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Deadline Extended! ARISC Funding Opportunities 2022

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    Talin Lindsay
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    The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC)announces deadline extensions on several funding opportunities for2021-22!

    See the fullcalls and application requirements onour website

     

    ·      ARISCShort Term Research Fellowships

    o  US citizens; $5,000/month up to 3 months

    ·      ARISCResearch Fellowships

    o  US citizens; up to $10,000

    ·      ARISCGraduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships

    o  US or Canadian citizens/permanent residents; upto $1,500

     New Deadline:Thursday, December 23, 2021
     

    ARISC Short Term Research Fellowship

    ARISC announces the availability of fellowshipsin support of research activities in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan,and Georgia).
     
    Eligibility: The Short Term Research Fellowships (STRF) are open to U.S.citizens who are doctoral candidates or postdoctoral scholars conductingresearch in the South Caucasus. Priority will be given to projects proposingresearch on countering disinformation through programs that develop criticalthinking and media literacy skills, entrepreneurship, science and technology,and youth leadership.
     
    Award Amount: Research awards willbe made for $5,000 per full (30-day) month, for a maximum of 3 months total tocover transportation, lodging, and meals and incidental expenses during thescholar’s time conducting research in the South Caucasus. Scholars are expectedto be in the South Caucasus for the duration of the project for a minimum of 30days, up to 3 months total. Stipends will be pro-rated. Remote researchprojects will not be funded.

    Additional Information: Fellows are required topresent a lecture or workshop during their stay in the South Caucasus. ARISCencourages fellows to present their research findings in cities, towns, andvillages outside of the capitals in order to engage with underservedcommunities.

    Deadline: Thursday, December 23, 2021
    See the full call and application requirements visit our website.

    Funding for this fellowship is provided by the US Department of State’sBureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) through a grant to the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)

     

    ARISC Research Fellowships

    ARISC announces theavailability of fellowships in support of research and mentoring activities inthe South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia). The goals of thefellowship are 1) to support research in and the study of the South Caucasus;2) to select, recognize and financially support individuals who demonstratehigh potential to contribute to research in this region; 3) to support amentoring relationship that will both develop the academic skills of the menteeand strengthen ties between the US and host country.

    Eligibility: This opportunity is open to US citizenswho are scholars at the predoctoral (doctoral candidates), postdoctoral, oradvanced professorial levels. Projects in all fields in the humanities, socialsciences, and natural sciences are eligible, and all projects must include oneor more undergraduate and/or graduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/orGeorgia as research assistants/participants. Priority will be given to projectsproposing research on climate change.

    Award Amount: Research awards will be made for an amountup to $10,000, supporting one to three months of research to help covertransportation, lodging, meals and incidental expenses, and other expensesneeded to support scholar’s research in the South Caucasus.

    Additional Information: Scholars are expected to be in the South Caucasus for theduration of the project – remote research projects will not be funded. ForARISC grant purposes, mentoring is understood to involve integrating a localscholar into a research project in a fundamental way that involves cultivatingskills and knowledge of methods that will contribute to the professionaldevelopment of the local scholar. The fellows will give ARISC-sponsoredpresentations on a subject related to their research during their time in theSouth Caucasus.

    Deadline: Thursday, December 23, 2021.

    For details, eligibility, and to download theapplication form, please visit our website.

    Funding for this fellowship is provided by the US Department of State’sBureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant to the Councilof American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).

     

    ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships

    ARISC announces theavailability of Graduate and Postdoctoral fellowships with the goal ofadvancing scholarship on the South Caucasus.

    Eligibility: The ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to U.S. citizens,U.S. permanent residents, Canadian citizens, or Canadian permanent residents.Projects in all fields in the social sciences, humanities, and related sciencesare eligible. Proposals will be judged on their quality and on the potential ofthe research to strengthen scholarship on the South Caucasus.

    Award Amount: Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each. The purposeof the fellowship is to help cover travel and/or living expenses in the SouthCaucasus.

    Additional Information: During their stay in theSouth Caucasus, the fellow is expected to give an ARISC-sponsored presentationon a subject related to their research. The fellow will acknowledge ARISC inany publication that emerges from the research carried out during thefellowship.

    Deadline: Thursday, December 23, 2021
    For details, eligibility, and to download the application form, pleasevisit our website.

     

     

    ARISCdoes not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion,sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, maritalstatus, age, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran.

     

     

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