The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announces the availability of US graduate fellowships in support of research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Georgia, and/or Azerbaijan).
Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each. Projects in all fields in the social sciences, humanities and related sciences are eligible.
Proposals will be judged on their quality and on the potential of the research to strengthen scholarship on the South Caucasus. The purpose of the fellowship is to help cover travel and/or living expenses in the South Caucasus. During his/her stay in the South Caucasus, the fellow is expected to give an ARISC-sponsored presentation on a subject related to his/her research. The fellow will acknowledge ARISC in any publication that emerges from the research carried out during the fellowship.
Application requirements: Please send a complete application including the application form, a project statement of not more than 3 pages, work schedule, budget, and curriculum vitae, by Friday, December 20, 2013, to info "at" arisc.org. Two letters of recommendation must also be submitted. All information must be received by Friday, December 20, 2013, in order for the applicant to be considered for the fellowship, as well as in any presentations of the research results.
Please see www.arisc.org > Opportunities > ARISC Grants and Fellowships for the full description of the fellowship as well as the application form.
ARISC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran.