The Copernicus Program in Polish Studies seeks applications from undergraduate and graduate students studying Poland at the University of Michigan for grants to support summer research projects or internships in Poland. Awards range from $500-$5000. Copernicus Summer Grants are supported by CPPS and offered through the Summer Grants for Research and Internships in Europe & Eurasia.
Deadline: February 15 at 11:59 pm
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree programs at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Eligible students must return to campus for at least one term prior to graduation. Applicants for research grants may be at preliminary or more advanced stages of their research, and the research project must be at least one month in length. Applicants for internships should be prepared to identify the venue for their internship in a governmental agency, business, or non-governmental institution in the region, and the internship must constitute at least a 30-hour-per-week time commitment for a minimum of six weeks.
Note: The application for Summer Grants for Research and Internships in Europe & Eurasia is submitted using the online application used for several International Institute student fellowships. Please see the II Individual Fellowships page for more detailed information on application components.
- Application form (2019 application closed)
- Statement of purpose (1-3 pages) including proposed time period, institutional affiliation, your reasons for pursuing the project, and how this experience will contribute to your career goals
- Project expense information
- One letter of recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae or résumé
- Official University of Michigan transcript
Reporting: A written project report will be required at the conclusion of the grant.
Recent Copernicus Summer Grant Recipients
Emily Learman BA History
Catherine Szkop, BS Evolutionary Anthropology
Ian Bratcher, PhD Sociology
Nora Dolliver, MA REES/MSI Library & Information Science
Alexander Wegrzyn, BA International Studies/Polish/Spanish
Maryellen Zbrozek, BS Ecology, Evolution, & Biodiversity
John J. Świderski Fellowship
Elizabeth Lawrence, BA LSA
Alena Aniskiewicz, PhD Slavic
Matthew Harmon, BA LSA
Michael Keller, BA History/Political Science
Marjorie and Maxwell Reade Graduate Fellowship
McKenna Marko, PhD Slavic