he Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished professional development program placing accomplished young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy and related areas.
The program accepts up to 15 American and British citizens per year. The program includes intensive Russian language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, a monthly stipend, and health insurance.
The Alfa Fellowship Program aims to expand networks of American, British and Russian professionals, develop greater intercultural understanding, and advance U.S.-Russian and U.K.-Russian relations.