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Other Funding Opportunities for Postdoctoral Scholars

Although CEES does not administer the following funding opportunities, we post them on our website to assist postdoctoral scholars interested in European and Eurasian Studies

External Postdoctoral Opportunities

Many listed awards are not offered annually and although we try to reflect updates as they are brought to our attention, it is better to Contact:
the organization directly before applying.

Directed towards particular European/Eurasian country (including travel opportunities and language acquisition)

France

PHI BETA KAPPA - MARY ISABEL SIBLEY FELLOWSHIP

For study of French language or literature (awarded even numbered years); or Greek language, literature, history, and archaeology (awarded odd numbered years). Stipend of $20,000 for one academic year. Unmarried women 25-35 years old who have a PhD or have fulfilled all the requirements except for the dissertation. Must demonstrate ability to conduct original research.
Deadline: January.

Contact:
The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship Committee
The Phi Beta Kappa Society
1606 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-3808
awards@pbk.org
staging.pbk.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Sibley_Fellowship

Germany

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Up to 600 fellowships are granted annually to postdoctoral scholars interested in conducting their own research projects in Germany. Scholarships are awarded for 6-12 months with possible extensions of up to 24 months. Monthly stipends range from $2,580 to $3,690. Additional support is available for travel, accompanying spouses, health insurance, and language courses. Must be under the age of 40 and hold a PhD or equivalent degree. A good command of the German language is required for scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Decisions are made exclusively on the basis of academic achievement.
Deadline: Open.

Contact:
Selection Department
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Jean-Paul-Str.12
53173 Bonn
Germany
(+49) 0228-833-0
info@avh.de
www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/programme/stip_aus/stp_p.htm

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT - RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

Ten scholarships are awarded for a stay of one year in Germany for professional development, study, or research. Monthly stipends range from $2,546 to $4,456. Special allowances are available for accompanying family members, travel expenses and German language instruction. Applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree prior to commencement of the scholarship and must not have celebrated their 35th birthday by 9/1/06. Applicants are expected to have established Contact:
with a mentor in Germany who agrees to provide professional and/or scholarly assistance. Before beginning the program scholars are expected to make an earnest effort to acquire German language skills.
Deadline: October.

Contact:
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
U.S. Liaison Office
1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1015
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 783-1907
info@americanfriends-of-avh.org
www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/programme/stip_sonst/buka.htm

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT - SOFJA KOVALEVSKAJA PROGRAM

Awards for young scientists and scholars to carry out high-level and innovative research in Germany. Funds provide four years of support. Stipend of EUR 1.2 Million (approximately $1,488,239) over four years. Cannot be a resident of Germany. Must be under 35 years of age, have earned a doctoral degree with distinction, and have been published.
Deadline: January.

Contact:
1012 14TH Street NW
Suite 1015
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 783-1907
avh@verizon.net
www.humboldt-foundation.de

AMERICAN ACADEMY IN BERLIN FELLOWSHIPS

For postdoctoral scholars to engage in independent study in Berlin for one academic semester or year. Stipend ranging from $3500 - $5000 per month, plus roundtrip airfare and apartment with partial board. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent professional degree by the time they apply.
Deadline: October.

Contact:
Applications available online.
http://www.americanacademy.de/home/fellows/applications/

(DAAD) GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE GENERAL

DAAD offers many opportunities for funding and their programs vary from year to year. A few are listed below but check their website for additional opportunities. www.daad.org/

DAAD - GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDY/RESEARCH IN GERMANY

Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduating seniors and graduate students of all disciplines to provide the opportunity to study in Germany, or complete a postgraduate or Master's degree course and obtain a degree from a German higher education institution. Research Grants are awarded primarily to highly qualified PhD candidates and post-doc researchers for research or a course of study and training at universities or other institutes in Germany. Monthly stipend of approximately $600. In addition, DAAD will pay for health insurance and travel costs. Applicants should be US or Canadian citizens. Graduate students should be enrolled full-time, PhD candidates should have all but the dissertation completed, and post-doctoral applicants must have completed their PhD no more than two years prior to applying. Applications should be submitted to Jerry Kong 2 weeks before the actual Deadline.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
Jerry Kong
Graduate Outreach, Diversity, & Fellowships
1252 Murphy Hall
Box 951419
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1419
(310) 206-8743
jkong@gdnet.ucla.edu
www.daad.org/
Application form also available in 1252 Murphy Hall

DAAD - PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS

Up to 20 awards offered to young lawyers to gain unique insight into the structure and function of German law during an 8 month program in Germany. In addition to tuition and fees, the program provides a monthly stipend of 975 Euros, a start-up allowance , a travel subsidy, and health insurance. U.S. citizens or residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must have a JD degree, passed the bar exam, and be under 30 years of age. An excellent command of German is necessary.
Deadline: March.

