Scholarships in Foreign Languages And Literatures, General

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies

Award: -, Deadline: December 19

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, must plan to enter a Ph.D. program in the humanities, plan a career in college teaching, and present evidence of outstanding academic promise. Applicant must take the GRE test by December 1.

Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a Ph.D. from a U.S. or Canadian institution.

Special Talent Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon achievement in an academic area, special talent in the creative arts, demonstrated leadership and service in church, community, or school organizations, or athletic ability.

Intelligence and Cyber Studies Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program in a field directly related to the support of United States intelligence or homeland security enterprises, and/or foreign languages. Applicant must be currently enrolled at a two- or four-year accredited college or university in the United States.

Eurasian Regional Languages Grant

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1; April 1; October 15

Award is for advanced and intermediate language study in the countries of the NIS (New Independent States): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Three competitions per year.

Dunbar Scholarship

Award: $44,000, Deadline: January 15

Nomination required. Applicants nominated for award rank at or near the top of their class, pursue the most rigorous course load available, and demonstrate sustained and outstanding leadership ability. Common Application, application, interview, and campus visit prior to January 15 are required. Faculty committee will select finalists.

Queen Elizabeth Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language Award

Award: $7,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident enrolled in the second or third year of his or her first undergraduate university program at an AUCC-member or AUCC-affiliated university that offers instruction in his or her official second language. Applicant attending a Quebec institution may be in his or her first year of a first undergraduate program. Preference given to applicant who wishes to study at another educational institution where his or her second official language is predominant. Applicant must be nominated by university (maximum of one nomination per university).

David Thelen Award

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Award for the best article on American history published in a foreign language.

Elsa Jorgenson Award

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Selection is based upon statement of goals, academic merit, faculty recommendations, and financial need. Every applicant must also receive a full tuition remission from another source for the award year.

Romanian Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and a general knowledge of Romanian history and literature.

Reid-Baskin Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Newberry or York counties, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

E. Catherine Barclay Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 15

Award is for full-time study at the U de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and sufficient ability in oral and written French. Selection is based upon academic merit and extracurricular activities demonstrating good citizenship. Award is in Canadian dollars.

Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be an U.S. citizen, under 31 years of age as of December 30 in year of graduation and commission, and be in good academic standing. Recommendation from immediate commander, financial statement showing resources adequate to pay collegian living expenses, admittance to a school offering Air Force ROTC and the academic major of scholarship, and have at least two remaining years of college are required.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $24,000, Deadline: November 14

Applicant must be U.S. citizen or national who is an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican. Applicant must have completed no more than 30 semester/45 quarter hours of graduate work in fields eligible for support.

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $35,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must have completed a Ph.D. or Sc.D. within seven years, be a U.S. citizen or national, and be an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican-American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.

Esther Herr Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.75 GPA.

Goddard, Indovina, and Krakowski Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a full member of Alpha Mu Gamma and participate in a national scholarship competition. Essay, transcript, three recommendations, and copy of full membership certificate are required to be submitted. Application forms are available from local AMG chapter advisors.

Dr. Henry H. and Margaret Zeigel Fund Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Humanities Scholars Program

Award: $22,000, Deadline: November 1 (Priority)

Modern Language and Linguistics Award

Award: -, Deadline: November 1 (Priority)

Warthern Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1 (Priority)

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Award: $60,000, Deadline: November 24

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who plans to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. Preference is given to applicants whose research focus meets the following priority: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, or the Western Hemisphere (Central and South America, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean).

ACLS/New York Public Library Fellowship

Award: $65,000, Deadline: September 28

Applicant must identify specific resources and benefits to be gained from affiliation with the Center for Scholars and Writers. Applicant must be selected by both ACLS Committee and the New York Public Library. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site. Applicant must apply separately to the Cullman Center at the New York Public Library (csw@nypl.org).

Audrey L. Wright Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Kent County Mich., for at least three years, pursuing a degree in Foreign Language or Education, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Hope (General) Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, apply as a high school senior, have and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA, enroll in an eligible program at a Maryland college or university, and have a combined annual family income of less than $95,000.

Ruffin Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 9; February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (minimum composite ACT score of 27) who is majoring in english, foreign language, history, linguistics, or writing.

Martin J. Svaglic Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 25

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1180 (composite ACT score of 26). Applicant must be admitted to Loyola prior to February 25.

CLA Student Exchange Program: Dr. Armin Mruck Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: October 15 (minimester/spring); March 15 (summer/fall)

Applicant must be an undergraduate student majoring in a certain field found in the College of Liberal Arts at the University, in addition to pursuing foreign language studies abroad or taking courses in a language other than English. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 is required.

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 21

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum 3.2 GPA and who has earned a bachelor's degree.

Romance Languages and Literatures Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.