The George Washington University and Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) invites applications for its Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program.
This Fellowship Program (CAAFP) is dedicated to young professionals, scholars, government officials, policy experts, human rights and political activists, who are keen to improve their research and analytical skills and seek to become public policy leaders in their respective countries.
Number of fellowships: 3
- monthly stipend of $3,000 (subject to taxes)
- travel to and from Central Asia to Washington, DC,
- visa and health insurance costs
Duration: August 15, 2017 – January 15, 2018
Theme: the theme for the Fall 2017 session is Cross-Regional Interactions in Central Asia and Azerbaijan. Applicants are free to focus on one country or consider several countries in the region.
In their proposal for the policy paper, applicants need to:
- Explain why the selected topic is important for the cross-regional interactions.
- Analyze the challenges that this particular topic poses.
- Provide policy recommendations.
- Applicant must be between 25 and 40 years of age.
- Applicant must be a national of any of the following six countries: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan AND currently reside in one of the six countries.
- Applicant must have a background in government, policy, academia, human rights, or democracy.
- Applicant (academic) must hold a Master’s degree and have experience in policy-oriented activities. For non-academics an equivalent degree of professional achievement is expected.
- Applicant must be fluent in both written and spoken English.
|Organization||George Washington University|
|Fellowship Level||Research awards|
|Subject areas||Government, policy, academia, human rights, or democracy.|
|Eligibility||Open to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan nationals|
|Deadline||April 23, 2017|