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 Africa. The 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
• Applications will be accepted only from ASMEA members and must be submitted
via the ASMEA
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.