American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) Graduate Fellowship – Deadline 1/18/2013

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announces the availability of US graduate fellowships in support of research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Georgia, and/or Azerbaijan).  Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each.  Projects in all fields in the social sciences and humanities are eligible. Proposals will be judged on their quality and on the potential of the research to strengthen scholarship on the Southern Caucasus. The purpose of the fellowship is to help cover travel and/or living expenses in the Southern Caucasus. During his/her stay in the Southern Caucasus, the fellow is expected to give an ARISC sponsored presentation on a subject related to his/her research. The fellow will acknowledge ARISC in any publication that emerges from the research carried out during the fellowship.

Application requirements: Please send a complete application including the application form, a project statement of not more than 3 pages, work schedule, budget, and curriculum vitae, by January 18, 2013, to Two letters of recommendation must also be submitted.  All information must be received by January 18, 2013, in order for the applicant to be considered for the fellowship.


Please see for the full description of the fellowship as well as the application form.

Morehouse School of Medicine – Satcher Health Leadership Institute HEALTH POLICY LEADERSHIP FELLOWSHIP


Applicants eligible to apply for postdoctoral fellowships must have received their doctoral degrees (ex. PhD, EdD, DrPH, JD, etc.) or medical degrees (MD, DO, etc.) with completed residency training. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Degree requirements must be completed by June 1 prior to starting the fellowship. Residency training must be completed by June 30 prior to starting the fellowship.


Term:    10 months



The Health Policy Leadership Fellowship Program at the Morehouse School of Medicine’s Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) provides postdoctoral professionals with the specific knowledge, experiences, and skills needed to prepare them for leadership roles in promoting and implementing policies and practices to reduce and ultimately eliminate disparities in health.


The fellowship is a 10-month program, beginning in September and ending in June of the following year. The Health Policy Leadership Fellowship Program will include formal and informal instruction, policy leadership shadowing and learning experiences with government, business, health care, public health, and community partners, monthly Journal club, and health policy leadership forums. In addition, fellows have additional training, practice, teaching, and/or research responsibilities with a supporting academic department or partner, community-based practicum experiences, and a health policy research project. All fellows will also participate in a faculty development program. The fellowship’s major focus areas include leadership development, health policy, and health equity with concentrations in both behavioral and sexual health.


Fellows may be eligible for faculty appointments in departments related to their disciplines or may have additional training opportunities through our partnerships.  All fellowship positions are full time.  All fellows will receive a $50,000 salary including health and dental insurance, through Morehouse School of Medicine.





Renee Volny, DO, MBA, Interim Associate Director

Phone: (404) 752-1694



Application deadline: 01/15/2013

Selection announcement date: 03/01/2013

Start date: 09/01/2013

Matias L. Ochoada Fellowship

The Matias L. Ochoada Fellowship was established to honor the memory of Matias L. Ochoada who was a researcher at the IU Cyclotron Facility.  In selecting the recipient for this $500 award, the College will give preference to a College of Arts and Sciences graduate student of Filipino descent who has a record of academic excellence.  To nominate an eligible graduate student for this fellowship, please send a brief statement (including the name of the fellowship, the name of the nominee, and a description of the nominee’s accomplishments) by e-mail to by Friday, November 23, 2012.