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  • 2015-16 Fellowship Competition for U.S. Scholars

    Full proposals due December 22, 2014

    Awards announced March 10, 2015

    Fellowship awards from $6,000 - $9,000

    The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) announces its 16th annual competition for doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships in Palestinian studies.

    Important information about the fellowship competition:

    Research must contribute to Palestinian studies. Any area of Palestinian studies will be considered, including the humanities, social sciences, economics, law, health and applied sciences. Purely scientific research is not eligible for this fellowship competition.

    Research must take place in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, or Lebanon.
    PARC funding is limited to one year of research.

    Individual and joint research projects are eligible for this competition.

    Applicants must be post-doctoral scholars, established researchers, or full-time doctoral students enrolled in a recognized degree program. Doctoral students must have fulfilled all preliminary requirements for the doctorate degree except the dissertation by the time the research commences. The fellowship will not cover tuition fees. Senior researchers without doctorates but with a record of academic publication are eligible. Applicants with a master's degree may only apply jointly with a post-doctoral scholar..

    Applicants must be U.S. citizens. U.S. permanent residents are not eligible for this competition.*

    Applicants must be PARC members. Visit the PARC membership page for more information.

    Former PARC fellows who received grants in the last three years are not eligible to apply.

    Minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

    Funded by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through an agreement with CAORC.

    Ends December 22, 2014, 5:00 AM

  • 2015-16 NEH/FPIRI Fellowship Competition

    Full proposals due December 22, 2014

    Awards announced March 10, 2015

    Fellowship awards are a minimum of four and a maximum of eight consecutive months. Selected fellows are awarded $4,200 per month of the award.

    The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) announces its third National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) competition for post-doctoral fellowships for research in Palestine.

    Important information about the fellowship competition:

    Fields of study include, but are not limited to, history, philosophy, religious studies, literature, literary criticism, and visual and performing arts. In addition, research that embraces a humanistic approach and methods will be considered.

    Applicants must be post-doctoral scholars.

    Applicants must propose a minimum of four consecutive months of research and a maximum of eight consecutive months of research that takes place in the West Bank.

    Selected fellows must work on their research full-time during their period of funding.

    Fellowship recipients must be U.S. citizens or have lived in the United States for a minimum of three years immediately preceding the application deadline.

    Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) under the Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI). This is the final year of three years of PARC's NEH/FPIRI grant. PARC will award one eight-month or two four-month fellowships.

    Ends December 22, 2014, 5:00 AM

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  • CASA Volunteer Orientation

    Baton Rouge, LA, US Capital Area CASA Association

    Find out how you can become a voice for an abused or neglected child while he or she awaits a safe and permanent home during this 45-minute informational session at 848 Louisiana Ave. Please call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more or let us know you're planning to attend.

    Starts December 29, 2014, 6:00 PM

  • Appeal for Relief and rehabilitation measures to Jammu and Kashmir Flood victims

    Budgam, State of Jammu and Kashmīr, India Cultural,Educational & Enivormental Organisation

    Cultural Educational and Environmental Organization (CEEO): Request for relief material for flood affected people in Kashmir
    Cultural Educational and Environmental Organization (CEEO) was set up in 2008 in Kashmir. The organization works in the areas of education, women's development, health, sanitation and more in Kashmir, Kargil and Ladakh. CEEO requires rescue material on an urgent basis for those affected by the floods in that region. They are looking for blankets, life jackets, tubes, water bottles, food packs, biscuits and plastic tents amongst other items.
    If you have any material you would like to donate, do get in touch with them here:
    Mujeeb Ali: (91) 9906826707, 9650916133, 9797777247
    Email: ceeongo_ngo@rediffmail.com
    Cheques/demand drafts to be sent to: CEEO,
    G-12, First Floor, ODS, Lajpat Nagar-4.
    New Delhi-110024
    Contact no: 011-26442248, 91 9650916133, 91 9958022425/ 9697124852
    OR

    1. 2, A-wing, ARIHANTH APARTMENT, Opp Greater Bank of India, Bon Bon Lane, 7 Bungalows, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053
      Contact Number: 09820303302
      Their bank account details are as follows:
      Account Holder: Cultural Educational and Environmental Organization {C.E.E.O NGO)
      Bank: State Bank of India.
      Branch: Budgam
      Account Number: 31780610868
      RTGS-02297 | IFSC Code: SBIN0002297

    Starts December 31, 2014, 3:00 AM

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