Research Fellowship In Armenia | OSF Research Fellowship 2017



The Open Society Foundation is delighted to offer its Armenia Research Fellowship. The fellowship is available for policy researchers who are willing and prepared to carry out rigorous and innovative research identifying the most critical open society challenges.

The aim of the fellowship to enhance the capacity of researchers in influencing public policy?making processes, and encourages proactive cooperation between independent researchers, civil society organizations, and decision?makers to reach a higher quality of policy analysis and research-based dialogue.

The Open Society Foundations – Armenia was established in 1997 to assist democratic transformations and promote the values of an open society, the one characterized by rule of law, democratically elected government, respect for minorities and their rights, vigorous civil society.

Course Level:  Fellowship is available for civil society representatives, university faculty, policy researchers, analysts, policy advisers and specialists.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of policy-relevant topics related to Armenia’s open society challenges.

Scholarship Award: Fellows will receive individual grants up to $3,000 (USD) to cover research?related costs.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Armenia

Nationality: Applicants from Armenia are eligible to apply for the fellowship.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • The PFI Program is open to civil society representatives, university faculty, policy researchers, analysts, policy advisers and specialists.
  • The applicants must have at least an MA degree in Public Policy and Administration, Political Science, Law, Economics, International Relations, or any other related field. Experience in policy analysis and advocacy is desirable. Strong research skills are highly valued. Availability of fellows to devote significant time to the fellowship is a must. Fellowship applications for projects last up to five months and are accepted from individuals only.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a MA degree in Public Policy.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email:

  • Applicants are required to submit PFI Application Form2 by carefully addressing the specific framework designed for proposal submission and evaluation. All applicants will be informed about the results of the competition in a period of six weeks after the submission deadline. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.
  • All interested applicants are required to submit the Application Form (Appendix 2) and supporting documents (resume and a sample of previous research) to OSF?Armenia via by October 25, 2017, 17:00 Electronic submission of applications is mandatory Applicants will receive an electronic confirmation of application receipt to their e?mail in a period of two working days after submission. If no confirmation email is received — contact us.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 25, 2017.

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