Research Associate Appointments
Jan 15 all-day

MALCOLM H. WIENER LABORATORY

FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE APPOINTMENTS

Deadline: January 15, 2019

Purpose: To conduct short-term focused research at the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens as part of a program of research that addresses substantive problems pertaining to the ancient Greek world and adjacent areas through the application of interdisciplinary methods in the archaeological sciences. Laboratory facilities are especially well equipped to support the study of human skeletal biology, archaeobiological remains (faunal and botanical), environmental studies, and geoarchaeology (particularly studies in human-landscape interactions and the study of site formation processes). Research projects utilizing other archaeological scientific approaches are also eligible for consideration, depending on the strength of the questions asked and the suitability of the plan for access to other equipment or resources available elsewhere in Greece.

Qualifications: Individuals actively enrolled in a graduate program and individuals with a Masters or Doctorate in a relevant discipline. Applicants are welcome from any college or university worldwide. Independent scholars are also welcome to apply.

Term: Variable up to nine (9) months with the next term beginning early September 2019. It is expected that the applicant will maintain a physical presence at the Wiener Laboratory during the tenure of the appointment.

Compensation: Stipend up to $7000. School fees included.

Application: Link to Research Associate application instructions at: https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/research/wiener-laboratory/fellowships-and-research-associate-appointments

  1. Cover sheet naming the applicant, current research interests, and title and brief summary of the proposed research project
  2. Project Description (max. 2 pages, double-spaced) including: objectives and expected significance, background and relation to present state of knowledge, research description, and timeframe
  3. Results of prior Wiener Laboratory Research

4-7. References cited; Budget; Facilities, equipment, and other resources; Permits

  1. Curriculum vitae following requested format. (No transcripts are required.)
  2. One letter of reference from a scholar in the field
  3. Expected contributions to and impact on the Wiener Laboratory and the ASCSA community

 

For information contact Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas (Lab Director) at [email protected]

Web site: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr or https://www.ascsa.edu.gr/research/wiener-laboratory/fellowships-and-research-associate-appointments

E-mail: [email protected]

 

The award will be announced by March 15.

Feb
1
Fri
2019 Library Resident Research Fellowships 
Feb 1 all-day

Scope

The Library Resident Research fellowships support research in the Society’s collections. Comprehensive, searchable guides and finding aids to our collections are available online at https://www.amphilsoc.org/library/search-collections.

Eligibility

The APS Library invites scholars to apply for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships to do research in the collections. Fellowships are offered for short-term and long-term opportunities, for subject-specific research, and in digital humanities.

Stipend

Variable by program.

Deadline

TBD, but should range from February 1 to March 1.

Application

The application may be accessed at https://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/fellowships. Questions should be directed to [email protected] or 215-440-3443.

2019–20 ACOR Fellowships, Scholarships, and Awards
Feb 1 all-day

Deadline for the following fellowships is February 1, 2019.
Apply online for these fellowships https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com/

NEH Fellowship: One award of six months for scholars who have a Ph.D. or have completed their professional training. Fields of research may include: modern and classical languages, linguistics, literature, history, jurisprudence, philosophy, archaeology, comparative religion, ethics, and the history, criticism, and theory of the arts. Social and political scientists are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals living in the U.S. three years immediately preceding the application deadline. The award for six months is $25,200. Awards must be used between May 15, 2019 and June 30, 2020. This is a residential fellowship and residency at ACOR is required.

ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Two or more two- to six-month fellowships for post-doctoral scholars and scholars with a terminal degree in their field, pursuing research or publication projects in the natural and social sciences, humanities, and associated disciplines relating to the Middle East. U.S. citizenship required. Maximum award is $32,400. Awards must be used between June 15, 2019 and December 31, 2020. Funding for this fellowship provided by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This is a residential fellowship and residency at ACOR is required.

