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Grants & Fellowships

CREEES offers a number of academic year and summer funding opportunities for Stanford undergraduate and graduate students to support language study and research.

Please see below for details.

Undergraduates

Summer

Globalizing Eurasia Grant

CREEES offers up to $7000 in support for multi-country summer research.

Learn more & Apply for the Globalizing Eurasia Grant

FLAS Fellowships for Summer Intensive Language Study

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships, authorized under Title VI of the Higher Education Act and administered by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), provide Stanford undergraduate  students with funding to undertake intensive study of Russian, East European or Central Asian languages in a full-time, pre-approved, accredited language study program during the summer, either domestically or abroad.  Summer FLAS Fellowships provide a $3,500 stipend and up to $5,000 in tuition. Students may also be eligible for travel grants for overseas programs.

Learn more & Apply for the FLAS Fellowship 

Language Study Grants

CREEES offers $2,000 in support of intensive summer language study in the U.S. or abroad.

Learn more & Apply for the Language Study Grants

Graduate Students

Academic Year

Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) grant

Graduate Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide funding to students enrolled in a graduate degree program at Stanford University to encourage the study of critical and less commonly taught foreign languages in combination with area studies, international studies, or international aspects of professional studies. Requests for funding are considered through the Graduate Admissions application. 

Apply for the Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Baltic Short-term Travel/Research Grant  (Academic Year & Summer)

CREEES is offering travel grants for short-term study and research trips to Estonia and the Baltic Sea Region.  Grants of up to $5000 will be awarded to Stanford University’s graduate students who are engaged in Russian and East European/Baltic studies and wish to travel to Estonia to attend conferences, conduct research, and participate in academic exchange with local faculty and students. Preference will be given to students focusing on international relations between Russia, the EU, and the USA; foreign and domestic policy and development of Estonia and the Baltic states; and e-governance, digital transformation, and (cyber) security.

Apply for the Baltic Short-term Travel/Study Grant Opportunity 

Alternative Research Methods Grant Opportunity

CREEES is offering grants for Stanford Ph.D. students whose research plans have been disrupted by the war in Ukraine.  The grant will support alternative research methods, such as the hiring of local researchers in Ukraine and Russia to conduct directed archival work, the digitization of archival materials, or other alternative methods that will grant students access to sources necessary to their dissertation research. Requests for funding are considered on a rolling basis.

Apply for the Alternative Research Methods Grant Opportunity 

Academic Year Conference Travel and/or Language Training

CREEES has limited funds available to support Stanford graduate students during the academic year for travel to conferences where they will be presenting papers and/or language training related to their thesis research.  Requests for funding are considered on a rolling basis.

Apply for the Conference Travel or Language Training Grant Opportunity

Summer

Globalizing Eurasia Grant

CREEES offers up to $7000 in support for multi-country summer research.

Learn more & Apply for the Globalizing Eurasia Grant

CREEES Travel/Research Grants

CREEES offers $2,000 in support of research travel in Russia and the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Learn more & Apply for the CREEES Travel/Research Grants

FLAS Fellowships for Summer Intensive Language Study

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships, authorized under Title VI of the Higher Education Act and administered by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), provide Stanford graduate students with funding to undertake intensive study of Russian, East European or Central Asian languages in a full-time, pre-approved, accredited language study program during the summer, either domestically or abroad.  Summer FLAS Fellowships provide a $3,500 stipend and up to $5,000 in tuition. Students may also be eligible for travel grants for overseas programs.

Learn & Apply for the FLAS Fellowships 

Language Study Grants

CREEES offers $2,000 in support of intensive summer language study in the U.S. or abroad.

Learn more & Apply for the Language Study Grants