New Generation of Social Scientists in the Arab Region- Deadline Extended

The “New Generation of Social Scientists in the Arab Region” extended its deadline for its second cycle applications. Students who are passionate about the social sciences and who are studying at the BA, MA or PhD levels at the partner universities in the Arab region are encouraged to apply for the fellowship.

BA and MA students will be eligible even if they are in disciplines and fields outside of the social sciences.

The NewGen fellows will be immersed into a 2-year journey of activities comprising research, training, mentorship, networking and exposure. Together, these activities seek to incubate a new generation of social scientists capable of, and committed to, conducting research for social change, developing and teaching critical approaches to social issues and building new institutions and infrastructures for knowledge production. All program activities will be implemented in partnership with the program’s main partner universities in the region.

For the second program cycle, the program has been launched in 4 countries with 4 main partner universities. In total, students can apply from 16 universities.

To learn more about the program, see the FAQ here.

The main partner universities for the second cycle of the program are:

Lebanon: Lebanese American University

Palestine: Birzeit University

Tunisia: Sfax University

Egypt: American University in Cairo

In addition to students from the main partner universities, students from the following universities can apply:

Lebanon: Lebanese University, American University of Beirut, University of Balamand, Saint Joseph University

Palestine: Al Najah National University, Al Quds University (Abu Dis), Bethlehem University

Tunisia: Tunis-Al Manar University, Manouba University, Tunis University

Egypt: Cairo University, Alexandria University

The deadline for submission is March 26, 2021.

Click here for more information regarding the program, submission guidelines, and application.

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