MSSR, funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York, is an annual 7-week long program for which twelve distinguished fellows from the top MA and PhD programs in the United States and Europe are selected. The main goals of the Monterey Symposium are to offer a unique, comprehensive curriculum on Russia and U.S.-Russian relations and to nurture a new cohort of U.S. and European experts on Russia.
Travel and lodging are covered by Carnegie Corporation of New York grant. Tuition is not charged.
Successful applicants must be fluent in Russian language and excel academically.