Funding: European Anthropology Fellowship

Deadline: February 1, 2020

The Society for the Anthropology of Europe (SAE) and CES invite eligible graduate students with a focus on European Anthropology to apply for the 2020-21 Anthropology of Europe Pre-Dissertation Fellowship. The SAE is the section of the American Anthropological Association that promotes the anthropological study of European societies and culture, encouraging connections between scholars working in Europe. Each fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend to fund two months’ research in Europe, and travel support for attending and presenting at the International Conference of Europeanists.

Funding: Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships (UT Austin)

Deadline: February, 1, 2020

CREEES at UT offers FLAS Fellowships to fund highly competitive graduate (incoming and continuing) and undergraduate students for the study of regional foreign languages, including: 

Bosnian • Bulgarian • Croatian • Czech • Polish • Romanian •  Russian • Serbian  Ukrainian • Yiddish* • and more!*

Students should consider applying for FLAS Fellowships with any applicable FLAS-granting centers at UT, including
  • European Studies
  • South Asia Institute
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Latin American Studies
or for summer FLAS awards at other FLAS-granting institutions as relevant to their research interests. FLAS awards are available for both academic year (in residence at UT or abroad) and summer studies (at UT, abroad or elsewhere in the US).

See our non-exhaustive list of CREEES language FLAS eligible language programs!

CREEES is committed to building a diverse FLAS applicant pool and we therefore encourage applications from students of African American and Latino/a descent, students with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ students, and other under-represented groups.

*Applicants pursuing Yiddish or any other languages for which they seek approval must show applicability to the study of our region, which includes the Balkans/Southeast Europe, Central/Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, Russia, Central Asia, the Caucasus and the former Soviet Union. 

https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/slavic/scholarships-funding/FLAS.php

Funding/Study Abroad: Summer Language Workshop (Indiana University, Abroad)

Deadline: (priority) January 31, 2020

January 31 is the deadline to apply for funding for the summer 2020 Indiana University Language Workshop and its overseas programs.

Title VIII, FLAS, and other funding is available to support students of Russian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Ukrainian, Hungarian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Turkmen, Uzbek, and 13 other languages.

Fellowships and scholarships are available for graduate students, undergraduate students, researchers, and lifelong learners.

APPLY AT: http://languageworkshop.indiana.edu/

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Funding/Prof. Dev. : Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellowships (University of Helsinki)

Deadline: February 12, 2020

The Aleksanteri Institute is pleased to invite applications for its Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2020-2021 from scholars holding a PhD degree and pursuing research that relates to the Institute’s research profile. The Fellowship carries a monthly grant of 3400 euros to cover all of the expenses related to the research visit, which can range from one to three months. The Visiting Fellowship scheme is intended for scholars who reside outside Finland.

For the Call for Proposals, and for more information about the Visiting Fellows Programme, please see the programme website.

The Aleksanteri Institute (University of Helsinki) is the Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European studies, with a multidisciplinary research profile based on social sciences and humanities.

Study Abroad/Funding: Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarship Programs (Poland)

Deadline: March 10, 2020

Year Abroad Program

The Year Abroad Scholarship supports Polish language studies at the Jagiellonian University’s Center of Polish Language and Culture in Cracow, Poland. Scholarships are awarded under the auspices of the Foundation’s Exchange Program with Poland.  Students who are awarded a scholarship are accepted to attend the Center for Polish Language and Culture program at the Jagiellonian University. The scholarship includes a tuition waiver and 1,600 zloty per month for living expenses as well as $900 per semester in additional support. 

Eligible candidates include undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are US citizens.  

GRADUATE STUDY & RESEARCH PROGRAMS
Study full-time or conduct research at leading Polish universities and research institutions. The scholarship provides a stipend for housing and living expenses in Poland.
ELIGIBILITY: US citizens, graduate-level students, or university faculty members.

