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    Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowships

    Offered by Council of American Overseas Research Centers

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Aug 10, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $12,000

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    December 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Council of Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship enables US scholars to carry out trans-regional and comparative research in countries across the network of Overseas Research Centers as well as other countries. The fellowship supports advanced research in the humanities, social sciences, and allied natural sciences for doctoral candidates, who are all but dissertation, and scholars who have earned their PhD. Applicants can either apply as individuals or as teams, but each participant must carry out research in two or more countries outside the US, at least one of which must host a participating Overseas Research Center. Minority scholars and scholars from Minority-Serving Institutions are especially encouraged to apply.

    If you’re a doctoral candidate interested in conducting research in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Council of American Overseas Research Centers

    The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), founded in 1981, is a private nonprofit federation of independent overseas research centers (ORCs) that promote advanced research, particularly in the humanities and social sciences, with a focus on the conservation and recording of cultural heritage and the understanding and interpretation of modern societies.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens

    Academic Interest

    Philosophy, Religion, Anthropology, Political Science, Art History

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Resume or CV

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Council of American Overseas Research Centers at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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