The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) offers an annual fellowship for Russian and American professionals to work with organizations in the partner country. Proposals should seek solutions to a social issue that falls under one of the themes provided each new application cycle. Covered expenses include domestic and international flights, visa fees, lodging, health insurance, a per diem, and a $1200 stipend towards your total project budget.
The American Councils Academic Fellowships in Russia (AFR) program enables US graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars to conduct field research for periods of three to nine consecutive months on topics within the social science disciplines, in Russia. Covered expenses include international airfare, academic affiliation fees, visa fees, housing stipend, monthly living stipend, health insurance, and logistical support from American Councils staff.
The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) is offering a 2-year free membership (2021-2022) for BIPOC students and professionals in the United States to network, share their experiences, and mentor each other.
Receive intensive summer language training in Azerbaijani, Russian, or one of 13 other languages deemed critical by the US State Department. Must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate academic program. Covered expenses include domestic and international flights, visa fees, pre-departure orientation, room & board, and a cultural activities program in the host country.
For this fellowship, the Kennan Institute will consider proposed research in the fields of Russian history and culture, and preference will be given to scholars who have received their Ph.D. within the past ten years. Fellows are required to be in residence at the Kennan Institute, Wilson Center in Washington, DC for the duration of the grant. Covered expenses include a monthly stipend of $5,000, research facilities, a research intern, and computer access.