Summer Research Scholarships to Wash DC for Russia/Eurasia projects

Open: Sep 15, 2017 to Jan 31, 2018
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Kennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Summer Research Scholarships

Scholars who conduct research in the social sciences or humanities focusing on Russia and the other countries of Eurasia, and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area should consider applying for the summer research fellowship. Policy-relevant research is preferred. The summer research fellowship must be used for two consecutive months between May-September, and applicants are required to hold an MA degree or higher. The Summer Research Scholarships will provide a stipend of $7,000 for 2 months, research facilities, computer support, and some research assistance. Travel and accommodation expenses are not directly covered by this fellowship.

Applicants are required to submit a concise description (700-800 words) of his or her research project, curriculum vitae, a statement on preferred dates of residence in Washington, D.C., and two letters of recommendation specifically in support of the research to be conducted at the Institute. All of these materials may be submitted via email to (Letters of recommendation may also be sent by email as scanned, signed letters.) Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.

Closing date is January 31, 2018.
Application Type: Program Scholarship

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