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Call for Applications: Course Development Stipends for Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

Call for Applications: Course Development Stipends for Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia
The Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at the Ohio State University, the Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies at the University of Washington, the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center at Indiana University, the Institute for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Russian and East European Institute at Indiana University, are running a national competition to solicit applications from faculty and instructors at community colleges and minority-serving institutions to develop new courses that focus on Eastern Europe and/or Eurasia, or to redesign an existing course. Through funding from the International and Foreign Language Education division of the federal Department of Education, these six Title VI National Resource Centers will give out subawards from $1,000-$3,000. Recipients can use the subaward funds for research related travel, curriculum and research purchases, and salary for research or curriculum design time. The goal of the program is to create more courses with 25% or more content that relates to Eastern Europe/Eurasia, broadening access to area studies coursework at community colleges and minority-serving institutions. Application Deadline: January 20, 2017. For full information (including institution eligibility requirements) and to download the application: http://slaviccenter.osu.edu/curriculum-development-stipends.

Please contact Eileen Kunkler, the Assistant Director at the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at the Ohio State University, for any questions.
Eileen Kunkler
Assistant Director
Office of International Affairs Center for Slavic and East European Studies
kunkler.10@osu.edu

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