The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER) invites proposals for its Dissertation Completion Grant Program. This grant provides a maximum award of $20,000 to doctoral candidates in an advanced stage of dissertation work whose research concerns the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia on topics of relevance to current U.S. foreign policy. Individual awards will be up to $20,000 with a duration of 9-12 months.


To qualify, applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a U.S. institution, and have one year or less remaining to complete their dissertations.

Countries Eligible for Research

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Georgia
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Poland
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan

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