Journalism students, among others, who are citizens of the Russian Federation can apply to participate in this program.
The Year of Exchange in America for Russians (YEAR) Program, funded by the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and administered by American Councils for International Education, provides outstanding Russian students an opportunity to study for one year in the United States to engage with local communities, educate Americans about Russia's history and culture and gain a nuanced understanding of American society.
Participants take undergraduate level courses in their major fields of study, American studies and a wide range of elective courses.
Candidates must be proficient in English.
The program is fully funded, covering tuition, housing, international travel, medical insurance and other basic living expenses
The deadline is Nov. 10.
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