With support from the Title VI program of the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost, the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations and the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies are pleased to offer the following grants:
Course Development Grants:
Due to budgetary constraints, course development grants will not be offered during 2012-2013 academic year.
Faculty Research Travel Grants (UNC only):
A small pool of $2,500 is available to subsidize faculty research travel, with a preference for pilot projects leading to external grant applications for UNC faculty.
The deadline for interested faculty is December 3, 2012. Please submit your 1-page proposal and CV to Shai Tamari at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Language Instruction Training Grants (UNC and Duke):
A small pool of $4,000 is available to support Duke and UNC language instructors’ participation in pedagogical training programs with the National Middle East Language Resource Center (NMELRC) and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), in order to increase language teaching proficiency on our campuses. The grant will cover travel and accommodation expenses of up to $500 per applicant. For more information on the workshops, including dates and location, please visit NMELRC and ACTFL pages. For interested language instructors, please email Shai Tamari (UNC) at email@example.com or Kelly Jarrett (Duke) at firstname.lastname@example.org, expressing interest in the grant, the reason you would like to participate in the workshop, the titles of the workshops you will participate in, and a budget estimate (travel, accommodation, etc.). A proposal and CV is not necessary. There is no deadline for this grant application.