Funding Opportunity: CREEES Professional Development Funding (UT-Austin)

Deadline for Applications: October 15, 2016

CREEES Professional Development Awards are available to students in ANY major at UT-Austin, who are interested in professional development in the realm of Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Applications to participate in professional development activities MUST be somehow related to the CREEES region, namely: the former Soviet sphere of influence, Central/Eastern Europe, Southeast Europe/former Ottoman Empire, Central Asia, the Caucasus, etc.

Awards are meant to help cover travel costs associated with competitive internships, job interviews, research/fieldwork, or presenting at academic conferences. Up to $1,000 per student will be awarded to cover international travel costs or $500 per student for domestic travel costs.

Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students in any major at UT-Austin are elgibile to apply. Registration is required during the semester the funds are to be used (or ISR). Summer registration will be waived if the student was registered for the prior spring semester.

For more information on how to apply, CLICK HERE.

FUNDING IS LIMITED. Awards will be made on a competitive basis.
What kind of professional opportunities exist?

For a list of possible professional development opportunities, check out our

CREEES Professional Resources Forum. This resource is updated on a regular basis, so check back often or sign up for our CREEES Careers Email List to receive a weekly digest of new posts!

The Clements Center on campus also keeps a wonderful internship database in various fields that may be of interest (human rights, national security, foreign affairs), and also offers professional development funding for participation in unpaid internships.