Announcing ACOR 2021–22 Fellowships

ACOR Fellowship Opportunities for the 2021–2022 academic year are now online and the application portal is open:

ACOR promotes study, teaching, and increased knowledge of ancient and Middle Eastern studies with Jordan as a focus. 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:

  • 2–3 residential fellowships for post-doctoral researchers for research or work leading to an academic publication
  • 2–4 residential fellowships for pre-doctoral graduate students to fund dissertation research in Jordan
  • 9 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 annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research.
  • 1 award for ACOR alumni of any nationality to present a paper in the USA at the annual Middle East Studies Association conference.

The deadline for the MESA award is February 15, 2021; the deadline for all other ACOR fellowships is February 1, 2021. Awards will be announced by mid-April 2021.


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