Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Czech Studies Summer Scholarship

Funded by endowments for Czech Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, supported by the Czech Educational Foundation of Texas along with various cultural organizations and individual donors.

Application deadline: April 1

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies is offering competitive scholarships of $2,500 to be used for the study of Czech language over the summer.  These funds must be used to cover travel, housing, tuition or other related costs for studying Czech language study (summer programs must be at least 3 weeks).  

Eligibility requirements:

  • undergraduate or graduate status in any discipline at UT-Austin and in good academic standing;
  • may NOT be combined with other significant grant/scholarship funds (i.e. can not also be a FLAS recipient);
  • recipient must agree to write a short article to be published in area newsletters and online describing their study abroad experience in the Czech Republic.

Application process:

Complete the online application form, available HERE. The form will prompt you to upload a one-page essay (500 words or less) which should have your full name, EID and "Czech Studies Scholarship Essay" at the top of the page. The essay should outline your objectives for studying Czech, and how your travel will further your academic and/or career goals through the application form. You'll also be requested to include the name and email address of a faculty member who can speak to your Czech language abilities.
All application materials must be received by the application deadline. Incomplete applications can not be considered.

For more information, contact Agnes Sekowski (BUR 440),, (512) 232-9123.

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    Austin, TX 78712