Alfa Fellowship

Degree Level: Graduate

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Field of Study: Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: International

Duration: One year

Deadlines: December. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development exchange program placing 10 qualified American citizens per year in work assignments at leading Russian organizations in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and government. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program are expanding networks of American and Russian professionals, developing greater intercultural understanding, and advancing US/Russian relations.

The program includes language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, monthly stipends, and insurance.

Visit the Alfa Fellowship site.

Award Details

Degree: Graduate-level degree or equivalent training in business, economics, journalism, law, and/or public policy and at least two years professional experience

Fields of Study: business, economics, journalism, law, public policy or government

Additional Qualifications: 25-35 years old, US Citizen or UK Citizen