Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for International students

Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for International students

Study Subjects: Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (Doctorate)
Scholarship Provider: Open Society Foundations
Scholarship can be taken at: Any country

Scholarship Description
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. It awards grants, scholarships, and fellowships throughout the year.
The Open Society Foundations offer supplementary grants to students from select countries of Southeastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Mongolia, the Middle East, and South Asia. The purpose of the program is to enable qualified students to pursue doctoral studies in the humanities and social sciences at accredited universities in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America.The Open Society Scholarship Programs is pleased to announce the Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for the 2012 – 2013 academic year.

Eligibility / Eligible groups
The Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) is available to nationals of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Croatia, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Palestine, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Ineligibility Criteria:
Students pursuing doctorates in the medical, physical, chemical, technical or natural sciences as well as fine or performing arts are not eligible for this grant. Ineligible fields of study include:
  • Business Administration/Management Training
  • Computer Science
  • Finance/Banking/Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Hard & Natural Sciences (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, etc.)
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Sciences
Participating Institutions
Accredited universities in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America

Fields of study
GSGP grants are for students pursuing doctorate degrees only. Students admitted to master’s programs with the intent to continue, but who are not clearly admitted into a PhD program, are ineligible.

Scholarship benefits
Please note that this is a supplementary program not intended for full funding. Applicants must be able to demonstrate additional support from other sources.

Method of Application
Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online using the Online Application System.
Applicants must complete the appropriate application (GSGP-North America or GSGP-Europe) based on the continent of study. Applicants applying to universities in North American and Europe will need to submit 2 applications.

The deadline for students pursuing a PhD in Asia, Australia, North America, or the Middle East is April 15, 2012. The deadline for students pursuing a PhD in Europe is May 21, 2012.

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Open Society Foundations
400 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 1-212-548-0600
Fax: 1-212-548-4600
Email: Fill our online form

Scholarship Application Deadline: April 15, 2012 / May 21, 2012 (annually)
Scholarships Open to International students: Yes

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