Contact:
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Program for International Lawyers
871 UN Plaza
New York, NY 10017
(212) 758-3223
kim@daad.org
www.daad.org

FRIEDRICH EBERT FOUNDATION - POST-DOCTORAL/YOUNG SCHOLAR FELLOWSHIPS

Around five fellowships are offered to provide young scholars who have already accumulated a certain amount of experience in teaching and/or research with the opportunity to conduct independent research in the Federal Republic. Includes monthly stipend of EU 920 plus air fare, health insurance, and tuition. Discipline: Social Sciences, limited to economics, history, political science, and sociology. Open only to U.S. citizens. Student must have a PhD or equivalent university degree and at least two years of subsequent experience in research and/or teaching at universities or in related research institutions.
Deadline: February.

Contact:
Friedrich-Ebert Foundation
823 United Nations Plaza
Suite 711
New York, NY 10017
(212) 687-0208
fesny@fesny.org
www.fesny.org/

GERMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION - BERLIN PROGRAM FOR ADVANCED GERMAN AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

Up to 12 dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships to encourage comparative and interdisciplinary study of economic, political, and social aspects of modern and contemporary German and European affairs. Awards are for 10 to 12 months. Stipends are EUR 1100 per month for fellows working on dissertation and EUR 1400 per month for fellows working on postdoctoral research. In addition, fellows receive EUR 130 per month for each accompanying child and EUR 130 per month for spouse. Disciplines: Social Sciences and Public Affairs, specifically comparative and interdisciplinary fields that study the political, social, and economic aspects of German and European affairs. Open to U.S. citizens or residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Dissertation applicants must have completed all course work and exams. Postdoctoral applicants must have received a PhD within the last 2 years.
Deadline: December.

Contact:
Germany Studies Association
340 E.15th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
480-966-2245
bprogram@zedat.fu-berlin.de
userpage.fu-berlin.de/~bprogram/ Leo Baeck Institute/DAAD Fellowships

LEO BAECK INSTITUTE/DAAD FELLOWSHIPS

Two fellowships in New York or one six-month or two three-month graduate fellowships are available for research in Germany for doctoral dissertation or postdoctoral research on the social, communal, or intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry. The LBI and the DAAD offer fellowships both at the LBI New York as well as in the Federal Republic of Germany. Stipend of $2,000 for fellowships in New York and a monthly stipend of up to EUR 975.00 available for fellowships in Germany. Support for travel or family members is not available. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Open to doctoral students and recent postdoctoral scholars affiliated with an accredited American institution of higher education. Postdoctoral scholars are expected to produce a manuscript or book on their research.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
Leo Baeck Institute
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011-6301
(212) 744-6400
fmecklenburg@lbi.cjh.org.
www.lbi.org/daad.html

ROBERT BOSCH FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Nine-month professional development fellowships. Monthly stipend and intensive German language training. Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens, age 23-34, with work experience and/or graduate degree in Public policy, Political Science, Law, Business Administration, Economics, or Journalism / Mass Communications.
Deadline: October.

Contact:
www.cdsintl.org/fromusa/.bosch.htm
(212) 497-3500.

 


Greece

PHI BETA KAPPA - MARY ISABEL SIBLEY FELLOWSHIP

For study of French language or literature (awarded even numbered years); or Greek language, literature, history, and archaeology (awarded odd numbered years). Stipend of $20,000 for one academic year. Unmarried women 25-35 years old who have a PhD or have fulfilled all the requirements except for the dissertation. Must demonstrate ability to conduct original research.
Deadline: January.

Contact:
The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship Committee
The Phi Beta Kappa Society
1606 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-3808
awards@pbk.org
staging.pbk.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Sibley_Fellowship

Italy

AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME - ROME PRIZE FELLOWSHIPS

15 fellowships for advanced research and creative work in Rome in the fine arts and humanities. Fellowships range from 6 months to 2 years. Awards include room, board, travel, and work space at the Academy. Stipend ranges from $12,000 to $24,000. Open to the following fields: art history, archaeology, architecture, classical studies, conservation, graphic design, literature, modern Italian studies, musical composition, post-classical humanistic studies, urban design and planning, and visual arts. Open only to U.S. citizens. Fine Arts Fields: Must have a BA degree and professional experience. Awards are not open to full-time students. Humanities Fields: Awards are for dissertation or postdoctoral research only. Application fee is $25 if applying in 1 field.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
American Academy in Rome
att: Programs Department
7 East 60 Street
New York, NY 10022-100
(212) 751-7200
info@aarome.org
www.aarome.org/

ROBERT SCHUMAN CENTER FELLOWSHIPS

Supports post-doctoral research for one academic year that leads to a publication. Fellows carry out their work at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Fellowships are generally awarded to nationals of European Union Member States, though applications from other states are also considered. The Centre also funds research related to its current projects.

Contact:
http://www.iue.it/RSC

Scandinavia

AMERICAN-SCANDINAVIAN FOUNDATION - AWARDS FOR STUDY IN SCANDINAVIA

For advanced study and research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Grants of $4,000 or fellowships of up to $20,000 for up to one year. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Open to postdoctoral scholars and graduate students doing dissertation-related study or research. Must have some language competence and confirmed evidence of local affiliation. Application fee is $20.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
The American-Scandinavian Foundation
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 879-9779
grants@amscan.org
www.amscan.org

THE HELSINKI COLLEGIUM FOR ADVANCED STUDIES - POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAM

Up to 12 research positions available for one to three years to promote interdisciplinary interaction and support international research cooperation. Competitive stipends and benefits offered to all fellows. Must have a doctoral degree, previous research experience, and the ability to work in an international scholarly community.
Deadline: September.

Contact:
Helsinski Collegium for Advanced Studies
P.O. Box 4
FIN-000014 University of Helsinki
Finland
+358-9-191 24466
maria.soukkio@helsinki.fi
www.helsinki.fi/collegium

Spain

POSTDOCTORAL RESIDENTIAL FELLOWSHIPS IN PUBLIC LAW AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, MADRID

The Centro de Estudios Polticos y Constitucionales (Madrid) is offering three-year postdoctoral residential fellowships in Public Law and Political Science for scholars who have defended their Ph.D since Jan. 31, 2001 (or 2000 for individuals with circumstances warranting an extension, e.g., maternity leave). Candidates should prove that they have spent at least 12 months in a research institution different to the one awarding the doctorate degree. The current research programs of the CEPC include: 1) Territorial structure of the State, 2) European Union, 3) Democratic governance: Democratization, rule of law, constitutional reform.
Deadline: January.

Contact:
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/display_job.php?jobID=30287
http://www.cepc.es/fellowships.asp

Turkey

AMERICAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN TURKEY (ARIT)

A nonprofit educational exchange institution that supports and administers several United States-based and Turkey-based fellowship programs for scholarly research in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and language study. Programs include the Samuel H. Kress/ARIT Graduate Fellowships in Archaeology and the History of Art and the Bonzaii University Summer Language Program in Advanced Turkish Language. Some of the programs are listed below. For more information visit the ARIT Website.

Contact:
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/
American Research Institute in Turkey
University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6324
(215) 898-3474
Nancy Leinwand, administrator
leinwand@sas.upenn.edu

ARIT-FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

A number of awards are offered for dissertation and postdoctoral research in Turkey. Scholars can engage in research for periods between 2 months and 1 year. Residential, research and study facilities are available at ARIT's branches in Istanbul and Ankara. Visit http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/ for details on individual programs. Awards range from $3,500 - $30,000, varies by program. Citizenship varies by program. Mainly open to US citizens or permanent residents only. Dissertation applicants must have fulfilled all the requirements for PhD except for the dissertation. Preference is given to projects of short duration. Postdoctoral applicants must have projects in the humanities.

