2012-2013 FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) / Short Term Travel Grants Program (STG)
IREX is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2012-2013 Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program and Short Term Travel Grants Program. These research support programs offer US scholars and professionals the opportunity to conduct policy-relevant research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Researchers are also able to increase their understanding of current regional issues, develop and sustain international networks, and directly contribute to the formation of US public policy by conducting research on topics vital to the academic and policy-making communities. The fellowships provide logistical support, international airfare, a living/housing stipend, visa support, emergency evacuation insurance, and, in many countries, field office support.
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, predoctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and professionals with advanced degrees are eligible. Applicants must be US citizens.
** Information and application: http://www.irex.org/project/individual-advanced-research-opportunities-iaro
**Deadline: 5 p.m. EST on November 16, 2011
**Contact: By email at email@example.com or by telephone at 202-628-8188
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 application: http://www.irex.org/project/short-term-travel-grants-stg
**Deadline: 5 p.m. EST on February 1, 2012
**Contact: By email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 202-628-8188
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 US Department of State Title VIII Program.