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Russian Studies

Russian Studies is a field of study first developed during the Cold War. It is an interdisciplinary field crossing history and language studies. It is closely related to Soviet and Communist studies. This field has become increasingly common throughout our nations universities and knowledge of Russian language is also becoming increasingly common.

In university, a Russian Studies major includes many cultural classes teaching the student about Russian customs, traditions, superstitions, and common opinion. Additionally, Russian literature and art is explored, giving insight to many of the worlds legendary writers, poets, absurdists all the avant guard of Russian art. Mysticism and folklore is commonly studied, describing how paganism remained strong within Russia throughout it's introduction to Christianity in 980 by Vladimir I> all the way to the present day when in isolated rural villages still ward off the unclean spirits and are wary of intelligence as a sign of something out of the ordinary.

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Matching Russian Studies Colleges

Name
Georgetown University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $40,920 average out-state tuition; $40,920 average in-state tuition
The University of Texas at Austin
Four or more years; Public; $32,506 average out-state tuition; $9,794 average in-state tuition
University of Colorado Boulder
Four or more years; Public; $28,850 average out-state tuition; $7,672 average in-state tuition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Four or more years; Public; $27,219 average out-state tuition; $11,847 average in-state tuition
University of Oregon
Four or more years; Public; $26,415 average out-state tuition; $7,551 average in-state tuition
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Four or more years; Public; $27,230 average out-state tuition; $9,746 average in-state tuition
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Four or more years; Public; $24,953 average out-state tuition; $5,128 average in-state tuition

Russian Studies Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2017
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship $24,000 January 10, 2017
Donald Riebhoff Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
GRHS Youth Essay Contest Up to $1,000 March 31, 2017
Dr. James M. and Nancy Miller Scholarship Varies February 21, 2017
Harold S. Gulliver, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
B. June West Scholarship in American Studies Varies March 01, 2017
Protective Life Insurance Company Undergraduate Initiative Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016
Parisian Inc. Endowed Undergraduate Initiative Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016
Meyer Foundation Undergraduate Initiative Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016