Scholarships in European Studies

Frank Educational Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

Applicant must submit description of project (related to field of study), writing sample, transcripts, and list of courses planned to be completed.

NIS Research Scholar Program

Award: $25,000, Deadline: January 15; October 1

Applicant is selected based on their academic credentials, language skills, need for in-country resources, quality of research proposal, letters of recommendation, and financial need forms. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident demonstrating financial need. Application form, research proposal in English and in the host country language, and letters of recommendation are required to be submitted. Award is for individual research in the countries of the NIS (New Independent States): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Balarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Central Europe Research Scholar Program

Award: $11,500, Deadline: January 15; October 1

Selection is based upon the research proposal, need for in-country resources, letters of recommendation, and language proficiency. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with advanced knowledge of the host country's language. Research proposal of 1,000 words, an agreement and a release form, a medical evaluation, two letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae in both English and the language of the host country, and a financial need statement are required to be submitted. Award is for individual research opportunities in the Baltics, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, or Slovakia.

IACI Visiting Fellowship in Irish Studies

Award: $13,000, Deadline: December 31

Recipient must give one faculty seminar on subject of research, be available for consultation with postgraduates in related disciplines, submit a written report to the IACI Board of Directors and to Eire-Ireland at completion of the project, and deliver a lecture upon return to the U.S.

Marshall Memorial Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be emerging leaders from all sectors, including politics, business, media, and civil society. Beginning with the four original countries: Denmark, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant for Research in European, African, or Asian History

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a member of the American Historical Association. Preference will be given to those with specific research needs, such as the completion of a project or completion of a discrete segment thereof. Preference will be given to advanced doctoral students, non-tenured faculty, and unaffiliated scholars.

Rozsi & Jeno Zisovich Jewish Studies Scholarship Fund to Teach the Holocaust

Award: $3,200, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a resident of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Sonoma County, Calif., demonstrate financial need, and be pursuing a career that will involve teaching the Holocaust to future generations.

Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research in East European Studies

Award: $25,000, Deadline: September 28

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and hold a Ph.D. or equivalent. Award is for six to 12 months of full-time research and writing. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.

Dissertation Fellowship in East European Studies

Award: $17,000, Deadline: November 10

Award is for dissertation writing in the U.S. after research is complete. Applicants must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program

Award: $4,725, Deadline: February 28; August 31

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be enrolled in a Ph.D. program and hold U.S. or German citizenship. The grant provides a research stay of two months at AICGS.