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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Competition Details

American Center of Oriental Research Scholarships and Fellowships

Fellowship Website

ACOR offers a number of fellowships for American pre-doctoral students, or students who are in the process of completing the Ph.D. degree. Principally this is the ACOR-CAORC Fellowship.

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) in Amman, Jordan is a private, international, non profit 501(c)(3), academic institution dedicated to promoting research and publication in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, ancient through Islamic history, art history, cultural resources management, conservation and preservation studies, Near Eastern languages, religion, and other aspects of Middle East and Near Eastern area studies.

Most of ACOR’s fellowship programs are “residential”, i.e., room, board, and research space are provided. ACOR attempts to create an academic community within the institute by choosing mature scholars and students from a variety of disciplines.

Please note: Current graduate students applying for the ACOR must also complete the USC Study Abroad Application due to the Study Abroad Office. If awarded grant, at least 30 days prior to departure you must complete the relevant Study Abroad Application found at the link to Forms and Applications, and then Graduate/Professional Students at

Award Value

Various awards are available.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application

Minimum Grade Point Average


Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded
Academic Areas: Humanities
Areas of Interest: Study Abroad
Language Funding

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

Last updated: August 10, 2018

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