External Funding

Grants, fellowships and awards are available for PhD students from a number of outside agencies, including state and non-state sources. A variety of external awards, from one-time to multi-year support for living expenses, conference travel and/or research has been won by current and former students of the CEU Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations.

(To learn more about CEU's own financial packages and stipends offered for its PhD students, please follow this link.)

On this page we have collected information on the successfully received sources of external funding. This list aims to encourage our students to start thinking about additional sources of funding early in their studies. You can apply directly for these awards. Applying for external fellowships and grants is an excellent professional development experience, which could be useful in future career in academia and beyond.

Please select the type of funding that you are interested in from the list below in order to see the full list of identified funding opportunities! To have an overview of the funding opportunities throughout the year, click on the Funding Calendar!

(1) Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants

(2) Summer / Winter Schools

(3) Travel Grants

Funding Calendar (Click to expand!)

If you or a graduate student you know has won an external award that is not listed in this database, please let us know and we will add them to our list. (Please email such information to ds@ceu.edu!)

Please also check Grants and Awards available for CEU enrolled students and visit the Academic Cooperation and Research Support Office for additional information regarding available  funding for research and travel.