Carnegie Research Fellowship Program Presentation

The Fulbright Program in Ukraine, National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, and Ukrainian Fulbright Circle are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program in the United States for the 2016-2017 academic year, to be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2015, 6:00 p.m., at the Fulbright Office (20 Esplanadna Street, Suite 904, M “Palats Sportu”, Kyiv).

The presentation will be conducted by Alexey Kharlamov, Senior Program Officer/Western NIS and South Caucasus, National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER), American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS), Georgia Office.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Scholars of the humanities and social sciences from eligible regions may apply for individual, non-degree research opportunities at universities and institutes in the United States. This competition selects university faculty, researchers, advanced graduate students, and scholars in the social sciences and humanities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. All fellows will conduct research on specific topics in the social sciences and humanities, write a 15-to-30-page academic paper upon the fellow’s return home, and deliver lectures with the goal of contributing to the further development of higher education and scholarship in their regions. The Carnegie Research Fellowship Program (CRFP) is administered by the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) in collaboration with the American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS (American Councils). Participants in the CRFP will conduct research in the United States for four months.

Participants in the CRFP will receive the following: 1) round-trip airfare from their home cities to their host universities in the United States; 2) a pre-departure orientation, and an orientation program in either Seattle or Washington D.C.; 3) a monthly stipend; 4) health insurance; and 5) access to libraries and archives, and alumni activities. Additionally, all CRFP scholars will be eligible for a scholar development fund to aid in purchasing books, technology, and other research tools, or to attend a conference and become affiliated with professional groups in the United States.

Awards for this program are contingent upon the availability of funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: April 30, 2016. Applications must be emailed by 5pm (Tbilisi time) to apply@nceeer.org

Further information you can find in the attached documents.

Please register to attend the lecture.

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