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Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowship Program

Sponsored by: American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)

Applicant must have completed the Ph.D. or be a candidate for M.A. or Ph.D. degrees. The eligible archaeological fields include pre-history, protohistory, ancient Near Eastern, Anatolian, Greek and Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. Selection based on excellence in promise and excellence in achievement. Applicant must demonstrate proficiency in the language of the host institution.


Application Deadline March 28
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Fellowship
Number of Applications 20
Required areas of study ancient Near Eastern, Anatolian, or Greek; Byzantine, Ottoman, Roman, pre-history, protohistory
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $45,000
Average $25,000
Min $15,000


Max 6
Average 5
Min 3

Contact Information

Nancy Leinwand
American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)
American Research Institute in Turkey
University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6324 United States

Phone: (215) 898-3474

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