Thursday, August 20, 2009

2010-2011 Funding for Research and Language Training in South Eastern Europe

Title VIII Southeast European Research Scholar Program:

Provides full support for U.S. graduate students, faculty, and post-doctoral scholars seeking to conduct research for three to nine months in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia. Scholars may apply for support for research in more than one country during a single trip, provided they intend to work in the field for a total of three to nine months. Annual deadline: October 1st 2009.

Title VIII Southeast European Language Training Program:

Provides fellowships for graduate students, faculty, and scholars to study language for a semester, academic year or summer in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia. Open to students at the MA and Ph.D. level, as well as post-doctoral scholars and faculty, who have at least elementary language skills. Annual deadline: October 1st 2009.

Funding for these programs is available through American Councils from the U.S. Department of State’s Title VIII Program for Research and Training onEastern Europe and Eurasia (Independent States of the Former Soviet Union). 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 by contacting the American Councils Outbound Office. Applications must be postmarked by the application deadline date.

For more information, please contact:
Russian and Eurasian Outbound Programs American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW,
Suite 700Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 833-7522

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