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 an award for presenting at 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 Travel 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 US Office by August 31, 2021.

The award is intended for North African scholars living in North Africa. Scholars must be current citizens of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Mauritania, or Libya. If selected, scholars will receive an award up to $1500* to help cover travel expenses and MESA fees.

* If MESA moves to an all-virtual format in 2021, the award will be a virtual participation award and funds will be adjusted to $300 to cover MESA fees and recognize participation.

Send title/abstract of paper and a current CV to aims@aimsnorthafrica.org by August 31, 2021 with “Zartman Award Submission” in the subject line. Applicants must be current AIMS members.

Deadline is August 31, 2021.
Please note the MESA deadline for submissions was February 18th.

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

AIMS invites graduate students to apply for an award to attend the annual MESA meeting*. Students must have been successfully accepted to give a paper at the annual MESA meeting. 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 graduate students through her work at CEMAT, the awards are known as the Jeanne Jeffers Mrad Graduate Student Travel Awards.

AIMS offers awards up to $500* to cover travel and MESA fees.

* If MESA moves to an all-virtual format in 2021, the award will be a virtual participation award and funds will be adjusted to $300 to cover MESA fees and recognize participation.

Send title/abstract of paper and a current CV to aims@aimsnorthafrica.org by August 31, 2021 with “Mrad Award Submission” in the subject line. Applicants must be current AIMS members. Applications welcome from all nationalities.

Deadline is August 31, 2021.
Please note the MESA deadline for submissions is February 18th.

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

Updates for the next conference coming soon.

AIMS invites US graduate students to apply for a travel grant to attend the AIMS annual conference in North Africa. Students must have been accepted to give a paper at the Annual Conference. Applications deadline TBA.

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: aims@aimsnorthafrica.org (Date 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.