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Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship at Stanford University in USA, 2020

Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship at Stanford University in USA, 2020

Stanford University Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies is offering a twelve-week residential visiting scholar fellowship. The fellowship is open to scholars working on the region in any discipline. The fellowship may be taken during any 12-week period between January 13-June 19, 2020.

During the fellowship period, the Vucinich Visiting Scholar is expected to pursue his or her independent research in residency and to participate actively in the scholarly activities of the Center. The fellow will hold a lecture, seminar or workshop on his or her research, organized by CREEES.

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The Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship is a twelve-week residential fellowship at the Stanford University Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES). The fellow will have access to Stanford University Libraries and the Hoover Institution Library and Archives as well as a community of scholars at Stanford.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES).
Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue his or her independent research in residency and to participate actively in the scholarly activities of the Center.
Programme Provider:
Stanford University Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES), USA
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USA

Eligibility:

  • The fellowship is open to scholars working on the region in any discipline whose research focuses on historical or contemporary topics in Russia, East Europe, the Caucasus, or Central Asia.
  • A PhD in hand is required at the time the residency begins.
  • 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).
  • Open for International Students: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme. Preference will be given to scholars who are residents of countries that fall under the direct purview of the Center: Russia, East Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (including Afghanistan).

How to Apply:

A complete application consists of the following materials:

  1. Wayne Vucinich Fellowship
  2. A letter of application/research proposal
  3. A Curriculum Vitae
  4. A writing sample (book chapter or article length, in English)
  5. A short proposal for a public lecture/workshop to be held at Stanford (can be related to research proposal)
  6. Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • All materials listed above (with the exception of the letters of recommendation) should be submitted as attachments to the online application form.
  • Letters of recommendation should be sent as signed pdf documents to  [email protected]

Online Application

What does it cover?

  • The fellowship funds international travel, health insurance, and visa support, in addition to a $12,000 stipend for living expenses. In addition to library access, the fellow will have use of shared workspace at the Center.
  • Number of awards: There is a visiting scholar fellowship available for a twelve-week residential program.
  • Duration of awards: The Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship is a twelve-week residential fellowship at the Stanford University Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES).

Application Deadline:  October 15, 2021

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