GIRS has funds available for up to three students to undertake an internship and/or research project in Russia in the summer or fall. Funding covers round-trip travel, an accommodation allowance, and miscellaneous expenses. Only students with advanced Russian language skills will be considered.
Address inquiries to Professor Anna Vassilieva. The 2018 application process is closed, and a specific date for 2019 applications is TBA.
Three students are selected based on the following:
An essay in Russian describing your background and interest in Russia, three-pages long and submitted by email to Professor Anna Vassilieva.
A current résumé
A detailed research/internship proposal, including desired placement, focus of research/internship, and a deliverable (in English or Russian)
An oral interview after review of the above submissions