EDUCATION


 

ALBERTA UKRAINIAN CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

Director, Scholarship Programs
Students Finance Board
6th Floor--9940
106 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2V1
CANADA
Tel: 403-427-8640
Fax: 403-422-4516

PRIORITIES: Graduate degrees in Ukrainian language and Canadian-Ukrainian studies.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: To $10,000.

THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF RUSSIAN/AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR COLLABORATION IN EDUCATION AND LANGUAGE STUDY

1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-833-7522
Fax: 202-833-7523

PRIORITIES: Coordination of exchanges of high school, undergraduate, and graduate students as well as language instructors between the U.S. and the NIS; organization of conferences and delegations of school and university administrators and education specialists to encourage educational cooperation between the U.S. and the NIS; support of academic advising and testing services in the NIS to place students in U.S. universities.

CANADIAN BUREAU FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

1400-85 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6A4
CANADA
Tel: 613-237-4820
Fax: 613-237-1073

CANADIAN FOUNDATION FOR UKRAINIAN STUDIES

2336A Bloor Street West
Suite 202
Toronto, Ontario MS6 1P3
CANADA
Tel: 416-766-9630
Fax: 416-766-0599

PRIORITIES: Scholarships for students pursuing an undergraduate degree and majoring or with a concentration in Ukrainian Studies at a Canadian university.

RESTRICTIONS: Full-time students majoring or concentrating in Ukrainian Studies and entering the second, third, or fourth year of undergraduate studies at a Canadian university and who, for each remaining year of undergraduate studies, will be enrolled in at least one or more full course(s) in Ukrainian studies.

CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF UKRAINIAN STUDIES

352 Athabasca Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E8
CANADA
Tel: 403-492-2972

PRIORITIES: Undergraduate to post-doctoral studies in the arts and sciences.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: $1500-$18,500.

CHAIR OF UKRAINIAN STUDIES FOUNDATION

620 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2H4
Tel: 416-234-9111
Fax: 416-234-9114

COORDINATING COMMITTEE TO AID UKRAINE

8 Hogan Court
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Tel: 201-966-6515
Contact: Volodymyr Baranetsky

THE EDUCATION FUND OF THE UKRAINIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESSPERSONS ASSOCIATION

1060 Hillside Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07063

Contact: Oksana Trytjak

GEORGE CHOPIVSKY FELLOWSHIP

Yale Center on International and Area Studies
P.O. Box 208206
New Haven, CT 06520-8606
Fax: 203-432-5963
Contact: Michael Holquist

PRIORITIES: Graduate study leading to a Master's degree at Yale University in the fields of international relations, international economics and developmental economics, and forestry and environmental studies.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Tuition and an annual stipend of $12,500 to cover living expenses and travel to Yale University.

RESTRICTIONS: Perspective candidates must have Ukrainian citizenship, adequate knowledge of English (TOEFL score 600 or more), and be admitted to one of the above programs. Please note that the Yale Graduate School deadline for receipt of applications is usually in the first days of January.

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

Southern Region
515 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 150
Houston, TX 77027-9407
Tel: 713-621-6300
Fax: 713-621-7958

PETRO JACYK EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

1260 Eglinton Avenue East
Mississauga, Ontario L4W 1K8
CANADA
Tel: 905-238-0467
Fax: 905-625-8445
E-mail: oiatsyk@epas.utoronto.ca
Contact: Oxana Jacyk

KATEDRA FOUNDATION

3029 Bloor Street West
Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C5
CANADA
Tel: 416-234-9111
Fax: 416-234-9114
Contact: Ihor W. Bardyn

HELEN SHERBAN LAPICA EDUCATION FUND

4275 Lemon Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Contact: Ray Lapica

PRIORITIES: Doctoral candidates given preference.

