Bella and Solomon Shek Award in Yiddish Studies

Established through generous donations from the family of the late Solomon Isaac Shek. To be awarded to an oustanding student essay on a Yiddish scholar, humanistic, and progressive writer, like Sholem Aleichem, I.L. Peretz, Mendele Mocher Sforim, or those who came after them in the Americas and Europe. Apply to the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures by March 15.