College/School Eligibility:

  • Arts and Sciences

Class Year Eligibility:

  • First Year (undergrad)
  • Second Year (undergrad)
  • Third Year (undergrad)
  • Fourth Year + (undergrad)

Open to:

  • Cornell Undergraduate Students
  • Cornell Graduate/Professional Students

Applications are due by March 15 and must include:

  • Project proposal
  • Budget (including documentation of costs when possible)
  • Brief description of other funding sources
  • Letter of recommendation from one of your Cornell professors

Please submit proposals to Christianne Capalongo, 409 White Hall or via email to

Awards will be made based on the quality of the proposed project and its connection to Near Eastern Studies.