MOHYLA INSTITUTE

1240 Temperance Street
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0P1
CANADA
Tel: 306-653-1944
Fax: 306-653-1902

PRIORITIES: For leadership and achievement.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: To $1000.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FOREIGN STUDENT AFFAIRS RUSSIAN AND EURASIAN AWARDS PROGRAM

Association of International Educators
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20009-5728
Tel: 202-462-4811
Fax: 202-667-3419
E-mail: reap@nafsa.org
Contact: Chris Powers, Program Officer

PRIORITIES: Study in the fields of public administration, public policy, political science, urban planning, economics, business, marketing, law, education, journalism, social sciences, humanities (excluding the fine arts), library science, English teaching, and computer science. The hard sciences, engineering, and English as a Second Language are not eligible fields of study.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Supplementary grants of up to $10,000 to U.S. institutions on behalf of qualified undergraduate juniors and seniors and graduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Cost-sharing by the U.S. institution is expected, generally in the form of a tuition waiver.

RESTRICTIONS: Students already living in the U.S. or enrolled in U.S. institutions are not eligible. Universities apply on behalf of students.

PONTIFICAL INSTITUTE OF MEDIAEVAL STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Director
59 Queen's Park Circle East
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C4
CANADA
Tel: 416-926-7142

PRIORITIES: Graduate degrees in Slavic and Byzantine studies.

ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA-UKRAINE EXCHANGE FUND

Royal Society of Canada
Suite 308
225 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1P9
CANADA
Tel: 613-991-6990
Fax: 613-991-6996
Contact: Sandy Jackson, Financial Coordinator

RUKH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

58 Boyden Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Tel: 201-762-0211
Contact: Roman Andrushkiw, President

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

St. Andrew's College
The Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
CANADA
Tel: 204-474-8895
Fax: 204-275-0803

PRIORITIES: Undergraduate studies.

SAINT PAUL UNIVERSITY

Michel Bergeron
223 Main Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C4
CANADA
Tel: 613-236-1393
Fax: 613-782-3026

PRIORITIES: Theology and ethics.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: $1000-$4000.

SUS FOUNDATION OF CANADA

620 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2H4
Tel: 416-923-3318

UKRAINIAN AMERICAN CENTER FOUNDATION

530 Oxford Court
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307
Tel: 810-852-1570

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP

UCC Headquarters
456 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1B6
CANADA
Tel: 204-942-4627

PRIORITIES: Graduate degrees in journalism.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: $1000.

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN FOUNDATION OF TARAS SHEVCHENKO

Shevchenko Foundation
456 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1B6
CANADA
Tel: 204-942-4627
Fax: 204-947-3882

PRIORITIES: Support for the advancement of Ukrainian culture in Canada.

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN RESEARCH FOUNDATION

410 Becker Road
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 2S4
CANADA

UKRAINIAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

The Lester B. Pearson College of Pacific United World Colleges
RR #1
Victoria, British Columbia V9B 5T7
CANADA
Tel: 604-478-5591
Fax: 604-478-6421
E-mail: sc009@freenet.victoria.bc.ca

PRIORITIES: Undergraduate studies.

UKRAINIAN FRATERNAL ASSOCIATION

Eugene R. and Elinor R. Kotur $250,000 Scholarship Trust Fund
Ukrainian Fraternal Association
440 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-1290
Tel: 717-342-0937
Fax: 717-347-5649

PRIORITIES: Scholarships for students of Ukrainian ancestry enrolled in an undergraduate (freshman year excepted) or graduate program at a specified university.

UKRAINIAN NATIONAL AID ASSOCIATION

925 North Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
Tel: 312-642-4388

140 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2R3
CANADA
Tel: 416-703-0687

UKRAINIAN NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

30 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Tel: 201-451-2200
Fax: 201-451-2093

UKRAINIAN NATIONAL WOMEN'S LEAGUE OF AMERICA

P.O. Box 172
Holmdel, NJ 07733
Tel: 908-888-0494
Contact: Luba Bilowchtchuk

UKRAINIAN RESOURCE AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
GRANT MACEWAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PO Box 1796
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2P2
CANADA
Tel: 403-497-4374
Fax: 403-497-4377

PRIORITIES: Ukrainian performing arts, film, video, awareness, and new writers.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: To $750.

UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY

1. Edmund S. Muskie Fellowship Program

United States Information Agency
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-833-7522
E-mail: muskiefsa@glas.apc.org

PRIORITIES: Master's level study in the fields of business administration, economics, law, or public administration for graduate students who are citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Varying steps of funding to higher education institutions offering degree and executive education programs at the master's level in the above fields. The Fellowship will provide financial assistance to qualified individuals from the eligible countries who lack sufficient funding to enroll in graduate programs at U.S. institutions. Fellows will be enrolled in a U.S. institution by their sponsoring organization, and may not select their host university.

RESTRICTIONS: Under the age of forty at the time of application deadline; hold an undergraduate degree (four or five year program) with good academic standing by the start of the proposed academic program in the U.S.; proficient in spoken and written English; able to demonstrate professional aptitude and leadership potential in the field of specialization.

2. Freedom Support Act

European Programs Branch
Academic Exchange Programs Division
Tel: 202-205-0525

a. Undergraduate Student Program

PRIORITIES: Supports undergraduate students from the NIS in year long programs in the U.S. in the fields of agriculture, computer science, business, economics, public policy/government, and education.

b. Graduate Student Program

PRIORITIES: Fellowship support for graduate students from the NIS for study in the U.S. in the fields of law, economics, business administration, public administration, public policy, and education.

c. Top-Up Grants

PRIORITIES: Financial assistance to enable undergraduate and graduate students from the NIS who are admitted to American universities but who need additional funding to attend their programs in the fields of public administration, public policy, political science, urban planning, education, journalism, humanities, library science, English teaching, economics, business, marketing, law, and computer science.

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Maximum grants of $10,000 per student.


3. U.S./NIS Undergraduate Student Exchange

European Programs Branch
Academic Exchange Programs Division
Tel: 202-205-0525

PRIORITIES: Support for NIS undergraduate and graduate students to participate in exchange programs with the U.S..

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

1. Graduate Assistantships

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E8
CANADA
Tel: 403-492-5525
Fax: 403-492-0692
E-mail: heather.hogg@ualberta.ca

PRIORITIES: Teaching and research.

2. Huculak Chair of Ukrainian Culture and Ethnography

Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Studies
Room 200
Arts Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E6
CANADA
Tel: 403-492-6906
Fax: 403-492-2715
E-mail: andriy.nahachewsky@ualberta.ca

PRIORITIES: Graduate degrees in folklore and ethnography; undergraduate degrees in ethnography.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: $8000-$10,000 for graduate studies; $1000 for undergraduate studies.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

School of Graduate Studies
Fellowship and Loans Officer
65 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2Z9
CANADA
Tel: 416-978-6614

TYPES OF SUPPORT: $10,200-$11,000.

USA/USA

P.O. Box 3874
Albany, NY 12203-0874
Tel: 518-471-4249
Fax: 518-452-0236
Contact: Michael Heretz, President

 

GENERAL/AREA/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

 


 

THE EURASIA FOUNDATION

Public Sector Policymaking Capabilities in the NIS

1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-234-7370
Fax: 202-234-7377
E-mail: eurasia@eurasia.org
Contact: Shawna Wilson

Regional Office:

15 Khreshchatyk, Flat 4
252001 Kyiv
Tel: (44) 229-7521
Fax: (44) 229-4359
E-mail: eurasia@eurasia.freenet.kiev.ua
Contact: Nicolas Deychakiwsky

PRIORITIES: Graduate level training programs in public administration, public policy, business administration, economics, and law. Research projects will not be supported unless the results of the research will be directly used in the formulation of policy.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Grants up to, but not exceeding $15,000 to those graduates who are able to organize the most competitive advisory projects of up to one year in the public sector (i.e. in a ministry, city council, oblast council, university, local think tank, or non-governmental organization). The budget for the project may include salary for the graduate, equipment, communications, travel and other expenses in support of the consulting project.

