The Open Society Foundations Scholarship Programs is pleased to
announce the Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for the
2011-2012 academic year. GSGP offers supplementary grants of up to
$10,000 USD to students from select countries in Southeastern Europe,
the former Soviet Union, Mongolia, the Middle/Near East, and South
Asia. The purpose of the program is to enable qualified students to
pursue doctoral studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences at
accredited universities throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, the
Middle/Near East, and North America.
The Global Supplementary Grant Program is available to citizens of the
following countries: Albania, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan,
Belarus, Bosnia, Croatia, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan,
Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro,
Nepal, Palestine, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan,
Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
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. Students
must be pursuing their studies at a university outside of their home
country. 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, Finance/Banking/Marketing, Engineering, Hard & Natural
Sciences (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, etc.), Mathematics, Medical
Please note that this is a supplementary program not intended for full
funding. Applicants must be able to demonstrate additional support
from other sources.
Applying Further details regarding the program, and guidelines for
applying, and the paper application may be found on the OSF Website
Applicants are encouraged to apply online using the Online Application
System (OAS) at: http://www.soros.org/grants/oas. Applicants must
complete the appropriate application (GSGPNA or GSGPEurope) based on
the continent of study. Applicants applying to universities in North
American and Europe will need to submit 2 applications.
The deadline for students pursuing a PhD in Asia, Australia, North
America, or the Middle East is April 1, 2011. The deadline for
students pursuing a PhD in Europe is May 31, 2011.
Late applications will be automatically disqualified.
Applications for GSGP North America sent by mail must be postmarked by
April 1st and may be sent to the New York address below. Applications
for GSGP Europe must be postmarked by May 31st and sent to the London
address below. Alternately, applications may be submitted online or
sent to your local Soros Foundation or Educational Advising Center.
Global Supplementary Grant Program -North America Open Society
Foundations Scholarship Programs 1700 Broadway, 17th FL New York, NY
10019 U.S.A.; Global Supplementary Grant Program – Europe Open Society
Foundation Scholarship Programs Cambridge House 100 Cambridge Grove
London W6 0LE United Kingdom.