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Call for Applications: Fellowship for Dissertation Research, The American Institute of Iranian Studies

December 10

The American Institute of Iranian Studies (AIIrS) is one of the founding members of the Consortium of American Overseas Research Centers (1967).

FELLOWSHIPS FOR DISSERTATION RESEARCH: AIIrS offers fellowships for American citizens to conduct research travel for one to two months to countries with resources essential to a doctoral dissertation on the topic of Iranian Studies. These fellowships enable students in the field of Iranian Studies to acquaint themselves with the range of academic activities and resources in relevant foreign countries. It is the responsibility of the applicant to receive permission to conduct the intended research from the pertinent authorities prior to making the application.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be U.S. citizens traveling on a U.S. passport, who are enrolled in a Doctoral program in the humanities or social sciences and have an approved research topic.

APPLICATIONS: should be submitted in a single document that includes: 1) your CV; 2) a proposal that gives the following information: citizenship; academic affiliation and status (stage of progress towards the doctorate); research plans; budget; names, addresses and e-mail addresses of two referees (including the primary academic advisor). Referees should e-mail their letters of recommendation directly to AIIrS and include an evaluation of the project and how study at the particular foreign resource(s) will enhance dissertation work.
Applications should be emailed to: aiis@nyc.rr.com

DEADLINE for applications: December 10, 2019
(for travel that must be concluded by September of the following year)

Details: http://www.simorgh-aiis.org/fellowships