Archaeological students who plan to have their Archeological Doctorate Degree (PhD)and can complete it within five years may apply to the Olivia James Traveling Fellowship provided by the Archaeological Institute of America. This travel scholarship awards $25,000 which can be used by the scholar to travel and study in any of the following places: modern state of Greece , Aegean Islands, Cyprus, Sicily, Italian provinces of Campania, Molise, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Turkey, Iraq or Syria.
Qualified applicants for Olivia James Traveling Fellowship are those with United States citizenship and currently engaged in their dissertation research. Applicants must not hold other major fellowships during the requested tenure of the Olivia James award.
Likewise, this travel scholarship is not intended for field excavation projects and the scholar recipient must submit a report on the use of the stipend to the Chair of the AIA Fellowships Committee and should submit an abstract to the Program Committee within two years after the completion of their fellowship. This is for the scholar to be considered for participation in the AIA Annual Meeting.
The application for Olivia James Traveling Fellowship is ongoing until November 1. Winner of this scholarship will be announced by February 1 next year. For more information, please visit this site.