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CEE Area Studies Fellowship Programme for US Students, 2018

The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) with the generous support of the U.S. Department of State would like to offer CEE Area Studies Fellowship Programme for US Students. These full-time 6-month fellowships are available to graduate-level students, post-doctoral scholars, and early career professionals.

The aim of the fellowships is to give an opportunity to craft and implement a research plan within a specialized environment for CEE area studies and policy analysis.

The Center for European Policy Analysis is a non-profit policy institute dedicated to the study of Central and Eastern Europe with offices in Washington and Warsaw.


Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: December 15, 2017
  • Course Level: These fellowships are available to pursue research programme.
  • Study Subject: These fellowships are awarded in Central and Eastern Europe area studies.
  • Scholarship Award: These fellowships offer a stipend of $3,000 per month. CEPA will offer each fellow an in-residence office space for six months.
  • Nationality: USA
  • Number of Scholarships: Four fellowships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Central and Eastern Europe

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries:  USA
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet following criteria:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, at minimum, in a relevant field such as international relations, public policy, security studies, or political science;
  2. Must presently be a graduate level student, a post-doctoral scholar, or an early career professional with demonstrated interest in the CEE region and/or U.S. national security and foreign policy;
  3. Outstanding academic credentials;
  4. Exceptional research and writing skills
  5. Demonstrated commitment to transatlantic values; and
  6. Proven leadership potential and ability to work independently.
  •  English Language Requirements: Applicants should have a very good command over the English language.

Research Fellowship

Application Procedure:

  • The mode of applying is email. Applicants must submit all the application material via email.

How to Apply:

  • Application Form;
  • Resume/CV;
  • 1,000-word essay on the proposed research issue. Applicants must explain why their topic/issue of interest is important to U.S. national security and/or foreign policy and how their research could contribute to the wider expert and policy communities; and
  • Two academic and/or professional letters of recommendation. Referees must send signed letters directly to CEPA electronically

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