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Excavation Fellowships

302 ASOR Fellowships and Grants Awarded Since 2007

In 2007, ASOR renewed its emphasis on providing excavation grants and fellowships that allows individuals to participate in excavations in the Eastern Mediterranean. Since 2007, ASOR has awarded 302 total grants and scholarships for excavations through the Dever, Harris, MacAllister, Meyers/Wright, Platt, and Heritage Fellowships.

 

  • Heritage Fellowships: In addition to endowed scholarships, each year generous ASOR donors support Heritage scholarships for students and other worthy individuals to participate in excavations. Application deadline is February 17, 2015.
  • P. E. An ASOR fellow holds a small aerial photography helicopter.MacAllister Fellowships: These fellowships were made possible by a generous endowment given by the family and friends of P. E. MacAllister. These funds support scholarships for individuals to participate in excavations. Application deadline is February 17, 2015.
  • Carol and Eric Meyers Fellowships: These fellowships were made possible by a generous endowment given by the students and friends of Carol and Eric Meyers. These funds support scholarships for individuals to participate in excavations. This endowment is not yet fully funded, and it is anticipated that the first fellowships will be awarded during the summer of 2016.
  • Shirlee Meyers / G. Ernest Wright Fellowships: These fellowships were made possible by a generous endowment given by Profs. Eric and Carol Meyers. One-half of the funds awarded each year are in memory of Eric's mother, Shirlee Meyers. The other half of the funds each year are in memory of Prof. G. Ernest Wright, former ASOR president and a professor of both Eric and Carol Meyers. These funds support scholarships for individuals to participate in excavations. Application deadline is February 17, 2015.
  • Platt Fellowships: These fellowships An ASOR fellow takes notes during a marine excavation.were made possible by a generous endowment given by the late Mrs. Katherine Barton Platt. These funds support scholarships for individuals to participate in excavations. Application deadline is February 17, 2015.
  • Strange and Midkiff Families Fellowships: These fellowships were made possible by a generous endowment given by the family and friends of Jim and Carolyn Strange. These funds support scholarships for individuals to participate in excavations. This endowment is not yet fully funded, and it is anticipated that the first fellowships will be awarded during the summer of 2016.
  • Harris Fellowships: These fellowships were made possible by a generous endowment given by the late Rev. Charles Harris. These funds support excavation work of ASOR-affiliated projects. The revised application deadline is February 17, 2015.