Humanities Research Fellowships for the Study of the Arab World

The NYUAD Institute has embarked on a multi-year research fellowship program in the Humanities. This program aims to help create an energetic, multi-faceted research environment for the Humanities and the study of the Arab world at NYUAD's campus. To this end, both distinguished scholars and promising scholars are invited to apply for residential fellowships at the Institute. Fellows contribute to NYUAD's intellectual community through research and research-related activities, including sharing their work in progress with NYUAD faculty and students and participating in scholarly networks engaged in ongoing research centered at the Institute.

CfA: Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World

  • The NYU Abu Dhabi Research Institute invites scholars who wish to contribute to the vibrant research culture of NYUAD’s Saadiyat campus to apply for a residential fellowship during Academic Year 2023-2024. The Institute welcomes applications from scholars working in all areas of the Humanities related to the study of the Arab world, its rich literature and history, its cultural and artistic heritage, and its manifold connections with other cultures. We particularly welcome interdisciplinary research applications.

    Deadline: October 3, 2022

CfA: Graduate Student Research Workshop

  • The NYU Abu Dhabi Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World program invites applications for its third Graduate Student Research Workshop to be hosted in spring 2024 at NYU Abu Dhabi. We welcome applications from international doctoral students with the opportunity to present and thoroughly discuss their Ph.D. projects related to the Arab world.

    Deadline: September 16, 2024

CfA: Travel Grant

  • The Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World program, in collaboration with the Archives and Special Collections of the NYUAD Library, is awarding a limited number of travel awards to scholars interested in research within the Arab Heritage and Gulf Crossroads collections along with the relevant thematic holdings of the NYUAD Library.

    Deadline: December 30, 2023

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