Central Europe Research Scholar Program

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.

International and domestic airfare, book stipend, housing, monthly maintenance stipend, and academic affiliation.

Three competitions per year.


Deadline: January 15; October 1

Award type: Grant

Award coverage: Other

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Enrollment level: Master's-level Study, Doctoral-level Study, Other Postgraduate-level Study

Major: Eastern European Area Studies, Area Studies, Other, Liberal Art And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other, European Studies, Area, Ethnic And Cultural Studies, Other

Interests: Research Abroad

Contact Information

Program Officer United States