PROGRAM: A limited number of research fellowships are awarded each year by the NATO Information Directorate in an open competition, with candidates nominated from member countries. American scholars spend time at NATO Headquarters in Brussels and are expected to conduct research in one or more alliance countries outside of the United States in close cooperation with academic, research, or professional institutions. Candidates are invited to submit proposals for funding in the following areas: internal and external problems arising for Western security, public perceptions of the Atlantic Alliance and of the Soviet threat, analysis of the alliance's role in contributing to peaceful international relations in the context of Article 2 of the Washington Treaty, the European contributions to NATO, and NATO strategy and emerging technologies. In addition, a limited number of fellowships will be offered to candidates from NATO and WARSAW Treaty Organization countries to study democratic institutions and their functioning.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have the PhD or equivalent professional status at the time of application, have full US citizenship, and have a working knowledge of the language of the country or countries in which they propose to do research. Fellowships are intended for scholars of established reputation and are to support research leading to publication. Awards are for scholars in the social sciences and related disciplines.
MONETARY SUPPORT: Bf180,000
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