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RCM Fellowship

RCM 2021

The Nationality Rooms Program is proud to announce the Ruth Crawford Mitchell Fellowship for Czech or Slovak professionals to conduct research at the University of Pittsburgh during the 2021 Fall Term (late August to mid-December). The amount of the award is $7,000. A key component of this fellowship is that the applicant will connect with a University of Pittsburgh faculty member who will agree to serve as both advisor and mentor to the applicant. The scholar must include a reference from a University of Pittsburgh faculty member as part of the application. The submission date is March 30, 2021. Applicants will be notified of their status at the end of April 2021.

 We invite your assistance in distributing this announcement to eligible and promising candidates in the fields of government, economic, commercial or other professions (students are not eligible) from the Czech or Slovak Republic. The details of the Ruth Crawford Mitchell Fellowship can be found here.

 Completed applications and accompanying documents must be addressed to Ms. Cristina Lagnese at

 Questions about the application process may also be addressed to Ms. Cristina Lagnese.

Due to the continually evolving situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, travel cannot be guaranteed at this time. We will be closely monitoring international, national, state, local, and university policies to make final determinations. Awards may be subject to additional requirements regarding health screenings and obtaining proper insurance.

The University reserves the right to implement additional health standards and restrictions that reflect the needs of the University and the health, safety and well-being of its community.  For information on the University of Pittsburgh’s COVID-19 current operational postures, see