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CASBS Individual Residential Fellowships for International Students in USA – 2021/2022


Application for the CASBS Individual Residential Fellowships for International Students in USA – 2021/2022. Entry is now open at the Stanford University in USA.



The Center offers a residential fellowship program for scholars working in a diverse range of disciplines that contribute to advancing research and thinking in social science. As appropriate, stipends for the academic year will be awarded to supplement faculty sabbatical support; a significant portion of the fellow’s total support is generally provided by sabbatical funds and external funding from awards and grants secured by the fellow. Except in unusual circumstances, Center stipend support is contingent on the applicant’s provision of firm assurances of matching funds. Depending on available funds, the Center provides stipends according to the following principles: A Center stipend is based on the fellow’s academic salary for the year before residence, That stipend cannot exceed one-half of the fellow’s academic year (nine-month) base salary for that year and is additionally subject to an upper limit set by the CASBS board of directors, The cap is currently set at $75,000 but may increase slightly, The sum of the fellow’s salary from a home institution and a Center stipend may not exceed the fellow’s base academic salary for the fellowship year. Fellows receive their stipend payments directly; the Center cannot assign a fellow’s stipend to a third party or institution. They can only provide stipends to first-time fellows. Returning CASBS fellows are expected to fund themselves.

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences was founded more than 60 years ago and has been home to Nobel, Pulitzer, and MacArthur Fellowship winners. Some of the most cited books in the social sciences were completed or worked on at CASBS.

The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.



Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  •  International scholars are eligible to apply for this application program. CASBS welcomes international scholars, who must be eligible to come to the Center on a J-1 scholar visa.
  • Has a Ph.D., professional degree (e.g., JD, MD), an equivalent foreign degree, or has achieved an equivalent level of professional reputation.
  • Is three to four years past the doctorate or equivalent degree (CASBS does not offer post-doctoral fellowships).
  • Is an academic faculty member—or an independent researcher—who exhibits a high level of achievement (adjusted for rank), including a strong record of research publications.
  • Communicates clearly in English.
  • Is someone who is very interested in participating in regular interdisciplinary conversations.
  • Is willing to commit to being in residence for the course of the fellowship year without conflicting commitments.
  • Applicants must be able to communicate clearly in English.


Application must include:

  • Full curriculum vitae (or résumé)
  • Project statement
  • If applicable, a statement of your projects fit with one of our partner fellowship programs (150–250 words).
  • Two reference letters
  • Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before November 5, 2021  will be considered.

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