Sign Up  |  Login

05.12.2017
Rachel Stauffer, PhD, Joins SRAS

04.12.2017
Travel Alert for Russian Cities: May 25 - July 25, 2018

22.11.2017
Thank You ASEEES Organizers and Attendees!

31.10.2017
Extended Program Deadlines - Spring, 2018

13.08.2017
Scholarships Available!

07.04.2017
Stetson University and SRAS Announce New Partnership

31.05.2016
Call for Papers: Vestnik!

Find Us on Facebook
EDUCATOR SERVICES AND RESOURCES  / FULBRIGHT PROGRAMS FOR RUSSIAN SCHOLARS
10.02.2015


Each month the SRAS newsletter features lots of information about Russia, its language, politics, economy, and current events. Want the newsletter? 


Fulbright Programs
for Russians to Study/Teach in the US

The following list of programs are availabe only to Russians hoping to study or teach in the US. It is provided here as information to US professors hoping to bring Russians to their campus for teaching or cultural programs. For more information, please contact the Moscow Fulbright office directly via the links provided.

 

Fulbright Graduate Student Program
The Fulbright Graduate Student Program awards grants on a competitive basis to: A) Russian university graduates who wish to pursue a Master's Degree at a university in the USA and B) Russian post-graduates who would like to study at an American university for one academic year as a non-degree seeding student or conduct archival research at an American university in preparation of the kandidatskaya thesis.

The grant provides tuition to an American university, a monthly stipend, limited medical insurance, and transportation costs.

Applicants must be Russian citizens permanently residing in the Russian Federation who hold a university diploma or Bachelor’s Degree, and demonstrate proficiency in the English language. At the moment of application, applicants must be no older than 30 years of age. The Graduate Student Program awards 40-50 grants per year.

Contact Fulbright

Academic Exchange Program for Scholars of the Arts and Sciences
This Fulbright program awards 35-40 grants a year to Russian arts and sciences scholars for study at any American university for one of the following purposes:

  • Lecturing 
  • Research
  • Leading master-classes in creative disciplines.

The duration of all grants lasts 3-9 months. Program participants may indicate the university at which they wish to conduct research, master-classes, or lectures. In the application process only individual projects are considered. Applicants must be Russian citizens permanently residing in the Russian Federation who demonstrate a proficiency in the English language and hold at least a kandidatskaya degree. For creative and applied disciplines, an advanced degree is not required. There is no age restriction for this program. The grant includes a monthly stipend, limited medical insurance, and transportation costs.

Contact Fulbright

Fulbright Faculty Development Program
The Faculty Development Program awards about 20 grants on a competitive basis to library and museum employees or university lecturers who do not yet hold an academic degree or who received a kandidatskaya degree within the last five years. Program participants receive the opportunity to pursue their disciplines at any American university during the course of one academic year. The choice of the university is decided by the Fulbright program administrators.

Applicants must be Russian citizens permanently residing in the Russian Federation, teaching at an institution of higher education or working at a library or museum, and must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years work experience in their field. Applicants should be no older than 39 years of age at the time of application. The grant includes a monthly stipend, limited medical insurance, and transportation costs.

Contact Fulbright

Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)
Under the FLTA program, participants are assigned to American colleges and universities to work as Russian language teaching assistants. Duties include teaching the Russian language and/or culture for up to 20 hours per week. Participants also enroll in two courses per semester.

The grant lasts one academic year and is not renewable. Applicants must be 21-29 years of age at the moment of application, and must be working as teachers of the English language or be in training at an institution of higher education to eventually teach the English language. Applicants must hold a university diploma or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in the Russian Federation at the time of application. Students who will receive their diploma or degree by August 2007 may also apply.

The grant includes a monthly stipend, limited medical insurance, and transportation costs. Visa and financial support for a participant’s family members is not included. This program awards about 40 grants per year.

Contact Fulbright

Fulbright-Kennan Academic Program
The Kennan Institute annually awards 5-6 grants to Russian scholars in the humanities or social sciences. These grants are awarded on a six month basis to scholars conducting research devoted to relevant, pressing political questions. Applicants must be Russian citizens permanently residing in the Russian Federation, demonstrate a proficiency in the English language, and hold an advanced academic degree. There is no age limit for applicants. The grant includes a monthly stipend, limited medical insurance, and transportation costs.

Contact Fulbright

Scholar-in-Residence Program
Under the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program, American universities may invite Russian scholars for one or two semesters to lead lectures in the humanities and social and political sciences. The program promotes development of dynamic international academic projects, joint studies, and intercollegiate relations.

Contact Fulbright

Russian International Education Administrators Program
The RIEA program aims to enhance and improve professional skills of Russian university administrators who work with incoming international students from around the world and especially from the USA.  It helps them gain critical knowledge surrounding the needs of these students in the areas of academic placement, insurance and medical requirements, safety, cross-cultural challenges, and language training. RIEA supports ten international education administration specialists from Russian universities who  complete a three-month intensive, professional training program in the United States.

The grant includes a monthly stipend, limited medical insurance, and transportation costs. Applicants must hold a university degree and be working in their university’s international department. 

Contact Fulbright


Study Abroad
in Russia

Moscow State    University is Russia's largest.

Employment in 
Russia

SRAS Travel
Services
 
SRAS    Travel Services - Russia Your Way

Find Out More!

Teaching English Abroad
Internships in Russia
Health & Safety in Russia
The SRAS Newsletter
SRAS Library on Eurasia
Journal for Students
More Free Resources! 

 

Questions or comments?
Contact the editor.



« back to Educator Services and Resources archive