ACOR Fellowship opportunities for 2020–2021 now open!

ACOR, a research institute located in Amman, Jordan, promotes study, teaching, and increased knowledge of ancient and Middle Eastern studies with Jordan as a focus. ACOR Fellowship opportunities for the 2020–2021 academic year are now online and the application portal is open at

We encourage you to share these opportunities widely with your networks. Complete information about all the ACOR Fellowships is online at

ACOR is offering in this cycle:
• 1 award for ACOR alumni of any nationality to present a paper in the USA at the annual Middle East Studies Association conference which will be held in Washington, DC Oct. 10–13, 2020. the deadline for the MESA award is February 15, 2020. The Awards will be announced by mid-April 2020.

The deadline for all other ACOR fellowships is February 1, 2020.
• 2 - 3 residential fellowships for post-doctoral researchers for research or work leading to an academic publication (funded by NEH and CAORC)
• 2 - 4 residential fellowships for pre-doctoral graduate students to fund dissertation research in Jordan (funded by CAORC)
• 10 awards variously for travel, research, or accommodation for American and international students participating in ASOR affiliated archaeological projects in Jordan
• 7 awards for Jordanian undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in the sphere of cultural heritage and archaeology
• 2 awards for a Jordanian scholar or working professional to travel to the USA and present a paper at the the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research which will be held in Boston, MA in November 2020.

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