Now accepting applications for:

  • 2020 Summer Study Program (due March 15, 2020)

Deadline has Passed for:

  • Fellowships for the September 2020 to May 2021 Academic Year (due October 15, 2019; PEF/AIAR Fellowship due January 15, 2020) [2021-2022 Competition will be announced in July 2020]

  • 2020 Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize (due December 31, 2019) [2021 Competition will be announced in July 2020]

Available Fellowships (summer fellowships available)

Those applying for the ACLSCAORC, and ASOR fellowships can go directly to their websites for application.

Overview of the Application Procedure

  1. Sign Up for an online account (at right).
  2. Log in.
  3. Go to "Awards".
  4. Complete eligibility questionaire to see awards available to you.
  5. Choose one award to apply for.
  6. Applying for one Short-Term (1 month) Fellowship will automatically generate applications for all other Short Term Fellowships for which you are eligible. This is also true for Long-Term (3-6 month) Fellowships.
  7. Note that the Dever Memorial Prize will only appear to PhD Candidates.
  8. Complete Application Form.
  9. Upload supporting materials.
  10. Enter contact information for Recommenders (if applicable).
  11. Submit!

Guidelines for Preparing Your Albright Application (Short and Long Term)

Application materials consist of the following:

  • Online Application Form
    • The form collects basic and detailed information, including personal details, qualifications, and proposed research.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    • Long-Term Fellowship Applications require names and emails for three recommenders; Short-Term Fellowship Applications require two recommenders.
    • The application system will automatically email the recommenders with instructions for submitting letters.
  • Transcripts
    • Transcripts are required for applicants who are PhD candidates or recent PhDs (Long-Term Fellowship applications only).
    • After submitting your application form, you will receive an email with instructions for submitting your transcripts.
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 Page Maximum; 10pt font)
    • Include the following sections, preferably in this order.
      • Current Postion and Select Employment History
      • Educational History: List institutions, dates of attendance, and degree(s) granted (or expected).
      • Selected Publications: List bibliographical citations of your academic publications (do not include copies of papers).
      • Selected Awards: List and describe scholarships, fellowships, and honors received, especially in teaching, research, archaeological fieldwork, and other experience related to your project.
  • Statement of Proposed Research
    • This statement is an important element of your application, so please take time with the coherence and presentation of your proposal.
    • Long-Term Fellowship Applications should be a maximum of 2,000 words with bibliography maximum 500 words.
    • Short-Term Fellowship Applications should be a maximum of 1,000 words with bibliography maximum 500 words.
    • Include the following information. 
      • Description of your intended research.
      • Explanation of the scholarly significance of your research.
      • Details of your methodology/ies of research.
      • Specifically address the goals of your research period. Goals should match the time requested for the fellowship.
      • Explain why you need to be at the Albright Institute in Jerusalem
      • AIAR/PEF applicants should specify what they intend to do at the PEF Archive in London.
      • Final form you expect the publication of your research to take.
      • Proposals that are longer that the maximums stated above have the potential of annoying the Fellowship Committee.

For questions about the fellowship program or the required materials, please contact Dr. Susan Cohen, Chair, Albright Fellowship Committee.
For technical assistance, please contact Matthew J. Adams.


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