Awards & Grants

Every year the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies awards short term visiting fellowships, paper prizes and research grants to promote the careers of young scholars working on Middle East Diaspora projects, recognize outstanding scholarly studies about the Lebanese Diaspora, and celebrate the best artistic expressions of the experiences of Lebanese immigrants across the world.

  • Alixa Naff Migration Studies Prize ~ The Alixa Naff Prize recognizes outstanding scholarly studies from any discipline focusing on Middle Eastern and North African migration and diasporas. Submissions for 2022 Prize were accepted June 1, 2022 through September 1, 2022. Submissions are now closed. See the winners.
  • Khayrallah Prize ~ The annual Khayrallah Prize recognizes the best artistic expression of the Lebanese Diaspora. We are now accepting submissions for the 2022 prize. Submissions for 2022 Prize were accepted June 1, 2022 through October 1, 2022. Submissions are now closed.
  • Visiting Scholar Grants ~ Grants for researchers—at all levels of their career from graduate students to senior scholars—to use the archives at the Khayrallah Center.