Tag Archives: February 2019

Funding: $8,000 Language Fellowships for Summer 2019 Intensive Language Study Abroad Programs (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2019

Don’t forget: American Councils is hosting a webinar, February 6 at 2pm Eastern about all the financial aid available on our study abroad programs. Join by clicking this link tomorrow at 2pm: https://zoom.us/j/396484178. Can’t make it? No problem. They will record the session and post it on their social media for later viewing.

American Councils has Title VIII Language Fellowships available to help students pursue intensive language study in RussiaEurasia, and the Balkans with American Councils this coming summer.

Funded by the U.S. Department of State, Title VIII fellowships are available to students enrolled in or intending to enroll in graduate study in a field relevant to U.S. policy regarding Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Fellowships for the Summer 2019 term are awarded in the amount of $3,000 to $8,000 on the basis of financial need and academic merit and are available for use on any of the following AC Study Abroad programs:  Continue reading

Academic Job: Tenure-Track Professor in Humanities (HSE, Moscow)

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2019

The Higher School of Economics’ School of Philology in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position of Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in literary studies and digital humanities.

Part of the Faculty of Humanities, the School offers one bachelors’ and two masters’ programs in Russian and comparative literature. The research focus of the faculty are literary history, poetics, typology and theory of Russian, European and American literatures, comparative studies, translation studies, history and theory of culture, and digital humanities.

They are looking for a colleague with a research interest in one or more of these fields, preferably digital humanities. An experience in joint projects is a plus. The teaching load will include teaching a course in a field of the applicant’s expertise as well as an advanced course in English, German, Italian, or Spanish and a course in literary analysis in the same language (18th-21st centuries).

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019.

More details on the position and application materials can be found in
the formal call for applications here: https://iri.hse.ru/Philology_2019The applications are to be submitted via the form online.

Questions can be directed to Elena Ostrovskaya at esostrovskaya@hse.ru or elena.ostrovskaya@gmail.com

Funding: $5000 Fulbright-Hays GPA Fellowships for Study of Russian (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2019

American Councils for International Education is offering U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) fellowships for advanced overseas Russian and Persian language study. Fulbright-Hays fellowships are awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit. Fellowship awards are made in the fixed amount of $5,000 for select summer programs. Continue reading

CFP: “On the Edge: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Innovation, Modernity, and Trends (UVA)

Deadline to Submit Abstracts: February 15, 2019 

“On the Edge”:  An Interdisciplinary Forum on Innovation, Modernity, and Trends

The University of Virginia
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
March 29 – 30, 2019

The modern world is punctuated by periods of innovation, revolution, and change. As we conceive of monumental breakthroughs throughout history and across cultures, we look to individuals and movements that have challenged the status quo and broke with accepted norms and traditions. This forum is dedicated to challenging contemporary and historical perceptions and values, identifying outlying ideas and trends, and investigating tensions between the old and the new. How do emerging trends, innovations, and new social outlooks affect our thinking and our society? How do revolutions and uprisings help us understand our particular milieus and our global world? What are the interrelationships between political, economic, scientific, and social change?  Continue reading

Funding: American Councils Summer Internship Program—Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarships (Moscow)

Deadline: February 15, 2019

American Councils is pleased to announce that the Business, Technology, and Innovation (BTI) Scholarship offers travel, lodging, and tuition support for U.S. students participating in an American Councils summer internship program in Moscow for Summer 2019.

On the program, student interns:

  • Work, live, and study in one of the world’s most economically powerful cities
  • Gain real-world skills demanded by employers
  • Make their resumes stand out
  • Get job experience through an 8-week internship at a startup
  • Explore a career path in business consulting, marketing, technology, and more
  • Earn 4-5 credits in intercultural communication


U.S. undergraduate and graduate students interested in business, innovation, or STEM fields are eligible to apply for scholarships of $3,000-5,000. Awards are made on the basis of financial need, compatibility, and academic merit. No prior study of Russian is required.

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Funding: Scholarship OPIT Internship in REEE (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2019

American Councils for International Education is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 internship program in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. No foreign language experience is required for this program.

Scholarship funding and U.S. academic credit is available to participants on this program:

Overseas Professional & Intercultural Training (OPIT) program

Dates: June 12 – August 11, 2019 (8 weeks)

Eligibility: Open to students 18 and older. No foreign language experience is required. Minimum 2.7 GPA. Continue reading

Funding: Intern/Scholarship Russia (Russian Folklore Friends)

Deadline for Applications: February 10, 2019


Scholarship applications are now being accepted for students, teachers and academics to join folklore expeditions to Russia, Siberia and the Russian Altai region.

Expeditions are led by respected Russian scholars with years of experience in the field. Scholarship recipients and other volunteers join in the work of the expedition – conducting interviews, making video and audio recordings, and processing the collected field materials. Research team members live in rural villages, immersed in local customs and language.  Fluency in Russian is helpful, but not required.

The $1500 AFRF scholarship, or the $1000 K12 Teacher scholarships, may be applied to any of the six expeditions scheduled for July, August and October 2019.  For details, please visit
www.russianfolklorefriends.org  or email at info@russiafolklorefriends.org

CFP: Economics Conference in Moscow (HSE)

Deadline for Applications: February 23, 2019

Doctoral students are invited to participate in 6th annual PhD workshop “Financial Markets and Corporate Strategies: Comparative Studies”. It will be held on 13th April within the 20th Annual April International Conference on Economic and Social Development that will take place at the National research university Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

Key note speaker is Elena Beccalli, Professor of Banking and Dean, School of Banking, Finance and Insurance (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan).

Applications should be submitted by 23 February 2019. The university will provide funds for travel and accommodation expenses for the authors of accepted papers. Best papers will be published in Journal of Corporate Finance Research.

To participate in the workshop, proposals up to 3 pages, giving a clear idea of the main research hypotheses, methods, data and results, plus a short CV should be sent to the School of Finance address PhDworkshop@hse.ru by 23 February 2019. Applicants will be informed about the selection by 1 March 2019.

Announcement: https://finance.hse.ru/en/announcements/228810162.html

Funding: Diversity Scholarship (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2019

AC Study Abroad is pleased to announce new Presidential Diversity Scholarships for their Summer 2019 study abroad programs! These awards are intended to help students from traditionally under-represented backgrounds go abroad by covering the program costs of tuition, room & board, health insurance, cultural activities & excursions, and visa support.

In addition to the three Presidential Diversity Scholarships, offered in the fixed amount of $3,000 each, American Councils will also award smaller Diversity Scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500. These are available on all American Councils Summer 2019 programs. Applications to this scholarship and all AC Summer 2019 study abroad programs are due by February 15, 2019.

Contact AC Study & Research Abroad at outbound@americancouncils.org
For more information, please visit: www.acstudyabroad.org/financialaid

Funding: ASEEES Summer Travel Grant and Convention Registration (Croatia)

Deadline for Grant Applications: February 6, 2019
Priority Registration Deadline: April 19, 2019

2019 ASEEES Summer Convention
14-16 June 2019
Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesUniversity of Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia

Registration for the 2019 Summer Convention is now open! Register by April 19 to receive the earlybird discount. The Convention program should be available by the end of February.
The ASEEES Travel Grant application deadline is February 6. Continue reading