Deadline: 3 June 2016
The U.S. State Department, Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), Office of Outreach is seeking applications for a program entitled “Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII) from U.S.- based nonprofit organizations and educational institutions with substantial and wide-reaching experience in administration of research and training programs to apply for funding to conduct nationwide competitive programs supporting U.S. scholars, students, and institutions in advanced research and language training on the countries of Eastern Europe and the independent states of the former Soviet Union.
- Support U.S. citizen participants only;
- Support and sustain American expertise on the countries of Eastern Europe and the independent states of the former Soviet Union (specified below) through language training and/or comprehensive research opportunities focused on foreign policy-relevant topics for Title VIII fellows;
- Provide critical on-site support and access to local resources for Title VIII fellows at all levels, but especially for younger scholars conducting research on foreign policy-relevant topics and/or engaging in language training (in-country);
- Bring American expertise to the service of the U.S. government by encouraging Title VIII fellows to pursue careers, internships, or short-term sabbaticals with the U.S. government;
- Assist State Department efforts to raise awareness of the Title VIII program through comprehensive outreach and reporting by:
- Using the Department’s standard data themes in reporting;
- Promoting participants’ experiences and research findings through presentations and briefings in the United States;
- Disseminating final research results within the U.S. academic and government policy communities; and
- Communicating regularly with the State Department (through formal quarterly programmatic and financial reporting and monthly updates).
Funding Information: The approximate total funding is $1.5 million.
- Applications may be submitted by U.S.-based nonprofit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3), or by educational institutions.
- Only one proposal may be submitted by any organization.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
Eligible Country: United States
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