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Global Supplementary Grant Program

Deadline: 02.04.2008.

Scholarship administrator: Institut za razvoj obrazovanja
Level: doctoral
Field of study: Social Sciences, Humanities
Place of study: Australia, Asia, Europe, North America, Middle /Near East


Global Supplementary Grant Program 2008 – 2009

The Open Society Institute's Network Scholarship Programs (NSP) offers supplementary grants to students from select countries of Eastern and Central Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Mongolia.

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/Near East, and North America.

The Global Supplementary Grant Program is available to citizens of many countries, including Croatia.
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 Ph.D. program, are ineligible. A list of ineligible fields of study you can find in the attached text.

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

Further details regarding the program and guidelines for applying may be found in the application form, attachedbelow. Applicants may also apply online using the Online Application System (OAS) at: http://www.soros.org/grants/oas.


  • The application deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Asia, Australia, North America, or the Middle East is April 2, 2008.
  • The application deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Western Europe (including the United Kingdom) is June 4, 2008.

Completed applications can be submitted by post or in person to the Institute for the Development of Education, Zagreb, and must reach the Institute by April 2/ June 4, 2008 at the latest.

Institute for the Development of Education
Preradovićeva 33/I, 10000 Zagreb
Phone: 01–4817-195
E-mail: tfarnell@iro.hr  
Contact person: Thomas Farnell

Applications can also be sent directly to the OSI office in New York. These must be postmarked by April 2nd or June 4th and may be sent to:

Global Supplementary Grant Program
Open Society Institute
400 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019



Guidelines & Application (171 kb)


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