Research Opportunities

George F. Kennan Fellowship

The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine and the region. This three-month grant is not limited by citizenship.

Application deadline: March 1, recurring yearly.

Title VIII Research Scholarships

The Kennan Institute offers a three to nine month postdoc, funded by the U.S. Department of State, which is available to academic participants in the early stages of their career, for topics examining the countries of Eurasia. Only U.S. citizens are considered for this grant.

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Academic Fellowships in Russia

The AFR program, funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York, supports American scholars and graduate students conducting on-site research and fieldwork in Russia for periods of three to nine months on topics within the social science disciplines.

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