Olivia James Traveling Fellowship – AIA Award

  • Target: The citizens of the United States
  • Benefits: $25,000
  • Level and Discipline: Non-degree program in Archaeological Studies
  • Host Institution: Any institution – Greece, Italy, Turkey and Syria
  • Deadline: 1 November each year

Applicants are now invited to apply the Olivia James Travelling Fellowship. Only the U.S scholars are welcome to apply. To be eligible, he or she must be a member of Archaeological Institute of America at the time of application. The fellows will receive award amounting up to $25,000. The application deadline is 1 November each year.

Fellowship Description
The Olivia James Traveling Fellowship is mainly purposed to support fellows to travel and study to be conducted between July 1 of the award year and the following June 30. Preference will be given to projects of at least a half-year’s duration. The award is to be used for travel and study in Greece (the modern state), Cyprus, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, southern Italy (that is, the Italian provinces of Campania, Molise, Apulia, Basilicata, and Calabria), Asia Minor (Turkey) or Mesopotamia (that is, the territory between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, that is modern Iraq and parts of northern Syria and eastern Turkey). Although the proposal may require travel outside these areas, the majority of travel proposed must be within them.

Award Value
Each of the selected fellows will receive up to $25,000.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in Archaeological Studies.

Place of Study
The program can be taken in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Syria.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, applicants must be members of the AIA at the time of application and until the end of the fellowship term. Preference will be given to individuals engaged in dissertation research or to those who received their Ph.D. within five years of the application deadline. Recipients may not hold other major fellowships during the requested tenure of the Olivia James award.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the U.S students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
The application form can be downloaded at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
1 November on annual basis.

Contact Details
All enquiries about can be directed to fellowships@aia.bu.edu

Website and Application Link


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