CORNELL UNIVERSITY: Cornell Institute for European Studies - Abraham and Henrietta Brettschneider Oxford Exchange Fund

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 00:00
Humanities & Arts
Social Sciences

Through a generous gift from Cornell alum Mr. Michael Borkan, the Cornell Institute for European Studies has established a fund in honor of Mr. Borkan’s maternal grandparents, Abraham and Henrietta Brettschneider. The purpose of the Brettschneider Fund is to facilitate academic exchanges between Cornell and Oxford University designed to promote scholarly interchange between the two universities, principally in the social sciences and humanities.Cornell faculty and students from all colleges are invited to apply. Appropraite uses of the fund include thesis or dissertation research, workshop participation, support for study abroad or field research based out of Oxford, and initiating or sustaining research partnerships.  Applications are open on Dec 1, 2018.  Proposals and inquiries may be directed to the Associate Director of CIES, Jason Hecht: Deadline to apply is March 6, 2019.