AFP-HESP Fellowships

posted by Katalin Teller on 2009/03/18 17:54

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The Academic Fellowship Program (AFP) of the Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Institute offers international academic fellowships in the 2009-2010 academic year. Deadline for applications: April 7, 2009.

The program invites highly qualified scholars in the social sciences and humanities to consult at carefully selected university departments in the AFP region: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine. Fellowships include a modest stipend, transportation, accommodation, and various other allowances, begin in August or September 2009, last one academic year, and are renewable. Those selected for the fellowship (International Scholars) offer advice on the overall reform agenda of AFP partner departments and share with departmental colleagues the latest developments in their discipline, collaborate on the introduction of new courses, and encourage the development of skills critical to academic work.

Eligibility: A PhD (or highest degree awarded) in: anthropology, area/cultural studies, economics, gender studies, history, human rights & public law, international relations, journalism/media studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy/public health, social work and sociology. Applicants must be senior or well-established academics currently employed by an institution of higher education. Recent degree recipients will not be considered.

Contact: Open Society Institute, Academic Fellowship Program, Higher Education Support Program, Október 6. u. 12., H-1051, Budapest, Hungary. Tel.: +36-1 235 6160, Fax: +36-1 411 4401, E-mail: