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Open Society Institute - Budapest

A N N O U N C E M E N T

SOROS SUPPLEMENTARY GRANTS PROGRAM 2005-2006

The Soros Supplementary Grants Program 2005-2006 offers grants to:

I. standard eligibility students of the social sciences, humanities, and fine and performing arts who have already arranged for part of the costs of their study to be covered.

II. special needs students:
Roma;
refugees;
people seeking political asylum;
displaced (forced migrants).

Awards are offered for one academic year only and will be granted in up to $5000. Awards are available to undergraduates and post-graduates enrolled at recognized institutes of higher education outside of their home country or permanent residence and in one of the countries listed below. Participating countries are as follows (no exceptions):

IMPORTANT CHANGE! Starting from the academic year 2005-2006, the following countries, which recently became members of the European Union (Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia), are NOT eligible for the program, neither as home nor as host countries.

EXCEPTION: students who have received Soros Supplementary grants between 2000-2004 and are citizens of and/or still pursuing their degree studies in the above mentioned new EU countries, may re-apply until completion of their current degree. The applications of such students will be considered within the general open competition and funding is not guaranteed.

Application deadline - April 15, 2005.

For more information on eligibility criteria and application details please contact:
ISE Center (Information. Scholarship. Education.) http://www.ino-center.ru

Postal address: 107078 Bolshoi Kozlovsky Pereulok, 13/17 Moscow, Russia

Program coordinator: Anna Evdokimova anna@ino-center.ru, tel. (095) 921-82-57.
or to:

Network Scholarship Programs - Open Society Institute
Nador utca 11, Budapest 1051, Hungary
Jibek Iskakova - jiskakova@osi.hu;
Judit Szigeti - jszigeti@osi.hu

ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM IS NOW AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WWW.SOROS.ORG/GRANTS/OAS

Please go to the site, register and you can apply online!