Alumni Grants Program administered by the Network Scholarship Program- Budapest. The Program offers grants to NSP alumni to further expand the knowledge gained during their fellowship and make a positive contribution to their home country. The Program provides alumni a chance to develop projects and pass on their knowledge to others in the region. The deadline for applications is November 26, 2003. The application form will soon appear on the OSI-NSP web-site at: Please contact either Dr. Audrone Uzieliene Deputy Director, Network Scholarship Programs, Open Society Institute- Budapest, H-1051 Budapest, Nador u. 11, Hungary, Tel.: 36-1 327-3213, Fax: 36-1 327-3864, e-mail: or Jibek Iskakova at with further questions for clarification. The applications will be accepted either in the electronic form or via regular post.

2003 - 2004 Fellowships For Threatened Scholars, Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowships The Institute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund provides fellowships for scholars whose lives and work are threatened in their home countries. These fellowships permit scholars to find temporary refuge at universities and colleges anywhere in the world, enabling them to pursue their academic work and to continue to share their knowledge with students, colleagues, and the community at large. When conditions improve, these scholars will return home to help rebuild universities and societies ravaged by fear, conflict and repression. Winter 2004: Applications received by January 1; decision by March 1. Spring 2004: Applications received by April 1; decision by June. To apply or to learn how your institution might host an SRF scholar contact: IIE Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowships 809 U.N. Plaza, Second Floor, New York, New York 10017 Tel: (USA) 1-212-984-5472 Fax: (USA) 1-212-984-5401 E-mail: Web:

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), with the funding from the Open Society Institute (OSI) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), offers up to ten individual grants for 3- month study visits at the London School of Economics and Political Science for junior level faculty from Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and FR Yugoslavia (Republic of Serbia, Republic of Montenegro and Kosovo province at present under UN administration). Awards are for academic staff employed by the universities and higher educational institutions in the aforementioned countries specializing in social sciences. Prospective candidates: are nationals of and normally resident in one of the aforementioned countries at the time of applying for the award have held a teaching position at a university or higher educational institution in the country of residence for more than 2 years have a PhD or have submitted a PhD thesis are not older than 45 at the time of applying for junior fellowship. Each award will provide a stipend for living expenses sufficient for a single Fellow, return economy airfare and book allowance. The costs of health insurance will also be covered by the grant. On completion of the fellowships, faculty are expected to return to their home country. Junior fellows who manage to develop collaborative research and/or teaching activities with their LSE counterparts will be eligible for the renewal of the grant. Every application must comprise:
a) four completed copies of the Application Forms
b) an outline of proposed course syllabi and research proposal
c) applicants CV
d) 2 reference letters sent directly to the LSE/OSI/FCO Administrator at the address below

Completed application forms should be submitted by registered post or e-mailed to reach the LSE at the address :LSE/OSI/FCO Administrative Officer Centre for the Study of Global Governance Room M210 London School of Economics Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE United Kingdom, e-mail:

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Center For Advanced Holocaust Studies, 2004-2005 Fellowship Opportunities Application Deadline: November 28, 2003 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies announces its fellowship opportunities for 2004-2005. The Center awards fellowships to support research and writing about the Holocaust And genocide studies. Awards are granted on a competitive basis to Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers, senior scholars, and professionals holding degrees from and currently affiliated with accredited academic and research institutions worldwide. The Center welcomes approaches by scholars in history, political science, literature, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, and other disciplines. Visiting Scholars spend anywhere from three consecutive months to an Academic year in residence at the Museum. During this time, fellows have access to more than 20 million pages of Holocaust-related documentation from archives across Europe. The postmark deadline for all fellowship applications is November 28, 2003. Decisions will be announced in April 2004. Fellowships may begin as early as June 2004 and must be completed by September 2005. For information on the Center, a partial description of the Museum's archival and other holdings, and to obtain a fellowship application online, please refer to the Museum's website at Please direct any inquiries to: Visiting Scholars Program Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW Washington, DC 20024-2126 Phone: (202) 314-0378 Fax: (202) 479-9726

