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Accepting applications: ARISC funding opportunities

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    Talin Lindsay

    We are still accepting applications for two AmericanResearch Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) funding opportunities for2020-21! 
    ·     ARISC Stipends for Lectures & Workshops -New!

    o  US citizens; $250/lecture; $500/workshop

    o  Includes remote option

    ·     ARISC Research Fellowships – Final year

    o  US citizens; $2500-$6500



    ARISC invites applications for U.S. scholars to conductlectures and/or workshops in the South Caucasus countries of Armenia,Azerbaijan, and Georgia. All topics in the social sciences, humanities, andrelated sciences are eligible, and a list of priority topics is included in thefull call. Proposals will be judged on the quality of their academic caliberand on the impact to the local scholarly community. Selected applicants will begiven a $250 stipend for a lecture, or $500 for an all-day workshop. Applicationsfor in-country and virtual lectures and workshops will be accepted for 2021;however, priority will be given to lectures and workshops given in-countryunless travel restrictions are in place.

    Applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted.
    See the full call and application requirements on ourwebsite: 

    Funding for this fellowship is provided by the USDepartment of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) througha grant to the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).



    ARISC announces the availability of fellowships in supportof research and mentoring activities in the South Caucasus (Armenia,Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). The goals of the fellowship are 1) to supportresearch in and the study of the South Caucasus; 2) to select, recognize andfinancially support individuals who demonstrate high potential to contribute toresearch in this region; 3) to support a mentoring relationship that will bothdevelop the academic skills of the mentee and strengthen ties between the USand host country. Projects in all fields in the humanities, social sciences,and natural sciences are eligible, and all projects must include one or moreundergraduate and/or graduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgiaas research assistants/participants. Priority will be given to projectsproposing research on entrepreneurship, science and technology, youthleadership, or higher education. This opportunity is open to US citizens whoare scholars at the predoctoral (doctoral candidates), postdoctoral, oradvanced professorial levels. Research awards will be made for a total ofbetween $2,500 and $6,500, supporting up to of three months of research to helpcover transportation, lodging, meals and incidental expenses, and otherexpenses needed to support scholar’s research in the South Caucasus.

    Applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted.ARISC does not expect to solicit applications for theResearch Fellowship after 2020-21.

    For details, eligibility, and to download the applicationform, please visit our website:


    Funding for this fellowship is provided by the USDepartment of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through agrant to the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).



    ARISC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medicalcondition, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, or status as acovered veteran.


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