Research Scholarship Program

BAFF provides fellowships for professors and academic researchers to conduct independent or collaborative research projects in the U.S. for up to 12 months. The Research Scholar Program fosters the exchange of ideas between the Baltic states and the U.S. and stimulates international collaboration and research efforts. It promotes mutual enrichment, further strengthening ties between the nations and providing invaluable career and personal development opportunities for participants to leverage in their leadership roles upon return to their home countries and institutions. BAFF provides up to $60,000 to cover project-related costs and living expenses for your entire stay. Applicants to the Research Scholar Program must: Hold a passport from Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania Not have immediate family members that are BAFF employees, BAFF Advisory Board, or Board of Directors members Agree to return to your home country for a minimum of two years immediately post-scholarship



Scholarship Deadline

Applications accepted twice per year. Participants typically travel to the U.S. within six months of applying.

Recurs Annually

Degree levels

Graduate - Doctorate
Graduate - Post Doctorate

Duration of Award

One year

Maximum amount of award

$60 000

Restricted to these majors