Public Sector Policymaking Capabilities in the NIS (cont'd)

RESTRICTIONS: Individuals returning from long-term study abroad (at least one year in duration), or graduates of NIS-based degree programs at the Masters level or above are encouraged to apply. Graduates with training in public administration, public policy, economics, business, and law are particularly encouraged to apply, although the grant is not limited to graduates in these areas.

THE FORD FOUNDATION

International Affairs Program
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-573-5283
Fax: 212-856-9330
E-mail: j.schull@fordfound.org,
m.mcauley@fordfound.org
Contact: Mary McAuley
Joseph Schull

PRIORITIES: Support primarily to organizations for experimental, demonstrational, and development efforts in poverty, human rights, education, health, culture, international affairs, governance, and public policy. Additionally, the Foundation sometimes makes grants to individuals whose professional experience corresponds with its programs. NIS related support provided for programs in economic, legal, and political reform.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Special projects, research, publications, continuing support, conferences and seminars, films, general support, fellowships, international exchange, and technical assistance.

RESTRICTIONS: No funds are granted for purely personal or local needs, routine operating costs of organizations, or programs for which government support is readily available.

HUBERT H. HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

United States Information Agency
Specialized Programs Unit
Washington, DC 20547
Tel: 202-619-5289

PRIORITIES: This program is designed to meet the requirements of policy makers, planners, administrators and managers who have a public service orientation and have demonstrated leadership potential. Every year distinguished professionals from around the world are offered a year of non-degree academic study and professional training in the U.S.

THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION

1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-6755
Tel: 212-373-4200

PRIORITIES: All sectors, including environment and development, women's issues, science and technology, biological research, agriculture, health and population, arts and culture. The Foundation concentrates its activities on science-based development, agricultural health and population sciences, the arts and humanities, and equal opportunity. Programs are carried out through the awarding of grants and fellowships, and through the dissemination of information in publication and media.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Fellowships, research, publications, conferences/seminars, special projects, technical assistance, training projects, travel awards, and grants to individuals.

SOROS DOCUMENTARY FUND

New York Arts and Culture Regional Program
Open Society Institute
888 7th Avenue, #3100
New York, NY 10106
Tel: 212-887-0657
Fax: 212-757-2409
E-mail: dweyermann@sorosny.org
Contact: Diane Weyermann, Director
Kyoko Inouye

PRIORITIES: Support for documentary filmmakers from around the world focusing on human rights, freedom of expression, social justice, or civil liberties issues.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Grant awards for recommended works in progress will range up to $50,000 with an average of $25,000. Awards for pre-production seed funds will range from $10,000 to $15,000.

RESTRICTIONS: Documentaries may be film or video projects. Individuals from around the world may apply. Works in-progress include projects in production or post-production. Applicants requesting seed funds must have completed no more than two films or videos. If no film or video sample is available, a creative work indicating an artistic point of view and the ability to tell a story using a visual medium is required.

UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE

1. Senior Fellowships on International Peace and Conflict Issues

Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace
1550 M Street, NW
Suite 700F
Washington, DC 20005-1708
Tel: 202-429-3886
Fax: 202-429-6063
E-mail: jrprogram@usip.org

PRIORITIES: Support for practitioners and scholars working on projects concerning the sources and nature of international conflict and ways of managing conflict and sustaining peace. Priority given to proposals that promise to make a timely contribution to the understanding and resolution of ongoing and emerging international conflicts. Proposals in all fields welcome including government, higher education, journalism, international affairs, law, business, labor, religion, media, the arts, the military, and humanitarian affairs.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Fellowships are usually awarded for twelve months, although shorter term residencies are also available. Stipend levels are adequate for living costs in the Washington area for fellows and their families. The award includes the costs of health insurance and travel to and from Washington.

