Call For Research Proposals: Policy Fellowship Initiative

The OSIAF-Armenia announces the Policy Fellowship for policy researchers eager to carry out rigorous and innovative study identifying the most fundamental open society challenges and developing practical solutions by conducting primary research into specific policy issues. Applicants are invited to submit proposals for research on any policy-relevant topics or any combination of open society pressing themes in Armenian context that include but are not limited to the areas presented below (1) socio economic policies (2) Government accountability and transparency; (3) good governance and corruption control; (4) human rights; (5) migration and labour rights; (6) education policies; (7) rule of law and justice; (8) digitalization policies; (9) value based EU integration. The Fellowship is intended to attract civil society representatives, university faculty, policy analysts and advisers with an advanced university degree in political science, law, social science, economics, international relations or related fields. Questions on the application process should be send to Policy Fellowship Program coordinator Mariam Matevosyan via e-mail or by phone 53-67-58; 53-38-62.

For the Fellowship guidelines and additional information see the attachments or visit To be considered for the Policy Fellowship, applicants should submit a research proposal in English, resume and optional sample of previous work (preferably related to the proposed field of research) by 5 pm on September 13, 2013. For more detail, please also attend the Information Session held on September 6 at 5 pm, in Golden Tulip Hotel, Verdi Hall.