With funds from the U.S. Department of State (Title VIII), American Councils administers several major grants for independent, overseas policy relevant research in the humanities and social sciences as well as language training. In recent years, American Councils scholars have conducted independent research in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lativa, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine.
American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS is pleased to announce competition for the Title VIII Research Scholar Program and the Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program. The application deadline is October 1st, 2016. All application materials must be postmarked October 1st for programs that begin between January 15th, 2017 and June 15th, 2017. All programs must be completed by September 15th, 2017.