NSA Summer Language Program
Completely paid internship in Russian for 12 weeks beginning in the summer after your sophomore year. Apprentice with language analysts. You must be a U.S. citizen, able to get a security clearance, with a minimum 3.0 GPA (3.5 GPA or higher preferred).
Russian Language and Translation Program
ASU Exchange Program with Kazan Federal University In this new exchange program, students will be studying in the Division of Russian and Foreign Languages (Отдел русской изарубежной филологии), where they will study Russian translation in the Department of Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication (Кафедра иностранных языков имежкультурных цоммуникации). Initially, two students per semester will be accepted. The cost is ASU tuition. U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid) This unpaid program, for students with a minimum of 60 credit hours or greater, provides the opportunity to work in U.S. Embassies and Consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department ofﬁces spread around the United States. This unpaid program is designed to provide substantive experiences in a Foreign Affairs environment.
ASU StarTalk to Flagship (FOR HIGH SCHOOLERS)
ASU Russian Language Summer Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship" offers a 15-day intensive program for motivated current 8th-12th graders who are Arizona residents. This program provides a great opportunity for both heritage and non-heritage learners to explore and expand their knowledge in Russian language
Russian Flagship Program
The Overseas Russian Flagship provides undergraduate students enrolled at Domestic Russian Flagship Programs an opportunity for intensive, professional language training and development, as well as direct enrollment at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Overseas Program also accepts a limited number of post-BA and graduate students, working professionals, and heritage speakers already at the Advanced-Mid or Advanced-High language level (2-2+). The program also offers a comprehensive study of all aspects of contemporary Russian life and culture.
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Summer Language Scholarships for students admitted to graduate degree programs at Monterey for Fall 2015, to study intermediate Russian, covers tuition, room and board at the Middlebury Language Schools program, or tuition only for the Monterey Institute Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP). Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace, for students admitted to graduate degree programs at Monterey for Fall 2016, to study intermediate Russian, for tuition, room and board to attend the Middlebury summer Language Schools. Veterans benefits cover tuition. Alumni of Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, City Year, Fulbright, JET and other programs are eligible for guaranteed scholarship awards.
U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program
Unpaid internships for 8-10 weeks in spring, summer, and fall are available with the U.S. State Department overseas, in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, and around the world. It includes an intensive 1-2 weeks of Russian language study in Tver. Course credit may be available. Summer is very competitive and you have a better chance in spring or fall. You are responsible for airfare; housing will be provided overseas. ASU students have done this program and we can put you in touch with them if you have questions. Anne.Callaghan@asu.edu
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Study Abroad, St. Petersburg
Immersion programs in St. Petersburg, with homestays, peer tutors, volunteering opportunities, excursions, and cultural events. Classes and electives in Russian literature, culture, and politics are in Russian. Costs: $18,850 semester, $33,700 AY, plus airfare and personal expenses New CIEE LIFT scholarship for academic-year students of Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, or Russian, of a minimum of $5,000. CIEE GAIN scholarship for economic need of $1,500 to pay for plane ticket. Ping Scholarships for students with GPA of 3.8 or higher excelling in socially important areas of study. CIEE Gilman Go Global Grants for Gilman Scholarship students with demonstrated need for airfare.
Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS)
The U. S. Department of State’s CLS Program provides fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences Program in thirteen critical need foreign languages for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students. Languages offered: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, intermediate and advanced Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu. Students from all academic disciplines, including business, engineering, law, medicine, sciences, and humanities are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply their critical language skills in their professional careers. Please consult with Prof. Donald Livingston (Russian) about your essays for the CLS because he has experience judging applications.
Alfa Fellowship Program
The Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished professional development program placing accomplished young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, and related areas in Russia. The program accepts up to 18 American, British, and German citizens per year. The program includes intensive Russian language training, seminar series, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, language training, coverage of all 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.
Project GO at ASU offers full tuition, room, board, books, and funds study-abroad for cadets or midshipmen from any ROTC unit to study Tajik/Farsi, Uzbek, Tatar, or Russian.