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January 04, 2007

ACTR Title VIII Programs for Research & Language Training

ACTR/ACCELS announces the following Fall 2007 and Academic Year 2007-2008 fellowship programs for graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty:
Title VIII Research Scholar Program
Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program
Title VIII Southeastern Europe Research Programs
Title VIII Southeastern Europe Language Program

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for the
Title VIII Special Initiatives Fellowship.

Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs)

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS announces the following Fall 2007 and Academic Year 2007-2008 fellowship programs:

Title VIII Research Scholar Program: Provides full support for three to nine-month research trips to Russia, Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova. Fellowships include roundtrip
international travel, housing, living stipends, visas, insurance,
affiliation fees, archive access, research advising, and logistical
support in the field. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral
scholars, and faculty. Full and partial fellowships are available for
research through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program: Provides
full support for research and approximately ten hours per week of
advanced language instruction for three to nine months in Russia,
Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova.
Fellowships include roundtrip international travel, housing, tuition,
living stipends, visas, insurance, affiliation fees, archive access,
research advising, and logistical support in the field. Open to U.S.
graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. Full and partial fellowships are available for research and/or language study through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Southeastern Europe Research Programs: Provides full support for three to nine months of research in Southeastern Europe. Fellowships include roundtrip international travel, housing, living stipends, visas, insurance, and affiliation fees. Full and partial fellowships are available for research through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Southeastern Europe Language Program: Offers international
travel, housing, living stipends, visas, tuition, insurance, and
affiliation fees for one to nine months of intensive language study at
major universities throughout Southeastern Europe. Open to U.S. students at the MA and Ph.D. level, as well as faculty and post-doctoral scholars. Full and partial fellowships are available for research and/or language study through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Special Initiatives Fellowship: Provides grants of up to
$35,000 for field research on policy-relevant topics in Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and
Turkmenistan. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a policy-relevant field
and have sufficient language-ability to carry out proposed research.
Scholars must conduct research for at least four months in the field.
Full and partial fellowships are available for U.S. researchers through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

For more information, contact: Outbound Programs, American Councils for
International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW,
Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 833-7522, Email:
outbound@americancouncils.org; Website: www.americancouncils.org

Posted by meloches at January 4, 2007 08:55 AM

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