Contact:
American Research Institute in Turkey
University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6324
(215) 898-3474
Nancy Leinwand, administrator
leinwand@sas.upenn.edu
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/

ARIT LANGUAGE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

A number of awards are offered for intensive Turkish courses. Visit http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/FellowshipPrograms.htm for details on individual programs. Mainly open to US citizens or permanent residents only.

Contact:
American Research Institute in Turkey
University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6324
(215) 898-3474
Nancy Leinwand, administrator
leinwand@sas.upenn.edu
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/

Soviet Union/Successor States

SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (SSRC)

SSRC offers a large number of opportunities for postdoctoral study and the programs vary by year. The more permanent programs are listed below, but you should check their website for new updates. www.ssrc.org

SSRC - EURASIA PROGRAM, POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

Fellowships support postdoctoral study in the Soviet Union or its Successor States. Provides 2 years of summer support plus 1 semester free of teaching obligations. Stipend of $24,000. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Must have earned a PhD in the last 8 years, or expect to earn one by February, and be untenured.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
Social Science Research Council
Eurasia Program
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 377-2700
eurasia@ssrc.org
www.ssrc.org/programs/eurasia/fellowships/postdoctoral_fellowships/index.page

SSRC - EURASIA PROGRAM

Predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships are available to support two consecutive years of training in Eurasia area studies. Eurasia program covers Eastern Europe, the Russian Empire, and the Soviet Union and its Successor States. Awards range from $3,000-$20,000 depending on their stages of their graduate careers. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Postdoctoral fellows must be within the first five years of having received their PhD and who have no more than three years experience in a tenure-track position.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
Social Science Research Council
Eurasia Program
810 Seventh Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10019
(212) 377-2727
eurasia@ssrc.org
www.ssrc.org/programs/eurasia/

Miscellaneous Travel and Language

ACLS LANGUAGE GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS FOR SUMMER STUDY

Pending confirmation of funding, ACLS will offer grants of up to $2,500 for intensive summer study of Albanian, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, or Romanian. Awards are intended primarily for people who will use these languages in academic research or teaching.
Deadline: January.

Contact:
www.acls.org

AMERICAN COUNCILS (ACTR-ACCELS)

Funding opportunities for social science and humanities graduate and postdoctoral students to undertake research and/or language training in Russia, Central Asia, the Southern Caucasus, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, and Southeast Europe. Grants of up to $35,000 for postdoctoral field research on policy-relevant topics in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Contact:
Programs / Competition and Awards section of www.americancouncils.org

CIVIL EDUCATION PROJECT

The CEP Visiting Lecturer program supports higher education reform in universities in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia by placing advanced graduate students/faculty in social science departments for a year of teaching and program development.

Contact:
http://www.cep.org.hu.

COUNCIL OF AMERICAN OVERSEAS RESEARCH CENTER - FELLOWSHIPS FOR ADVANCED MULTI-COUNTRY RESEARCH

Ten awards will be given to scholars who wish to carry out research on broad questions of multi-country significance. Tenure must be of at least 3 months duration. Stipend of up to $9,000. Open only to U.S. citizens. Doctoral candidates who have completed all PhD requirements with the exception of the dissertation, and established postdoctoral scholars. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-cultural questions requiring research in two or more countries.
Deadline: January.

Contact:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 178
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
(202) 633-1599
fellowships@caorc.org
www.caorc.org/

EUROPEAN UNION VENTER OF EXCELLENCE (EUCE) SWSEEL FELLOWSHIPS

2,000 Euro fellowships for summer study of the following languages at the Indiana University Workshop in Slavic and East European Languages (SWSEEL): Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Czech, Hungarian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian. No citizenship requirements.
Deadline:: March.

Contact:
http://www.indiana.edu/~iuslavic/swseel/fellowships.shtml#flas

FULLBRIGHT SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Over 800 awards, in more than 140 countries, are available for postdoctoral scholars and professionals interested in lecturing or conducting research abroad. Approximately 1/4 of the awards are for research and the rest are for lecturing or combined lecturing/research. Grant benefits vary by country, but include monthly stipends between $1,700 and $3,500, maintenance allowance, and travel expenses. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Must have a PhD or equivalent professional/terminal degree at time of application. Requires university teaching experience for lecturers. Must have proficiency in the language of the host country.
Deadlines: January, February and August.

