This fellowship preserves the memory of the founder and first director of REEI, Robert F. Byrnes, by supporting an outstanding incoming student. The REEI Fellowship Committee awards this two-year fellowship to a deserving incoming graduate student in Russian and East European studies.
The fellowship provides a stipend of $20,000, a fee remission, and health insurance. It is renewable for a modest stipend in the second year of study.
For information on how to give to the Robert F. Byrnes Memorial Fellowship, please contact Mark Trotter, at email@example.com.
Eligibility: Must be an outstanding incoming student in the Russian and East European M.A. program.
Award: Stipend of $20,000, a College of Arts and Sciences fee remission towards 12 hours of College of Arts and Sciences credit in both the Fall and Spring semesters as well as 6 hours of College of Arts and Sciences credit in the following summer session, and health insurance.
Application: There is no separate application for this award; the standard application to the REEI M.A. program serves as application for the fellowship.