HOW YOU CAN HELP SUPPORT CMENAS
Online Giving now available! The Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS) has established a number of funds and endowments to which individuals and corporations can contribute. Each account has been created with the goal of maintaining and increasing the various programs, courses, student fellowships, and lectures related to the Middle East and North Africa available at the University of Michigan. If you wish to support the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, please visit:
Your support of any of the following would be greatly appreciated:
The Center Endowment account was created with the goal of supporting the Center in an independent manner in the future. If you would like to contribute to the Center Endowment, please visit the secure online giving page, linked below. We thank you in advance for your support!
Donations to the The Center Friends account are for the immediate needs and activities of the Center.
The Fund for Turkish Studies supports the continuation and expansion of Turkish Studies at the University of Michigan.
The Richard P. Mitchell Memorial Prize was initiated in 1986 to honor the late Professor Mitchell, who taught Middle Eastern and North African studies at the University of Michigan from 1956 to 1983. The prize has been awarded annually since 1987, and is offered to an incoming or continuing graduate student in the Center's Modern Middle Eastern and North African Studies MA program.
The Research on Levantine Minorities endowment fund was founded in honor of former U-M professors George Grassmuck and William S. Schorger, the founder of CMENAS. Its purpose is to promote research on Levantine minorities. Fellowships are awarded to qualified graduate students researching minorities in the eastern Mediterranean.
The Turkish Studies Colloquium (TSC) sponsors monthly lectures on issues related to Turkish studies including politics, literature, current events, the arts, and much more. The TSC relies upon support from the Center and donations for all administrative expenses.
Thank you for your support!