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Research Funding for Students

Anna Polishchuk

Funding is available for undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying Iran. Applications may focus on any aspect of Iranian history, culture, politics, and language and are due in the quarter before the anticipated research/study/travel. Priority will be given to those minoring in Iranian Studies. 

The following types of projects are supported:

  1. Intensive language study: The proposed course of language study must be integral to the applicant’s academic or professional development. 
  2. Fieldwork or advanced research projects: Travel destinations are limited by Stanford policy for student safety*
  3. Internships related to IranStudents can secure their own internships related to the study of Iran and apply for funding to help with expenses


Application Procedure & Forms


Applications accepted on a rolling basis, apply at least one month before research project. 

Paid Summer Internships

Sina Javidan-Nejad

Extend classroom learning through the Stanford Global Studies internship program. 

Past Student Research Projects

Daniella Farah

Explore past projects, language study, and research students have conducted on Iran.