2015 LSE IDEAS Mladena and Dianko Sotirov Visiting Fellowship in UK

Filed in Scholarships | By Emmanuel Worthwhile | Last Modified On March 28, 2015

Applications are ongoing for the 2015 LSE
IDEAS Mladena and Dianko Sotirov Visiting
Fellowship in UK. Call for Applications for
the 2015 Mladena and Dianko Sotirov
Visiting Fellowship. Recipients of this
Fellowship will be working within the LSE
IDEAS Balkan Initiative.

This Fellowship amounts to £3,000 and
should cover a one to two month research
stay in London anytime between June – 1
October 2015, namely travel expenses,
accommodation and subsistence.

Successful candidate will receive the grant
upon arrival and will pay for his/her
expenses related to the stay, as per above.
The recipient will have access to shared
office space at the LSE IDEAS Centre and
enjoy privileges of the LSE Fellow, including
access to the LSE Library, its IT resources
and to all events organized at the LSE.
Bulgarian as well as Non-Bulgarian
applicants are eligible to apply for this
fellowship programme.

Scholarship Value
This Fellowship amounts to £3,000 and
should cover a one to two month research
stay in London anytime between June – 1
October 2015, namely travel expenses,
accommodation and subsistence.

Candidates can take up their Visiting
Fellowship for a period of 1 – 2 months
between June and 1 October 2015.

Selection criteria: The quality of the candidate and of the proposed research will determine the selection.

Notification: Skype interviews will be held
with shortlisted candidates on 11 – 13 May
2015.

Eligibility
This Fellowship is intended primarily but
not exclusively, for scholars in the early
stages of their career, namely doctoral
candidates and post-doctoral fellows whose
work and research focuses primarily on a
topic related to the history of international
affairs of Bulgaria and the Balkans in the
Twentieth Century.

Exceptionally, research of distinct quality
focused on current issues may also be taken
into consideration. Although candidates of
Bulgarian nationality will have priority, this
fellowship is also awarded to candidates of
non-Bulgarian nationality. Above all, it will
be the quality of the candidate and of the
proposed research that will determine the
selection
.
Application Procedure and Deadline
Applications should be submitted by email.
All applicants should submit (in English):
• CV
• Cover letter 1,500 words setting out their
current research and how it will benefit
from receiving a LSE fellowship
• Two letters of academic
recommendation (one of which must be
from the applicant’s thesis supervisor, if
the applicant is a PhD student) .

The application deadline is 1 May 2015.

Official Scholarship Website – http://
www.lse.ac.uk/IDEAS/fellowships/Mladena-
and-Dianko-Fellowship/Sotirov_
Applications.aspx


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