Funding Opportunities for Students

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Stevens Scholars Project

The Stevens Scholars Project is made possible by the Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens Fund for Middle Eastern Studies, and supports research and travel by graduate and undergraduate students who demonstrate a high level of distinction in Middle Eastern Studies.

  DEADLINE: October 31, 2019
  ELIGIBILITY: UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students

Andrew Mellon Foundation Conference & Research Grants

Andrew Mellon Foundation grants cover the cost of travel for conference presentations, modern Middle Eastern language study, dissertation research, or faculty projects.

  DEADLINE: March 1, 2019
  ELIGIBILITY:  UC Berkeley graduate students, faculty, lecturers, and staff

The Sultan Program in Arab Studies

The Sultan Program in Arab Studies supports teaching, research, and public outreach on topics related to the Arab and Arab-Islamic world, with the overarching goal of promoting a deeper understanding of this important region at UC Berkeley and beyond. Grants are awarded to support graduate and undergraduate research, and other scholarly initiatives.

  DEADLINE: February 1, 2020
  ELIGIBILITY: UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and affiliates

The Al-Falah Program in Islamic Studies

The Al-Falah Program in Islamic Studies support research, teaching, and outreach projects that focus on building academic and cultural bridges between the United States and the Middle East and broader Islamic world.

  DEADLINE: February 1, 2020
  ELIGIBILITY: UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and affiliates

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide funding to students to encourage the study of critical and less commonly taught foreign languages in combination with area studies, international studies, or international aspects of professional studies.

  DEADLINE: January 30, 2020
  ELIGIBILITY: UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students. In some cases, non-UC Berkeley graduate students may apply for summer fellowships

The Afaf Kanafani Prize

The Afaf Kanafani Prize is awarded to the best paper by a UC Berkeley student dealing with any topic related to the subject of women in the Arab world.

  DEADLINE: May 17, 2019
  ELIGIBILITY: UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students

Center for Middle Eastern Studies
University of California, Berkeley
340 Stephens Hall, Berkeley, CA  94720-2314
510.642.8208
cmes@berkeley.edu

 

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