RESTRICTIONS: Candidates must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized university. Postgraduate education is not required. Fellowships are open to citizens of any country.

2. Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowships

PRIORITIES: Fellowships to support the research and writing of dissertations from any discipline addressing the sources and nature of international conflict and the full range of ways to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Stipend of $14,000 for twelve months.

RESTRICTIONS: Doctoral students at U.S. universities who will have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree except the dissertation are eligible for the fellowships. Citizens of any country are welcome to apply.

U.S.-UKRAINE FOUNDATION

1511 K Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202-347-4264
Fax: 202-347-4267
E-mail: ukraine@access.digex.net

PRIORITIES: Support for democratic and free-market development in Ukraine.

 

 

RESEARCH


General/Area/Interdisciplinary Studies

 

THE CENTER FOR FIELD RESEARCH (EARTHWATCH)

680 Mount Auburn Street
Box 403
Watertown, MA 02272
Tel: 617-926-8200
Fax: 617-926-8532
E-mail: info@earthwatch.org
http://gaia.earthwatch.org
Contact: Andrew Hudson

PRIORITIES: Support of research by scientists and humanists working to preserve the physical, biological, and cultural heritage in our trust. Proposals welcomed from advanced scholars of any nationality, covering any geographic region. A broad range of basic and applied field research initiatives, giving particular attention to research designs of a multi-disciplinary nature or those involving international collaboration will be considered.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Assistance to scholars in need of funding and volunteers to help underwrite and staff their expeditions.

THE JOHN D. AND CATHERINE T. MACARTHUR FOUNDATION

140 South Dearborn Street
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: 312-726-8000
Fax: 312-917-0200
Contact: Andrew Kuchins, Program Officer

Regional Office:

8 Khlebnyi Pereulok
Suite 2
121069 Moscow
Tel: (095) 290-5088
Fax: (095) 202-6870
Contact: Tatiana D. Zhdanova and Elizabeth McKeon

PRIORITIES: Support for the NIS in the areas of energy, environment, natural resources, human rights, legal and economic reform, and development of an independent mass media.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Research and writing grants for individuals, foreign travel grants, and special project grants to groups and organizations engaged in research and practical work.

Humanities

 

THE GETTY GRANT PROGRAM

401 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1000
Santa Monica, CA 90401-1455
Tel: 310-393-4244
Fax: 310-395-8642
Contact: Deborah Marrow, Director

PRIORITIES: Support for projects that promote research in the history of art, advancement of the understanding of art, and the conservation of art and architecture. Grants are awarded to institutions and individuals throughout the world.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Conservation of art, architecture, and literary works, fellowships, publications, research, special projects, interpretive projects, and cataloging of collections

RESTRICTIONS: No grants to individuals except senior research grants and postdoctoral fellowships.

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND EXCHANGES BOARD

1. Special Projects in the Study of Central/Eastern Europe and Eurasia

IREX
1616 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: 202-628-8188
Fax: 202-628-8189
E-mail: irex@info.irex.org
http://www.irex.org

Regional Office:

vul. M. Hrushevskoho 4, km. 301
252001 Kyiv
Tel: (044) 228-3479
(044) 228-8637
Fax: (044) 229-3479
E-mail: irexkiev@gluk.apc.org,
irexkyiv@irex.freenet.kiev.ua

PRIORITIES: Support for collaborative projects in the study of Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, between U.S. and foreign participants from one or more of the following countries: Albania, Bosnia Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, or the former German Democratic Republic. Projects are limited to the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences only.
TYPES OF SUPPORT: The sponsor provides support for collaborative projects not to exceed $20,000 for a one-year period. Expenses normally covered include travel; accommodations; per diem; fees for use of facilities; and publication costs and/or other expenses associated with presenting results to policy makers, scholarly peers, and the general public. The sponsor does not support projects in the natural sciences; subsidies to publish journals, newsletters, and other periodicals; undergraduate research and training; equipment or other capital expenditures; institutional overhead; or commercial endeavors.

