Bourses ACOR – Jordanie

THE AMERICAN CENTER OF ORIENTAL RESEARCH (AMMAN)

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FELLOWSHIPS		2013-2014

Deadline for all applications is February 1, 2013

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship: One to two awards of
four to six months for scholars who have a Ph.D. or have completed their
professional training. Fields of research 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, 2013 and December 31, 2014.

ACOR-CAORC Post-Graduate 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 Near
East. U.S. citizenship required.
Maximum award is $31,800. Awards must be used between May 15, 2013 and
December 31, 2014.

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 Near Eastern studies. U.S. citizenship required. Maximum award is
$22,600. Awards must be used between May 15, 2013 and December 31, 2014.

ACOR Publication Fellowship: One award of three to four months for senior
scholars or advanced graduate students pursuing a publication project in the
fields of Jordanian archaeology, anthropology, cultural resource management,
or history with the goal of completing a final publication. Open to all
nationalities. Maximum award of $19,000 includes residency at ACOR in Amman.
The award will be prorated accordingly if ACOR residency or international
travel is not required. This research must be undertaken in Jordan. The
award is subject to funding and it must be used between May 15, 2013 and
December 31, 2014.

Jennifer C. Groot Fellowship: Two or more awards of $1,800 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.

Bert and Sally de Vries Fellowship: One award of $1,200 to support a student
for participation on an archaeological project or 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 $1,800 to support a graduate student
for participation on an archaeological project or 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 citizens,
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.

MacDonald/Sampson Fellowship: One award for either six 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 stipend of $600. The travel grant option provides a single payment of
$1,800 to help with any project related expenses. Both options are open to
enrolled undergraduate or graduate students of Canadian citizenship or
landed immigrant status.

James A. Sauer Fellowship: One award for one month residency at ACOR.
It is open to enrolled graduate students of U.S. or Canadian citizenship
participating on an archaeological project or research in Jordan. The
fellowship includes room and board at ACOR and a stipend of $400.

Kenneth W. Russell Fellowship: One award of $1,800 to support a graduate
student for participation in an ACOR-approved archaeological research
project, which has passed an academic review process. Senior project staff
members whose expenses are being borne largely by the project are
ineligible. For this cycle the competition is closed to Jordanian students,
but open to enrolled graduate students of all other nationalities.

Kenneth W. Russell Annual Tawjihi Prize:  Annual prizes for the male and
female students from Umm Sayhoun (Petra Region) who achieve the highest
score on the yearly Tawjihi examination. The award for each student is 200
Jordanian Dinars ($280).

Frederick-Wenger Jordanian Educational Fellowship: One award 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.

ACOR Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship: Four awards of $3,000 each to
assist Jordanian graduate students with the annual costs of their academic
programs. 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, history, linguistics/epigraphy,
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.

ACOR 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, 2013. Final award selection will be
determined by the ASOR program committee.

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

CONTACT INFORMATION:
ACOR 656 Beacon Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215 Tel:
617-353-6571; Fax: 617-353-6575; Email: acor@bu.edu or ACOR P.O. Box 2470,
Amman 11181, Jordan Fax: 011-9626-534-4181;
Email: acor@acorjordan.org

Websites: www.acorjordan.org   and   www.bu.edu/acor

ALSO NOTE:

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Research
Fellowships:
The program is open to U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have
already earned their Ph.D. in fields in the humanities, social sciences, or
allied natural sciences and wish to conduct research of regional or
trans-regional significance. Fellowships require scholars to conduct
research in more than one country, at least one of which hosts a
participating American overseas research center. It is anticipated that
approximately ten fellowships of up to $9,000 each will be awarded.
Applications will be available in early October.
Deadline: January 15, 2013
For more information and to download the application form:
www.caorc.org/programs
EMAIL: fellowships@caorc.org,
TEL.: 202-633-1599
MAIL:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) PO Box 37012, MRC 178
Washington, DC 20013-7012

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Donald R. Keller
American Center of Oriental Research
656 Beacon Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02215 USA
Telephone: 617-353-6571, Fax: 617-353-6575
Email: acor@bu.edu, Web site: www.bu.edu/acor

Camille Rhoné

Agrégée d'histoire, titulaire d'une thèse de doctorat en histoire de l'Islam médiéval ("Défendre le territoire en Iran nord-oriental - Khorassan et Transoxiane -, IXe-XIe siècle"), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

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