Department of Foreign Languages Scholarships

A number of scholarships and awards are available through the Weber State University Department of  Foreign Languages.  

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To qualify for consideration, students must update the information on their scholarship link in their student portal on a yearly basis.  The deadline for study abroad scholarship applications is November 5, 2018.  

The departmental deadline for academic scholarships is February 23, 2018.  All awards are decided by mid-April, for the following academic year. Except where otherwise noted, all scholarships will be awarded through the Department of Foreign Languages by a screening of applications and nominations. For a complete list of scholarships, please see below. Please check back for regular updates and a formal application. 

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Please contact:
Jennifer Stevens
Phone: 801-626-6183

Scholarship Opportunities

Kenneth Adams Scholarship Endowment (German)- Junior student studying abroad in a German speaking country. Minimum GPA of 3.5 in major language classes. Minimum overall GPA of 3.2. 

Corry Family Award in Foreign Languages - Declared major or minor in Foreign Languages. Preference to students with financial need.  

Foreign Languages Alumni & Friends Scholarship - Declared major or minor in Foreign Languages. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Full or part-time student. 

Foreign Languages Study Abroad Scholarship - Declared major or minor in Foreign Languages and enrolled in an approved study abroad program.  Minimum 3.0 GPA. Full or part-time student with preference for full-time student.

French Merit Award Gift Fund - Currently enrolled student majoring or minoring in French. Preference to students enrolled in the French study abroad program 

French Teaching Scholarship - Currently enrolled student majoring in French Teaching. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0. 

German Merit Award - Declared major or minor in German. Currently enrolled in upper division courses (3000-4000). Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Robert & Marcia Harris Scholarship in Foreign Languages - Declared major or minor in Foreign Languages. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Full or part-time student.

Ed Kenley Foreign Language Scholarship - Declared major in Foreign Languages. Full-time junior or senior. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection will be based on language proficiency and academic ability.

Willard Z. and Rona Lee Maughan Scholarship in Spanish - Declared major or minor in Spanish (any emphasis). Minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Full or part-time student. 

Howard F. Phillips Memorial Scholarship - Declared major or minor in Foreign Languages. Junior or Senior with minimum 3.0 GPA in language courses.

Spanish Merit Award - Declared major or minor in Spanish. Full-time student. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Lucie M. Swanson Memorial French Scholarship - Currently enrolled with declared major or minor in French.

Ralph P. & Judith H. Vander Heide Scholarship - Declared major in a foreign language;  minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0; preference given to students with financial need, as determined by the selection committee (the FAFSA, or its equivalent, is not required). May be used for tuition, fees, or study abroad.

Gwen S. and Harmon G. Williams Scholarship - Declared major in French with emphasis on the study of French Languages. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference to students with financial need.