Fellowships and Grants for Post-Doctoral and Senior Scholars

Funding Agency:
American School of Classical Studies at Athens

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (AIA) ANNA C. AND OLIVER C. COLBURN FELLOWSHIPS

DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

Eligibility: For members of the AIA at the time of application and until the end of the fellowship term. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada, must be at the pre-doctoral stage or have recently received a PhD (within five years of the date of the application). 

Stipend of $5,500. Simultaneous application to both the AIA and the ASCSA is required. Fellowship is awarded every other year - running for 2020-2021 academic year.

 

OSCAR BRONEER TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP, 2019-2020

DEADLINE: TBA

Eligibility: Individuals who have spent a year as a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome (AAR) are eligible for this Fellowship based at the ASCSA and for research based in Athens and Greece.  For the fellowship year of 2019-2020 only applicants previously at the AAR and wishing to conduct research in Greece will be accepted. Candidates must have an approved dissertation proposal or, if they already hold the Ph.D., they should be at the beginning of their teaching career and without tenure. Projects may focus on any period of study in the humanities, although preference will be given to topics dealing with classical antiquity.

Purpose: The Fellowship will be awarded this year for research in Greece. It is expected that the Fellow will use the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) as a base from which to pursue work through trips to sites, museums, or repositories of materials relevant to the Fellow's research. The aim of this Fellowship is to introduce the eastern Mediterranean world to scholars who might otherwise focus their research in the western Mediterranean.

 

M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES AT THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY

DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.s (up to five years) from a U.S. or Canadian institution. Candidates should demonstrate their need to work in the Gennadius Library. 

Fields of Study: Late Antique through Modern Greek Studies, including but not limited to the Byzantine, Frankish, Post-Byzantine, and Ottoman periods.

Purpose: The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship, formerly known as the Gennadeion Fellowship in Post-Classical Studies, was named in honor of archaeologist, Byzantinist, and photographer M. Alison Frantz (1903–1995), a scholar of the post-classical Athenian Agora whose photographs of antiquities are widely used in books on Greek culture.

 

JACOB HIRSCH FELLOWSHIP

DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

Eligibility:  Students who hold U.S. or Israeli citizenship, and who are Ph.D. candidates writing their dissertations in archaeology or recent PhDs completing a project, such as the revision of a dissertation for publication, which requires a lengthy residence in Greece.

Field of Study:  Archaeology

 

COTSEN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP

DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

Eligibility:  Senior scholars and graduate students of any nationality.

Purpose: The Gennadius Library offers the Cotsen Traveling Fellowship, a short-term grant awarded each year to scholars and graduate students pursuing research topics that require the use of the Gennadeion collections. The grant was established by the Overseers of the Gennadius Library to honor Lloyd E. Cotsen, Chairman emeritus of the Overseers and benefactor of the Library.

 

Elizabeth A. Whitehead Distinguished Scholar

DEADLINE: October 31, 2019

Term: Early September to June 1

Eligibility: A senior scholar working in any area related to the mission of the School with a significant record of publication and teaching who is affiliated with a Cooperating Institution. Preference will be given to those who have not received recent support from the School. Previous holders of the Whitehead may apply if the previous term was at least five years prior.

Project: The Whitehead Distinguished Scholar shall pursue research on a project that utilizes the facilities of the School and enriches its academic program. Whitehead Scholars participate in School trips and excursions, work closely with Regular and Student Associate members of the School during the winter term (late November to late March) on the subject of their expertise, and generally participate in the academic life of the School. A more detailed description of this position and a list of past Scholars’ work with members is available on the School’s website here. Applicants are encouraged to consult with the Mellon Professor in Athens well in advance of the October 31 deadline when crafting their proposed contributions to the academic program of the School.

 

KRESS PUBLICATIONS FELLOWSHIPS

DEADLINE: January 15, 2020

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the first year of another five-year program of fellowships funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The Kress Foundation supports research in the art and architecture of antiquity. 

 

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES (NEH) FELLOWSHIPS

DEADLINE: October 31, 2019

Eligibility:  Postdoctoral scholars and professionals in relevant fields including architecture and art history who are US citizens or foreign nationals who have lived in the US for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline. Applicants must already hold their Ph.D. or have completed all requirements, except for the actual conferral of the degree, by the application deadline.

Purpose: Since its inception in 1994, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship program at the ASCSA has demonstrated its effectiveness by supporting projects for 57 scholars with distinguished research and teaching careers in the humanities.

Eligibility

Faculty
Grad/Prof Students
Post Doctoral Fellows

Category

Arts & Humanities
International Opportunities

External Deadline

January 15, 2020