Pontica Magna Fellowship Program at the New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study in Romania, 2017



New Europe College, an institute for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences in Bucharest, Romania, inviting applications for Fellowships in its Pontica Magna Program through competition . This funding opportunity targets young researchers, media professionals, writers and artists from the countries around the Black Sea (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine), but also beyond it.

Course Level: Candidates are welcome to apply with projects on topics of their choice, for in-residence fellowships of one or two terms at the NEC.

Study Subject: Fellowship program is available in the humanities and social sciences.

Number of Awards: Not Known

Scholarship Award: Fellows are granted a monthly stipend of 750 € plus accommodation and travel expenses. In addition to their residence period in Bucharest, they are offered a one-month research trip abroad to an institution of their choice.

Scholarship can be taken in Romania

Eligibility: Pontica Magna Fellowships are earmarked for applicants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Geor¬gia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine (other post-Soviet countries may also be considered) and Turkey. Candidates must be doctoral students at an advanced stage of their research, or hold a PhD title. Journalists, media professionals, writers and artists are also eligible; a PhD is not compulsory in such cases, but it is a plus. In its absence, a CV presenting their achievements so far in their chosen activity will be taken into account (see the guidelines for details). Preference is given to candidates below the age of 40.

Nationality: Applicants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Geor¬gia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine (other post-Soviet countries may also be considered) and Turkey can apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: Applications will be submitted in electronic format only, to the address: applications-at-nec.ro.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 4, 2017.

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