PROGRAM: Support is provided for six to 12 months of postdoctoral research and writing in the social sciences and humanities relating to Germany, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Yugoslavia. Scholars may apply for fellowships to undertake a period of at least six consecutive months of full-time research between July 1 and September 1 of next year. The fellowships are intended primarily as salary replacement to provide free time for research; the funds may be used to supplement sabbatical salaries or awards from other sources, provided they would intensify or extend the contemplated research.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and must have obtained the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent. In special circumstances, untenured scholars, or younger independent scholars without an academic appointment, may apply for support to be used over any period of one to 3 years.
RESTRICTIONS: Grants are not intended to support work in Eastern Europe. Scholars wishing to do so should contact the International Research and Exchanges Board.
MONETARY SUPPORT: Maximum of $30,000
SOURCE OF INFORMATION: The Directory of Research Grants
CONTACT: 228 East 45th Street New York, NY 10017-3398 (212)697-1505