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2014-2015 Fulbright Kennan Institute Research Scholarships for Russian Applicants, USA

Applications are invited for Fulbright Kennan Institute research scholarships for Russians for 2014-2015 academic year. Annually five to six grants are awarded for conducting research at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in USA. The grant is offered for a period of six months and provides monthly stipend, limited medical insurance and round trip transportation to the US. The application deadline is July 15, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Grants are awarded in history, law, economics, political science, and international relations with a focus on projects that address such overarching themes as global security, regional development, or U.S.-Russia relations.
Course Level: The grant is awarded for conducting research at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C, USA
Scholarship Provider: The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
The award can be taken at: USA
Eligibility:
-Russian citizenship and current residence in Russia beginning no later than January 01, 2013.
-Kandidatskaya or doctoral degree in one of the Kennan Institute disciplines.
-Proficiency in English appropriate for carrying out in the U.S. the proposed lecturing or research project.
-There is no age limit.
-Sound physical and mental health.
-Applicants may not be affiliated with a commercial institution as their full-time employment.>
-Only individual proposals are accepted.
-Persons applying for or holding permanent residence in the U.S.A. are not eligible. Persons who are citizens of both Russia and the U.S.A. are also ineligible.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Russia can apply for this application .Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Description: The Fulbright-Kennan Program competition is run within the framework of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program competition. With very few exceptions, the competition procedures and requirements as well as the required paperwork are similar for the two programs. Annually, the Fulbright-Kennan Scholar Program offers Russian citizens from five to six grants for conducting research at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. Grants are awarded in history, law, economics, political science, and international relations with a focus on projects that address such overarching themes as global security, regional development, or U.S.-Russia relations.

Number of award(s): Annually, the Fulbright-Kennan Scholar Program offers Russian citizens from five to six grants.

Duration of award(s): The grant is offered for a period of six months. There are two start dates to select from: September 01, 2014 and March 01, 2015.

What does it cover? Grants include
-Monthly stipend
-Limited medical insurance
-Round trip transportation to the US.

Selection Criteria: Grants are awarded as a result of an open, merit-based competition.

How to Apply: Applications can be submitted either by email as Word documents or online; hard copies of certain documents should also be sent to the Moscow Fulbright Office by regular post. On the application forms, be sure to indicate the Kennan Institute as your prospective host in items asking about your institutional affiliation preferences and category of grant.

application Deadline:The application deadline is July 15, 2013.

See the complete list of the Kennan Institute disciplines.

For more detailed information about the Eligibility Requirements, click here.

Further Scholarship Information and Application

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