Short Term Conference and Travel Grants
Students and Young Academics in Armenia
The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is awarding short term scholarships to enable qualified students, early-career academics and researchers based in Armenia to participate in international seminars, conferences, summer courses and other relevant activities related to their research field abroad.
The maximum scholarship award is 2,500 USD. Approximately forty scholarships will be provided per year.
Who is eligible?
Graduate students (Master and PhD) and academics early in their careers under 35 years old wishing to attend international seminars, conferences, summer courses and other relevant activities related to his/her research field. The awards are open to all research fields, but humanities and social sciences will be privileged.
Scholarships will be awarded mostly for short-term travel grants. In rare cases, longer research/study trips will be considered, for up to three months.
Applications are welcomed at any time of the year, no sooner than six months and no later than two month, before forthcoming events. Submitted applications will be evaluated regularly on a monthly basis. The average time to provide candidates with a response is one month. Please consult the conditions document before applying.
This programme is an expansion of our current short term scholarship programme with Yerevan State University.