The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS) announces a call for applications for its 2016/2017 Advanced Academia Fellowship Programme for fundamental research in the field of the humanities and social sciences. Bulgarian researchers are eligible to apply for this programme. This is a 5-month fellowships for young Bulgarian researchers to the amount of Euro 700; and 5-month fellowships for established Bulgarian scholars to the amount of Euro 1000. The fellowship includes all taxes and social insurance fees. The application deadline is October 1, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of the humanities and social sciences.
Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research programme.
Scholarship Provider: The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS)
Scholarship can be taken at: Bulgaria
-All candidates should be Bulgarian citizens.
-Young scholars: post-docs, assistants, academic associates or associate professors with up to 12 years of experience after their thesis.
-Established scholars: associate professor/doctor or professor/doctor with over 12 years of experience after their thesis, minimum of two monographs.
-Previous experience in international projects and publications in renowned academic editions will be considered an advantage.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Bulgarian researchers as well as Bulgarian scholars are eligible to apply for this programme.
Scholarship Description: The Advanced Academia Fellowship Program will support high quality independent research projects of young and established scholars in the area of social sciences and humanities. There will be no disciplinary, methodological or thematic restrictions applied to the project proposals. Selection will be based solely on the potential of the candidate and the quality of the project. The Fellows will have access to electronic and library resources and will be fully integrated in the regular research seminars and discussions taking place within the existing CAS programmes.
Duration of award(s): The duration of award is 5 months.
What does it cover? 5-month fellowships for young Bulgarian researchers to the amount of Euro 700; and 5-month fellowships for established Bulgarian scholars to the amount of Euro 1000. The fellowship includes all taxes and social insurance fees.
-High quality of the candidate’s academic portfolio and publications, as well as participation in international research;
-Innovative fundamental research proposal with significant contribution;
-Interdisciplinary and/or comparative approaches are an advantage.
Notification: The results will be announced by the end of January 2016 by e-mail.
How to Apply: All application documents should be presented in English and sent by e-mail to kutsev-at-cas.bgwith a subject entry “Advanced Academia Fellowships”.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 1, 2015.