RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UNITED STATES
FOR SCHOLARS IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
A Program of the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER)
In conjunction with the American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
Supported by a Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York
The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research is pleased to announce the competition for the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program in the United States for the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholars of the humanities and social sciences from eligible regions may apply for individual, non-degree research opportunities at universities and institutes in the United States. This competition selects university faculty, researchers, advanced graduate students, and scholars in the social sciences and humanities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. All fellows will conduct research on specific topics in the social sciences and humanities, write a 15 to 30 page academic paper upon the fellow’s return home, and deliver lectures with the goal of contributing to the further development of higher education and scholarship in their regions. The Carnegie Research Fellowship Program (CRFP) is administered by the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) in collaboration with the American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS (American Councils). Participants in the CRFP will conduct research in the United States for four months.
Participants in the CRFP will receive the following: 1) round-trip airfare from their home cities to their host universities in the United States; 2) a pre-departure orientation, and an orientation program in Washington D.C.; 3) a monthly stipend; 4) health insurance; and 5) access to libraries and archives, and alumni activities.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:documents should reach the office by 5 p.m. on April 30, 2015
Details can be obtained from:
Senior Program Officer/Western NIS and South Caucasus
National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER)
American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS)/
35a Chavchavadze Avenue
Tbilisi Georgia 0162
Tel: +995 32 229 21 06
Fax: +995 32 225 21 07