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Central Asian and Islamic Studies at Stanford University, 2004-05 The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) and the Center on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University are pleased to announce one-year post-doctoral fellowship in the social sciences. The fellowship is open to scholars in social science disciplines (Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology) who focus on contemporary issues of Islam, ethnic identity, security, democratization or social development in Central Asia. Residence in the Stanford area, teaching of a one-quarter undergraduate course, and participation activities at both CREEES and CDDRL are required during the appointment. Applicants must have been awarded the Ph.D. no later than August 31, 2004 and may not be more than five years beyond receipt of the doctoral degree. The award carries a 10-month stipend of $40,000 plus medical insurance coverage. Applications should include a recent curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, graduate transcripts, a 5-page double- spaced plan of research and writing for the year of appointment, and a brief statement of possible course topics. Please send applications by December 15, 2003 to: Contact Info: Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies Attn: Central Asia Post-Doc Competition Bldg, 40, Main Quad Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305-2006 Website: Location: CA Deadline: Dec 15, 2003

New Century Scholars - Toward Equality: The Global Empowerment of Women / Fulbright Program / Closing date: December 15, 2003. One of the oldest and largest international exchange programs in the world, the Fulbright Scholar Program is in a unique position to respond to the opportunities ushered in by a new century in which the nations and citizens of the world are increasingly interdependent. Its worldwide design and long standing international relationships represent a valuable platform upon which to build new, global models for collaborative thinking among scholars of many different nationalities about the challenges and possibilities for humankind in the 21st Century. The Fulbright New Century Scholars Program, an initiative of the Fulbright Scholar Program, brings together annually 25-30 outstanding research scholars and professionals from the U.S. and around the world. NCS fellows engage in multidisciplinary collaboration on a topic of global significance under the leadership of a Distinguished New Century Scholar Leader, an individual selected for expertise and standing in the area of the research topic as well as for the ability to approach the topic from an interdisciplinary perspective. TO APPLY: Complete details, application materials and instructions are available on the CIES website at Deadline: December 15, 2003. Location: US

Fellowship Programme 2004/2005(deadline for applications: 15 January 2004) The Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS) offers five grants for fellowships at the IAS-STS in Graz starting 1 October 2004, ending 30 June 2005. Closing date for applications is 15 January 2004. For application forms and further information: Please visit our website: E-mail:

Miller Center Fellowships in Contemporary History, Public Policy, and American Politics (for US Doctoral Students)
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia annually offers up to ten $18,000 fellowships to Ph.D. candidates and independent scholars to support one year of research and writing toward the completion of their dissertations or independent book research. The work should focus on important public policy questions relating to twentieth century politics and governance in the United States. Visit our web-site to download the application. Applications for the 2004-2005 academic year should be postmarked by February 2, 2004.

Grants are available for advanced research expenses in the following areas of study: modern European Jewry, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, Zionism, and the State of Israel. The research project may be in any academic discipline. Grants up to $1,500 will be made as contribution toward travel expenses associated with research All students enrolled in a doctoral program are eligible to apply. PROPOSALS SHOULD INCLUDE: title and the objectives of the research project; and an explanation of how this research constitutes an integral part of your doctoral research DEADLINE IS: JANUARY 7, 2004 For more information: call: 781-736-2125; Fax:781-736-2070; or visit the web-site at

The Bellagio Study and Conference Center, from February to mid-December, offers one-month stays for 15 residents at a time in any discipline or field and coming from any country who expect a publication, exhibition, performance or other concrete product to result. Applicants are accepted not just for individual excellence or for the potential of their proposed projects, but also for geographical diversity of their homelands and for their capacity to contribute to the intellectual mix of life at the Center. Location: Italy: For more information visit:

Fellowships - The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies in Harvard University’s center for interdisciplinary research and study of Russia and the countries surrounding it. Fellows combine disciplinary excellence in the humanities or social sciences, or significant work experience, with an area focus in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and/or the Caucasus. Fellowships are open to scholars who have held a Ph.D. or equivalent for five years or more and have already made a significant contribution to the field. Regional Fellowships are open to scholars, journalists, policymakers, and other specialists who are citizens of Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, or the Caucasus. Download fellowship application as PDF file.

