National Fellowships

International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO)

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Final Deadline: IREX is not accepting applications for the 2015-2016 IARO Program

IREX provides support for in-country research on contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments relevant to US foreign policy in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

"The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) provides scholars and professionals with long-term support to perform policy-relevant research in the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. IARO provides research support in up to three countries for a minimum of two months and a maximum of nine months. Participants are provided with visa assistance, international round-trip transportation, a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses, as well as emergency evacuation insurance. IARO fellows also have access to resources available in any of IREX's field offices." ~from Website

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