American Councils Title VIII Research Programs – Applications due October 1

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Attention U.S. scholars and graduate students:

 

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the opening of a new competition cycle for its Title VIII Research Fellowships in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships are offered in two categories:

 

Title VIII Research Scholar Program
Provides full support for research in policy-relevant fields in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; and logistical support. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty.

 

Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program
Provides full support for research and individualized language instruction in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; logistical support; and up to 10 academic hours per week of language instruction. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty.

 

APPLICATION & QUESTIONS

Please note that all American Councils Title VIII Fellowship Programs must take place between June 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022.

 

Individuals interested in applying should check the program website for more information and access to the online application. The application deadline for Title VIII fellowships is October 1, 2020. All application materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

 

Please direct any questions regarding the application process to outbound@americancouncils.org or 202-833-7522.

 

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. In order to receive Title VIII funding, applicants must be U.S. citizens. All applications will receive consideration without regard to any factor such as race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, family responsibilities, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability.