Monday, August 1, 2016

CAS Sofia Advanced Academia Fellowship Programme for International Scholars, Bulgaria



The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) is offering international fellowships to pursue individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months. These fellowships are awarded for fundamental research in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences.
CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to s
upporting focus-group research, CAS Sofia invites outstanding scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months.
The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia is an independent Bulgaria-based platform for fostering outstanding, highly interdisciplinary and international research in the Social Sciences and the Humanities.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the fields of humanities and social sciences.
Scholarship Award: The selected Fellows are entitled to
  • A monthly stipend of 700 euro (liable to 10% income tax) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Sofia.
  • Accommodation in Sofia, comprising living quarters and working space. The Fellows will also have free access to the CAS library and electronic resources/databases.
  • Travel allowance (400 euro)
  • Research expenses (100 euro p.m.).
Scholarship can be taken in Bulgaria
Eligibility: Candidates must
  • Be non-Bulgarian citizens;
  • Have completed a PhD in the fields of the humanities and social sciences;
  • International research experience (participation in projects and refereed conferences) and publications in peer-reviewed academic editions are strong advantages.
Nationality:  Non-Bulgarian citizens are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
How to Apply: All application documents should be presented in English and sent by e-mail with a subject entry “Advanced Academia Fellowships”. For Junior scholars (up to 12 years after PhD defense) only: two letters of recommendation by scholars familiar with the applicant’s academic work should be emailed to CAS by the referees. Extensions to this period may be allowed in case of eligible career breaks which must be properly documented (maternity leave, long-term illness leave, national service).
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 1, 2016.
Apply here
http://cas.bg/en/news/call-for-applications-advanced-academia-fellowships-for-international-scholars-1788.html

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