Short-term Project Development Grants with Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union


AGENCY: National Academy of Sciences

PROGRAM: The National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council's, Office for Central Europe and Eurasia, provides incentive grants to individual American specialists who wish to collaborate with their colleagues in Central/Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Short- Term Project Development Grants support American specialists who wish to host or visit with their CEE or FSU colleauges for a two-week (10-14 days only) period in order to prepare a collaborative research proposal for submission to the National Science Foundation or other funding organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applications from American specialists who possess or will possess a Ph.D. or equivalent research experience at least six months prior to the requested beginning date of their programs; U.S. citizens or those who will obtain U.S. citizenship at least six months prior to the requested beginning date of their programs; Visiting specialist must possess CEE citizenship and must hold a Ph.D. (kandidat) degree, or research training and experience equivalent to a doctoral degree, at least six months prior to the requested beginning date; and specialists who have received their doctoral degree within the past six years are strongly encouraged to apply.

MONETARY SUPPORT: Project Development Grants--American Host will receive fixed grant for living expenses and travel for visiting specialist: $2,000; and American Traveler will receive fixed grant for living expenses and travel; $2,200.

DEADLINES: 06/25/93 12/10/93

CONTACT:

          National Academy of Sciences
          National Research Council
          Office for Central Europe and Eurasia
          2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
          FO 2014
          Washington, DC  20418
          (202)344-2644