William G. Dever Archaeological Fellowship for Biblical Scholars

American Schools of Oriental Research

A two–month travel-study award of $7,000 will be made available in the summer of 2016 to a qualified American non-tenured faculty member in the field of biblical studies who wants to acquire elementary, first-hand experience in field archaeology and research in Israel. The intent of the award, administered by the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), is to help foster a dialogue between archaeology and biblical studies in colleges, universities, and seminaries, as well as in the larger discipline. The William G. Dever Archaeological Fellowship for Biblical Scholars will provide $7,000 to be used to cover transportation; one month on a specified dig; and one month travel to other digs, combined with a one-month residency (room and half-board) at the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem, which will allow the Dever Fellow to conduct research in the Albright library. During residency, the Albright Institute will facilitate visits to excavations active in the field.

http://www.asor.org/fellowships/wdever.html

Deadline(s):December 15, 2016

Funding Type(s): Research, Travel

Eligibility: Individual (Postdoctoral)

Area(s): Middle East

Keyword(s): Religions, Cultures & Civilizations, Archaeological excavations, Jewish Studies, Biblical studies
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