Funding Opportunity: Billington Fellowship (The Kennan Institute)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2017

Title: Kennan Institute’s Billington Fellowship
Sponsor: The Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center
Amount: $3,500 stipend/mo. for 9 months

Description: The Kennan Institute seeks applications from scholars who have received their Ph.D. within the past 10 years for the newly established Billington Fellowship to conduct research on Russian history and culture. The Billington Fellowship was established in 2016 in tribute to the co-founder of the Kennan Institute, Director Emeritus of the Wilson Center, and Librarian Emeritus of Congress, James H. Billington. The Billington Fellow will be based at the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute in Washington, D.C. for a nine-month term (one academic year). Fellows will receive access to the Library of Congress, National Archives, and policy research centers in Washington, D.C., as well as the opportunity to meet with key experts and officials at the State Department, USAID, Department of Defense, and Congress. There is no citizenship restriction on this grant.

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by May 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

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