ASOR Mesopotamian Fellowship


To financially support field research in ancient Mesopotamian civilization carried out in Middle East.

This fellowship is primarily intended to support field/research projects on ancient Mesopotamian civilization carried out in the Middle East, but other research projects such as museum or archival research related to Mesopotamian studies may also be considered.


Open to applicants affiliated with an institution that is a corporate member of ASOR or who have an individual membership. See website for further details.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

3–12 months

Award Value

US$9,000. $1,000 of this Fellowship amount will be allocated for registration and travel support to the ASOR Annual Meeting.

Application procedure

Applicants need to submit cover sheet (with contact information, ASOR membership information, title of project, and brief abstract) and a short proposal. Applicants currently in graduate degree programs should provide three recommendations.

Closing date

March 1st

Study Level

  • Research

American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR)

The American Schools of Oriental Research's (ASOR) mission is to initiate, encourage and support research into, and public understanding of the people and cultures of the near East from the earlist times by fostering original research, archaeological excavations and explorations, by encouraging scholarship in the basic languages, cultural histories and traditions of the near Eastern world.

Contact Details

  • 617 353 6570
  • 617 353 6575
  • 656 Beacon Street
    5th Floor
    02215 2010
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) by using the links below.


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