Central Europe Research Scholar Program

Award Type: Grant

Selection is based upon the research proposal, need for in-country resources, letters of recommendation, and language proficiency. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with advanced knowledge of the host country's language. Research proposal of 1,000 words, an agreement and a release form, a medical evaluation, two letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae in both English and the language of the host country, and a financial need statement are required to be submitted. Award is for individual research opportunities in the Baltics, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, or Slovakia.

Award Amount

Maximum: $11,500
Minimum: $3,500
Average: $5,050

Number of Awards

Maximum: 12
Minimum: 4
Average: 8

Applicants: 50

Deadlines & Renewal

January 15 October 1

Eligibility Requirements

More Details

  • International and domestic airfare, book stipend, housing, monthly maintenance stipend, and academic affiliation.

Sponsoring Organization


Research Scholar Program
Washington, DC 20063

(202) 833-7522
(202) 833-7523

Contact Information

Program Officer


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