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To provide opportunities for scholars from the United States of America to pursue research in the social sciences in Europe and Eurasia.

Candidates will be notified of award decisions approx. 8 weeks after the application deadline. Candidates must study in one of the following countries – Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.


STG applicants must have a graduate degree (PhD, MA, MD, MBA, MFA, MPA, MPH, MLIS, MS, JD) at the time of application and must be a U.S. citizens. STG applicants may not be pursuing a degree at the time of application.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

Up to 8 weeks

Award Value

International coach class roundtrip transportation from the US to the host country(ies) for the period of grant awarded; a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses, based on IREX’s pre-established country-specific rates; travel visas; emergency evacuation insurance

Application procedure

Candidates must contact Amy Schulz, Program Officer, at for details or application guidelines. Application forms can be downloaded from the website.

Closing date

February 6th


The United States of America Department of State's Title VIII Program

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

International Research and Exchange Board (IREX)

The International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) is an international non-profit organization specializing in education, independent media, internet development and civil society programmes. Through training, partnerships, education, research and grant programmes, IREX develops the capacity of individuals to contribute to their societies. Since its founding in 1968, IREX has supported over 15,000 students, scholars, policymakers, business leaders, journalists and other professionals.

Contact Details

  • 202 628 8188
  • 202 628 8189
  • 2121 K Street North West
    Suite 700
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) by using the links below.


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