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The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development initiative placing up to 18 American, British, and German citizens per year in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, and related areas.
Program begins with language training in the Fellow’s geographic location followed by a language course in Moscow starting in mid-June. Throughout the summer, Alfa Fellows attend a seminar program with key public and private sector officials to discuss current issues facing Russia. Fellows then work at prominent organizations in Russia, including private companies, media outlets, think tanks, and foundations.
- US, UK, or German citizen between the ages of 25 and 35
- Graduate degree and two years of relevant professional experience in business, economics, journalism, law, government, or public policy. Five to six years of experience required with bachelor's degree.