The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) provides scholars and professionals with long-term support to perform policy-relevant research in the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. IARO provides research support in up to three countries for a minimum of two months and a maximum of nine months. Participants are provided with visa assistance, international round-trip transportation, a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses, as well as emergency evacuation insurance. IARO fellows also have access to resources available in any of IREX's field offices.
U.S. Citizen; Must be enrolled in a graduate degree program or currently be holding a graduate degree at the time of application. All application materials must be submitted online: http://www.irex.org/application/individual-advanced-research-opportunities-iaro-application