European Studies at the Wilson Center is offering two summer research programs in East European Studies:


East European Studies Summer Research Scholarships

Deadline: Applications for the Summer Research Scholarships must be received by March 1, 2012. Applicants will be notified approximately one month later.

Project Scope: EES offers summer research scholarships to scholars working on policy relevant projects on East Europe. While Southeast Europe remains a primary focus, projects on Central Europe and the Baltic states are again eligible. Projects should focus on fields in the social sciences and humanities including, but not limited to: Anthropology, History, Political Science, Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Sociology. All projects should aim to highlight their potential policy relevance.

For further information and instructions on how to apply, click here.

East European Studies Junior Scholars' Training Seminar

Deadline: The deadline for receipt of this year's JSTS applications and supporting materials is April 15, 2012. Applicants will be notified approximately six weeks later.

Background Information: East European Studies of the Woodrow Wilson Center and the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research are soliciting applications for the twenty fourth annual training seminar for junior scholars in East European studies, to be held during August, 2012. All domestic transportation, accommodation and meal costs will be covered by the sponsors.

Program Description: JSTS successfully combines formal and informal meetings to promote a variety of intellectual exchanges. Past activities have included:
- individual presentations;
- constructive feedback and question and answer sessions;
- one-on-one meetings for Junior Scholars with Senior Scholars;
- advice regarding publishing;
- discussions about the state of the profession and obtaining employment in the field;
- various social activities, including the crab-fest and the annual volleyball challenge.

For further information and instructions on how to apply, click here.