ACOR-CAORC Fellowship: Two or more two- to six-month fellowships for masters and doctoral students. Fields of study include all areas of the humanities and the natural and social sciences. Topics should contribute to scholarship in Middle Eastern studies. U.S. citizenship required. Maximum award is $23,800. Awards must be used between June 15, 2019 and December 31, 2020. Funding for this fellowship provided by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This is a residential fellowship and residency at ACOR is required.

Jennifer C. Groot Memorial Fellowship: Up to three awards of $1,500 each to support beginners in archaeological fieldwork who have been accepted as team members on archaeological projects with ASOR/CAP affiliation in Jordan. Open to undergraduate or graduate students of U.S. or Canadian citizenship as well as individuals who graduated less than 12 months before February 1, 2019 and/or have been accepted to a Graduate program for Fall 2019.

Bert and Sally de Vries FellowshipOne award of $1,500 to support a student for participation on an archaeological project or for research in Jordan. Senior project staff members whose expenses are being borne largely by the project are ineligible. Open to enrolled undergraduate or graduate students of any nationality except Jordanian citizens.

Harrell Family Fellowship: One award of $2,000 to support a graduate student for participation on an archaeological project or for research in Jordan. Senior project staff members whose expenses are being borne largely by the project are ineligible. Open to enrolled graduate students of any nationality except Jordanian citizens.

Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship: Two awards for one month each or one two-month award for residency at ACOR in Amman. It is open to enrolled graduate students of any nationality, except Jordanian, who are participating in an archaeological project or conducting archaeological work in Jordan. The fellowship includes room and board at ACOR and a monthly stipend of $600.

Burton MacDonald and Rosemarie Sampson Fellowship: One award for either eight weeks residency at ACOR for research in the fields of Ancient Near Eastern languages and history, archaeology, Bible studies, or comparative religion, or a travel grant to assist with participation in an archaeological field project in Jordan. The ACOR residency fellowship option includes room and board at ACOR and a monthly stipend of $400. The travel grant option provides a single payment of $2,000 to help with any project related expenses. Both options are open to enrolled undergraduate or graduate students of Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status.

Kenneth W. Russell Fellowship: One award of $1,800 to support a graduate student participating on an archaeological project or pursuing independent research in Jordan. For the 2019–2020 cycle, the Russell fellowship is only open only to enrolled graduate students of non-Jordanian nationality.

James A. Sauer Fellowship: One award of $1,250 towards educational assistance for a Jordanian student enrolled in an archaeology or cultural heritage degree program in any country. For the 2019–2020 cycle, the Sauer fellowship is only open to enrolled graduate students of Jordanian nationality.

Frederick-Wenger Memorial FellowshipTwo awards of $1,500 to assist a Jordanian student with the cost of their education. Eligibility is not limited to a specific field of study, but preference will be given to study related to Jordan’s cultural heritage. Candidates must be Jordanian citizens and currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students in a Jordanian university.

Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship: Four awards of $3,000 each to assist Jordanian graduate students with the annual costs of their academic programs during the upcoming academic year, i.e. the period May 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020. Candidates must be Jordanian citizens and currently enrolled in either a Master’s or Doctoral program in a Jordanian university. Eligibility is limited to students in programs related to Jordan’s cultural heritage (for example: archaeology, anthropology, linguistics/epigraphy, history, conservation, museum studies, and cultural resource management related issues). Awardees who demonstrate excellent progress in their programs will be eligible to apply in consecutive years.

Deadline for the following scholarship is February 1, 2019.
See the application instruction for this scholarship:

Jordanian Travel Scholarship for ASOR Annual Meeting: Two travel scholarships of $3,500 each to assist Jordanians participating and delivering a paper at the ASOR Annual meeting in mid-November in the United States. Academic papers should be submitted through the ASOR’s website (www.asor.org/am) by February 1, 2019. Final award selection will be determined by the ASOR program committee.

Please Note: NEH, CAORC, MacDonald and Sampson (residency option), and Bikai Fellows will reside at the ACOR facility in Amman while conducting their research.