Deadline: 14 October 2016
Open to: scholars working on the region in any discipline with the preference of scholars who have completed the PhD (or equivalent) in the past five years
Fellowship: award funds international travel, health insurance, and visa support, in addition to a 10,000 USD stipend for living expenses
The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University invites applications for the Wayne S. Vucinich Fellowship. Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, is one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. This is a twelve-week residential fellowship to be offered in January-March 2017.
- Scholars working on the region in any discipline;
- 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).
The fellowship award funds international travel, health insurance, and visa support, in addition to a 10,000 USD stipend for living expenses. The fellow will have access to university libraries and archives and will have use of a shared work space at the Center. He or she will be expected to be in residence throughout the fellowship period and to participate actively in the scholarly activities of the Center.
How to apply?
If you are interested in the fellowship you need to submit your application ONLINE.
Interested applicants should submit together with the application form:
- A letter of application;
- A Curriculum Vitae;
- A writing sample;
- Two letters of recommendation;
- A short proposal for a public lecture and/or workshop by October 14, 2016.
For more information please consult the official website.