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October 29, 2013

Fellowships & Funding CFA: American Councils announces a one-time competition for Summer 2014 Title VIII Grants

Deadline: January 1, 2014

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce a special, one-time competition for Summer 2014 Title VIII Grants for research and language study in Eurasia and Southeast Europe.


Applications are now available for Summer 2014 Title VIII Grants for research and advanced language training programs in Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Southeast Europe, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine.


The application deadline is
January 1, 2014.

Please note that applicants must conduct research and/or language training in the field for a minimum of three consecutive months. All grant activity must be completed no later than August 31, 2014. U.S. citizenship is required to receive Title VIII funding.


Fellowships will be offered in two categories:

*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 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.


*Title VIII Research Scholar Program: Provides full support for 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.


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.


Applications are available for download at: http://researchfellowships.americancouncils.org/ or by contacting the American Councils Outbound Office. Applications must be postmarked by January 1, 2014.

Posted by jmkirsch at October 29, 2013 02:16 PM

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