Applying for Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, 2017


Inviting Applications for Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, 2017


Deadline for Submissions is August 15, 2017.


The Foundation for Iranian Studies invites applications for its annual award of $1000 for the best Ph.D. dissertation in a field of Iranian Studies. Students completing their dissertations between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 are eligible to apply for the 2017 award.


Dissertations must be nominated by the author's advisor and be accompanied by the Dissertation Committee's letter of acceptance. Both documents may be emailed provided they contain appropriate official insignias and signatures.


Applicants for the 2017 award should submit a digital copy of the dissertation, either on disc to



Foundation for Iranian Studies

Bethesda, MD 20814



Or emailed to

fis@fis-iran.org or