The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, in conjunction with the Persian Studies Program welcomes proposals from UNC units and organizations seeking support for projects that that focuses on Iran and the Persianate world.

Funding for projects that meet this goal will not normally exceed $500, and the amount of support the program offers should be matched by funds from at least one other unit on campus. To encourage interdisciplinary work, preference is given to proposals that involve more than one department or school. Also, we look favorably upon proposals that engage faculty, students, and staff. Projects must be organized by a person or unit affiliated with UNC, Duke, or the community.

All events sponsored or co-sponsored by the North Carolina Persian Studies require post-event information about attendance. You will be asked to provide this information within a month of your event. *