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November 16, 2011

American Institute for Yemeni Studies: Research Fellowships for Citizens of Yemen 2011-2012

American Institute for Yemeni Studies: Research Fellowships for Citizens of Yemen 2011-2012

Fellowships provide: Funds for research--related expenses of original research or field study by Yemeni scholars. Funds are for research conducted in Yemen.

Eligibility: Applicants must show qualifications for undertaking the project described in the proposal. An advanced degree is not a requirement, nor is fluency in English. However, the application cover form must be submitted in English.

Award: The maximum amount that can be awarded to any one project under this fellowship competition is $2000.

For Applications: In Yemen contact Stephen Steinbeiser, J.D. American Institute for Yemeni Studies. P.O. Box 2658, Sana'a, Yemen. Tel.: (967-1)-278-411. aiysyem@y.net.ye. Citizens of Yemen temporarily in the U.S. should address requests and completed applications to the U.S. office in Ardmore (contact information below).

Examples of Past Fellowship Projects:
-1998-1999: Dr. Mushin 'Umar Qanzal, Improving the Qualities of the Wheat Varietals Grown in teh Republic of Yemen
-1999-2000: Abd al-Hakim Tahir al-Hamdani, Women's Inheritance, Between Text and Practice
-2001-2002: Shawqi M.A. Hameed, The Yemeni Plastic Arts Movement
2002-2003: Dr. Abdullah G.N. Al-Mikhlafi, The Special Investment in Economical Improvement Policies in Yemen: Obstacles and Solutions

AIYS fellowships are funded by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State.

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