Grants & Academic Outreach

RESEARCH GRANTS IN ARMENIAN STUDIES

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) awards scholar grants for research within the field of Armenian Studies on a quarterly basis and considers applications from scholars throughout the world.

Deadlines for submission of a proposal are March 15, June 15, September 15, and December 15. Proposals are subject to approval by the NAASR Academic Committee and the NAASR Executive Committee. Applicants should expect a decision approximately six weeks after the deadline. Please adhere to the following guidelines in submitting a proposal:

  1. Grants may be awarded for travel, cost of digitization or microfilm or other research materials, in support of book publication costs, and for similar expenses. Grants are not issued to support requests outside of the field of Armenian Studies.
  2. Proposals must be submitted at least three months prior to the event or project for which funding is sought.
  3. Stipends for living expenses in the applicant's own institution or home and scholarships to colleges and universities are excluded from consideration. 
  4. Each applicant must state in detail the purpose and scope of the research project for which funding is sought. Applicants must also indicate the total amount of money required for the project and whether other sources have been approached, and provide the proposed itinerary if requesting travel funds. 
  5. Required submissions include a curriculum vitae and recommendations from at least two persons of academic standing familiar with the applicant's previous work and proposed research.
  6. It is strongly recommended that you contact NAASR at hq@naasr.org prior to submitting materials for consideration.  Materials must be received prior to the quarterly deadline to be considered. 
  7. A copy of any book, article, report, or other work, the writing of which has been assisted by a grant, is to be deposited with NAASR. 
  8. A final report and financial accounting is expected as soon as possible and within 12 months of a grant's issuance. Support of NAASR must be acknowledged in any publication resulting from a research grant.
  9. NAASR reserves the right of access to all microfilms, software, copies of documents, or other materials acquired with a NAASR grant.  

 

 

KNIGHTS OF VARTAN

FUND FOR ARMENIAN STUDIES

Since 2007, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) and the Knights of Vartan have collaborated on administering the Knights’ Fund for Armenian Studies (FAS).

Proposals for grants are subject to approval by the NAASR Academic Committee and the Board of Trustees of the Knights of Vartan FAS.

The Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies provides fellowships and support for scholarly research and publication in the field of Armenian Studies to qualified scholars in any institution of higher learning, at the graduate or post-doctoral levels. Grants may also be made to fund lectures, seminars, and conferences. Funds are not available for undergraduate research or for work that falls outside the field of Armenian Studies.

Support of Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies must be acknowledged in any publication resulting from a research grant.

 


NAASR Academic Committee

Prof. Kevork Bardakjian, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Prof. Michael J. Connolly, Boston College

Prof. Christina Maranci, Tufts University

Prof. Dennis R. Papazian, University of Michigan, Dearborn (retired)

Prof. James R. Russell, Harvard University (retired)

 

Direct applications or inquiries to:

National Association for Armenian Studies and Research
395 Concord Ave.
Belmont, MA  02478

Telephone:  (617) 489-1610    

E-Mail: hq@naasr.org