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Now Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Research Grants

Are you currently enrolled in a graduate degree program or a recent graduate? Are you pursuing research projects in Eastern Europe and Central Asia? Are you interested in influencing U.S. foreign policy through your research? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you may be an excellent candidate for the 2014-2015 Individual Advanced Research Opportunities program.

The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) supports in-depth, primary source research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. This research is broadly disseminated to targeted policymakers, think tanks and academic institutions in the United States and abroad. The IARO program plays a vital role in building national security, as well as supporting the emergence of a dedicated and knowledgeable cadre of U.S. researchers and specialists who can enrich the U.S. understanding of current, regional issues of importance to the United States.

To learn more about the program and eligibility requirements, please visit the Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Application page. All individuals who meet the technical eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply by the application deadline, December 9, 2013. Email iaro@irex.org with any questions regarding the program or application process.