The American Council of Learned Societies announces Fellowships and Grants in East European Studies in academic year 2010-11

Please find below information regarding ACLS fellowships and grants in East European Studies for the 2011 academic year.

For research and language training related to Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo/a, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia

Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of State under the Research and Training for Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union Act of 1983, as amended (Title VIII).

All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

  • Dissertation fellowships (deadline: November 10, 2010) For graduate students at U.S. universities who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation (ABDs). Applicants can apply for research fellowships for use in Eastern Europe or for writing fellowships for completing the dissertation outside of Eastern Europe after research is complete.
  • Early career postdoctoral fellowships (deadline: November 10, 2010) For scholars before tenure, including independent scholars
  • Language grants to institutions (deadline: January 14, 2011) For U.S. institutions of higher education to conduct intensive summer language courses at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced-mastery levels
  • Language grants to individuals (deadline: January 14, 2011) For attendance at intensive summer language courses (priority given to graduate students seeking to acquire the language as a basic research tool)
  • Travel grants (deadline: January 28, 2011) For travel to conferences to present research papers (all academic ranks)
  • Conference grants (deadline: January 28, 2011) To support planning workshops and conferences for the presentation of significant new research
  • Request for proposals for research on heritage speakers (deadline: January 14, 2011) Individuals or collaborative teams are invited to propose socio-linguistic research on U.S. communities of heritage speakers of an East European language. The project should produce an analytical paper and a syllabus for an advanced-mastery course for heritage speakers to bring their language competence to a professional level.

    Further information is available at

    Eszter Csicsai
    Program Assistant
    International Programs
    American Council of Learned Societies
    633 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10017-6795
    Tel.: 212.697.1505 x 135
    Fax: 212.949.8058