An Opportunity for the Professionals in Arts and Culture Worldwide:
Cultural Fellowships in Russia 

CEC ArtsLink is pleased to share with you the request for fellowship applications by our Russian colleagues at the Likhachev Foundation. If you are interested in applying, review the information below and respond directly to the competition coordinator, Elena Vitenberg, at and The subject line should read “Application for the Fellowship”. Please note that CEC ArtsLink does not administer this program and has no hand in the selection process.
More information about the program is at
Ten two-week fellowships will take place on May 9-22, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Application deadline: February 1, 2016.
Applicants will be notified by March 1, 2016.

Application should include:
CV (including information on Russian language skills, previous creative projects related to Russia and previous visits to Russia).
Description of the project (up to 3 pages) such as museum or exhibition project, theater performance, film, preparation of fiction or research book and other types of cultural projects related to Russian culture or history. It should contain, in particular, a paragraph on how a residency in St. Petersburg will benefit the applicant’s project and which cultural organizations in St. Petersburg the applicant would like to work with.
Email your application in Russian or English to the competition coordinator Elena Vitenberg at and with subject line «application for the fellowship».
The D. S. Likhachev International Charitable Foundation
B. Yeltsin Presidential Center
Committee on External Relations of St. Petersburg