For graduate students planning to conduct 6+weeks of fieldwork outside the US.
MESP & IRIS Funding
Funding opportunities for students provided by the Middle East Studies Program (MESP) and/or Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS).
Grad Student at UW Madison? Hoping to conduct research abroad Summer 2022?
The Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) & IRIS NRC have two funding opportunities:
Graduate Student Summer Fieldwork Award and the Scott Kloeck-Jenson Fellowship
Online Information Session on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 1 pm via Zoom
The FLAS application for summer 2022 and academic year 2022-2023 awards is now open
The FLAS application for summer 2022 and academic year 2022-2023 awards is now open! The deadline to submit for both competitions is 11:59pm, Monday, February 14, 2022.
Supplementary FLAS Fellowship for APTLI – Deadline March 24, 2021
The Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) is opening a supplementary Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships competition for the Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Institute (APTLI). If you are looking for …
Register for upcoming Middle East Conference!
Middle East Dialogue Friday, March 19, 2021 Register here. The Policy Studies Organization (PSO) is holding a conference for faculty and students on Friday March 19, 2021. See here for full program and registration, …
MESP Conference Grant for Students and Non-Tenure-Eligible Instructors
Call for Applications: The Middle East Studies Program invites applications for grants to defray the expense of attending conferences in the 2023-24 academic year and summer 2023. Grants will be awarded up to $500 each. …
Scott Kloeck-Jenson Fellowship – Deadline March 1, 2021
In memory of Scott Kloeck-Jenson, a scholar dedicated to global peace and justice, the Institute for Regional and International Studies annually offers two awards: the SKJ Pre-Dissertation Travel Fellowships to support overseas travel to potential field research …
IRIS Graduate Student Summer Fieldwork Award – Deadline March 1, 2021
This award is for graduate students for 6 weeks or more of summer fieldwork, and up to $3000 in funding. Please see full details about this award here: https://iris.wisc.edu/funding/students/summer-fieldwork-award/
Boren Fellowship: Applications due January 4, 2021
Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for graduate students to support or add an important international and language component (including through support of in-country research/fieldwork) to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, …
FLAS Awards for 2021
Fund your language study with a Foreign Language and Area Studies Award FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW’s National Resource Centers to assist students in …