[Aaus-list] FW: Title VIII Fellowships for overseas research: application deadline approaching

Chernetsky, Vitaly A vchernetsky at ku.edu
Fri Sep 20 15:07:24 EDT 2013


Dear Colleagues,

An excellent opportunity (Ukraine is included). Please see the details below.

Best,

Vitaly Chernetsky

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Vitaly Chernetsky
Associate Professor
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
University of Kansas
2140 Wescoe Hall, 1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
(785) 864-2359
vchernetsky at ku.edu
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ANNOUNCEMENT
The application deadline for American Councils’ 2014-2015 Title VIII Grants for Research and Advanced Language Training programs is quickly approaching. Applications must be postmarked on or before October 1. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for these awards.

The program supports U.S. policy-relevant research and advanced language training in the following regions/countries:
-        Central Asia
-        the South Caucasus
-        Southeast Europe
-        Moldova
-        Russia
-        Ukraine

THE FELLOWSHIPS
Fellowships are offered in two categories:

1) Title VIII Research Scholar Program: Provides full support for three- to nine-month research trips to Russia, Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Southeast Europe, Ukraine, and Moldova. Fellowships include roundtrip international travel, housing and living stipend, visa support, medical insurance, archive access, and logistical support in the field. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty.

2) Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program: Provides full support for research and up to ten academic hours per week of advanced language instruction for three-to-nine months in Russia, Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Southeast Europe, Ukraine, and Moldova. Fellowships include roundtrip international travel, housing and living stipend, tuition, visa support, medical insurance, archive access, and logistical support in the field. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty.

APPLYING
Applications are available for download at: http://researchfellowships.americancouncils.org/ or by contacting the American Councils Outbound Office.

The application deadline for all Title VIII fellowships is October 1, 2013. Applications must be postmarked by the application deadline date.

Please note that Title VIII Research Scholar Program and Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program must begin between June 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015; and must be completed by September 30, 2015.

For a full list of countries eligible for each fellowship, please see our website:
http://researchfellowships.americancouncils.org/

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Funding for these programs is available through American Councils from the U.S. Department of State’s Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII). All competitions for funding are open and merit based. All applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, or disability.



CONTACT
For more information, please contact:
Russian and Eurasian Outbound Programs
American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
1828 L St. NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 833-7522
Email: outbound at americancouncils.org<mailto:outbound at americancouncils.org>
Website: http://researchfellowships.americancouncils.org/




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