Roshan Institute Fellowships for Persian Language and Culture, Fall 2014

This Fellowship program supports graduate students at the University of Hawai‘i and in particular, the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature in their study of Persian language and culture. Several Fellowship awards are available each year and are made possible through a grant from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute (


Fellows must be full-time students in good academic standing and taking Persian language and culture courses offered by the Persian Language, Linguistics, and Culture Program. Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,500 up to $5,000, and are available for one year with the possibility of renewal based on the Fellow’s academic performance.


Candidates should submit an application containing a Statement of Purpose (approximately 500 to 1000 words) outlining their interests in Persian language and culture, and two letters of recommendation from their graduate programs.  Applications for 2014-2015 should be submitted by September 30, 2014 to Dr. Ladan Hamedani, Roshan Institute Instructor in Persian Language and Culture, Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822,, 808-956-3552.


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