2023 APSA MENA Workshop: Research Proposal Development Workshop

2023 APSA MENA Workshop: Research Proposal Development Workshop – Studying Political Behavior in MENA

January 6-11, 2024 – Cairo, Egypt

Application deadline: Sunday, September 17, 2023.


The American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Program is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from advanced MA and PhD students who would like to participate in a 2-part program (virtual + in-person) that examines the theme of political behavior in the MENA region. This skill-building program is specifically designed to support early-career scholars in developing their PhD dissertation proposals or refining research plans for projects within the field of political behavior. Organized in partnership with the American University in Cairo (AUC), the workshop will commence with a virtual session held over zoom in October 2023 followed by a 6-day in-person workshop from January 6-11, 2024 at AUC. Organizers will cover participation costs (including travel, lodging, and materials) for up to 20 qualified applicants. Following their full participation in the workshop, fellows will receive three-years membership to APSA.


Eligible Participants: Applications are open to advanced MA students and PhD students in political science and other social science disciplines who are citizens of countries in the MENA region. Professional fluency in English is required.


How to Apply: Interested applicants should review the Call for Applications for  eligibility requirements and program expectations, then follow the web link to the online Application Form. Selected fellows will be contacted by the end of September.