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American Councils announces a new Scholarship in Russia

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    Cian Stryker
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    American Councils Study Abroad is pleased to announce a new Scholarship for Business, Technology, and Innovation Internships in Russia!

    U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business, innovation, and STEM fields are now eligible to apply for the Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship for internships in Russia across two programs:

    Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) offers a 6-8-week summer internship at business and technology companies in Moscow and a credit in intercultural communication. No prior study of Russian is required.

    Business Russian Language and Internship (BRLI) combines intensive language study with summer or semester-long internships at business or technology companies in Moscow or St. Petersburg.

    Scholarship Awards
    Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, program compatibility, and academic merit. Awards range from $3,000 to $5,000. Click here to learn about the Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship.

    Internship Program
    Students are matched with internship hosts from a network of companies in business consulting, finance, advertising, marketing, social media, technology, e-commerce, fashion, education, and more. Participants will prepare internship goals before departure, earn credit, and complete a capstone project of their choice upon program completion.

    Eligibility
    U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business or STEM fields are eligible to apply for American Councils Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarships. Applicants must be admitted to either OPIT or BRLI to receive funding. No prior study of Russian is required to participate in OPIT.

    Application & Questions
    Interested students should submit an online application to OPIT or BRLI by February 15 for summer 2018, or by March 15 for the fall 2018 BRLI program. Please direct any questions regarding the application process to the AC Study Abroad Team at outbound@americancouncils.org

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