Research Fellowship Program

In 2010, SQCC established its Research Fellowship Program, which aims to promote and cultivate scholarly research about Oman across several academic disciplines. The fellowship is open to PhD candidates and university academics who are US citizens or affiliated with an American university, and funds one scholar or team of scholars to carry out research in Oman each year. The fellowship awards up to $51,000 for the fellow or team of fellows.

Please note, in order for your references to upload their letters of recommendation they will need a application confirmation number. This number will not be generated and sent to the applicant until they have completed the application. All reference letters must be uploaded using the recommendation form

To read more about previous fellows and their research, visit this page

The Research Fellowship Program application is now closed and will reopen on 15 March, 2020.

All Research Fellowship applications must be completed by 15 September, 2020.

All references for the fellowship are due by 18 September, 2020. 

If left idle, the application will time out.

Please list the team leader on the form below and complete the "Team Form" section for all other team members below.

Personal Data


(if different than above)
* (City & State or if outside US list country)
(Please note that proof of U.S. citizenship or residency must be provided upon receipt of fellowship.)

Ph.D. Candidates:

Post-Doctoral Scholars:

Fellowship Information

Please provide a brief 100-word statement of your proposal suitable for public use.
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Other Current Grant Applications:
Name of Grant Date of Application Status
Grant History (for the past five (5) years):
Name of Grant and Granting Organization Year of Award
Foreign Languages and Proficiency:
Language Years of Study Level of Proficiency
* Please list the three individuals who will be submitting letters of recommendation on behalf of this application:

Upload Required Documents

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Upload a description in 1,500 words or less describing the nature of your proposal and your competence to carry out the required research. State the reasons your project requires your presence in Oman, and the methodology you propose to use in conducting your research. Indicate any facilities (i.e. libraries, museums and archives) you plan to use while conducting your research.
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Upload 1 page maximum, additional pages will not be submitted to the readers for review.
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Upload a proposed budget. Proposed budget may not exceed 20,000 Omani Riyals (approximately US $51,000). Budget may include the following costs: travel to and from Oman, residence in Oman, time for data consultation support and for project write-up, publication costs, and other expenses directly related to the project.
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Upload your CV, 3 pages maximum. Additional pages will not be submitted to the readers for review.
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Upload up to four(4) unofficial transcripts:

SQCC Research Fellowship Program - Team Form

Team Member 1

Team Member 2

Team Member 3

Digital Signature

I agree that the answers and information provided in this application are authentic and accurate to the best of my knowledge. You agree to follow the expectations and rules laid out in each section, including the code of conduct and program policies.

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