|The U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan|
This is an official email from the U.S. Department of State
|The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program|
Call for ApplicationsSeptember 1 to November 30, 2020The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) is happy to announce the call for applications from Central Asia and Azerbaijan for fall 2020. The theme selected for the fall 2020 fellowship is: “Societal Engagement with Cultural, Educational, Environmental, and Gender Related Issues.”
The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program (CAAFP) is intended for young professionals – scholars, government officials, public policy experts, and social activists – who seek to enhance their research and analytical skills and become public policy leaders. The fellowship is available to individuals from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan. The fellowship program provides a platform for the exchange of ideas and build lasting intellectual networks among the Central Asian and Azerbaijani and U.S. scholarly and policy communities.
CAAFP fellows will spend three months in residence at GWU from September 1 to November 30, 2020, where they will participate in tailor-made programs and be introduced to U.S. policy and expert communities in Washington, DC. Fellows are required to attend seminars, workshops and training sessions, write a policy brief, and to present their research on several occasions. Throughout the fellowship, fellows will be mentored by program faculty affiliates.
Fellows will be awarded a monthly stipend of $3,000 (subject to taxes) for living expenses. Travel to and from Central Asia to Washington, DC, as well as visa and health insurance will also be covered.The deadline for applications is April 3, 2020.Online application: https://centralasiaprogram.wufoo.com/forms/mle7v0q0v1andy/