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Summer Language Study Grants for Stanford Students


Grant Information

The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) offers $2000 grants for the study of an area language in an accredited intensive language program in the U.S. or abroad during the summer to continuing Stanford undergraduate and graduate students.  Funding is contingent upon the student’s admission to an accredited language program and can be combined with other sources of funding.


To be considered for summer language funding, a student must:

  • Be a Stanford freshman, sophomore, junior, or graduate student who will continue the study of the grant language at Stanford the following academic year
  • not be receiving funding from the DLCL/Slavic Department for summer language study

Eligible languages include Russian, Ukrainian, Albanian, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, Turkish, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Uzbek.

How to Apply

To apply, complete the Stanford Off-campus Learning Opportunities (SOLO) application, including: 

  1. Online Summer Language Study Grant application.
  2. Statement of purpose (instructions on the SOLO application).
  3. An unofficial Stanford undergraduate transcript.
  4. One letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor or current language instructor.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2024


Email us at creeesinfo [at] (CREEES).