PROGRAM: A prize will be awarded for the most promising dissertation involving field research in Afghanistan and/or Central Asia, including Azerbaijan, Kirghizia, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The prize is intended to enrich the individual's field experience by making possible a longer stay or more extensive travel within the region. Candidates who wish to be considered for this prize should so indicate on their fellowship applications.
QUALIFICATIONS: Only candidates who receive a dissertation research fellowship under competitions administered through a relevant program (China, Near and Middle East, South Asia, Soviet Union and Its Successor States, and SSRC-MacArthur Foundation Fellowships on Peace and Security in a Changing World) will be eligible to apply.
MONETARY SUPPORT: $2,500
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