Thursday, February 20, 2014

ASMEA Research and Travel Grants Available

I am pleased to inform you that the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) will offer two grants in 2014 to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East & Africa.

The ASMEA Research Grant provides up to $2,500 to qualified professors and students whose current research is on a topic relevant to one of the six broad areas outlined 
here, and constitutes new and original research. Successful applicants will be required to present their research at the Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference on October 30-November 1, 2014 and provide ASMEA the right of first refusal for potential publication in the peer-reviewed Journal of the Middle East and AfricaThe deadline for the Research Grant Application is March 15, 2014.

In addition, we are pleased to offer Travel Grants of up to $500 to qualified professors and students to present their research at the 
Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference. Each grant may be used to cover hotel, conference registration, transportation, and related costs. The deadline for the Travel Grant Application is April 1, 2014.

To apply for the Research Grant or the Travel Grant:

• Applicants must be engaged in ongoing study of the Middle East or Africa and may be affiliated with any academic discipline.

• Applicants must submit a brief letter of reference from their department chair. Students also must submit proof of enrollment and expected graduation date.

• Applications will be accepted only from ASMEA members and must be submitted via the
 ASMEA website.

Attached to this e-mail are PDFs of the 
Research Grant and Travel Grant flyers. I would be most grateful if you would display them in an appropriate public space within your department. The flyers, list of topics, and application can also be accessed at the ASMEA website.

If you have any further questions about ASMEA, the Research and Travel Grants or the Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference, please do not hesitate to contact me at 
202-429-8860 or

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