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Deadline: April 30, 2012
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 & The Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC)
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 2012-2013 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 the Russian cities of Kaliningrad and Rostov-na-Donu, as well as scholars from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova 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) and the Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC). 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 either Seattle or Washington D.C.; 3) a monthly stipend; 4) health insurance; and 5) access to libraries and archives, and alumni activities. Additionally, all CRFP scholars will be eligible for a scholar development fund to aid in purchasing books, technology, and other research tools, or to attend a conference and become affiliated with professional groups in the United States.

Awards for this program are contingent upon the availability of funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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Application form (*.doc)

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