Funding Opportunity: Wayne Vucinich Fellowship (Stanford University)

Deadline for Applications: October 14, 2016

The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University invites applications for the Wayne Vucinich Fellowship.

This is a twelve-week residential fellowship to be offered in Winter 2017. The fellowship is open to scholars working on the region in any discipline. Preference will be given to scholars who have completed the PhD (or equivalent) in the past five years and who are residents of countries that fall under the direct purview of the Center: Russia, East Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (including Afghanistan).

The fellowship award funds international travel, health insurance, and visa support, in addition to a $10,000 stipend for living expenses. The fellow will have access to university libraries and archives and will have use of a shared work space at the Center. He or she will be expected to be in residence throughout the fellowship period (January-March 2017) and to participate actively in the scholarly activities of the Center.

Please submit an application form (including a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, a writing sample, two letters of recommendation, and a short proposal for a public lecture and/or workshop by 5pm PST on October 14, 2016.

Vucinich Fellowship application form:

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