AmericanCouncilsResearchFellowships major grants for independent, overseas research and language training


Interested in research and language training programs in Russia?  The following programs accept proposals for Russia.

Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program - Provides full support for research and approximately ten hours per week of advanced language instruction for three to nine consecutive months in Russia, Eurasia and Eastern Europe.

Title VIII Research Scholar Program - Provides full support for three to nine consecutive month research trips to Russia, Eurasia and Eastern Europe.

Please note that due to visa regulations, Research Scholar recipients to Russia are required to participate in a minimal number of academic hours per week of Russian language tutorials in addition to their academic consultation with a faculty advisor (one hour per week) at their host universities. Language tutorials will provide proficient speakers an opportunity to edit Russian articles for publication, to develop lexica for new areas of study, or to refine advanced speaking and writing skills.