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Subject: IREX Grant Announcement
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005
From: "Nilufar Kurbanova" <nkurbanova@irex.org>

International Fellowship Opportunities for Masters Students, Predoc, Postdoc and Professionals
FELLOWSHIP - 2006 IREX Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO) Fellowships

IREX is pleased to announce the 2006 competition of the Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO) Program. The IARO Program provides fellowships to US students, scholars and professionals for overseas research on contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments relevant to US foreign policy. Limited funding is also available for non-policy-relevant topics.

IARO applications and supporting materials are available on the IREX website at http://www.irex.org/programs/iaro/index.asp

The application deadline is November 15, 2005.

Fellowships will be awarded to Masters students, Predocs, Postdocs and Professionals with advanced degrees.

The countries eligible for research are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Limited funding is also available for the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

Fellowships are also available for cross-regional research in Iran with one or more of the countries above.

IARO Fellowships cover travel expenses, housing costs and a stipend. IARO is funded by the United States Department of State Title VIII Program and the IREX Scholar Support Fund.

Questions may be addressed to the IARO Program Staff at IARO@IREX.org or by calling 202/628-8188.

You may find a list of all IREX International Fellowship opportunities on the website: http://www.irex.org/programs/grants.asp

IREX, 2121 K Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037 USA Phone: 202-628-8188

Lilly (Nilufar) Kurbanova
Program Associate
Education Programs Division
2121 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC. 20037
Phone: (202)-628-8188 x140
Fax: (202)-628-8189
Email: nkurbanova@irex.org.