New for 2014: The Alfa Fellowship Program is now also open to German citizens
The Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished professional development program placing accomplished young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy and related areas.
The program accepts up to 15 American and British citizens per year and has been expanded this year to also include three German citizens.
The program includes intensive Russian language training, seminar series, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, language training, program-related travel costs, housing and insurance.
The Alfa Fellowship Program aims to expand networks of American, British, German, and Russian professionals, develop greater intercultural understanding, and advance knowledge of Russia in the West.
Drawing upon extensive contacts throughout industry, media, public, and nonprofit institutions in Russia, the Alfa Fellowship Program works together with the fellows to identify suitable work placements at leading institutions in Russia in business, media, and public and social policy.
The Alfa Fellowship Program endeavors to secure positions that meet the interests of both the fellows and host institutions. Fellows’ progress is closely monitored by the Fund for International Fellowships and Cultural Dialogue in Moscow.
In addition to individualized professional assignments, the Alfa Fellowship Program includes:
Candidates for the Alfa Fellowship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:
December 1, 2014 for the 2015-2016 program year.
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
OJSC Alfa-Bank is incorporated, focused and based in Russia, and is not affiliated with U.S.-based Alfa Insurance.
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