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Scholarship: 2013-2014 IREX Research Grant Opportunities‏


2013-2014 INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR
U.S. SCHOLARS AND PROFESSIONALS

Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO)
Short Term Travel Grants Program (STG)

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IREX is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted
for the 2013-2014 Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program
and Short Term Travel Grants Program. These innovative and flexible
programs offer U.S. scholars and professionals the opportunity to
conduct policy-relevant research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
Researchers are able to increase their understanding of current
regional issues, develop and sustain international networks, and
directly contribute to the formation of U.S. public policy by
conducting research on topics vital to the academic and policymaking
communities. Fellowships provide international airfare, a
living/housing stipend, visa support, emergency evacuation insurance,
logistical support and, in many countries, field office support.

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The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) provides
students, scholars and professionals with support to conduct
policy-relevant field research in the countries of Eastern Europe and
Eurasia.
* Eligibility: Master’s students, pre-doctoral students, postdoctoral
scholars, and professionals with advanced degrees are eligible.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
* Information and online application:
http://www.irex.org/application/individual-advanced-research-opportunities-iaro
* Deadline: November 14, 2012
* Examples of Recently-Funded Research Topics: Role of Social Media in
Political Engagement, Peace Education in Post-Conflict Settings,
Cultural Identity and Nation Building, Migration Studies
* Contact: By email at iaro@irex.org or by telephone at 202-628-8188

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The Short-Term Travel Grants Program (STG) is a short-term, flexible
program for postdoctoral scholars and professionals to conduct
targeted, policy-relevant research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
* Eligibility: Postdoctoral scholars and professionals with advanced
degrees are eligible. Applicants must be US citizens.
* Information and online application:
http://www.irex.org/project/short-term-travel-grants-stg
* Deadline: February 6, 2013
* Examples of Recently-Funded Research Topics: Regional Economic
Development, Islamic Influence in Central Asia, Human and Civil Rights
in Eastern Europe, Gender and Politics
* Contact: By email at stg@irex.org or by telephone at 202-628-8188

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Countries Eligible for Research:
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary,
Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova,
Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia,
Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan

IARO and STG are funded by the U.S. Department of State Title VIII Program