This program offers grants to Scholarship Programs alumni to build on the knowledge they have gained during their fellowships and make positive contributions in their home countries.
The competition is open only to Open Society Scholarship Programs alumni who have participated in the following programs:
- Afghan Communications Scholarship Program;
- American University in Bulgaria (last entry year in 2005);
- Arab Womens Professional Program;
- Asia Pacific Scholarship Consortium;
- Cambridge and Oxford Hospitality Schemes;
- Civil Service Awards—Moldova and Georgia;
- Campus France—OSF Program (formerly the CNOUS/OSF Program);
- DAAD-OSF Program;
- Disability Rights Scholarship Program;
- Doctoral Fellows Program;
- European Studies Program (Maastricht & Aarhus Universities);
- Environmental Law/Management Program (1996–1999);
- Faculty Development Fellowship Program (Faculty Development Program grantees must have completed the full 3 terms of their program in the U.S);
- Georgia Scholarship Program for Education Professionals;
- Global Faculty Grants Program;
- Global Supplementary Grants Program;
- Middle East Rule of Law Scholarship Program;
- Mongolian Professional Fellowship Program;
- Muskie/FSA Graduate Fellowship Program (in the fields administered by OSF, last entry year in 2004);
- Palestinian Faculty Development Program;
- Palestinian Rule of Law Program;
- Social Work Fellowship Program;
- Soros Supplementary Grant Program;
- Supplementary Grant Program Asia (formerly the Supplementary Grant Program–Burma);
- Supplementary Grant Program—Former Yugoslavia;
- UK Scholarship Programs (formerly the Chevening-OSF Scholarships); and
- Undergraduate Exchange Program/Virtual University.
Alumni of the above-mentioned programs must meet the following criteria to be considered eligible:
- Have successfully completed their Scholarship Programs fellowship before January 1, 2014 (this includes completion of all short-term study, internships, and home country projects);
- Be in compliance with the conditions of any past Scholarship Programs and/or Open Society Foundations grant;
- Reside in their home country or region during the project year;
- Should not be grantees of Scholarship Programs or Open Society Foundations during the project year;
- Research-based candidates must be fully or partly affiliated with a policy institute or university.
The program will not support:
- additional degrees, courses, trainings, internships or certificates for individual alumnus/a;
- dissertation or thesis publishing costs;
- purchasing of office equipment (computers, photocopiers, fax machines, etc.);
- translation of scholarly textbooks, book, and articles; or
- repeat applications for previously funded projects.
Applicants can apply either online or by downloading and submitting a paper-based application.
To apply online, please use the Online Application System (OAS). Please note that the Online Application System for AGP program will be available by early April. Please kindly check the website regularly.
The paper application may be found at the left of this page. The completed application and supporting documents may be sent to the address below:
The Open Society Scholarship Programs
Open Society Foundation
7th Floor Millbank Tower
London SW1P 4QP, United Kingdom
Questions regarding the application can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.