Chatham House, in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, hosts fellows from the six countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia.
The fellowship offers an opportunity for the next generation of scholars from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine to advance their knowledge of post-Soviet politics, develop research skills, contribute to Chatham House research, and build links with policy and academic communities in the UK, Germany and the EU more broadly. The fellowship is aimed at future leaders, researchers and opinion-makers in the early stages of their careers.
Call for Applications 2016/17
The 2016/17 application window will be open from 1 August 2015 and will close at 17:00 BST on Wednesday, 30 September 2015.
Two fellowships are available. One will run from February to October 2016 and a second will run from September 2016 to June 2017.
To apply, please refer to the information pack and application form which can be downloaded below. The application form and accompanying documents should be completed and emailed to AcademyRobertBoschFellowships@chathamhouse.org by 17:00 BST on Wednesday, 30 September 2015.
Interviews are scheduled to take place in London during 23-25 November 2015.
Research projects should be designed by you. However, you should bear in mind what would also be relevant to an international policy institute. Your project should therefore fall into one or more of the following broad categories:
1. Prospects for Economic Growth, Modernization and Democratization in the Eastern Partnership Countries and/or Russia
2. Regional Elites and Networks of Power
3. Societal Changes, Inter-ethnic Relations and Non-state actors
4. The Future of EU and NATO Relations with the Eastern Partnership Countries and/or Russia
5. Security and Conflict Resolution
6. Prospects for Intra-regional Conflict or Cooperation
7. Russia and the Shared Neighbourhood with Europe
Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) can be found below. Should you have any further queries please contact us at AcademyRobertBoschFellowships@chathamhouse.org