Contact:
Fulbright Scholars Program
Council for International Exchange of Scholars
3007 Tilden Street, NW, Suite 5L
Washington, DC 20008-3009
UCLA Contact:
Ann Kerr
11347 Bunche Hall
(310)825-2009
akerr@isop.ucla.edu
www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIPS

Supports graduate students and recent postgraduates in professional, policy, and public administration related fields who want to develop a specialized knowledge of southeastern Europe and the Independent States of the former Soviet Union. Grants are for 3 to 7 months. Provides travel expenses, monthly stipend, allowances for books, travel in the host country, and insurance. Disciplines limited to social sciences, education and information, management, public affairs, public health and law. Open only to U.S. citizens. Must have completed at least one year of study in a graduate or professional program, or have graduated within the last 5 years. Applicants are expected to have knowledge of the host country language sufficient to carry out the proposed project.
Deadline: March.

Contact:
U.S. Student Programs
Professional Development Fellowships
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580
(212) 984-5326
pdfnis@iie.org
www.iie.org

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND EXCHANGES BOARD (IREX)

IREX (the International Research & Exchange Board) is an international nonprofit organization specializing in education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs. Through training, partnerships, education, research, and grant programs, IREX develops the capacity of individuals and institutions to contribute to their societies. Since its founding in 1968, IREX has supported nearly 20,000 students, scholars, policymakers, business leaders, journalists, and other professionals. IREXs US scholar programs are funded by the US Department of State (Title VIII Program), and Nancy Lee Roberts, and IREXs own Scholar Support Fund. IREX supports the following programs, but also has varying programs by year. Check their website for updates: www.irex.org.

IREX SHORT-TERM TRAVEL GRANTS PROGRAM

10-15 fellowships offered for up to 60 days that support research that will make a substantive contribution to knowledge of the contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments in Europe or Eurasia and how such knowledge is relevant to US foreign policy. Award of up to $5,000. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. A command of the language of the host country sufficient for research is required. Open to scholars with PhDs or equivalent professional/terminal degrees.
Deadline: February.

Contact:
International Research and Exchange Board
Short Term Travel Grants
2121 K Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 628-8189
stg@irex.org
www.irex.org/programs/stg/

IREX - INDIVIDUAL ADVANCED RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM

Approximately 20-25 awards are available for advanced research in Europe, Eurasia, or Cross-Regional countries for periods up to 9 months. Competitive stipends and benefits offered to all fellows. $600- monthly stipend for graduate students. $50,000 annual salary for postdoctoral scholars and holders of professional degrees. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. A command of the language of the host country sufficient for research is required. Applicants must hold a PhD or other terminal degree, or be enrolled in a master's or doctoral program.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
IREX
ATTN: IARO Application
2121 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 628-8188
iaro@irex.org
www.irex.org/programs/grants.asp

INSTITUTE OF CURRENT WORLD AFFAIRS

Three fellowship programs offer several fellowships to provide individuals with an opportunity to develop a deep understanding of an issue, country or region outside the US for a minimum duration of two years. Fellowships are for self-designed independent study. Award includes paid expenses for travel, living, housing, dependents, and health insurance. Candidates must be under 36 years of age at the time of application. Fellowships do not support work toward academic degrees, research projects, or to write books.
Deadline: September.

Contact:
Peter B. Martin, Executive Director
Institute of Current World Affairs
4 West Wheelock St.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-5548
icwa@valley.net
www.icwa.org

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE KATHRYN WASSERMAN DAVIS SCHOLARSHIPS IN CRITICAL LANGUAGE STUDY

Contact:
http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/ls

 

 

Directed towards European or Eurasian Studies (no travel or language)

AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES (ACLS) - FELLOWSHIPS FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH IN SOUTHEAST EUROPEAN STUDIES

Approximately 4 to 5 fellowships will be offered support for postdoctoral research and writing in Southeast European studies in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences for 6 to 12 consecutive months. Stipend of up to $25,000. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree received prior to the application deadline, or its equivalent as demonstrated by professional experience and publications.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
American Council of Learned Societies
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017-6795
(212) 697-1505
www.acls.org

EUROPEAN UNION

Various programs and awards offered through the European Commission Delegation to the United States. See their website for more details.