Funding/ Prof. Dev. : US and Russian Independent Professionals

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Eurasia Foundation’s US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange Program (SEE) invites applications from independent professionals in the U.S. and Russia seeking to establish collaboration with international partner(s) in joint pursuit of solutions to one or more of the following issues: Social Inclusion, Technology and Innovation for Social Good, Social Entrepreneurship, and Youth Engagement. Successful applicants will travel to their counterpart country for a period of up to 21 days. While abroad, participants will be exposed to new skills, methods, and professional networks. After travel, independent professionals will implement activities to convey or apply their new knowledge and expertise for the benefit of their colleagues and community.

Applications are due on January 31, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. 

For additional information, please visit: https://www.usrussiasocialexpertise.org/apply-to-become-a-see-fellow/ 

Funding: US-Russia Partnership Projects

Deadline: January 23, 2020

Eurasia Foundation’s US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange Program (SEE) invites organizations in the United States and Russia to submit proposals for collaborative projects in one or more of the following areas: Social Inclusion, Technology and Innovation for Social Good, Social Entrepreneurship, and Youth Engagement. SEE accepts applications that are jointly developed by at least one U.S. and one Russian partner organization and offers funding up to $43,000 for the implementation of joint initiatives.

Applications are due on January 23, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. 

For additional information, please visit: https://www.usrussiasocialexpertise.org/partnership-projects-post-2/ 

Prof. Dev. : Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellowships (University of Helsinki)

Deadline: February 12, 2020

ALEKSANTERI INSTITUTE VISITING FELLOWSHIPS 2020-2021
The Aleksanteri Institute is pleased to invite applications for its Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2020-2021 from scholars holding a PhD degree and pursuing research that relates to the Institute’s research profile. The Fellowship carries a monthly grant of 3400 euros to cover all of the expenses related to the research visit, which can range from one to three months. The Visiting Fellowship scheme is intended for scholars who reside outside Finland.

The deadline for applications is 12 February 2020.

For the Call for Proposals, and for more information about the Visiting Fellows Programme, please see the programme website.

The Aleksanteri Institute (University of Helsinki) is the Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European studies, with a multidisciplinary research profile based on social sciences and humanities.

Study Abroad/Internship: Slavic, Folklore, Ethnomusicology, and Cultural Anthropology

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Students and scholars in Slavic studies, folklore, ethnomusicology and cultural anthropology have until January 31, 2020 to apply for scholarships and internships for PREEEF programs in Russia, Siberia and Kazakhstan.

The scholarship amount of $2000 supports participation in a folklore-collecting expedition led by a qualified Russian or Kazakh scholar. These expeditions are opportunities to establish international scholarly ties, improve language skills, and learn fieldwork techniques while conducting interviews, making video and audio recordings, serving as audiences and processing collected field materials.  Expedition teams are immersed in local customs, language and food. Fluency in the local language is helpful, but not required.

The unpaid internship offers inexpensive housing in Moscow in exchange for 4-6 weeks with the Gorky Institute of World Literature, editing rough English translations of articles by Institute scholars. Interns acquire practical experience in scholarly publishing and receive guidance from IMLI staff for any personal research they wish to carry out in Moscow. Internships are offered only to PREEEF folklore expedition participants.

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Prof. Dev. : Grad. Fellowship in Library and Information Sciences (University of Illinois)

Deadline: January 29, 2020

Interested in a career in Slavic/East European/Eurasian libraries and archives?  Know someone else who might be?  The Slavic Library Institute 2020 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering a limited number of fellowships (covering tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel costs) to participate in the Institute, which will take place at the top-ranked UIUC iSchool and Library in Urbana from May 19th to June 5th, 2020.

Leading national and international experts in the field will provide instruction and training to prepare participants for careers in libraries, archives, museums, government agencies, and other information sciences contexts with a focus on Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies.  The Institute is intended for graduate students in Library & Information Sciences (LIS), graduate students in SEEE-related fields with an interest in LIS careers, and early-career librarians.  Graduate course credit is available.

The application deadline is January 29th, 2020. 

Apply at https://tinyurl.com/sli1970-2020.  

Please contact Kit Condill (condill@illinois.edu) if you have any questions!