UAA Kibrik & Bergelson Study or Research in Russia Scholarship*
The purpose of the Kibrik & Bergelson Study in Russia Scholarship is to offer financial assistance for tuition and other educational expenses including air travel to or from Russia to University of Alaska Anchorage students who are studying or conducting research in Russia. Preference will be given to those that are majoring in language, communications, and/or anthropology.
Award amount is a minimum of $1,000 per academic year
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· Most Current UAA Transcript: May be unofficial.
· Essay: Applicants must submit a thoughtful, well-written essay (500 words max) addressing the nature of their study abroad program or research project, their reasons for choosing this program or project, and what role this opportunity to study or conduct research in Russia will play in their academic and professional goals. The essay should point out relevant coursework and experiences that prepare the applicant for study and/or research in Russia. This essay is very important. A subjective review of the essay is a significant part of the evaluation. The applicant must place their full name and student ID number in the upper right hand corner of the essay.
· Letters: Applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from UAA faculty members who can speak to the applicant’s academic qualifications and potential for the program of choice as well as their ability to handle the typical challenges of study or research abroad, such as potentially stressful situations in a cross-cultural context, and who can speak to the qualities that make the applicant an excellent representative of UAA. The letters must include the applicant’s full name and student ID number. Letters must be on letter head and in sealed envelopes signed across the seal.
· Only Complete Applications will be accepted.
Annual Deadlines: Complete Applications must be delivered to Dr. Kalina in the Department of Languages (ADM) by September 15 and March 15, 5:00 p.m*.
For More Information: Dr. Susan M. Kalina at firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 786-4031.
Dr. Susan Kalina
ATTN: Kibrik & Bergelson Study in Russia Scholarship
Department of Languages
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99508
*Application submission authorizes UAA and/or UA Foundation to release your name as a scholarship recipient if you are selected. It also authorizes the Office of the Registrar to release your academic information to the Scholarship Committee and other third parties for the purpose of scholarship consideration.
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