Scholarship Description: Applications are currently being accepted for CEU/HESP Visiting Fellowship at Central European University for the winter and Spring terms of the academic year 2018-19. International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The aim of the scholarship is to support outstanding incoming students.

Scholarship Provider: Central European University is a graduate-level; English-language University accredited in the U.S. and Hungary and located in Budapest.

Degree Level: This is a Visiting fellowship programme.

Available Subject: Fellowships are awarded in social sciences and humanities focusing on the following subjects and themes:

  • Inequalities and social justice,
  • Democratic governance,
  • Inclusive and evidence-based policy-making,
  • Migration and refugees,
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation,
  • Higher education in open society (with emphasis on innovative projects that address the following sub-themes: higher education policy and governance, academic freedom, teaching and learning, student engagement, and educational technologies).

Scholarship Degree: Fellows can be hosted by any CEU department, school or research center, provided their subject interest is represented by one of the six priority thematic areas above. Fellowship award covers travel costs to/from Budapest, accommodations at the CEU residence center and a stipend of 3,500 USD for the entire duration of the Fellowship.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

2018-19 CEU/HESP Faculty Development Fellowship
  • Eligible institutions are: American University-Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan); Al-Quds Bard College for Arts and Sciences (Palestine); American University in Bulgaria (AUBG); Asian University for Women (AUW) (Bangladesh), and Universities of Yangon and Mandalay in Myanmar;
  • Eligible applicants should be employed in full-time teaching positions in an eligible institution at the time of application;
  • Eligible applicants should attach a copy of their highest degree obtained;
  • Please note: those who are or who intend to be involved in projects, research, teaching, or other activities sponsored or co-sponsored by Open Society Foundations during the period of the Fellowship are not eligible to participate in the program;
  • Applications not meeting eligibility requirements will not be considered.

2018-19 CEU/HESP Research Excellence Fellowship

  • Eligible countries: any country of the Global South;
  • Eligible applicants’ primary place of employment at the time of application should be a teaching or academic research institution in their home country;
  • Eligible applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent degree and have a substantial research record in an area that falls under one or more CEU academic units (departments, schools and research centers);
  • Please note: those who are or who intend to be involved in projects, research, teaching, or other activities sponsored or co-sponsored by Open Society Foundations during the period of the Research Fellowship are not eligible to participate in the program;
  • Applications not meeting eligibility requirements will not be considered.

Application Procedure: You can find the application form here.

Please send your completed application form, a detailed research proposal, a CV and a photocopy of your Ph. D. certificate or equivalent credentials in one PDF file to the following e-mail address: Research_Fellowship-at-ceu.hu (subject of email “VRF 2018 + last name”). The application form and all supporting documents must be submitted by 10 May 2018.

A complete application package should include:

  • Fully completed application form (available here);
  • Curriculum Vitae with a list of most important and recent publications;
  • 1500 – 2000 word research proposal;
  • Photocopy of a Ph. D. certificate or equivalent degree credentials;
  • Two letters of reference: scanned copies should be sent by the referees directly to Research_Fellowship-at-ceu.hu (subject of email “VRF 2018 + last name of the applicant”) by the application deadline. A letter of reference should be printed on an official letterhead of the home institution of the referee, and include referee’s signature and complete contact information.

Scholarship Link: http://www.ceu.edu/academics/research/support/vrf

Deadline: May 10, 2018