Monday, January 8, 2018

Funding: Title VIII Research Scholarships and Summer Research Scholarships

Deadline: January 31, 2018

The Kennan Institute is holding its annual competition for Title VIII-supported Research Scholarships and Summer Research Scholarships. Descriptions of these grants are listed below, and information about all grants can be found at: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/kennan-institute-fellowships-and-internships.


Title VIII Research Scholarships - Deadline: January 31, 2018
Title VIII Research Scholarships lasting three to nine months are available to academic participants in the early stages of their career (before tenure) or scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed. For non-academics, an equivalent degree of professional achievement is expected. Eligibility is limited to the postdoctoral level for academic participants, although doctoral candidates in the process of completing a dissertation may apply (the dissertation must be successfully defended before taking residence at the Kennan Institute). Research proposals examining the countries of Eurasia are eligible. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for Title VIII Research Scholarships. https://www.wilsoncenter.org/opportunity/kennan-institute-title-viii-research-scholarships-0.

Title VIII Summer Research Scholarships- Deadline: January 31, 2018
Scholars who conduct research in the social sciences or humanities focusing on Russia and the other countries of Eurasia, and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area should consider applying for the summer research fellowship. Policy-relevant research is preferred. The summer research fellowship must be used for two consecutive months between May-September 2018, and applicants are required to hold an MA degree or higher. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for Title VIII Summer Research Scholarships. https://www.wilsoncenter.org/opportunity/kennan-institute-summer-research-scholarships.

Additionally, we are now accepting applications for our next round of Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Grants - Deadline: February 15, 2018

The Kennan Institute offers Title VIII Short-Term Grants to scholars whose research in the social sciences or humanities focuses on Russia Ukraine, and the countries of Eurasia, and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area. Policy-relevant research is preferred. Academic participants must either possess a doctoral degree or be doctoral candidates who have nearly completed their dissertations. For non-academics, an equivalent degree of professional achievement is expected. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for Title VIII Short-Term Grants. https://www.wilsoncenter.org/opportunity/kennan-institute-short-term-grant.

Please send all questions and application materials to kennan@wilsoncenter.org.

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