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Global Supplementary Grant Program Accepting Applications

Tuesday, February 14, 2012   (0 Comments)
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Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP 2012 -2013)

The Open Society Foundations Scholarship Programs is pleased to announce

the Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP)
for the 2012 – 2013 academic year. GSGP offers supplementary grants of
up to $10,000 USD to students from select countries
in Southeastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Mongolia, the
Middle/Near 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 throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle/Near East,
and North America.


The Global Supplementary Grant Program is available to citizens of the

following countries:
• Albania
• Afghanistan
• 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
• Uzbekistan

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

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. Students must be pursuing their studies at a
university outside of their home country.

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, and

the paper application may be found on the OSF
Website at:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online using the Online Application
System (OAS) at:
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 two separate applications.


The deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Asia, Australia, North

America, or the Middle East is April 15, 2012.
The deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Europe is May 21, 2012.

Late applications will be automatically disqualified.

Applications for GSGP North America sent by mail must be postmarked by

April 15 and should be sent to the New York
address below. Applications for GSGP Europe must be postmarked by May 21
and sent to the London address below.
Alternately, applications may be submitted online or sent to your local
Soros Foundation or Educational Advising Center.

Global Supplementary Grant Program –North America Global Supplementary

Grant Program - Europe
Open Society Foundations Open Society Foundation
Scholarship Programs Scholarship Programs
1700 Broadway, 17th FL Cambridge House
New York, NY 10019 100 Cambridge Grove
U.S.A. London W6 0LE
United Kingdom

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