RESTRICTIONS: Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are scholars normally affiliated with a university or research institution. All projects must involve Americans and foreign participants from one or more of the IREX program countries.

2. Short-Term Travel Grants

Contact: Lisa M. LeMair, Program Officer

PRIORITIES: Travel grants for scholarly projects in the humanities and social sciences focusing on Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia with very limited funds available for Mongolia, including the countries of Albania, Bosnia Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Activities funded include scholarly, academic research visits to archives, libraries, museums, or to conduct interviews; presentations at scholarly conferences focused on Central and Eastern Europe and/or Eurasia; invited lectures or consultations focused this region; collaborative projects such as joint publications or comparative surveys; or visits of up to two foreign colleagues from IREX program countries to the U.S. for collaborative research or conference presentations.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Grants do not normally exceed $3000 and provide airfare, per diem for fourteen days not to exceed $100 per day, and other incidental expenses, such as temporary health insurance for incoming foreign scholars, conference registration fees for Americans, and visa application costs.

RESTRICTIONS: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a doctoral degree or equivalent profession/terminal degree. If a scholar wishes to invite up to two foreign colleagues from IREX program countries to the U.S. for collaborative projects, the U.S. scholar must apply on behalf of the foreign guest.

SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION

174 East 80th Street
New York, NY 10021
Tel: 212-861-4993
Fax: 212-628-3146
Contact: Marilyn Perry, President

PRIORITIES: Funding in the history and preservation of European art, from antiquity to the early nineteenth century. Support for the collection and distribution of works of art from the great European traditions; the preservation of significant European monuments of art and architecture; and the nurturing of professional competence in art history and art conservation.

SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION (cont'd)

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Research fellowships, publications, travel, conferences, archaeology fieldwork, and art conservation training.

RESTRICTIONS: No support for living artists, films, art history programs below the pre-doctoral level or the purchase of works of art, nor any programs in the performing arts.

USIA REGIONAL SCHOLAR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

United States Information Agency
European Programs Branch
Academic Exchange Programs Division
Washington, DC 20547
Tel: 202-205-0525

PRIORITIES: Long term and short term grants for scholars from NIS countries to conduct research in the humanities and social sciences.

 

Science/Technology

 

U.S. CIVILIAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
THE COOPERATIVE GRANTS PROGRAM

1800 North Kent Street
Suite 1106
Arlington, VA 22209
Tel: 703-526-9720
Fax: 703-526-9721
E-mail: information@crdf.org

PRIORITIES: Support for joint teams of NIS and U.S. scientists and engineers cooperating in any area of civilian research and development. The CRDF strongly encourages the full-time inclusion of NIS scientists and engineers formerly engaged in work on weapons of mass destruction or in other defense research in the civilian research projects funded through this program.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: The level of funding varies according to the needs of the projects within a range of $10,000 to $80,000 over a two year period; the average anticipated funding level is $40,000. At least 80 percent of the funds awarded to each project are used for project-related expenses of the NIS component of the research team.

RESTRICTIONS: Each proposal must have one NIS Co-Investigator and one U.S. Co-Investigator. Each Co-Investigator must possess a doctoral degree or the equivalent, have at least five scientific publications in peer-reviewed scientific literature, and must work full-time in a civilian institution.

HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL INSTITUTE--BIOMEDICAL SCIENTISTS RESEARCH GRANTS FOR INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Office of Grants and Special Programs
4000 Jones Bridge Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-0789
Tel: 301-215-8884
Fax: 301-215-8888
E-mail: intlprog@class.org

PRIORITIES: Grants intended to facilitate collaboration between biomedical scientists in eligible countries and those in the wider community, including Western Europe, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the U.S.. Eligible countries are Belarus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine. Support provided for fundamental biomedical research on basic biological processes or disease mechanisms in the fields of cell biology and regulation, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, and structural biology. Clinical trials and research on health and education, health care delivery, and health services are not eligible fields.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Grants will provided five years of support in the range of $22,000 to $35,000 for each year. The grant will provide for personnel in the scientists laboratory (including a portion of the eligible scientists own salary), for travel and living expenses for relatively brief visits (up to four months in any one year) to the laboratory of the collaborating scientist, and for computer and communications services. It may also provide funds for the scientist's other research expenses (supplies, equipment, publication costs) in his/her laboratory or in that of the collaborating scientist.

RESTRICTIONS: Eligible applicants are outstanding biomedical scientists who have citizenship or residence in an eligible country, affiliation with a university or not-for-profit institution in an eligible country, research in a field of fundamental biomedical research, a record of publications in peer-reviewed English language international scientific journals, no major administrative responsibilities, and made a significant contribution to biomedical research. The application must be submitted jointly by the eligible scientist and the collaborating scientist.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

1054 31st Street, NW
Suite 110
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202-342-2760
Fax: 202-342-2765
E-mail: info@isf.org

PRIORITIES: Support for basic research in the natural sciences on the territory of the former Soviet Union and Baltic states.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Emergency grants for scientists of $500 to scientists who submit evidence of a substantial record of publications; conference travel support to attend international scientific conferences abroad; research grants between $10,000 and $100,000 for a two year period; Soros Professorships with a stipend for a period of five years, and financial support for supplies and equipment.

RESTRICTIONS: Eligible scientists for research grants must possess a doctoral degree; have at least five scientific publications since 1988 in specified journals; work in a scientific or educational research institution in one of the NIS; propose to conduct research in the field of fundamental research under this program; and be a citizen of the NIS. Candidates for Soros Professorships are expected to continue teaching and research at their educational institutions.

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

1. Cooperation In Applied Science And Technology (CAST)

Office for Central Europe and Eurasia
(FO2014)
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20418
Tel: 202-334-3680
Fax: 202-334-2614
E-mail: ocee@nas.edu

PRIORITIES: Grants to U.S. scientists to host colleagues from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan, to carry out joint research in all fields of applied science and engineering. Of particular interest are projects that will enable NIS scientists and engineers who have worked in defense-related research to apply their skills to civilian activities.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: Incentive grants are provided to U.S. scientists to host colleagues from the NIS for six to twelve months to carry out joint research. Grants provide up to $3000 for travel and $1500 per month for living expenses to help defray the costs associated with the visit.

RESTRICTIONS: Eligible American hosts must possess the doctoral degree, or research training and experience equivalent to a doctoral degree, at least six months prior to the beginning date of the visit. The foreign specialists must possess citizenship in an eligible country and must hold the doctoral degree or research training and experience equivalent to the doctoral degree. All NIS specialists must possess written and spoken command of the English language.

2. Collaboration In Radioactive Waste Management

PRIORITIES: Support for American specialists wishing to host their colleagues from the NIS and conduct research on the management of radioactive waste. Participating countries include Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

TYPES OF SUPPORT: The American host will receive a grant of $2000 per month for the living expenses of the visiting specialist for a period of six to twelve months. A monthly research allowance of $300 per month is available for scientific supplies and computer lab fees. Other expenses, including travel, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

RESTRICTIONS: Eligible applicants are U.S. citizens. Visiting specialists must possess citizenship in an eligible country and must hold a doctoral degree, or research training and experience equivalent to a doctoral degree, at least six months prior to the requested beginning date of their programs. American specialists whose NIS colleagues are currently conducting research in the U.S. or are planning to remain in the U.S. on a permanent basis are ineligible.

 

 

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FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM

United States Information Agency
European Programs Branch
Academic Exchange Programs Division
Washington, DC 20547
Tel: 202-619-4420

PRIORITIES: Support for NIS professors who are traveling to the U.S. to lecture and conduct research.