THE CYPRUS AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CAARI) in Nicosia, Cyprus, welcomes scholars and students specializing in the archaeology, history, and culture of Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean. CAARI is located in central Nicosia close to the Cyprus Museum and the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus (both with major libraries), as well as the main business and commercial district. In addition to hostel accommodation for a total of twelve residents, the institute has excellent research facilities: a 10,000-volume library, comprehensive map and artifact collections, archival material, and facilities for Internet, scanning, and photography.
For more information on CAARI fellowships, including applications and procedures, visit:
Deadline for all CAARI-sponsored fellowships: December 15, 2013
GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS
THE DANIELLE PARKS MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP: A fellowship of US $1000 FOR a graduate student of any nationality who needs to work in Cyprus to further his/her research on a subject of relevance to Cypriot archaeology and culture. The purpose of the fellowship is to help cover travel to and living expenses in Cyprus. Residence at CAARI is required.
THE HELENA WYLDE SWINY AND STUART SWINY FELLOWSHIP: One grant of US $1000 to a graduate student of any nationality in a U.S. college or university to pursue a research project relevant to an ongoing field project in Cyprus; to be used to fund research time in residence at CAARI and to help defray costs of travel. Residence at CAARI is required.
THE ANITA CECIL O'DONOVAN FELLOWSHIP: One grant of US $1000 to a graduate student of any nationality, studying in any nation, to pursue a research project relevant to an ongoing field project in Cyprus; to be used to fund research time in residence at CAARI and to help defray costs of travel. Residence at CAARI is required.
CAARI SENIOR SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: An established scholar who commits to stay at least 30 days in succession at CAARI, ideally in the summer, and to be available in evenings and weekends to younger scholars working there, in return for 50% reduction in residency rate. Must have PhD in archaeology or ancillary field for at least 5 years prior to visit, be fluent in English (but may be of any nationality), and be committed to mentoring students. Travel and other expenses not covered.
CARRI/CAORC RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS: Two fellowships provide US $5500 each (up to US $1500 for transportation and an additional US $4000 for research expenses on the island) and are designed for scholars who already have their PhDs, whose research engages the archaeology, history, culture, or geography of Cyprus, and who would derive significant benefit from a month's research time on the island. Particular consideration is given to applicants whose projects enable them to include Cyprus in their teaching. A minimum of 30 days residence at CAARI is required. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
CAORC FELLOWSHIPS OPEN TO BOTH PRE- AND POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHERS
COUNCIL OF AMERICAN OVERSEAS RESEARCH CENTERS (CAORC) MULTI-COUNTRY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS:
Open to scholars who already hold a Ph.D. and U.S. doctoral candidates who 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, including CAARI. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Deadline: January 13, 2014.
COUNCIL OF AMERICAN OVERSEAS RESEARCH CENTERS (CAORC) MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS:
A new focused regional fellowship program enabling scholars who have recently (within last 10 years) earned their Ph.D. and U.S. doctoral candidates to conduct research of regional or trans-regional significance in countries bordering the Mediterranean and served by American overseas research centers, including CAARI. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Deadline: January 13, 2014.
For Graduate Students, FULBRIGHT STUDENT PROGRAM: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/
For Post-Doctoral Scholars, FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS PROGRAM: http://www.cies.org/