Offers awards for lecturing, research or both combined for the duration of three to nine months in the MENA region.
Grants may begin any time after August 1, 2021
The Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Program offer awards for lecturing, research or combined lecturing/research for the duration of three to nine months (usually from beginning-August through September the following year).
Up to three grants for research in any academic or professional area in two or more countries of the Middle East or North Africa are awarded.
Support is provided for research projects of historical or contemporary focus, comparative or regional in scope or where data must be collected in several countries. Fieldwork must be conducted in two or more countries of the region for applications to be considered. Projects that involve collaboration with host country colleagues and institutions and that will contribute to cooperation among countries of the region are particularly encouraged. Projects may be undertaken in the following areas of the Middle East and North Africa: Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and West Bank.
In addition, applicants should review the following conditions to confirm eligibility:
CIES Application Form
For more information, please visit the website of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
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Intermediate Arabic to complete the research project is required. Applicants must complete the language proficiency evaluation.
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A letter of invitation from appropriate academic institutions
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Three letters of recommendations are required
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