Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO)
The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) provides scholars and professionals with long-term support to perform policy-relevant research in the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. IARO provides research support in up to three countries for a minimum of two months and a maximum of nine months. Participants are provided with visa assistance, international round-trip transportation, a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses, as well as emergency evacuation insurance. IARO fellows also have access to resources available in any of IREX's field offices.
Sponsor: IREX (International Research & Exchanges)
Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:
|Locations of Study||Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Slovenia, Slovakia, Serbia and Montenegro, Russia, Romania, Poland, Moldova, Macedonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Georgia, Estonia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Albania|
|Field Of Study List||Liberal Arts/Humanities, Languages/Linguistics, Journalism/Broadcasting, Economics, ESL (English as a Second Language), Sustainable Development, International Education, Other, Political Science/Social Science, Philosophy & Religion, Law & Legal Studies and Education|
|Nationality Required||United States|
|Other Criteria||U.S. Citizen; Must be enrolled in a graduate degree program or currently be holding a graduate degree at the time of application. All application materials must be submitted online: http://www.irex.org/application/individual-advanced-research-opportunities-iaro-application|
Additional information about this award.
|Number of Awards||15|
|Includes||Round-trip international airfare; Visa support; Stipend; Field Office Support|