The Open Society Foundations invite young academics working towards their first doctorate and recent graduates of PhD or equivalent programs in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to apply for fellowships supporting the development of original scholarly research.
The aim of this grant is to strengthen alternative and autonomous cultural infrastructures and innovative arts initiatives, to raise professional standards, and to promote reform in the arena of cultural policy.
The Open Society Foundations offer an internship program designed to give recent graduates in the social sciences, law, and humanities first-hand research experience in a human rights organization in Central/Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union.
The Open Society Think Tank Fund offers support to independent policy research centers in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia to promote effective and accountable democratic governance.
The Open Society Foundations request proposals from independent, nonpartisan multi-issue public policy centers working in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo, and Ukraine to promote inclusive policy change.
The Central Eurasia Project invites letters of inquiry from organizations active in the areas of labor migration, electricity and hydropower governance, and social, economic, and human rights. Letters of inquiry for projects under $25,000 are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.