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Scholarships for Summer Courses in the Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners "Polonicum," University of Warsaw

The Polish Language and Literature Program at UofT is offering two scholarships for the summer courses at the University of Warsaw's summer school in Polish language and culture to current UofT undergraduate or graduate students who have declared major or minor in Polish Language and Literature or in Polish Studies. The scholarships, which are funded by the Faculty of Polish Studies at the University of Warsaw cover tuition, accommodation in the University of Warsaw dormitories, and allowance for meals. Travel expenses are not covered. We recommend students attend the (59th!) Summer Course of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners in August 2014.

A one-page letter of intent (max. 250 words) explaining the objectives for participating in Polonicum’s summer session and a list of courses taken in the Polish Language and Literature Program at UofT (including the grades) should be submitted to Professor Tamara Trojanowska via email ( Application deadline: April 20, 2014.


The Serbian Brother's Help Scholarship

Serbian Brother's Help, Inc., the oldest Serbian humanitarian organization in Canada (next year celebrating its 50th anniversary), has negotiated an agreement with the U of T Board of Governors to establish the "Serbian Brother's Help Scholarship" for students enrolled in Serbian Studies at the University of Toronto.

For more information on this scholarship please contact Professor Dragana Obradovic or go to the website of the Serbian Students' Association.


Nancy Park Travel Scholarship to Russia

Requirements: Awarded to a graduate student or an advanced undergraduate whose program includes at least one joint graduate/undergraduate course. The recipient must have completed or be currently enrolled in a third-year Russian language course or equivalent, and be registered in one of the following disciplines: Russian language and literature, history, law, music, women's studies, art or art history. 

Applications should include a detailed statement of intentions, including a work plan of activities to be carried out in Russia; two letters of reference, including one from a recent Russian language professor; commitment to organize an oral presentation of the results of the trip to the University community within four months of the return to Canada; commitment to prepare a short report on the internship to be used by future interns. 

Application Deadline: March 15
Award Value:  to be announced
Contact the department for further information


Dr. M. Huta Scholarship

Requirements: Student enrolled in any of the Ukrainian language, literature, or culture courses offered by the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. The purpose of the award is to help defray the cost of travel to Ukraine to participate in an approved program of study in Ukrainian language, literature, culture or related subjects. Preference will be given to summer programs at major Ukrainian universities and approved for credit at a Canadian university.

Apply to the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures by April 15th.


AMCA Scholarship

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AMCA – Toronto, in accordance with its status and purpose within the Croatian community in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and according to its Statute, is announcing an invitation for 2013 Student Scholarship applications.

The purpose of the AMCA Student Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a Canadian or Croatian university student and to promote the AMCA name and mandate within the Croatian community in the GTA.

There will be two $1,000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship applications are to be submitted to AMCA’s mailing address (see above) or via e-mail to AMCA's electronic address, , in .pdf format, no later than May 15, 2013.

Each candidate must apply, in writing, with one (1) application which must include the applicant's full name, complete contact information, full address, academic details and a brief, original request for the scholarship. The official Transcript of Consolidated Academic Record must be submitted with the application . The required brief, original request must include an explanation of the purpose for which the scholarship will be used. It is recommended that the request be written in the Croatian language, and it should be no longer than 250 words.


Rosa Somborac Travel Award to Serbia 2023

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The Rosa Somborac Award, established through a bequest from her estate, is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures for academic research study programs (such as archival research) and/or costs for summer study programs (including language courses) in Serbia. Typically, the grant covers travel, accommodation, and enrolment fees in a course. Students will be expected to cover day- to-day living costs. The minimum duration of a trip is 3 weeks.

Previously, recipients of this award have undertaken archival research in Belgrade and attended language courses in Novi Sad. We also welcome proposals that involve unpaid internships and volunteering work in Serbia. In the past, a student worked at a radio station in Belgrade while another volunteered for an organization in Vojvodina that helps the elderly.

Please note that successful applicants must complete the Safety Abroad Workshops organized by the Centre for International Experience at the University prior to their travels.

Priority will be given to students who have not previously been awarded the Rosa Somborac Travel Award.

Preference will be given to students who have done at least 1 FCE in the South Slavic program.

Next steps:
We would like to invite interested candidates to apply with the following by 7 April 2023
-- letter of intent with detailed itinerary and description of activities -- proposed budget
-- CV

Completed applications should be emailed to Professor Zdenko Mandušić Professor Mandušić will also answer any additional queries and help students in developing their applications.


University School of Croatian Language and Culture

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If you are interested in applying, please contact Prof. Christina Kramer immediately. Application materials are due to Prof. Kramer by Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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