Alfa Fellowship Program - Work in Russia for a Year
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Alfa Fellowship Program - Work in Russia for a Year


  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Development
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Human Rights
  • Humanities
  • Information Systems
  • International Relations
  • International Trade
  • Journalism
  • Labor & Industrial Relations
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Media
  • Museum Studies
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Real Estate
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology

Year(s) Offered


Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

American and European Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Salary & Compensation

Monthly stipend, free housing, language training and travel costs, insurance, other

Experience Required



* U.S., U.K., or German citizen between the ages of 25 and 35
* Graduate degree and at least two years of professional experience in business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, or a related field
* Candidates without a graduate degree must demonstrate extensive professional experience in their field, approximately 5-6 years, in order to qualify

Desired Qualifications:
* Outstanding professional and academic achievements
* Active involvement in community or public service
* Evidence of leadership potential
* Russian language experience is preferred, however not required, at the time of application
* Applicants proficient in another second language may be considered

Minimum Education


Application Procedures

  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • In-Person Interview Required
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application