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Palestine Studies Post-doctoral Award 2020/21 at Columbia University

Palestine Studies Post-doctoral Award 2020/21 at Columbia University

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Country: USA
City: New York
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Applications for Palestine Studies Post-doctoral Award 2020/21 at Columbia University are now open. The Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute announces the competition for the 2020-2021 Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doctoral Award. Moreover, this year-long post-doctoral fellowship seeks to recognize and foster innovative and ground-breaking scholarship on issues related to Palestine and Palestinians.

Generally, this award is to support a scholar working on a book project in any field of the humanities or social sciences who is ready to spend an academic year at Columbia University in New York. Furthermore, the position will be pursuing her or his research and writing, contributing to curricular matters, and participating in the intellectual life of the Center for Palestine Studies.

Funding/Financial Aid

Palestine Studies Post-doctoral Award 2020/21 at Columbia University is a fully-funded position that offers a living stipend of a total of $50,00o for the academic year.

Who can apply?

The 2020-2021 Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doctoral Award is open to all post-doctoral scholars who share the mission of the Center for Palestine Studies to advance the production and circulation of knowledge on Palestinian history, culture, society, and politics through outstanding scholarship. However, Columbia University strongly encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented programs who would benefit most from the academic resources of Columbia University. Any applicants who wish to participate must have a Ph.D. in hand by June 2020. Furthermore, the Fellow may not hold any other major fellowship or teaching obligations during the award period.

Application process

Candidates must fill the online application in order to apply for this role. Start your application here

In addition to the application, applicants must submit the following documents as well


  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Three-page (1000 word) description of the book project.
  • Writing sample (15 pg max).
  • Two letters of recommendation.


Columbia University (also known as Columbia, and officially as Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It is one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence, seven of which belong to the Ivy League. Columbia University ranks as among the top ten universities in the world.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline15 January,2020
CityNew York
Open toAll
OrganizerColumbia University
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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