Title VIII Research Scholar Program

Degree Level: Graduate

Field of Study: Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: International

Duration: Short term (less than one year), or One year

Deadlines: October. Please check website below for the specific date.

Description:

Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Title VIII Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and Eurasia (Independent States of the Former Soviet Union), the American Councils Research Scholar Program provides full support for graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars seeking to conduct in-country, independent research for three consecutive months to nine consecutive months in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine.

While a wide-range of topics receive support each year, all funded research must contribute to a body of knowledge enabling the U.S. to better understand the region and formulate effective policies within it. All applicants should clearly describe the policy-relevance of their work, be it in anthropology, history, international relations, political science, or some other field.

http://researchfellowships.americancouncils.org/researchscholar

Award Details

Amount: $5,000-$25,000

Fields of Study: Social Sciences and Humanities