OSCE Academy Associate Research Fellowship for PhD Candidates and Post-PhD Researchers

Fellowship Research in Social Science
  • Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 116390
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Social Sciences
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration 6 to 12 months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English

Opportunity Description

Fellowship overview

Applications are now open for the OSCE Academy Associate Research Fellowship (ARF) 2021. It was set up in 2017 with the aim of supporting Ph.D. Candidates and/or Post-Doctoral scholars in performing their research projects and giving institutional affiliation to independent researchers. If you are an applicant with a degree or research background in [social sciences], this is a great opportunity for you to grab.


Application deadline: Open until filled

Host institution: OSCE Academy

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Duration: 6 to 12 months


  • The fellowship is open to applicants both in Bishkek and those in other countries.
  • Preferably, Ph.D. Applicants and/or Post-Doctoral researchers in the field of social sciences are welcome to apply.

Besides, applicants should have:
– remarkable command of English;
-Clearly determined area of knowledge/research interest in accordance with Academy’s research agenda.


The Academy provides Fellows with:

  • Access to the library and all available online resources, and
  • An opportunity to deliver their research and to ​give a lecture to students and the public.
  • ​The fellowship is unpaid. In exceptional cases, fellows can get a stipend with the final publication of their research.

Fellow’s responsibilities

The  Fellow is expected to:
– deliver a presentation on her​/his​ research at least once within six months to an interested audience​, planned by the Academy;
– make a contribution to one of the following publishing channels of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek:
– OSCE Academy Policy Briefs;
– OSCE Academy Research Paper series;
– OSCE Academy Yearbook;

How to apply?

To apply, eligible candidates are requested to send their application to arf@osce-academy.net.

The application should include:
– Cover letter stating the duration of stay;
– Curriculum Vitae/CV;
– A brief project proposal and a plan for the implementation of the research project.

For more information, refer to the website of OSCE Academy.


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