Cultural Fellowships for Foreign Professionals in Russia, 2015

Applications are invited for two week Cultural Fellowships in Russia (St. Petersburg) from May 11 until May 24, 2015. Fellowships are awarded for foreign professionals in the field of arts and culture who work on projects related to Russian culture. Working languages of the program are English and Russian. The Likhachev Foundation will prepare individual programs for the fellows according to their projects’ specifics, to help them achieve maximum results during their fellowships. Airfare (economy class) and accommodation in St. Petersburg will be covered by the organizers. The application deadline is February 1, 2015.. The Likhachev Foundation (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the Fund of the First Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin (Moscow, Russia), with support of the Committee on External Relations of Saint Petersburg announce competition for 2-week cultural fellowships in Russia (St. Petersburg) from May 11 until May 24, 2015 for foreign professionals in the field of arts and culture who work on projects related to Russian culture. Airfare (economy class) and accommodation in St. Petersburg will be covered by the organizers. Until February 1, 2015 the Likhachev Foundation will accept applications from professionals in the field of culture and history or arts from foreign countries who are currently working on creative projects related to Russian culture or history. Command of the Russian language is very helpful but not required. Students are not eligible. Working languages of the program are English and Russian. The creative project could be a museum exhibition project, a theater production, a film, a photo exhibition, preparation of fiction or research books, etc. related to Russian culture or history. The creative project should be conceived in a foreign country and should be aimed at a broad audience. Two-week residency in Russia should serve as an important stage in the realization of the applicant’s cultural project. The Likhachev Foundation will prepare individual programs for the fellows according to their projects’ specifics, to help them achieve maximum results during their fellowships. These programs will include meetings with Russian colleagues, opportunities to work at St. Petersburg museums, libraries, archives, and other organizations..  This is a two week fellowship program for professionals.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowships are awarded in the field of arts and culture to work on projects related to Russian culture.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Until February 1, 2015 the Likhachev Foundation will accept applications from professionals in the field of culture and history or arts from foreign countries who are currently working on creative projects related to Russian culture or history. Command of the Russian language is very helpful but not required. Students are not eligible. Working languages of the program are English and Russian.
Benefits of the scholarship: Airfare (economy class) and accommodation in St. Petersburg will be covered by the organizers.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Two-week fellowships will be organized from May 11 until May 24, 2015.
Number of scholarships: There are ten Cultural fellowships offered.

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