Rights Fellowships The University of Minnesota is now inviting applications for its 2004-05 Humphrey Law and Human Rights fellowships. The fellowships are open to mid-career human rights advocates and lawyers from designated developing nations and emerging democracies For more information, check out the Human Rights Center's website: Applicants need to apply at the U.S. Embassy in their home country. For more information, check out this Web-site as well:

Post Doc Globalization and Autonomy Successful Applications invited for MCRI post doctoral fellowship on "Globalization and Autonomy Successful applications come from outstanding researchers working on a significant, but feasible project, related to overall program themes and research questions. Applications are due December 15, 2003. Location: Canada For more information please visit:

Call for Yale University's World Fellows Program. The program will select 16 to 18 young professionals from outside the US to attend a semester-long program of leadership development. Applications are due January 15, 2004. For more information please visit

The American Councils for International Education are proud to announce the stipend for Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP) for academic year 2004/05. The program places university faculty from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan at selected higher educational institutions in the United States, through a process of open competition. The program is intended to support those scholars who plan to return to their home country in order to continue their teaching and professional For More information: or

The New Europe College in Bucharest (Romania) announces the Regional Fellowships Program in the humanities and social sciences starting October 1, 2004. Targeted are researchers and academics (preferably young) from South-Eastern Europe (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Slovenia, Turkey, and Yugoslavia), who are in the final stage of completing a Ph.D. program or who already have the Ph.D. title. Duration of the Fellowship: one term or a full academic year (10 months) The deadline for sending the completed application is January 15, 2004For More information the web-site is :: or Irina Vainovski-Mihai, Program Coordinator, E-mail:

Graduate Research Fellowships Overview The Program on Negotiation Graduate Research Fellowships are designed to encourage young scholars from the social sciences and professional disciplines to pursue theoretical, empirical, and/or applied research in negotiation and dispute resolution. The Program on Negotiation Graduate Research Fellowships allows doctoral students who are writing their dissertations to be part of the PON community for one year. Successful candidates will receive: A stipend of $15,000 Desk space and related working facilities at PON, and Library and other privileges at Harvard. PON encourages students from diverse theoretical and research traditions to apply. PON Graduate Fellows are expected to participate fully in an interdisciplinary research seminar, faculty seminars, and other special events. Applications are due January 31Website:

The East European Studies (EES) program of the Woodrow Wilson Center would like to bring your attention to two available grant opportunities. The deadline for both is December 1, 2003. Please look at their website for more details:

AAUW International Fellowships from CEEMAN-L List This fellowship opportunity has come to my attention, and may be of interest to several of our list members. As you will see, the fellowship is for women graduate students from countries outside the United States. International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. (For support at the undergraduate level, visit Financial Aid: $18,000 to $30,000 in fellowships Date: varies according to the type of fellowship Deadline: mid December, each year Open to: women graduate students from countries outside the United States Website:

Carnegie Council Junior and Mid-Career Fellowships
2004 Fellowship Competition, Each year the Carnegie Council offers up to six nonresidential fellowships to mid-career scholars, practitioners, journalists, and other professionals, selected from a pool of hundreds of applicants. The deadline for the next competition is January 15, 2004. The deadline for receipt of fellowship applications is January 15, 2004 and decisions are announced by March 15. Website:

Full Scholarships Available for Roma

Central European University (CEU), with the generous financial support of the Ford Foundation, is offering an "Access" Course for 16 young promising Roma in Budapest. Full scholarships are awarded, covering travel, tuition, housing, and meals.

