Deadline: 8 April 2019
Open to: candidates from Central Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & the Caucasus
Benefits: around EUR 6745.13 for scholarship and around EUR 2248.45 for grant
The scholarship holder will be given the opportunity to conduct academic research in Poland during the 2019/2020 academic year in collaboration with the University of Warsaw or with another Polish university, in the field of law, political science or contemporary history. The goal of the scholarship is to promote democracy, human rights, the rule of law, and the respect of law in international relations.
The scholarship is open to candidates who hold a master’s degree or equivalent, and have successfully defended their doctoral thesis (or have other significant academic achievements) or have accomplished works of significant importance in the public interest, especially in the area of promoting democracy and the rule of law.
The research grant is intended to finance a three-month or shorter visit to Poland, that will have the same purpose and will be organized in the same way as the research work in Poland financed by the scholarship.
The scholarship and the research grant are established to promote democracy, the respect of human rights, the rule of law, and the respect of law in international relations. The stay in Poland financed by the scholarship and the academic visit to Poland financed by the research grant will be related to the aforementioned goal, and will involve research in one of the following disciplines:
The Foundation will grant one scholarship and two research grants for the academic year 2019/2020.
The scholarship and the research grant are open to candidates from Central Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & the Caucasus, except Poland.
The scholarship and the research grant are open to candidates who hold a master’s degree or equivalent, and:
Preference will be given to candidates who are under forty years of age.
Proficiency in foreign languages, particularly English, will be an important selection criterion.
Proficiency in Polish is desired. If the scholarship holder has no sufficient knowledge of Polish, he/she will undergo an intensive Polish language course in the period immediately before the beginning of the academic year (in August and in September). If the grantee needs a Polish language course, the Foundation will organize the course during his/her academic visit to Poland.
The scholarship holder will receive:
The Foundation will allocate of around EUR 748.63 for the purchase of books or other material useful to the scholarship holder’s research.
If the scholarship holder needs an intensive course of Polish, then the Foundation will bear the cost of the course and of board and lodging for the 1- or 2-month duration of the course.
The grantee will receive:
The Foundation will allocate around EUR 249.62 for the purchase of books or other material useful to the grantee’s research.
If the grantee needs an intensive course of Polish, the Foundation will bear the cost of the course.
The Foundation may cease to deliver the money and services promised if the grantee:
How to apply?
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For more information, please visit the official web page.