Contact:
http://www.eurunion.org/iNfoRes/resacademic.htm

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR EURASIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN RESEARCH (NCEEER)

Support for postdoctoral research on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Eligibility is restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Contact:
www.nceeer.org/Programs/programs.htm

SSRC - EURASIA PROGRAM, POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

Fellowships support postdoctoral study in the Soviet Union or its Successor States. Provides 2 years of summer support plus 1 semester free of teaching obligations. Stipend of $24,000. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Must have earned a PhD in the last 8 years, or expect to earn one by February, and be untenured.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
Social Science Research Council
Eurasia Program
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 377-2700
eurasia@ssrc.org
www.ssrc.org/programs/eurasia/fellowships/postdoctoral_fellowships/index.page

SSRC - EURASIA PROGRAM

Predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships are available to support two consecutive years of training in Eurasia area studies. Eurasia program covers Eastern Europe, the Russian Empire, and the Soviet Union and its Successor States. Awards range from $3,000-$20,000 depending on their stages of their graduate careers. Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Postdoctoral fellows must be within the first five years of having received their PhD and who have no more than three years experience in a tenure-track position.
Deadline: November.

Contact:
Social Science Research Council
Eurasia Program
810 Seventh Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10019
(212) 377-2727
eurasia@ssrc.org
www.ssrc.org/programs/eurasia/

STANFORD UNIVERSITY - CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND COOPERATION, HAMBURG PRE- AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

These fellowships fund one year in residence for studies related to peace and international security, including Europe, Asia and the FSU.
Deadline: February.

Contact:
Barbara Platt, Fellowship Coordinator
Stanford University, CISAC
320 Galvez St
Stanford CA 94305-6165
tel: 650-723-9626; Fax: 650-723-0089
barbara.platt@stanford.edu
cisac.stanford.edu.

STANFORD UNIVERSITY - HUMANITIES FELLOWS PROGRAM

Up to six fellowships awarded to highly promising scholars-teachers in the humanities. Two year award with department affiliation, limited teaching duties, and opportunity for scholarly work. The award may be renewed for a third year. Carries an annual stipend of approximately $52,000. Open to the following fields: Asian Languages, Comparative Literature, French and Italian, German Studies Linguistics, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Spanish and Portuguese. Must have received PhD within the last three years.
Deadline: December.

Contact:
Professor Seth Lerer
Humanities Fellows Program
Bldg 460, Rm 201
Stanford University
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-2087
(650) 723-3422
lerer@stanford.edu
fellows.stanford.edu/

WENNER-GREN FOUNDATION ANTHROPOLOGY GRANTS

The Foundation has a variety of grant programs for anthropological research and scholarship that are open to applicants irrespective of nationality or country of residence. Guidelines, eligibility and application information are listed on their website.

Contact:
http://www.wennergren.org/programs/

WOODROW WILSON CENTER EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES RESEARCH

Grants (2-4 months) to scholars whose research focuses on East Europe and who have a particular need for the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area. Limited to American citizens (or permanent residents) in the early stages of their academic careers (generally before tenure, but after Ph.D) or American scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed. Office space at the Wilson Center and a research assistant will be provided whenever possible.

Contact:
http://wwics.si.edu/ees/.

 

Other places to search for funding options:

Gradfellowships-L List

The Graduate Division Outreach, Diversity & Fellowships Office announce extramural funding opportunities available for graduate study, travel abroad, dissertation and postdoctoral research through this list.

http://lists.ucla.edu/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/gradfellowships-l

Graduate and Postdoctoral Extramural Support (Grapes)

The GRAPES database contains information on approximately 400 scholarships, fellowships, internships and awards for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
www.gdnet.ucla.edu/grpinst.htm

College Board Scholarship Search
http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp

CollegeNet Scholarship Database
http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/app

FinAid: The Smart Student's Guide to Financial Aid (scholarships)
http://www.finaid.org

Gateway to 10 Free Scholarship Searches
http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm

Guaranteed Scholarships
http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com

National Scholarships (at all levels)
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/

Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
http://www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm

WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search
http://www.collegeanswer.com/index.jsp

Additional funding sources for international students

http://grants.library.wisc.edu/individuals/internationalstudents.html

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