Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Fellowships: Society of Fellows

Each year exceptional applicants are selected for research fellowships with the intention of fostering growth and intellectual collaboration in interdisciplinary communities composed of peers and senior fellows.◊ 



Each year the Society selects outstanding applicants for appointment to three-year fellowships in the humanities, the arts, the social, physical, and life sciences, and in the professional schools.  We seek a diverse and international pool of applicants and especially welcome candidates from underrepresented backgrounds. The newly appointed Postdoctoral Fellows join a unique interdisciplinary community composed of their peers as well as the Senior Fellows of the Society, who include many of the University’s leading scholars. Alumni Fellows of the Society have gone on to become distinguished scholars at institutions around the world.



The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, calls for fellowship applications annually. Three to five postdoctoral fellows are appointed each year for three-year terms in residence to pursue research and teach half-time in their academic host department. The fellowships carry with them an appointment as lecturer in a fellow's host department.



The Columbia Society of Fellows in the Humanities, with grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, appoint a number of postdoctoral fellows in the humanities each academic year. The Society of Fellows is committed to assembling a diverse and inclusive academic community. Toward this end, we especially encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and those whose interests contribute to realizing this goal.



The Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at the University of Chicago is an interdisciplinary organization of both senior and junior fellows, dedicated to promoting liberal arts teaching and scholarship. The purpose of the Society is to promote the intellectual well-being of its members, to encourage professional and intellectual discourse, to foster interdisciplinary dialogue, both within the society and across the University as a whole, and to help maintain the high standard of teaching in the College.



The Dartmouth Society of Fellows is an interdisciplinary community that supports the integration of research and teaching excellence. The Society encourages both individual and collaborative scholarship. In addition to pursuing research and teaching, members of the Society meet weekly during the academic terms for the exchange of ideas, and discussion of their scholarship and current research.



The Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities program is a unique opportunity for the best recent Ph.D. recipients in the humanities to develop as scholars and teachers. We invite applicants to apply for fellowships in fields where their work has demonstrable relevance to teaching and research in the designated Stanford department.



The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University invites applications for residential fellowships from scholars whose research projects reflect a yearly theme. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. 



The purpose of the Society is to give scholars at an early stage of their careers an opportunity to pursue their studies in any department of the University, free from formal requirements. They must be persons of exceptional ability, originality, and resourcefulness, and should be of the highest caliber of intellectual achievement, comparable to successful candidates for junior faculty positions at leading universities.


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, is a German Foundation financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Its research facility is situated at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It is aimed at creating a creative, vibrant scholarly environment for outstanding young scholars in all fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
◊Deadlines will vary year to year

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