Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships

General Information on grants, fellowships and scholarships...

Cottonwood Foundation Grants Grants are available for grassroots organizations internationally that meet the following criteria: protect the environment, promote cultural diversity, empower people to meet their basic needs, and rely on volunteer efforts.  Please note, these grants are not available for individuals or universities.  There is no formal deadline for 2001. Posted May 3, 2001.

MacArthur Foundation Grants in the Former Soviet Union Grants are available for individuals in the independent states of the former Soviet Union, and for special project of organizations and institutions in Russia and the newly independent states.  For Russian language application materials contact moscow@macfound.org. Deadline: June 15, 2001 Posted May 2, 2001.

Wildlife Conservation Society Grant The Request-for-Proposal (RFP) is a small grants program administered by WCS-International that is designed to support individual field research projects that share our philosophy, approach and conservation focus.  Deadline: July 1, 2001 Posted April 25, 2001.

Fellowships--research in former Soviet Union (US scholars) American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS is currently accepting applications for the Regional Scholar Exchange Program. Deadline: February 15, 2001 Posted January 31, 2001.

Legal Fellowship Program for Women Attorneys The Network of East-West Women (NEWW) announces the 2001 Legal Fellowship Program for recently graduated women attorneys from Central and Eastern Europe, the Newly Independent States and the Russian Federation (CEE/NIS/RF) interested in pursuing a career in women's human rights advocacy in CEE/NIS/RF. Deadline: March 15, 2001 Posted January 31, 2001.

East European Studies Grant Opportunities The Woodrow Wilson Center has scholarships available to American citizens (or permanent residents) in the early stages of their academic careers (generally before tenure but after Ph.D.) or American scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed. For non-academics, an equivalent degree of professional achievement is expected. Deadline: April 15, 2001 Posted January 31, 2001.

Civil Sociey Fellowship, LSE The scholarships offer opportunities for doctoral work at the London School of Economics in the study of civil society. Deadline: April 15, 2001 Posted January 31, 2001.

Univ. of Chicago Fellowships for Human Rights Workers The Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago solicits applications for up to two residential fellowships from leading human rights activists in or outside of the U.S. Posted January 31, 2001.


General Information

More information on scholarships and grants for foreign students to study in the U.S. can be found on CCSI's Educational Advising page.

For postings about scholarship opportunities, subscribe to Craig Zelizer's e-mail list, or e-mail Serguei Oushakine about his list, which is oriented primarily to grant sources for academics.  

Study in the USA: A Resource for International Students offers information about universities and colleges in the USA, intensive English programs, and a link to EssayEdge, named "the world's premier application essay editing service" by The New York Times. EssayEdge's editors help applicants write "successful application essays" in the "ultra-competitive college and graduate school application process."

U.S. Journal of Academics for non-U.S. Students is a Web site offering a guide to universities, colleges, English Language Programs, and internships! It also has information about international student scholarships, USA visa regulations, TOEFL, and ESL


Grant, Fellowship, and Research Support Opportunity Archives - CSI maintains an archive of grants, fellowships, and research support opportunities previously posted on this page.


CSI Home Announcements Eurasia Opinion/Analysis Bookstore Site Map Search
Civil Society International
Ideas and information for civic action worldwide