Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP)
The Open Society Institute's Network Scholarship Programs is pleased to announce the Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for the 2009 – 2010 academic year.
GSGP offers supplementary grants to students from select countries of Eastern and Central Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Mongolia. The purpose of the program is to enable qualified students to pursue doctoral studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences at accredited universities in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle/Near East, and North America.
The Global Supplementary Grant Program is available to citizens of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Students pursuing doctorates in the medical, physical, chemical, technical or natural sciences as well as fine or performing arts are not eligible for this grant.
Ineligible fields of study include:
- Business Administration/Management Training
- Computer Science
- Hard & Natural Sciences (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, etc.)
- Medical Sciences
GSGP grants are for students pursuing doctorate degrees only. Students admitted to master’s programs with the intent to continue, but who are not clearly admitted into a Ph.D. program, are ineligible.
Please note that this is a supplementary program not intended for full funding. Applicants must be able to demonstrate additional support from other sources.
Further details regarding the program and guidelines for applying may be found in the application form for the Global Supplementary Grant Program 2009-2010. The paper application may be accessed via the OSI website at: http://www.soros.org/initiatives/scholarship/focus_areas.
Applicants may also apply online using the Online Application System (OAS) at: http://www.soros.org/grants/oas.
The application deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Asia, Australia, North America, or the Middle East is April 2, 2009.
The application deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Europe is June 8, 2009.
Applications will not be accepted after the appropriate deadline. Late applications will be automatically disqualified.
Applications for GSGP North America sent by mail must be postmarked by April 2nd and may be sent to the New York address below. Applications for GSGP Europe must be postmarked by June 8th and sent to the London address below. Applications for both GSGP North American and GSGP Europe can also be sent to Educational Advising Center.
Global Supplementary Grant Program –North America Global Supplementary Grant Program - Europe