Fellowship: Czech Studies Scholarship (Czech Republic)

Deadline: February 29, 2016

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies is offering competitive scholarships ranging from $2,000-4,000 to be used for the study of Czech language and culture, professional activities or research related to the Czech Republic/former Czechoslovakia in any field. Travel may take place for summer or during the academic year.

These funds must be used to cover travel, housing, tuition or other related costs for:
  • Studying Czech language abroad (summer programs must be at least 4 weeks)
  • Conducting research abroad (with an explanation of your research project, objectives, sources, etc)
  • Professional development activities (internship, presenting at a conference, or project meeting)
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Undergraduate or graduate status in any discipline at UT-Austin and in good academic standing
  • May NOT be combined with other significant grant/scholarship funds (ie. can not also be a FLAS recipient)
  • Recipient must agree to write a short article to be published in area newsletters and online describing their study/research abroad experience in the Czech Republic
  • Recipient must agree to do a short presentation about their study/research experience in the Czech Republic upon return to Austin

Application Process:
  • The application form available for download HERE
  • A one-page essay (500 words or less) which should have your full name, EID and “Czech Studies Scholarship Essay” at the top of the page. The essay should outline your objectives for studying Czech, conducting research or a professional development activity in the Czech Republic, and how your travel will further your academic and/or career goals
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member or supervisor that speaks to your interest in the Czech Republic and/or your language proficiency. Recommendation writers should submit letters directly to creees@austin.utexas.edu with “Czech Scholarship Letter for Applicant Name” in the subject line

Save your application files as a PDF and name them “LastName-Application.pdf” and “LastName-Essay.pdf”, then upload the application files using the UTBox widget. You should receive email notification that your files were submitted successfully!

For more information or concerns, please contact: Agnes Sekowski:
Office: Burdine 440
E-mail: agnes.sekowski@utexas.edu
Telephone: (512) 232-9123