Project GO

Beginning (1st-year) Russian in Pittsburgh: June 7 - July 30, 2021
2nd through 4th-year Russian in Narva, Estonia: June 12 - August 7, 2021

Project GO scholarships from the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies provide full scholarships to ROTC students enrolled at any accredited college or university in the US for 8 weeks of intensive summer language study in Russian (beginning through fourth-year). These programs provide students with the equivalent of one academic year’s worth of language training.

All Pitt Project GO scholarships fully cover the cost of:

  • program tuition
  • housing for the duration of the program
  • all textbooks required for the student’s course
  • travel to the program site
  • meals not covered by the program (a living stipend)

Beginning-level Russian language students (i.e., those who have no prior experience in the language) may apply for a Project GO scholarship to enroll in Pitt’s Summer Language Institute held on the main University of Pittsburgh campus from June 7 - July 30, 2021.
Second through fourth-year Russian language students (i.e., those who will have completed two to six semesters of Russian by June 2021 may apply for a Project GO scholarship to study in an exclusive Pitt Project GO intensive Russian language program held at the University of Tartu, Narva College in Narva, Estonia: June 12 - August 7, 2021.  All students will engage in intensive language classes and a cultural program of excursions and lectures. 
If public health conditions require cancellation of in-person Project GO programs in Summer 2021, an 8-credit online program covering equivalent course material will be offered.

Pitt Project GO has a limited number of scholarships available. Awardees are selected on a competitive basis. For detailed application information, visit