Kennan Institute George F. Kennan Fellowship (GFK) in USA, 2015

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The Kennan Institute is offering three month residential fellowship for U.S., Russian, and Ukrainian citizens. The fellowship offers a monthly stipend of $3,200, research facilities, and computer access. While conducting research, the George F. Kennan Fellows are expected to actively participate in discussions with the policy and academic communities, including speaking engagements at the Wilson Center as well as potentially outside of Washington D.C., and attending meetings, conferences, and other activities organized by the Kennan Institute and Wilson Center. The application deadline is Mar 01, 2017.

Study Subject(s): Among the aims of the new fellowships are to build bridges between traditional academia and the policy world, as well as to maintain and increase collaboration among researchers.
Course Level: This is a three months residence fellowship programme.
Scholarship Provider: The fellowships are funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Scholarship can be taken at:
USA

Eligibility: For academic participants, eligibility is limited to the postdoctoral level, and normally it is expected that academic candidates will have demonstrated their scholarly development by publication beyond the doctoral or kandidat dissertation. For other applicants, an equivalent level of professional achievement is expected.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Kennan InstituteU.S., Russian, and Ukrainian citizens are eligible to apply for this residential fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Among the aims of the new fellowships are to build bridges between traditional academia and the policy world, as well as to maintain and increase collaboration among researchers from Russia, Ukraine, and the U.S. The fellowships are funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): George F. Kennan Fellows will be based at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. for three-month residencies. Awardees are expected to begin their three-month appointments within six months of accepting the fellowship.

What does it cover? The George F. Kennan Fellowship offers a monthly stipend of $3,200, research facilities, and computer access. Fellows will receive access to the Library of Congress, National Archives, and policy research centers in Washington, D.C., as well as the opportunity to meet with key experts and officials at the State Department, USAID, Department of Defense, and Congress.

Selection Criteria: The Project proposal is the most important element in the selection process. It is essential that you make your project clear to individuals outside your own field and explain its broader implications, including policy relevance. The elements requested below should be incorporated into the text:
-a detailed description of the topic and its policy relevance beyond the interests of the specific field of study
-the originality of the proposed study
-the basic ideas and hypotheses
-the methods or approaches to be used
-a brief discussion of how you or your project will foster communication between the world of ideas and the world of public affairs.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Please note applicants have an option to apply for the fellowship as individuals or as part of a team. If applying as a team of two (or three) applicants, the applicants must be citizens of at least two different countries. Applications may either be scanned and sent as PDF files by email or submitted in hard-copy by post. Do not send sample publications.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is Mar 01, 2017 .

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