These short-term grants allow scholars in the social sciences or the humanities who are researching the former Soviet Union (policy-relevant research preferred), and who need to use the library, archival and other specialized resources of the Washington, DC area.
by Kennan Institute
The Kennan Institute offers paid research assistant positions for undergraduate, graduate, and prospective graduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Each research assistant works with a scholar in residence at the Institute over a period of three to nine months. Applicants should have a good command of the Russian language and ability to […]
The Kennan Institute Summer Research Scholarships support policy-relevant research focusing on Russian and other countries of Eurasia. Scholars who are able to demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area.
Fellowships will last one academic year to fellows from a broad range of social sciences and humanities. Topics should intersect with questions of public policy or provide a historical framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance. Limited to the postdoctoral level.
These scholarships last 3-9 months for research examining Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia. They are available to academics in the early stages of their career, particularly at the postdoctoral level; doctoral candidates may apply but must have defended their dissertation before starting the fellowship.