2013 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute
June 24 to August 9, 2013
Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute 2013 offers unique courses in Ukrainian studies taught by Harvard faculty. These courses are intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are concentrating in Ukrainian studies or who wish to broaden their educational experience. Although the Harvard Summer School has an open-enrollment policy, admission to the Ukrainian Summer Institute is based on the applicant’s academic record, a letter of recommendation, and an essay. Once accepted into the program, applicants must then complete the Harvard Summer School registration process.
Tuition for HUSI is commensurate with tuition rates charged for all other Harvard Summer School courses. Tuition rate for 2013 is set by the Harvard Summer School and will be available online in January. Tuition for 2012 was $5,400 for 8 unit courses and $2,700 for 4 unit courses plus the cost of registration and other fees. Applicants may register for 8 or 4 units to participate in the program.
Please note: applicants seeking a student visa must register for 8 units in order to be eligible for the student F-1 US visa.
All students seeking financial aid (US and foreign) must submit the HUSI application and supporting material by Monday, March 4, 2013. International students who require an I-20 (F-1 visa) but do not seek financial aid must submit the HUSI application by Monday, April 29, 2013.
Application to the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute (HUSI) is a two-step process:
Download a copy of the HUSI application and supporting materials (see below). Complete the HUSI application and return it along with the following documents directly to Tamara Nary, HUSI Program Coordinator, 34 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138:
- HUSI Application Form Essay
- College transcript (a copy issued to the student is acceptable)
- Recommendation from a college instructor
- For foreign students – most recent TOEFL scores, IELTS scores, or acceptable equivalent confirming English proficiency
- Statement of request for fee reduction with supporting explanation
Download HUSI application form and supporting materials:
Upon notification of acceptance into the 2013 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute, applicant must then register with the Harvard Summer School. Online registration is strongly encouraged.
Fees and Financial Aid
Tuition and fees are all payable to Harvard Summer School
A limited number of scholarships are available; students must apply by Monday, March 4, 2013 for consideration. Students interested in Ukrainian for Reading Knowledge
and who are either US citizens or permanent residents should apply for summer FLAS (Foreign language Area Studies) funding through their home institutions, or contact HUSI program coordinator, Tamara Nary, for further information.
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) funding for Harvard graduate students.
Non-Harvard graduate students may also apply for FLAS funding through Harvard, providing their home institution does not participate in the US Department of Education sponsored program.Ukrainian for Reading Knowledge
is a FLAS eligible language course. Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) funding for Harvard undergraduate students.
Canadian students are encouraged to inquire at centers for international experience at their home institutions. For example ...Ontario Student Assistance Program.
Summer School Housing
HUSI application deadlines
for students requesting FLAS funding - February 4
for students requesting financial aid - March 4
for students requesting I-20, but no financial aid - April 29 Harvard Summer School registration, housing, and full tuition payment deadline
- May 20 Late registration begins
- May 21
For additional information and assistance in the application process contact:
HUSI Program Coordinator
Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute
34 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-3549
Fax: (617) 495-8097