2022 Kennan Institute Title VIII Summer Research Fellowships

Deadline: January 31, 2022.

Scholars who conduct research in the social sciences or humanities focusing on Russia and the other countries of Eurasia, and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C. area should consider applying for the summer research fellowship. Policy-relevant research is preferred. The summer research fellowship must be used for two consecutive months between May-September, and applicants are required to hold an MA degree or higher.


  1.  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
  2. The Kennan Institute is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, and encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for fellowships based solely on their merits.


The Summer Research Scholarships will provide a stipend of $7,000 for 2 months, research facilities, computer support, and some research assistance.  Travel and accommodation expenses are not directly covered by this fellowship.


  1. Applicants are required to submit the application form, a project proposal and title (not to exceed 1,000 words) , curriculum vitae including publications, and two letters of recommendation specifically in support of the research to be conducted at the Institute. 
  2. All of these materials may be submitted via email to kennan@wilsoncenter.org. (Letters of recommendation may also be sent by email as scanned, signed letters.) 


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