The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) is now accepting applications for the Title VIII CEE Area Studies Fellowship Program. Fellows will have an opportunity to craft and implement a research plan within a specialized environment for CEE area studies and policy analysis.
The aim of the fellowship is to support graduate-level students, post-doctoral scholars, and early career professionals seeking to strengthen their strategic knowledge of Central and Eastern Europe and U.S.-CEE relations.
The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) is an American non-profit, non-partisan public policy research institute with offices in Washington D.C. and Warsaw. CEPA’s stated mission is “to promote an economically vibrant, strategically secure and politically free Central and Eastern Europe with close and enduring ties to the United States”.
- Application deadline: December 15, 2017.
- Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue research.
- Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded to implement a research plan within a specialized environment for CEE area studies and policy analysis.
Scholarship Award: The fellowship offers a stipend of $3,000 per month. CEPA will offer each fellow an in-residence office space for six months. CEPA will host a total of four fellows in 2018.
- Number of Scholarships: Number of fellowships is not given.
- Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: Applicants from the USA are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be graduate-level students, post-doctoral scholars, and early career professionals.
- Applicants must also meet the following minimum qualifications in order to be considered:
- Must have Bachelor’s degree, at a minimum, in a relevant field such as international relations, public policy, security studies, or political science.
- Must presently be a graduate level student, a post-doctoral scholar, or an early career professional with the demonstrated interest in the CEE region and/or U.S. national security and foreign policy.
- Outstanding academic credentials.
- Exceptional research and writing skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to transatlantic values.
- Proven leadership potential and ability to work independently.
How to Apply:
- To be considered for the fellowship program, applicants must submit the following:
- Application Form.
- 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.
- Two academic and/or professional letters of recommendation. Referees must send signed letters directly to CEPA electronically by December 15, 2017