Eligibility: Applicants must be eligible students planning to study abroad in a country in which English is not the official language and priority is given to those majoring in a foreign language or who plan to teach a foreign language at the K-12 level.
American Legion Patriotic Scholarship Award Varies
Sponsor: Frostburg State University
Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents or descendants of American Legion members in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.7, who are residents of Allegany or Garrett county and have graduated from a high school in either of these counties. Students must major in any of the following: accounting, biology, business administration, chemistry, computer science, economics, education, environmental analysis and planning, foreign languages, general science, geography, history, international studies, law and society (justice studies), mathematics, physics, political science or wildlife/fisheries.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and be full-time high school seniors. Students must be intended to major in a bachelor's degree offered by one of the following departments: art and design, biblical and theological studies, communication studies, English and journalism, history, philosophy, political science and or/languages, cultures and reconciliation studies.
Eligibility: BA-to-Graduate Pathway Programs allow applicants to seamlessly apply for admission into the BA Program and lock in their future entry into one of AUSB’s graduate degree programs. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students of a reputable institution who have high academic achievement and have demonstrated leadership and community service. Students must have completed at least 24 semester credits of transferable undergraduate work from a regionally accredited college or university.
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Students must submit a statement of interests, employment and community service in addition to the FAFSA and their academic transcript. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
22 East Poplar Street Suite 206 P.O. Box 603 Walla Walla, WA 99362
Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in foreign language study. Students must demonstrate exemplary performance in their coursework, appropriate proficiency in the target language, enthusiasm for the study of foreign culture and dedication to all aspects of language acquisition
Dr. Peggy Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship $500
Sponsor: Governors State University
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate elementary education majors who are specializing in reading/language arts and have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students must be enrolled (or about to enroll) in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated interest to major in foreign languages and literature. Students must have completed at least three years of foreign language beyond the eighth grade and have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.
Ginger Friedman English Composition Scholarship Endowment Varies
Sponsor: California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen and must have graduated from Garey High School in Pomona, CA. The scholarship is open to those majoring in: communication, economics, English and foreign languages, geography and anthropology, history, music, philosophy, political science, psychology and sociology and theater and new dance.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in Arts and Science at the Centerville Campus who are residents of Appanoose County. Students must have a major emphasis in the study of education and must be willing to transfer to the University of Northern Iowa to complete a bachelor degree to become a teacher. Preference will be given to students from Numa, Iowa.
Jerome and Janie Burkhart Karrigan Endowment Varies
Sponsor: Austin Peay State University
Eligibility: Applicants must have a 2.85 GPA and be first-generation college students. Students must be juniors or seniors having full-time enrollment. Applicants must choose a major in the department of language and literature.
Eligibility: Applicants must be Spanish speaking students and/or students minoring in Spanish language study who major in english and languages with outstanding academic performance, dedication and initiative
Mancuso English, Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships Varies
Sponsor: Framingham State University
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, U.S. citizens and graduates from a Massachusetts high school. Applicants must apply to the English major or specified FSU humanities or social and behavioral sciences major and must have at least a 3.5 recalculated high school GPA.
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Stevens Point Area Senior High who have studied at least four years of one foreign language while in middle school and/or high school and have a minimum GPA of 3.3. Special consideration may be given to students who are interested in Chinese or Arabic. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
1501 Clark Street P.O. Box 968 Stevens Point, WI 54481
Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship Up to full tuition
Sponsor: Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
Eligibility: Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.
How to apply: For information about the status of this program, applicants should contact the schools they wish to attend.
1450 Energy Park Drive Suite 350 Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227
Peggy Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship $250-$500
Sponsor: Governors State University
Eligibility: Applicants must have been majoring in elementary education with a specialization in reading/language Arts. Students must have completed at least 9 credit hours at GSU and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time junior or senior students with a 3.0 GPA or better. Students must be pursuing a major in business, economics, English, environmental studies, history, international studies/ relations, journalism, philosophy, political science, religious studies, sociology, speech communication and world languages cultures. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in student activities, student government and the greater Humboldt County community.
Eligibility: Applicants must be re-entry students pursuing a degree in the liberal arts (literature, languages, philosophy, history, etc.) with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours and be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours per semester.
Salvatore, Anne, Thomas, James, and Giovanni Peluso Scholarship Varies
Sponsor: Fairmont State University
Eligibility: Applicants must be part of FSU's language and literature program for eligibility, with a preference for folklife studies. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, with a preference to students of Italian American heritage.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time Fresno City College students majoring in any of the disciplines of humanities: English, philosophy, foreign languages, humanities and linguistics. Students must have completed 24 college units, maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be granted the Promise Grant for the award year.
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with proficiency in Spanish. Students of all majors are eligible for this scholarship but must have at least a minor in modern languages and cultures.
Student Translation Award $500 plus $500 for conference
Sponsor: American Translators Association
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students or a group of students attending an accredited U.S. college or university. The project should have post-grant results such as a publication, conference presentation or teaching material. Computer-assisted translations, dissertations and theses are not eligible, and students who are already published translators are not eligible. Translations must be from a foreign language into English. Preference is given to students who have been or are currently enrolled in translator training programs. There is a limit of one entry per student. Applicants should submit entry forms, statements of purpose, letter of recommendation, translation sample with corresponding source-language text, proof of permission to publish from copyright holder and sample outline or other material demonstrating the nature of the work (if the project is not a translation).
Eligibility: The American-Scandinavian Foundation annually awards the following three translation prizes for outstanding translations of poetry, fiction, drama, or literary prose written by a twentieth or twenty-first-century Nordic author: 1. The Nadia Christensen Prize includes a $2,500 award, publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review, and a commemorative bronze medallion. 2. The Leif and Inger Sjöberg Award, given to an individual whose literature translations from a Nordic language have not previously been published, includes a $2,000 award, publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review, and a commemorative bronze medallion. 3. The Wigeland Prize, given to the best translation from Norwegian by a resident of Norway, includes a $2,000 award, publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review, and a commemorative bronze medallion.
How to apply: There is no application form. Please see website for submission details.