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CRF

  1. 1. Carnegie Fellowship Research Program Since 2001
  2. 2. Who Can Participate in the Program: <ul><li>Scholars in the humanities and social sciences from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia (Kaliningrad and Rostov-on-Don only) and Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars who are advanced in their research career (a minimal demand is a closing stage of the graduate school) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars whose projects’ themes are connected with the themes of respective CASEs </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars whose English language proficiency is sufficient for completing an independent research project in the USA </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2. <ul><li>Scholars who preferably have publications on the theme of their application project (graduate students may cite papers presented at academic conferences) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars who are able to receive and maintain a US J-1 entry visa </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars who are able to begin the fellowship in September 2009 or January 2010. The scholarship has a length of 4 months. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Proposal Themes Should Relate to the Following: <ul><li>European Humanities University - CASE on Social Transformations in the Western Eurasia Border Region - Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>Caucasus Research Resource Centers (Baku, Erevan, Tbilisi) – The South Caucasus Region: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>Kaliningrad CASE at the Kaliningrad SU, RUSSIA </li></ul><ul><li> Russia and Europe: Past, Present, Future </li></ul><ul><li>Rostov CASE at the Rostov SU, RUSSIA – Russia’s Modernization Problems </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fellowships by Each CASE as of January 2009
  6. 6. Participants Receive the Following: <ul><li>Compensation of all expenses made prior to the actual fellowship (mailing, housing, travel, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Round-trip airfare from their home cities to their host universities in the USA </li></ul><ul><li>An orientation program either in Seattle, WA or Washington, DC </li></ul><ul><li>A monthly stipend, professional development funds, and health insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Access to libraries, archives, and alumni activities </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2 <ul><li>A guarantee of a US university placement </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor/advisor </li></ul><ul><li>A possibility of being published in the Problems of Post-Communism </li></ul>
  8. 8. Some Host Universities <ul><li>California-Berkeley / Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard University </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford University </li></ul><ul><li>University of Washington / Slavic Languages and Literatures </li></ul><ul><li>University of Michigan / Institute for Social Research </li></ul><ul><li>University of Pittsburgh / Center For Russian and East European Studies </li></ul><ul><li>University of Kansas / Center For Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2 <ul><li>Brigham Young University / Dept. of Poli tical Science </li></ul><ul><li>Indiana University / Russian and East European Institute </li></ul><ul><li>University of Delaware / English Dept </li></ul><ul><li>University of Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>New Mexico State University </li></ul>
  10. 10. Carnegie Program Deadline for the new competition is April 30, 2009
  11. 11. Application Form <ul><li>1. Name </li></ul><ul><li>2. Gender </li></ul><ul><li>3. Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>4. Age </li></ul><ul><li>5. Date of Birth </li></ul><ul><li>6. Place of Birth </li></ul><ul><li>7. Mailing Address </li></ul>
  12. 12. Application Form (2) <ul><li>8. Disability </li></ul><ul><li>9. International Passport Number </li></ul><ul><li>10. Current Work Address in English </li></ul><ul><li>11. Your Specialization or Subfield </li></ul><ul><li>12. Title of Proposal </li></ul><ul><li>13. Provide a Brief Summary of Your Research Proposal </li></ul>
  13. 13. Application Form (3) <ul><li>14. Proposed U.S. University/Organization Affiliation </li></ul><ul><li>15. Carnegie Research Fellows are often asked by their host universities to take part in discussions, such as graduate seminars, related to their fields. From time to time, they are also asked to speak about current social, political and economic situation in Russia, Russian views of America, and similar more general topics. Are you willing to take part in activities such as these? Are there particular issues or subjects that you would be interested in speaking about? </li></ul><ul><li>If yes, please name them. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Application Form (4) <ul><li>16. Educational Background </li></ul><ul><li>17. Provide Your Employment History in Reverse Chronological Order </li></ul><ul><li>18. List Courses Taught or Currently Teaching. A number of Students that you teach each year </li></ul><ul><li>19. List Publications in Scholarly Journals/Periodicals in Reverse Chronological Order </li></ul><ul><li>Do not translate titles. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Application Form (5) <ul><li>20. Indicate Any Academic or Professional Honors Received, Including Dates </li></ul><ul><li>21. List Professional Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please include affiliations, significant honors, and accomplishments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>22. Knowledge of E nglish and Other Languages </li></ul><ul><li>23. TOEFL Testing </li></ul><ul><li>24. Current English Training </li></ul><ul><li>25. Travel Abroad for the Last Five Years </li></ul><ul><li>26. U.S. Tax Information </li></ul>
  16. 16. Application Checklist <ul><li>One Original and Three Copies </li></ul><ul><li>Two Letters of Recommendation (with official stamps) </li></ul><ul><li>Your Five to Seven Page Research Proposal </li></ul><ul><li>Your Curriculum Vitae or Resume </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy Policy Agreement </li></ul>
  17. 17. Good Luck!!!

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