Applications are now open for CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship 2020 USA. The Multi-Country Research Fellowship by CAORC supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates, and postdoctoral scholars.
Further, preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Applicants are eligible to apply as individuals or in teams. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the U.S., at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.
CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship 2020 USA
However, please note that in accordance with U.S. Department of State travel warnings, travel is not currently possible to the following countries with overseas research centers: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan (senior scholars may be permitted to travel to Lahore and Islamabad subject to approval), and Yemen. CAORC abides by all U.S. Department of State travel restrictions.
- The award is for a minimum of 90 days and Fellows may travel and carry out research between the period of May 2020 and November 2021. (The 90-day travel minimum can be split into multiple trips and does not need to be consecutive.)
- Approximately eight awards of up to $11,000 each will be given.
- Also, Mary Ellen Lane Travel Award: each year the highest-ranking Multi-Country Fellowship applicant will receive an additional $1,000 toward travel expenses.
Applicants are required to meet the following eligibility requirements.
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
- Fellowship awards will not exceed $11,000.
- Funding is not available for research conducted in the U.S.
- Similarly, Group projects are admissible and will be evaluated as a single application. Groups should submit one (1) application for the group project and Curriculum Vitae for each member of the group. Two (2) letters of recommendation are required for the group. If awarded, a single grant of $11,000 will be issued to the group.
- It is not required to be affiliated with a U.S. academic institution to apply.
- PhD candidates must be ABD (all but dissertation) by May 2020.
- If an applicant has held a Multi-Country Fellowship in the past, he/she must wait 3 years before he/she is eligible to apply again.
- Also, minority scholars and scholars from Minority Serving Institutions are strongly encouraged to apply.
Eligible Regions: United States
How to apply for CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship 2020 USA?
All the applicants apply through the official link. Further, applicants also write and submit briefly about the project description, Letter of Recommendation, Curriculum Vitae and copy of official transcripts.