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    Dr. Philip M. Kayal Fund for Arab American Research

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Center for Arab American Philanthropy

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jul 16, 2024
    Multiple awards worth up to

    $2,500

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expired deadline:

    November 16, 2022

    Scholarship Overview

    The Dr. Philip M. Kayal Fund for Arab American Research annually awards up to $2,500 to multiple graduate students and non-tenured faculty at accredited institutions who are conducting research (ideally for publication). Utmost preference will be given to Arab Americans conducting research on the Arab-American community, then non-Arab Americans conducting research on the community, then Arab Americans conducting research in any field. 

    Preference will also be given to those conducting research in the social sciences or related fields, particularly sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science, social work, economics, and history. Students who demonstrate financial need are encouraged to apply. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details!

    Editor’s Note: As of 2023, the Dr. Philip M. Kayal Fund for Arab American Research appears to be no longer available. If this is incorrect, please reach out to us at [email protected] and we will update this page accordingly.

    About Center for Arab American Philanthropy

    The Center for Arab American Philanthropy is an organization that focuses on “building vibrant societies by uniting and strengthening the collective power of Arab American giving.”

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Race/Ethnicity

    Middle Eastern

    Academic Interest

    Psychology, Social Science, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, History

    Application information

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

    3-page essay

    Resume or CV

    Letter of recommendation

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