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Research Fellowship Programs

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State (Title VIII), American Councils offers full fellowships to U.S. scholars to conduct overseas, policy-relevant research in Russia, Eurasia, and the Balkans. Advanced language training is an option in the fellowships.

Combined Research & Language Training (CRLT) Program

Combine Research & Language Training (CRLT) ProgramCRLT provides full fellowship support to researchers seeking to conduct in-country, U.S. policy-relevant research for three to nine consecutive months. Additionally, researchers receive supplemental language instruction during their fellowships.

Research Scholar Program

Research Scholar ProgramThe Research Scholar Program provides full fellowship support to researchers seeking to conduct in-country, U.S. policy-relevant research for three to nine consecutive months in the countries of Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and the Balkans.