Category Archives: Funding

Prof. Dev: Student Essay Competition (ASEEES)

Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2019

2019 Midwest Slavic Association Student Essay Prize Competition Submissions Now Being Accepted

The Midwest Slavic Association, with support from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), is now accepting submissions for its annual essay prize competition for undergraduate and graduate students. Students can submit a paper on any topic related to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies to the Midwest Slavic Association for consideration. The best undergraduate paper received will win a one-year membership to ASEEES, and the graduate winner will receive a one-year membership to ASEEES, as well as being considered then for the ASEEES Graduate Student Essay Prize at the national level. The graduate winner of the ASEEES Student Essay Prize at the national level wins travel, lodging, and registration for the Annual ASEEES Convention and membership for the following year. The prize is presented during the awards presentation at the Annual Convention.

Submissions should be emailed to csees@osu.edu by Tuesday, April 30!

Please visit the Midwest Slavic Association’s webpage for full information on the competition details and submission requirements. If you have any questions about the competition, please feel free to send an email to csees@osu.edu.

Funding: Postdoctoral Fellowship of Russian Studies (Indiana)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

Call for Applications: Russian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington

The Russian Studies Workshop (RSW) at Indiana University’s Russian and East European Institute (REEI) and Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship begins August 1, 2019 and is for one year, until July 31, 2020. The fellowship is renewable for up to one additional year. Applicants should be scholars conducting research on Russia while contributing to interdisciplinary and international debates. Special consideration will be given to scholars who have conducted extensive field research and have strong Russian language skills. The fellowship is $50,000/year and includes benefits. This postdoctoral fellowship is provisional and contingent upon RSW’s receipt of a grant.

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Funding: Research Grants (ASEEES)

Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2019

The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) is calling for applications to two research grant opportunities for graduate students enrolled in US institutions: the ASEEES Dissertation Research Grant and the new Civil Society in Russia Research GrantContinue reading

Funding: 100&Change Grant (MacArthur Foundation)

Deadline for Applications: August 2019

100&Change is the MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time. They consider proposals from any field or problem area.

Visit the website for more information on this incredible opportunity!

Funding: Postdoc Research Scholarship (Gerda Henkel Foundation)

Deadline for Applications: June 12, 2019

The Gerda Henkel Foundation has opened applications for their Postdoctoral Research Scholarship. Basic Monthly scholarship award: 2,300 euros

Criteria: Applications for a “research scholarship for post-doctoral researchers” may only be made if applicants received their PhD within the last ten years. The relevant date is that on the PhD certificate.

The dissertation must have already been published at the time the application is made. The presentation of a publishing contract is not sufficient in this regard. The topic of the proposed research project must clearly differ from the topic of the PhD thesis.

For more information- visit the webpage!

Funding: Billington Fellowship for Russian History/Culture (Wash, DC)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

The Kennan Institute seeks applications from scholars who have received their Ph.D. within the past 10 years for the newly established Billington Fellowship to conduct research on Russian history and culture.

The Billington Fellowship offers a monthly stipend of $3,500, research facilities, a research intern, and computer access. Fellows are required to be in residence at the Kennan Institute, Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. for the duration of the grant. Awardees are expected to begin their appointments within six months of accepting the fellowship.

The deadline for this competition is May 15. For more information or to apply, visit the webpage.

Funding: 2019 Hungarian Studies Association Book Prize

Deadline for Nominations: June 15, 2019

The 2019 Hungarian Studies Association Book Prize

Sponsored by the Hungarian Studies Association, the goal of the book prize is to recognize quality scholarship in Hungarian studies and support Hungarian studies in the United States. The book prize is awarded biennially for the most important contribution to Hungarian studies originally published in English in the previous two calendar years. The HSA Book Prize carries a cash award and is presented at the meeting of the Hungarian Studies Association at the annual convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Continue reading

Funding: ASEEES Grad Student Research Grants

Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2019

The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) is calling for applications to two research grant opportunities for graduate students enrolled in US institutions: the ASEEES Dissertation Research Grant and the new Civil Society in Russia Research Grant. Continue reading

Funding: Wisconsin Russia Project Research Fellowship (U Wisconsin Madison)

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2019

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for Wisconsin Russia Project postdoctoral research fellowships (for US and/or Russian social scientists) and pre-doctoral dissertation fellowships (for Russian social scientists), funded with a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Fellows are expected to be in residence in Madison, Wisconsin, and to conduct research about Russia in one or more of the five topic areas: 1) Education, labor markets, and inequality; 2) Law and society; 3) Political economy; 4) Identity, place, and migration; and 5) Demographic change. Fellows will conduct research in consultation with UW-Madison faculty and will join a vibrant community of scholars working on the social science of Russia.

The application deadline for both competitions is March 1, 2019.

More detailed information about the program, eligibility, and how to apply are available on the Wisconsin Russia Project website:
One-year postdoctoral research fellowships (2019-2020)

One-semester pre-doctoral dissertation fellowships (fall 2019 or spring 2020)

Questions may be addressed to Amy Beilke, Wisconsin Russia Project graduate assistant, at russiaproject@creeca.wisc.edu