Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO)

Sponsor: IREX (International Research & Exchanges)

Submission Deadline

November 14

Field(s) of Study

Education, Law & Legal Studies, Philosophy & Religion, Political Science/Social Science, Other...

Award Amount

$30,000 USD


The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) provides scholars and professionals with long-term support to perform policy-relevant research in the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. IARO provides research support in up to three countries for a minimum of two months and a maximum of nine months. Participants are provided with visa assistance, international round-trip transportation, a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses, as well as emergency evacuation insurance. IARO fellows also have access to resources available in any of IREX's field offices.

Other Criteria

U.S. Citizen; Must be enrolled in a graduate degree program or currently be holding a graduate degree at the time of application. All application materials must be submitted online:

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More Award Details

Number of Awards15
IncludesRound-trip international airfare; Visa support; Stipend; Field Office Support
Nationality RequiredAmerican
Host CountriesAlbania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan
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