CARNEGIE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

    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

        PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

          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

                2015 Carnegie Application Form
                2015 Carnegie Application Guidelines

                Details can be obtained from:

                  Alexey Kharlamov
                  Senior Program Officer/Western NIS and South Caucasus
                  National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER)
                  American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS)/
                  Georgia Office
                  35a Chavchavadze Avenue
                  Tbilisi Georgia 0162
                  Tel: +995 32 229 21 06
                  Fax: +995 32 225 21 07
                  alexei@nceeer.org
                  www.nceeer.org

                  Alumni Fair

                    organized by US Embassy and American Councils/EducationUSA

                      You are welcome to participate in “Alumni Fair” to learn more about prestigious US Universities directly from the US alumni and US Embassy staff. Over 20 US Universities will be represented by alumni. Information on education system, admission criteria, degree programs and financial aid opportunities will be provided to students at this fair.
                      To register online, go to: http://svy.mk/18637zb

                        Fair Date: 14 March, Saturday
                        Fair Time: 15:00-17:00
                        Location: American Center
                        60, Rashid Beybudov str.
                        University of Languages, 2nd floor

                          For additional information, please, contact:
                          American Councils/ EducationUSA
                          Phone: (+994 12) 436-75-29; (+994 12) 448-28-45

                          Alumni Fair

                          PROFESSIONAL FELLOWS PROGRAM IN AZERBAIJAN

                            The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State. In Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine it is administered by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS.

                              PFP Program Goals are: to strengthen understanding of U.S. legislative process; to create partnerships between U.S. and foreign institutions; to establish a common language for developing practical solutions for shared problems and concerns.
                              Important Facts: The Azeri fellows of the 2015 program year, fall season will be selected through a competitive application process. All interested candidates should apply online at: https://ais.americancouncils.org. Semifinalists will be selected based on their applications and then interviews will be conducted at the American Councils office in Baku. Final decision upon finalists will be made by the independent committee members at American Councils DC office.

                                Upon arrival in the United States fellows will participate in a three-day intensive introduction to the U.S. political process. Fellows will then begin their 4-5 week long fellowships across the United States in federal and state legislative and executive offices, city halls, and NGOs immersing themselves in the daily operations of state governance, government oversight, and citizen participation. At the end of the program, Fellows will be given a unique opportunity to meet Professional Fellows from around the world at a wrap-up conference organized by the State Department in Washington, DC. For more information view http://professionalfellows.americancouncils.org

                                  Anyone who meets below listed eligibility requirements can participate in the program:
                                  Be 25 to 35 years of age Azerbaijan citizen at the time of application;
                                  • Be a college graduate (equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree or higher);
                                  • Be proficient in English, as demonstrated by paper based TOEFL scores over 500, IBT scores over 61 or its equivalent (for example, university-level study in an English-speaking program or IELTS band 6 or higher). If you have none of these and are selected as a semi-finalist, we will give you an institutional TOEFL exam;
                                  • Have relevant experience in and commitment to a career in the public sector;
                                  • Have demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills.

                                    For more information please contact us:

                                    Important Date:

                                    Deadline for Professional Fellows Program fall season: April 15, 2015

                                      American Councils for International Education ACTR/ ACCELS

                                      40 J. Jabbarli Street, Caspian Business Center, 2nd Floor, Baku, Azerbaijan AZ1065 Tel./Fax: +994124367529/30/31; Cell phone: +994519963460;
                                      Email: LFP@americancouncils.az;
                                      Lala Huseynova
                                      PFP Program Coordinator

                                      EducationUSA Alumni Fair March 2015

                                      Alumni Fair

                                      Upcoming Presentations – December

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                                          November 27 event

                                            International Education Week

                                            American Councils for International Education is pleased to invite all interested students to celebrate International Education Week at US-Azerbaijan Education Center on November 17-21, 2014.

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                                              Registration for SAT and SAT Subject Tests

                                                American Councils for International Education’s Baku office administers the SAT exams. You can take the SAT and SAT Subject Tests on the following dates available for 2014-2015:

                                                   

                                                  October 11

                                                  November 8

                                                  December 6

                                                  January 24

                                                  March 14

                                                  May 2

                                                  June 6

                                                   

                                                    Test Center Name:

                                                    CASPIAN BUSINESS CENTER

                                                    40 J. JABBARLY STREET, 5TH FLOOR AZ1065

                                                    Test Center No. 60109

                                                      Register today!

                                                      For more information, please visit sat.collegeboard.org

                                                      Professional Fellows Program, PDO

                                                      April 11th, there was held a PDO in the framework of Professional Fellows Program. PFP 2014 Spring Season Finalists had initial preparation for their internship in US. Having information about culture shock, US working environment, Host Family, Volunteer Activities, PFP Outbound Project will be good guidance for them during the first days in America.

                                                       

                                                      To see the pictures please fellow the link bellow;

                                                       

                                                      https://www.facebook.com/pages/Professional-Fellows-Program-Azerbaijan/579763442116256?ref=hl