Funding: Grants for SRAS Study Abroad Programs

Deadline for Applications: Varies By Grant

Scholarships Applicable to SRAS Programs

The following opportunities are generally applicable to SRAS programs. Note that some (but not all) require participants to be enrolled in a program supported by an American university. These are still applicable if your SRAS program is supported by your home university. Contact SRAS for details.  Continue reading “Funding: Grants for SRAS Study Abroad Programs”

Study Abroad: Summer and Fall Programs (SRAS)

Deadline for Applications: Vary By Program; May 2019 for Fall Programs

SRAS is accepting applications for fall study abroad programs and there are some spots left in a few of their summer programs too! Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to explore some incredible regions.

Summer Study Abroad:
1) Applications are still being accepted for all programs in KyrgyzstanUkraine, and Poland.
2) Add intensive language study in Kyiv (Ukraine) to a summer SRAS program in Poland for as little as $600.
3) Continuing Education, which takes education professionals to Ukraine and Georgia, is also still accepting applications!

Fall Study Abroad: Deadlines run through May and vary by program! See program pages for details.

 

Study Abroad: Summer Intl School on Emerging Economy (Yerevan)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled (Classes take place July 15–19, 2019)

Fluent speakers of Russian, majoring in economics, statistics, and finance: rising sophomores, and up, graduate students, and recent graduates are invited to participate in the Second International School in Yerevan, capital of Armenia.

Announcement  http://bit.do/eRd8p  and the course program http://bit.do/eRdV7

The classes will take place July 15 to 19, 2019 at 128 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0025, Armenia.

Topic: Challenges for Emerging Economy II
Participation is free of charge, registration is required. Languages of instruction: Russian, English Continue reading “Study Abroad: Summer Intl School on Emerging Economy (Yerevan)”

Internship: Summer Research Fellowship on Russian Culture (Carnegie Mellon)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Professors Simon Dedeo (Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University) and Tatyana Gershkovich are looking for a student or recent alum to help work on a project analyzing two corpuses of Russian and Soviet diaries and letters. This position is ideal for undergraduate or pre-doctoral students with an academic career in mind and looking to enter the culture analytics space. The goal of this work is a peer-reviewed paper, and they hope to involve the student at a high intellectual level.

This is a full-time, paid position in Pittsburgh with flexible start dates in the summer period. Russian-language skills are required, as is familiarity with Python or the willingness to learn quickly. The project has an active and friendly research group with (in addition to graduate researchers) three pre-doctoral fellows and an undergraduate researcher working on different projects; it’s a supportive environment for both intellectual development and social life.

Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please contact tgershko@andrew.cmu.edu and sdedeo@andrew.cmu.edu if the position is of interest.

Job: Foreign Service IT Specialist (US Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Use your IT skills to enhance diplomacy!

The U.S. Department of State is making it easier for you to apply to become a Foreign Service Information Management Specialist.

Join the Department of State and help safeguard information systems and implement new technologies to improve the business of diplomacy. You will apply modern IT tools, approaches, systems, and information products to support the advancement of U.S. foreign policy and ultimately contribute to U.S. national security.

When you become an Information Management Specialist, you will have access to continued training and career development programs, health and medical coverage, federal retirement benefits, and generous paid leave. When serving overseas, you will receive paid housing or an appropriate housing allowance, and paid education for dependent children K through 12.

Your new career path can start today. For more information on this vacancy- visit the job announcement page. Visit Pearson VUE and apply at any time. To learn more about the new application process, check out the new infographic.

Study Abroad: Turkish (Archeology/Cinema/Literature) Summer Schools 2019

Deadline for Applications: May 4, 2019

Archaeology Summer School | Cinema summer school | Turkish Literature Summer School

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Yunus Emre Institute provides full-ride scholarships Turkish Summer School that all students dream of. It offers an exhilarating learning opportunity and Turkish cultural immersion, plus a whole lot of fun.

Continue reading “Study Abroad: Turkish (Archeology/Cinema/Literature) Summer Schools 2019”

Travel: Summer Programs in Moscow (Higher School of Economics)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

HSE International Summer University in Moscow, REU in math and Russian language intensive course are accepting applications. The Summer U. or REU can be combined with courses of Russian language on various levels, starting from beginners. All courses are taught in English. More courses in various fields, including Russian studies are available via the Summer University websiteContinue reading “Travel: Summer Programs in Moscow (Higher School of Economics)”