NIS Research Scholar Program

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.

Three competitions per year.

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Details

Deadline:
January 15; October 1
Award type:
Grant
Renewable
No
Min. award:
$5,000
Average award:
$10,000
Max. award:
$25,000
Awarded anualy:
Yes
Unlimited awards:
No
Repay required:
No

Misc.

Enrollment level:
Doctoral-level Study, Other Postgraduate-level Study, Master's-level Study
Major:
European Studies, Ethnic Studies, Russian And Slavic Area Studies
Misc:
Financial Need

Contact Information


Program Officer United States