2018 Palestine Israel Fellowship Fund for Travel

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the American Anthropological Association Palestine Israel Fellowship Fund for Travel. Before applying, please download and review this document to make certain that you are eligible.

At any time you can save your application and return later to continue working on it. In order to do so, you will need to use your Application Code which will be sent to you by email upon saving your application. For best results, prepare your answers in a Word document and copy and paste them into the form.

The second portion of your application is a required recommendation which must be done by a scholar familiar with your work and research aspirations. Please notify the individual prior to submitting the application (and be sure to give them adequate time to provide the recommendation before the deadline).

To be considered for review, both your application and the letter of recommendation must both be completed before the March 15, 2018 deadline. Once your application is finalized and submitted, the recommender is prompted to submit their letter. Thus, we strongly urge you to request your recommender prepare the letter in advance so it is ready to submit it once you complete your online application We also suggest you avoid submitting close to the deadline to ensure your recommender has time to submit the letter.

Thank you for your interest and best of luck!

Palestine Israel Fellowship Fund Review Committee


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Contact Information
Applicant Information
Personal Status. Please check all that apply.

Palestinian scholar or student living or working in the West Bank

Palestinian scholar or student living or working in the Gaza Strip

Palestinian scholar or student living or working in Israel

Dissenting Israeli scholar or student living or working in the West Bank

Dissenting Israeli scholar or student living or working in the Gaza Strip

Dissenting Israeli scholar or student living or working in Israel

Scholar or student living or working outside Israel Palestine

Application statement
In 500-1000 words, describe the purpose of your proposed travel. Please include in your description the value of the trip to scholarly exchange on topics of anthropological interest in Israel-Palestine, and the benefit of the travel to your research, teaching or mentoring work in the field.

Brief curriculum vitae
In approximately 500 words provide details on your education, research, publications, teaching and presentations. Include details on prior employment, volunteer work, and other experience only if it is directly relevant to scholarly exchange on topics of anthropological interest in Israel-Palestine.

AAA Membership Status
* AAA Members, please note your member number in the box below.
Nonmembers applying for a one-year free membership through the fund as part of their application must include statement of need in the box below.

Additional Required Information Information from Israeli scholars and students
Israeli scholars/students must make the case for why they fit the category of “dissenting Israeli scholar:”
  All others, please enter “N/A”
Additional Required Information from visiting scholars/students to the region
Please provide evidence of and describe the specific conditions that have constituted obstruction and obstacle to your serving as teacher, mentor or research collaborator in the region. In addition, identify a local collaborator who will serve as your host.
All others, please enter “N/A.”
 
Recommendation

Letter of Support: Do not submit this application until you have checked with the person who will be giving your required student recommendation first.

All applicants must obtain a letter of recommendation from a scholar familiar with their work and research aspirations.

Please provide the first name, last name and email address of the individual giving your required recommendation. An email will be sent to this individual upon completion of the application.

Saving your progress allows you to return to edit your internship application at a later time.

When you click 'Finish/Complete', your application will be submitted and your recommendation individual will be contacted. You will not be able to return to make any more changes.