New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for residential research fellowships in humanities for 2015-2016 academic session. The Institute is hosting up to two senior fellows and up to four junior fellows. All research fellowships will be offered to scholars who demonstrate interest in playing an active role in the intellectual community of NYUAD, in particular by exchanging ideas with other Institute fellows and with NYU faculty and students. The fellowships are open to scholars of all backgrounds and nationalities. Scholars may apply for one- or two-semester fellowships. The application deadline is November 1, 2014.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of humanities. The program is closely connected to the research profile of NYUAD’s faculty in the Arts & Humanities; its Liberal Arts curriculum, with concentrations on History, Literature, Philosophy, the Arab Crossroads program, and Museum Studies; related departments and research centers at NYU New York; and NYUAD’s outreach program in the UAE.
Course Level: Fellowships are available to undertake research program at NYUAD’s campus.
Programme Provider: New York University Abu Dhabi
Award can be taken at: United Arab Emirates
User Review( votes)
–Eligible candidates for the senior fellowships have an outstanding scholarly accomplishment, including an internationally recognized publication record. Mid-career scholars with strong publication records and exceptional scholarly promise may be considered in this category. Eligible candidates for the junior fellowships, which are intended especially for young scholars who wish to turn their doctoral dissertations into book manuscripts publishable with major academic presses, have received their Ph.D. within the previous five years and have a strong record of scholarly accomplishment.
-All research fellowships will be offered to scholars who demonstrate interest in playing an active role in the intellectual community of NYUAD, in particular by exchanging ideas with other Institute fellows and with NYU faculty and students. The fellowships are open to scholars of all backgrounds and nationalities.
Open for International Students: These research fellowships are open to scholars of all nationalities.
Description: 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 at NYUAD’s campus. To this end, NYUAD is annually inviting applications from distinguished senior scholars as well as from promising junior scholars for residential fellowships at NYUAD’s Institute. Fellows are contributing 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 NYUAD Institute.
Number of award(s): The Institute is hosting up to two senior fellows and up to four junior fellows.
Duration of award(s): Scholars may apply for one- or two-semester fellowships
What does it cover? For the period of their fellowships, scholars are offered work/office space at the Institute, full use of NYUAD’s library facilities (which are substantial, closely connected as they are to NYU’s Main Library in New York), administrative support, housing at NYUAD’s campus on Saadiyat Island, a fellowship stipend commensurate with experience, a personal research allowance, support for travel to and from Abu Dhabi.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Please submit all questions and applications to nyuad.humanities.fellowships-at-nyu.edu.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 1, 2014.