French: Robert Bacon Fund Grant

The Robert Bacon Fund Grant for Undergraduate Summer Study or Research in France

Application Deadline: February 10, 2017

The French section of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, based on the recommendation of a selection committee, will give support to a restricted number of Harvard undergraduates who wish to pursue summer study, research, or internships in France.  Grant monies are awarded based on financial need and merit.  Maximum grant amount per student is $2,500 (two thousand and five hundred dollars).  Preference is given to concentrators in Romance Languages and Literatures and students attending Harvard's summer program in Paris. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must be in good academic standing at Harvard.
  • Students must be recipients of financial aid from Harvard College.
  • The grant may only be used for summer travel or study to France.

Application Instructions

Please apply through CARAT, Harvard's common application process. 

2017 Winners

•    Alexis Allen (RLL Concentrator), Class of 2019, for support of summer language/culture study in the Harvard Summer Study Abroad in Paris

•    Rachel Clemens (History & Science/RLL Concentrator), Class of 2019, for support of summer language/culture study in the Harvard Summer Study Abroad in Paris

•    Emma Kagan-More, Class of 2019, for support of summer language/culture study in the Harvard Summer Study Abroad in Paris

•    Daniel Lu, Class of 2020, for support of summer language/culture study in the Harvard Summer Study Abroad in Paris

•    Danielle Seda, Class of 2019, for support of summer language/culture study in the Harvard Summer Study Abroad in Paris

•    Elsie Tellier, Class of 2019, for support of her research project, “The Erasure of Disability in the Iconography and Traditions of Saint Germaine Cousin de Pibrac”