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AIMS at MESA: The I. William Zartman North African Travel Award

AIMS at MESA: The Jeanne Jeffers Mrad Graduate Student Travel Award

AIMS Annual Conference: The Donna Lee Bowen Graduate Student Travel Award


AIMS at MESA: The I. William Zartman North African Travel Award

AIMS invites North African scholars who have been selected to present a paper at the annual MESA meeting to apply for a travel award and stipend to the conference. In honor of the many years of his service to the Institute and his affection for the scholars of the Maghrib, the award is named the I. William Zartman Award. Once an applicant has been officially accepted to present at MESA, applicants should then submit the title and abstract of their selected paper along with a current CV to the AIMS Executive Office by August 31, 2014.

The award is intended for North African scholars living in North Africa. Scholars must be citizens of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Mauritania, or Libya. If selected, scholars will receive an award to cover up to 1500 dollars in airfare, per diem for the duration of the conference, and MESA conference fees.

Applications should be sent to: aims@aimsnorthafrica.org. Deadline August 31, 2014.

(Please note that the MESA deadline for submissions is Feb 15th.)

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AIMS at MESA: The Jeanne Jeffers Mrad Graduate Student Travel Award

AIMS invites graduate students to apply for a travel grant to attend the annual MESA meeting. Students must have been successfully accepted to give a paper at the MESA. Paper themes must concern North African studies and all disciplines are welcome.

In honor of her many years of service to AIMS and her sustained encouragement of American graduate students through her work at CEMAT, the AIMS Graduate Student Travel Awards are known as the Jeanne Jeffers Mrad Graduate Student Travel Awards.

Send title/abstract of paper and a current CV to the AIMS executive office (aims@aimsnorthafrica.org) by August 31, 2014. Applicants must be members of AIMS at the time of submission. Applications welcome from all nationalities.

AIMS offers awards between $300 to $500 to support the cost of domestic travel, per diem and MESA fees.

(Please note the MESA deadline for submissions is Feb 15th.)

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AIMS Annual Conference: The Donna Lee Bowen Graduate Student Travel Award

AIMS invites US graduate students to apply for a travel grant to attend the AIMS conference in North Africa. Students must have been accepted to give a paper at the Annual Conference. The 2014 conference (postponed from June 2013) is titled Saharan Crossroads: Views from the Desert-Edge and is scheduled to be held in Algeria in June 2014. Abstracts were due December 31, 2012.

Applicants must be a US Citizen and a member of the AIMS Graduate Student Association, the GSA.

In honor of her many years of service and her sustained encouragement of American graduate students through her work with AIMS, the Graduate Student Travel Award is known as the Donna Lee Bowen Graduate Student Travel Award.

Send title/abstract of paper and a current CV to the AIMS executive office (aims@aimsnorthafrica.org) (date for 2014 deadline TBA).

The travel award provides roundtrip airfare up to $1500 in reimbursed air travel to the AIMS conference. Flights must be on a US carrier.

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