U.S. Research Fellowship

U.S. Research Fellowship

Fellowship Program for U.S. Citizens

2017-18 Fellowship Competition for U.S. Scholars Conducting Field-Based Research on Palestine

Full proposals due January 9, 2017
Awards announced March 20, 2017

Fellowship awards from $6,000 - $9,000

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) announces its 18th annual competition for doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships in Palestinian studies.

Important information about the fellowship competition:


•    Applicants must be U.S. citizens. U.S. permanent residents are not eligible for this competition.
•    Research must take place in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, or Lebanon.
•    PARC funding is limited to one year of research.
•    Individual and joint research projects are eligible for this competition.
•    Former PARC fellows who received grants in the last three years are not eligible to apply.
•    Minorities and scholars from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) are especially encouraged to apply.
•    Research must contribute to Palestinian studies. Any area of Palestinian studies will be considered, including the humanities, social sciences, economics, law, health and applied sciences. Purely scientific research is not eligible for this fellowship competition.
•    Applicants must be post-doctoral scholars, established researchers, or full-time doctoral students enrolled in a recognized degree program. Doctoral students must have fulfilled all preliminary requirements for the doctorate degree except the dissertation by the time the research commences. The fellowship will not cover tuition or fees. Senior researchers without doctorates but with a record of academic publication are eligible. Applicants with a master's degree may only apply jointly with a post-doctoral scholar.
•    Applicants must be PARC members. Visit the PARC membership page on our website for more information.

For complete information, visit PARC’s website at http://parc-us-pal.org.

Please visit our online application system at https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.

Funded by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
 through an agreement with CAORC.