Open Society Foundation is offering Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) for doctoral students and full-time faculty members teaching at universities in their home country. The application deadline is February 15, 2016.

Brief Description: Civil society scholar awards support short-term, international academic projects, such as: fieldwork (data collection); research visits to libraries, archives, or universities; course/curriculum development; and international research collaborations leading to peer-reviewed publication.

Award Includes: Awards of maximum funding requests: $10,000 for doctoral students; $15,000 for faculty members.

Study Program: Awards support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially engaged research and critical scholarship in their home country or region.

Study Major: Any subject areas within the social sciences and humanities are considered. Subject areas particularly those related to: law, justice, and governance; sustainable development and natural resource management; economic rights and empowerment of the poor; public health, social work and community development; new media law and policy; inclusive education; post-conflict studies; and human rights.

Host Organization: Open Society Foundation

Number of Awards: Not Known

National/International Students: Open for citizens of Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Haiti, Kosovo, Laos, Libya, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan or Yemen.

Governing Body: Open Society Foundation

Application Procedure: Applicants are strongly advised to submit their application online.

Submission Deadline: The application deadline is February 15, 2016.

For more details visit the official site.