Minorities Abroad
The School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS) sponsors our “Minorities Abroad” blog which features stories from students who have recently studied abroad in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.

Minorities Abroad (Additional Resources)
A compilation of resources for students and researchers interested in minority experiences in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (compiled by ADSEEES member Emily Wang).


ADSEEES 2017 Grants Competitions
The Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ADSEEES) is pleased to announce two separate competitive grants aimed at subsidizing attendance of the 2017 ASEEES Convention in Chicago, Illinois (November 9-12).

American Councils Study Abroad

Multiple sources of financial aid are available to prospective study abroad participants to help pay for programs abroad, including private, federal, university and American Councils scholarships.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.

Institute for International Education (IIE)
IIE manages undergraduate and graduate level scholarships at accredited academic institutions throughout the world. IIE implements many of the world’s most prestigious scholarship programs and manages global scholarships through our network of domestic and international offices. Featured programs include the Boren Awards for International Study, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, the Fulbright program, and many others.

​The School of Russian and Asian Studies

​The site hosts a list of every scholarship, aid, and grant program that is known to help fund study abroad to Russia and other former Soviet states. Most are specifically for US citizens.

STARTALK Summer Programs 
STARTALK is part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI). Its mission is to increase the number of Americans learning and teaching strategic languages.



Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS)
The Association for Women in Slavic Studies sponsors research and teaching for scholars interested in women's and gender studies in Central/Eastern Europe, Russia, and Eurasia.

Diversity Abroad
The Diversity Abroad Network (“Diversity Network”) is the leading professional consortium of educational institutions, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations dedicated to diversity and inclusive good practices that increase access, achieve greater diversity and foster inclusivity in international education.