2018-19 Fellowship Program for U.S. Citizens Conducting Field-Based Research on Palestine

Palestinian American Research Center

January 8, 2017

Applications due January 8, 2018
Fellowship awards from $6,000 - $9,000

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) announces its 19th annual U.S. Research Fellowship competition for doctoral students or scholars who have earned their PhD.

Information about the fellowship competition:

  • Research must contribute to Palestinian studies. Any area of Palestinian studies will be considered, including the humanities, social sciences, law, health, and applied sciences. Purely scientific research is not eligible for this fellowship 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.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens. U.S. permanent residents are not eligible for this competition.*
  • Applicants must be PARC members (registration on PARC’s website).
  • Former PARC fellows who received grants in the last three years are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be scholars who have earned their PhD, 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 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.
  • Scholars from Minority Serving Institutions are especially encouraged to apply.


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

Funded by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

 through an agreement with CAORC.

*Palestinians who are not U.S. citizens should visit the Palestinian Fellowships page and contact the Palestine office at paloffice@parc-us-pal.org.

Contact Name: 
Samah Asfour