Central European University Visiting Fellowship Program

Central European University
Research Fellowship

Deadline: 11 November 2013
Study in: Budapest, Hungary
Course starts 2014

Brief description:

Central European University (CEU) announces a call for its Visiting Research Fellowships program for the academic year 2014-15. The fellowship program is supported by the Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Foundations. Fellowships will be offered to academics employed in higher education institutions, who wish to spend one or two semesters at CEU conducting original research that will lead to a groundbreaking publication in an international peer-reviewed journal. The fellowship program is administered from the Office of the Provost and Academic Pro-Rector, and the fellows can be hosted by any CEU school, department or research center.

Host Institution(s):

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Field(s) of study:

The topic of any CEU school, department or research center

Number of Scholarships:

10

Target group:

Academics from eligible countries employed in higher education institutions

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Fellows are supported for a period of three to six months (one or two consecutive terms at CEU). Fellowship covers travel costs to/from Budapest, accommodation and a monthly stipend of 1,800 USD per month.

Eligibility:

• Eligible countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Congo (Brazzaville), Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Palestine, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

•  Eligible applicants should be employed, full-time or part-time, in a teaching and/or research institution in their home country at the time of application;

•  Eligible applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent and have a research record in an area that falls under one or more CEU academic units (schools, departments and research centers).

• Please note: those who are or who plan to be involved in projects, research, teaching, or other activities sponsored or co-sponsored by Open Society Foundations for the duration of the Research Fellowship are not eligible to participate in the program.

•  Applications not meeting eligibility requirements will not be considered.

Application instructions:

You can find the Application form at the program’s website (see link below). Applications should arrive to the following email address Research_Fellowship@ceu.hu by 11 November 2013.

Application package should include:

•  Completed application form;

•  CV;

•  1500 – 2000 word research proposal;

•  Photocopy of Ph. D. certificate or equivalent;

•  Two letters of reference – original letters should arrive in sealed envelopes signed across the seal, directly from the referee, by the application deadline at the following address:  CEU Fellowship program, Provost’s Office, Nador u. 9, H-1051, Budapest, Hungary

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.ceu.hu/academics/research/support/vrf

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