Tuesday, November 28, 2017

CFA: National Research Competition

Deadline: December 31, 2017 

The National Research Competition provides funds for both collaborative and individual research projects. Research Contracts support collaborative projects involving multiple post-doctoral scholars, or individuals with comparable research or professional skills who do not hold PhDs, including at least one U.S.-based scholar or researcher, with a maximum award of $40,000. The primary scholar on an individual or collaborative project MUST be a US citizen and hold a PhD. Research Grants support research projects conducted by individual U.S.-based scholars or researchers, with a maximum award of $20,000.

Research activity supported by a Contract or Grant may begin as early as March 1, 2018. Scholars and researchers should schedule their research activities so as to complete and submit all project
requirements to NCEEER by September 30, 2018. Successful applicants will be required to submit a final report to NCEEER and may be asked to present the results of research and other programmatic
experiences in a public forum sponsored by NCEEER and the Department of State. In addition,
research reports submitted to NCEEER for scholars’ projects may be considered for publication in the journal Problems of Post-Communism.

NCEEER’s National Research Competition is made possible by federal funds under the Program of Research and Training for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII), which is administered by the Department of State. Accordingly, Grants and Contract are subject to Federal laws and regulations, including OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-122, A-128, and A-133. Grants are also subject to the availability of funds.

For more information and to apply, visit NCEEER’s website at www.nceeer.org and click on “Programs.”The deadline for application submission is December 31, 2017. NCEEER’s Board of Directors will judge the competition. The applicants will be notified of the outcome by March 1, 2018.

NCEEER was created in 1978 to develop and sustain long-term, high-quality programs for post-doctoral research on the social, political, economic, environmental, and historical development of Eurasia and Central and Eastern Europe. From broad, cross- cultural analyses to more focused studies of particular problems, NCEEER supports research projects that facilitate a mutually beneficial exchange of information between scholars and policy-makers and contribute to a better understanding of current developments and future prospects in the post-communist countries of Europe and Eurasia.

Countries eligible for research: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan,Belarus,Bosnia-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, Uzbekistan

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