Higher Degree Research Scholarships in Contemporary Arab Art from Darat al Funun in Jordan

Darat al Funun
Cultural center Darat al Funun
Closing date :
2019/11/15
Higher Degree Research Scholarships in Contemporary Arab Art from Darat al Funun in Jordan

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Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation in Jordan is pleased to announce the open call for its 2020-2021 dissertation fellowship. The fellowship was established in 2011 to encourage research on modern and contemporary art of the Arab world. One to two fellowships will be granted each year.

Program Duration:

The duration of the program ranges from 4-6 months between mid-September 2020 and 1 June 2021.

Eligibility Criteria:

The scholarship is open to all students who have successfully completed Ph.D. requirements (except thesis).

Fellowship Responsibilities:

The fellow is expected to:

  • Pursue his own research.
  • Give at least one public lecture.
  • Participate in Darat al Funun's cultural and artistic activities. 
  • Upon completion of the fellowship, the fellow is required to submit a five to a seven-page research report that will be made available on Darat al Funun's website.

Funding:

The scholarship provides up to $ 10,000, including the following costs:

  • Travel fees.
  • Accommodation fees.
  • Provide an office space.

Note: The scholarship does not cover health fees.

Required Documents:

  • Research proposal, also specifying their desired period of stay during the academic year 2020-2021.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A writing sample. 
  • C.V.
  • Official transcript.

About:

Darat al Funun is a home for the arts and artists from the Arab world, housed in six renovated historical buildings from the 1920s and 30s, with a restored archaeological site in the garden. We aim to provide a platform for contemporary Arab artists, to support art practices and artistic exchange, to stimulate critical discourse, and to research, document, and archive Arab art. Our specialized art library includes Arabic and English resources and an archive of video and photographic documentation of Darat al Funun's activities and files on Arab artists. In addition, Darat al Funun hosts artworks from The Khalid Shoman Collection.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Art, Design

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Travel costs, Accommodation, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Jordan
Required Documents
CV, Transcript of Records, Research Proposal, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Art, Design, and Music
Educational Level
Ph.D
Required Languages
English
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