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Fellowship: ARISC Graduate Fellowships for Research in the South Caucasus, Deadline: November 20

The American Research Institute of the Southern Caucasus (ARISC)  announces the availability of US graduate fellowships in support of  research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Georgia,and/or Azerbaijan).  It anticipates making four to six awards of a maximum of $1500 each.  Projects in all fields in the social sciences and humanities are eligible. Proposals will be judged on their quality and on the potential  of the research to strengthen scholarship on the Southern Caucasus. The  purpose of the fellowship is to help cover travel to and/or living  expenses in the Southern Caucasus. During his/her stay in the Southern Caucasus, the fellow is expected to give an ARISC sponsored presentation  on a subject related to his/her research. The fellow will acknowledge ARISC in any publication that emerges from the research carried during  the fellowship.

Application requirements: Please send a complete application including  the application form, a project statement of not more than 3 pages, work  schedule, budget, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation by November 20,2009 to info “at” All information must be received by November 20, 2009 in order for the applicant to be considered for the fellowship.

Please see
for the full description of the fellowship as well as the application form.

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The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) Is Welcoming New Members

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) encourages and supports scholarly study of the South Caucasus states (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia) across all disciplines of the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. ARISC currently has an office open in Baku and is working to establish offices in Tbilisi and Yerevan, which will serve to facilitate research and nurture scholarly ties between institutions and individuals. ARISC’s mission is to promote and encourage American research in the region and to foster intellectual inquiry across boundaries within the South Caucasus as well as between the South Caucasus and its neighbors. ARISC is led by a growing consortium of U.S. academic institutions and individual scholars interested in the region, and welcomes the participation of new institutions and individuals who are interested in becoming members. Institutional, individual, and corporate membership plans are all available. For more information, please visit the ARISC website at

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