2011-2012 FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY
US Embassy Policy Specialist (EPS) Program
IREX is pleased to announce 2011-2012 competition for the US Embassy Policy Specialist (EPS) Program.
EPS provides fellowships to US scholars and professionals for up to eight weeks to serve US Embassies in Eurasia as policy specialists on a chosen topic and pursue their own research project independently. EPS Grant covers the cost of travel and in-country housing and provides a stipend for living expenses.
Eligible Embassies and Fields (for more detailed descriptions of research fields please see application instructions posted on the link below):
Azerbaijan (US Embassy, Baku)
· Caspian Geography/Environment
Georgia (US Embassy, Tbilisi)
Kazakhstan (US Embassy, Astana)
· Civil Society
· Foreign Relations
Kyrgyzstan (US Embassy, Bishkek)
· Policy Coordination
· Cross-border trade
· History of US-Russia Relations (US Consulate, St. Petersburg)
· Environment (US Embassy, Moscow)
· Science Policy (US Embassy, Moscow)
· Energy/Public Policy (US Embassy, Moscow)
Tajikistan (US Embassy, Dushanbe)
· International Relations
Turkmenistan (US Embassy, Ashgabat)
· Alternative/Solar Energy
Ukraine (US Embassy, Kyiv)
· Environmental Studies/Public Health
The EPS application and instructions are available on the IREX website:
Completed applications are due no later than March 15, 2011
Scholars and Professionals with advanced degrees (PhD, MA, MS, MFA, MBA, MPA, MLIS, MPH, JD, MD) and US citizenship are eligible to apply for the EPS Program.
Questions may be addressed to the EPS Program Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 202-942-9111.
EPS is funded by the United States Department of State Title VIII Program