Civil Society Scholar Awards

The Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially-engaged research and critical scholarship in their home country or region. Civil Society Scholars are selected on the basis of their outstanding contributions to research or other engagement with local communities, to furthering debates on challenging societal questions, and to strengthening critical scholarship and academic networks within their fields. The awards are open to the following academic populations: doctoral students of eligible fields studying at accredited universities inside or outside of their home country or full-time faculty members (must have a minimum of a master’s degree) teaching at universities in their home country. Candidates must be citizens of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Haiti, Kosovo, Laos, Libya, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, or Yemen. Funding is available for 2 months up to 12 months.

Location

Belarus

Scholarship Deadline

TBD for 2020 application cycle

Recurs Annually

Degree levels

Graduate - Doctorate
Graduate - Post Doctorate

Duration of Award

One year

Maximum amount of award

$15,000