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August 24, 2010

East European Studies (EES) and the Southeast Europe Project

The following are upcoming grant opportunities with East European Studies (EES) and the Southeast Europe Project:

Please note: Currently, EES grant opportunities are available only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Short-Term Grants
Closing dates are March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. The next deadline for receipt of Short-Term Scholar applications and supporting materials is September 1, 2010. Applicants will be notified approximately one month later.

These Title VIII grants are available to American academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one month and do not include residence at the Wilson Center.

Project Scope
With funding provided by Title VIII (The Act for Research and Training for Eastern Europe and Independent States of Former Soviet Union), EES offers short-term grants to scholars working on policy relevant projects on East Europe. While Southeast Europe remains a primary focus, projects on Central Europe and the Baltic states are again eligible. Projects should focus on fields in the social sciences and humanities including, but not limited to: Anthropology, History, Political Science, Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Sociology. All projects should aim to highlight their potential policy relevance.

Application Information
To apply for a Title VIII Short-Term award, the applicant must submit the following:
- a concise description of his/her research project;
- a curriculum vitae;
- a statement of preferred and alternate dates of residence in Washington, DC;
- two letters or recommendation in support of the research to be conducted at the Center.

The Short-Term Scholar Program is supported by the Act for Research and Training for Eastern Europe and Independent States of Former Soviet Union program (Title VIII) of the United States Department of State.

Applications should be mailed to the following address:
East European Studies
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-3027

Electronic applications also will be accepted and should be emailed to ees@wilsoncenter.org.

Southeast Europe Project
Scholar Application Guidelines

Along with its robust public affairs programming, the Wilson Center Southeast Europe Project offers a number of exciting opportunities for research scholarships. The Project looks to foster innovative scholars and analysts whose works identify and illuminate emerging regional and functional issues involving Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, or Bulgaria, as well as related issues affecting broader geopolitics throughout southeast Europe.
For more information and guidelines visit www.wilsoncenter.org/sepcompetition

Posted by uunguyen at August 24, 2010 07:31 PM