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Программа стипендий Центральной Азии и Азербайджана (CAAFP)



The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) is currently seeking applications from Central Asia and Azerbaijan for fall 2020.

The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program (CAAFP) is intended for young professionals – scholars, government officials, public policy experts, and social activists – who seek to enhance their research and analytical skills and become public policy leaders. The fellowship program provides a platform for the exchange of ideas and build lasting intellectual networks among the Central Asian and Azerbaijani and U.S. scholarly and policy communities.

CAAFP fellows will spend three months in residence at GWU from September 1 to November 30, 2020, where they will participate in tailor-made programs and be introduced to U.S. policy and expert communities in Washington, DC. Fellows are required to attend seminars, workshops and training sessions, write a policy brief, and to present their research on several occasions. Throughout the fellowship, fellows will be mentored by program faculty affiliates.


The theme selected for the fall 2020 fellowship is:

          Societal Engagement with Cultural,


          Environmental, and

          Gender Related Issues.

Award Information

Fellows will be awarded a monthly stipend of $3,000 (subject to taxes) for living expenses. Travel to and from Central Asia to Washington, DC, as well as visa and health insurance will also be covered.

Eligibility Criteria

The fellowship is available to individuals from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan.

Application Requirements

1.         A letter of motivation

2.         A concise proposal for a policy paper, written in English, on the proposed theme (3 to 5 pages)

3.         Resume

Deadline: 3 April 2020 For more information, visit http://centralasiaprogram.org/fellowships/central-asia-azerbaijan-fellowship-program