Call for Applications | PARC Fellowships

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) announces three fellowship competitions for the year 2019-2010. PARC has two research fellowship competitions for scholars of Palestine and a travel seminar competition for scholars who are not Palestine experts but who are eager to learn more about Palestine

 1) PARC announces its 7th annual NEH fellowship competition for research in the humanities or research that embraces a humanistic approach and methods. Fellowship awards are a minimum of four and a maximum of eight consecutive months for scholars who have a PhD or have completed their professional training. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals living in the U.S. for three years immediately preceding the application deadline. Fellowship awards are for $4,200 per month of research. Applications are due January 14, 2019. 

2) PARC announces its 20th annual U.S. research fellowship competition for research that will contribute to Palestinian studies. Any area of study will be considered, including the arts, humanities, social sciences, law, public health and applied sciences. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and doctoral students or scholars who have earned their PhD. Research must take place in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, or Lebanon. Fellowship awards range from $6,000 to $9,000. Applications are due January 7, 2019. 

3) PARC announces its 10th annual Faculty Development Seminar (FDS) on Palestine competition for U.S. professors with a demonstrated interest in, but little travel experience, to Palestine. Applicants may be from any field of study. The Program will host 10 to 12 U.S. faculty members to participate in Jerusalem-based activities that will include roundtable discussions; visits to Palestinian universities, research institutes, and cultural institutions; tours of historic cities; as well as meetings with Palestinian colleagues. Through these activities, participants will learn about the region, deepen their knowledge about their fields of interest in Palestine, and build relationships with Palestinian colleagues and institutions. Program dates are June 12-25, 2019. Applications are due January 16, 2019.