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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: Hugh Jarvis [mailto:hjarvis@BUFFALO.EDU] Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 1:47 PM To: ANTHRO-L@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU Subject: [ANTHRO-L]
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      FW: [ANTHRO-L] Fellowships - Regional Scholar Exchange Program for NIS citizens [fwd]

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Hugh Jarvis [mailto:hjarvis@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 1:47 PM
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      Subject: [ANTHRO-L] Fellowships - Regional Scholar Exchange Program for
      NIS citizens [fwd]


      [Forwarded by request. Details below. Hugh]

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Kaia Benson [mailto:kbenson@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 11:56 AM
      Subject: please post to you list-serve. thank you.


      ********************FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT******************

      The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) is pleased to
      announce
      an open competition for the Regional Scholar Exchange Program (RSEP) for
      NIS
      citizens. Deadline for application submission:
      * November 15, 2001.*


      RSEP, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, US
      Department of State and administered by IREX, provides opportunities for
      junior and mid-level university faculty, researchers, scholars, and
      advanced
      graduate students from the New Independent States (NIS) to conduct
      research
      in the United States for four months with the goal of contributing to
      the
      further development of higher education and scholarship in their home
      countries.

      This is a fully funded fellowship, covering travel, housing, stipend,
      medical insurance, and a professional development allowance. Fellowships
      are
      available to citizens of all 12 NIS countries, including: Armenia,
      Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova,
      Russian
      Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

      All applications must contain developed and focused research proposals,
      and
      all proposals must demonstrate relevance to the political, economic,
      social,
      legal, educational, historical, cultural, and philosophical challenges
      facing the NIS. Research proposals must address one of the eligible
      topics
      (see list below).

      At the time of the deadline, applicants should:
      * Be at least age 24 but no older than 60;
      * Hold a degree of kandidat or higher or be working on a kandidat
      dissertation;
      * Possess a level of proficiency in written and spoken English adequate
      to
      conduct independent research in the
        United States.
      * Other eligibility requirements apply. Refer to the program application
      for
      more details.

      Applications for RSEP can be obtained and submitted by contacting IREX
      field
      offices and representatives in the NIS. Applications are also available
      at
      Educational Information Centers (EIC) and at IREX-administered Internet
      Access and Training Program (IATP) Public Access Sites throughout the
      NIS
      and can be downloaded at www.irex.org or www.irex.ru.

      Eligible Research Topics for RSEP

      * American Studies (including literature)
      * Business Administration (including business and management education)
      * City Planning and Urban Studies
      * Civic Education
      * Conflict Resolution
      * Criminal Justice
      * Cultural Anthropology
      * Demography
      * Economics (including international trade, finance, and investment)
      * Education (including university administration)
      * Ethics
      * Foreign Policy and International Relations
      * Geography
      * Government
      * History
      * Information Technology
       (Internet and the application of
       new information technologies in
       higher education)
      * Journalism and Communications
      * Labor Relations
      * Law
      * Library Science
      * Management
      * Military Science
      * Philosophy
      * Political Science
      * Psychology
      * Public Administration
      * Social Work
      * Sociology
      * Women's Studies

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