May 01, 2013
Scholarship: Fulbright Scholar Grant Opportunities to Central/Eastern Europe and Eurasia AY 2014-15
Deadline: August 1, 2013
The competition for U.S. Fulbright Scholar awards to Central Europe, the Baltics, Southeastern Europe, the Balkans, and Eurasia is now open. Applications for the 2014-15 academic year are currently being accepted from all levels of faculty and professionals, including early career.
The list below is only a sample of the approx. 125 different types of awards offered in 24 countries in the region.
CZECH REPUBLIC Fulbright-Masaryk University Distinguished Chair in Social Studies
EUROPEAN UNION Fulbright-Schuman European Union Affairs Program
HUNGARY Austrian-Hungarian Joint Research Award
RUSSIA Distinguished Chair in Agricultural Technology and Education
Science and Innovation
ALBANIA Social Sciences/Social Work/Law
BELARUS Economics and/or Business Administration
BULGARIA Public Policy, Public Administration
ESTONIA Arts, Film and Crafts
LATVIA Music, Dance
LITHUANIA Gender Studies, Anthropology, Law
MACEDONIA Rule of Law, Judiciary Reform, and Civil Society
ROMANIA Social Sciences
SERBIA American Politics, Government or American History
UKRAINE Journalism, Communications
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and hold a Ph.D. or appropriate professional/terminal degree at the time of application. The application deadline is August 1, 2013.
In addition, All Disciplines awards are available in all countries in Europe and Eurasia and can be a good option if no discipline-focused award matches your expertise. Please visit the 2014-15 Catalog of Awards at http://catalog.cies.org/ to learn more about the opportunities available in this year's competition. For most awards, English is sufficient for teaching and foreign language proficiency is only needed to the extent required by a proposed research project.
For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please follow the link http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/. You may also wish to register for one of our webinars at http://www.cies.org/Webinar/ or to join our online community, My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program. Please also note that for the current competition significant enhancements will be implemented to programs in the Baltics, the Balkans and Eurasia. You may take a glance at the improvements at: http://www.cies.org/news/award-highlights.htm.
April 23, 2013
Fellowships & Funding: Summer Studies in Poland - Scholarship opportunity
Deadline: May 1, 2013
The Kosciuszko Foundation is still accepting applications towards the 2013 Summer Study Abroad programs in Poland and the Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarships. For details and information please see our web-site: http://www.thekf.org/programs/study/
The Kosciuszko Foundation is accepting applications for short term summer study programs at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin through May 15th. Undergraduate students have the opportunity to earn credit while studying the language and grammar and courses such as history, literature, and contemporary Poland.
Join us for a learning experience that you will never forget. Classes run from early July through the end of August. You can sign up for courses as short as two weeks or as long as eight. You’ll be able to develop your language skills as well as take part in cultural enrichment courses such as Polish Art, Past and Present, Polish Literature, History of Poland, History of the Jews of Poland, Transition in Poland as well as others. Prices begin at $1,025 for a two-week non-intensive program. Tuition, dormitory housing, meals and sightseeing costs are included. Airfare is not included.
Beginner, intermediate and advanced language classes are available. You’ll start language classes at a level which is appropriate to the knowledge you already have. Absolute beginners are welcome. We’ll help you transfer the credits you earn abroad to your university here in the States. And, if you want to fly with other program participants, you’ll be able to join us on a group flight to Poland. Airfare is not included in the price of program fees.
Students of Polish descent have the opportunity to apply for funding to attend Kosciuszko Foundation’s 3-week program at the Jagiellonian University via the Foundation’ s Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarship. The deadline for Scholarship applications is May 1st. Contact our local chapter if a short extensions is needed.
For classes, prices, course information, scholarship information and additional details, please see http://www.thekf.org/programs/study/ or call the Summer Study Abroad office (212) 734-2130 ext. 210.
November 02, 2012
Scholarship: Pipe Dream Fund
Established in 2004 by an anonymous donor, $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students at the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, or Washtenaw Community College who are of Polish descent and who are working to help support themselves. The awards may be used for tuition and books.