Goal: to gain equal access to post-graduate education through open competition at CEU and in the US through

* being able to achieve a score over 550 in TOEFL
* accustomizing students to advanced academic life
* academically prepare them for their chosen field of study
* involve Roma students in the core degree programs of CEU
* at the same time, students can become actively involved at CEU or related programs such as the Human Rights Students Initiative, Roma participation program, and others.

The course will start in March 2004 and last until December 2004. It is a combination of

1. English language training
2. writing for academic purposes
3. discipline specific tutoring in the field of your choice
4. academic courses in the field of your choice

Who should apply?
Roma in Central and Eastern Europe (excluding former Soviet Union) who have:

* their first university degree in any field
* interest in post-graduate university education
* basic English language skills
* desire to be working in a multicultural environment


Your application must include:
1. Completed Application Form (can be obtained from
2. CV, including academic background, work experience if any, and involvement in Roma related issues in your country if any. English is preferred, but the CV may be written in local language
3. One Reference Letter from a recognized Roma organization
4. Letter of Intent, stating why you would like to participate in this program. This letter may be written in local language, although English is preferred.
5. Copies of all University Documents (diploma and/or document showing your grades)

Please send all information to:CEU SEP/"Ford" Nador u. 9 H-1051 Budapest, Hungary Or: The deadline for posting applications is November 28th, 2003.

Late applications may be considered on a case-to-case basis. Interviews will take place locally in mid-December.

Sxholarships: NYU School of Law Public Service LL.M. NYU School of Law SCHOLARSHIPS for Public Service LL.M. NYU School of Law has created the first-ever LL.M. degree in Public Service Law as part of the Global Public Service Law Project. This is a one year masters program for lawyers who will have at least two years of post-graduate legal public service work experience upon arrival. At least ten scholars will be non- U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Scholars can apply for a full or partial scholarship. Full scholarships include a tuition waiver, travel, and stipend. United States citizens and permanent residents are not eligible for a full Global Public Service Scholarship. Through the Global Public Service Law Project, NYU hopes that it can, in a small but powerful way, help local activist lawyers in their work, while also feeding the emerging phenomenon of cross-border public interest lawyering. The deadline for applying for the 2004-2005 academic year is December 1, 2003.The Global Public Service Law Project's website is

Senior and Junior Research Fellowship at CEU (Budapest) This program supports Research Fellowship at CEU lasting from one to six months. The program is designed to increase exchange between scholars of the region and Central European University, and also to promote original research which can be ofpractical benefit to a particular country or region. More information about conditions and application at:

2003 HESP Mobility Program: Call for Applications The Higher Education Support Program (HESP) is pleased to announce the continuation of the HESP Mobility Program for the 2003/04 academic year. More information about applications at:

Fulbright New Century Scholars - Toward Equality: The Global Empowerment of Women The Fulbright New Century Scholars Program, an initiative of the Fulbright Scholar Program, brings together annually 25-30 outstanding research scholars and professionals from the U.S. and around the world. NCS fellows engage in multidisciplinary collaboration on a topic of global significance under the leadership of a Distinguished New Century Scholar Leader, an individual selected for expertise and standing in the area of the research topic as well as for the ability to approach the topic from an interdisciplinary perspective. For the academic year 2004-2005, the research focus is "Toward Equality: The Global Empowerment of Women." Complete details, application materials at Closing date: December 15, 2003

Title: Kennan Institute Short-term Grant Program Location: District of Columbia Deadline: 2003-12-01 Description: KENNAN INSTITUTE SHORT-TERM GRANTS (up to one month's duration) The Kennan Institute offers Short-term Grants to scholars whose research in the social sciences or humanities focuses on the former Soviet Union (excluding the Baltic states), and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the librar ... Contact: URL: Announcement ID: 135847

Course Development Competition organised by the Curriculum Resource Center (CRC), Central European University, Call for proposals: acadeemic year: 2004-2005 Please visit website: for more details and application forms. Application deadline: 31 January 2004 (all applications should reach the CRC office by this date)