Scholarships and Awards for 2018-19


Study Abroad:

Felicia Sturzer Scholarship in French ($1,000 - 1 available)

Oralia Preble-Niemi Scholarship in Spanish ($1,200 - 1 available)

To promote the academic, professional and personal advancement of language majors and minors by helping to defray the costs of study abroad.

  • The French award can be applied to programs in France, Quebec or the French School of Middlebury College for a summer or semester.
  • The Spanish awards can be applied to any program in a Spanish-speaking country
  • All French majors and minors are eligible for the Sturzer Scholarship, though preference is given to those who have not previously enrolled in a study abroad program.
  • All Spanish majors with junior or senior standing (or who will have junior or senior standing when studying abroad), who are studying abroad in the spring or summer of 2018 are eligible for the Preble-Niemi and Tatum awards.

Write an essay of 250 words in French or Spanish explaining why you would like to study abroad as well as the personal benefits of the program you have chosen. Students should turn in two hard copies of their essay to Evelyn Murray in Brock 208. On both copies, include the name(s) of the award(s) for which you are applying. On one copy only, include your name, student I.D., and GPA.

Monday, October 29, 2018

The winner(s) of these awards are selected by faculty members in the respective languages. Alongside the style and content of the essays, other criteria may be considered for certain awards: GPA, quality of the selected program, and financial need.


Tuition:

MCLL French Major Scholarship of $1,000 (1 available) and $500 (1 available)

MCLL Humanities: International Studies Major Scholarship of $1,000 (1 available) and $500 (1 available)

MCLL Latin Major Scholarship of $1,000 (1 available) and $500 (1 available)

MCLL Spanish Major Scholarship of $1,000 (1 available) and $500 (3 available)

To offer financial support to majors and recognize academic excellence.

All departmental majors are eligible to apply in their respective fields.

 

Submit an essay of 300-500 words, written in English, that explains the value of your field of study. Students should turn in two hard copies of their essay to Evelyn Murray in Brock 208. On both copies, include the name(s) of the award(s) for which you are applying. On one copy only, include your name, student I.D., and GPA.

 

Monday, October 29, 2018

 

The faculty in each area will rank applicants, awarding points for both for the quality of the essays and GPA.


Books:

Terrell Tatum Spanish Award of $150 (1 available) 

To offer financial support to majors and recognize academic excellence.

All Spanish majors are eligible to apply.

 

Submit an essay of 300-500 words, written in English, that explains the value of your field of study. Students should turn in two hard copies of their essay to Evelyn Murray in Brock 208. On both copies, include the name(s) of the award(s) for which you are applying. On one copy only, include your name, student I.D., and GPA. You may use the same essay as used to apply for the tuition scholarship.

 

Monday, October 29, 2018

 

The Spanish faculty will rank applicants, awarding points for both for the quality of the essays and GPA.

 

*If you have further questions about these awards, contact Dr. Joshua Davies (Joshua-Davies@utc.edu)