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SPOTLIGHT

The department offers three scholarships for study abroad:

The Donna Bennington Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by Ms. Donna Bennington, alumna and former staff member of the Modern Languages Department.  This scholarship will be awarded once a year to be used for the spring, summer or fall study abroad programs in the languages.

The student must have earned at least 6 credits at the 200 level in Spanish, French or German. Applicants must be declared as French or Spanish majors or German minors. Asian Studies minors must have completed 103 in Chinese, Korean or Japanese. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 QPA in the language studied.  The award must be used for study abroad in the respective language. The applicant should submit a statement of purpose addressing academic and personal interest in the chosen program and describing how the study abroad experience would benefit him/her.  Amount:  $500

Dr. Melinda Ristvey Scholarship for Study Abroad 

This scholarship is in honor of Dr. Melinda Ristvey, former professor of the Modern Languages Department.  This scholarship will be awarded once a year to be used for spring, summer or fall study abroad programs in the languages.

Criteria:  The student must have earned at least 6 credits at the 200 level in Spanish or French. Applicants must be declared as French or Spanish BSED majors. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 QPA in the language studied.  The award must be used for study abroad in the respective language. The applicant should submit a statement of purpose addressing academic and personal interest in the chosen program and describing how the study abroad experience would benefit him/her. Amount:  $500

Jack Hill Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Contributors are members of the Modern Languages and Cultures faculty and friends of the department. This scholarship will be awarded once a year to be used for the spring, summer or fall.

Criteria: The student must have earned at least 6 credits at the 200 level in Spanish, French or German. Applicants must be declared as French or Spanish majors or German minors. Asian Studies minors must have completed 103 in Chinese, Korean or Japanese. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 QPA in the language studied.  The award must be used for study abroad in the respective language. The applicant should submit a statement of purpose addressing financial need and describing how the study abroad experience would benefit him/her. Amount:  $1,000 for semester programs and $500 for summer programs

 Applications may be found in the main office, 119 BSB.

Congratulations to the following scholarship winners for 2013-2014!

Jack Hill Memorial Scholarship
Deanna Berlin

Dr. Melinda Ristvey Scholarship
Sean Newton

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