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Michael J. Harum Memorial Award for Students of Slavic Languages

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
Application Deadline: March 8, 2024
Application Timeframe: Spring
Russian Architecture


The Michael J. Harum Memorial Award for Students of Slavic Languages was established with generous contributions from Michael's family, the Institute for European Studies, and many others who loved and respected this extraordinary man.

The purpose of the award is to support Cornell undergraduates while they continue their language studies in countries where Slavic languages are spoken or while they do research in these countries. In a typical year, funding for this award is used for international summer travel.

Funding Options

  • 2-3 week project at 20-40 hours per week = $1,500 - $2,500 
  • 4-6 week project at 20-40 hours per week = $2,500 - $3,500 

Funding will be distributed through bursar accounts to be made available for use in Summer 2024.


  • 4-5 page project proposal (double-spaced) with bibliography
  • Detailed budget proposal
  • 1 letter of recommendation
The online application form requires applicants to provide the names and email addresses of faculty recommenders. The online system automatically generates a notification email to the recommenders with instructions on how to log in and upload a recommendation letter. The submission deadline for a letter of recommendation is March 15, 2024.

Contact IES with questions about this award.

Additional Information

Funding Type

  • Award


  • Student