New Funding for UA Undergraduates interested in Russia! Deadline to apply Sept. 25

September 16th, 2020

Funding is available for UA undergraduates to take part in two exciting new opportunities to collaborate with fellow students from across the US! The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies invites applications for the following two programs, each of which comes with a stipend of $500-$700. No previous knowledge of Russian is required to take part.

  1. Undergraduate Think Tank: Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Take part in a nation-wide research program to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Selected applicants will receive a stipend of $500-$700, have the chance to work with a faculty member on a research project, and present their findings on Nov. 5, 2020 at the National Convention (held online) for the Association for Slavic and East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES). Fill out the application here

  2. U.S. – Russia Cybersecurity Simulation with Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins. Take part in a nation-wide Cybersecurity Simulation for undergraduate students held on Nov. 14, 2020. Selected applicants will work with Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins to develop a broad understanding of the different dimensions of peace, security, and foreign policy necessary to resolve international conflict. Ambassador Jenkins will give you and your team the knowledge, skills, and training to champion peace and security. Selected applicants will receive a research stipend of $500-$700, gain valuable hands-on experience, and develop their skills in international relations. Participants will meet weekly on Fridays 1:30-2:30 (MST) with Ambassador Jenkins to prepare for the simulation. Fill out the application here.

All undergraduates at UA are eligible for both programs, and we strongly encourage students of color to apply

Deadline to apply is September 25, 2020.

If you have any questions, email Dr. Lucey:


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