Scholarships for students studying a language

 

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UWL Foundation Scholarships

Outside Scholarship Database

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

  • Must be a member of ACTFL ($45 for a year membership)
  • Includes scholarships for multiple languages 
  • Provides funding for study abroad opportunities

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

  • Provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs
  • Contact mpanzer@uwlax.edu for more information 
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Critical Language Scholarship

  • Funded program for language study
  • Merit-based study abroad scholarship providing cultural immersion and

Boren Awards

  • Provide funding opportunities to study less commonly taught languages and underrepresented in study abroad
  • Represents a pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena
  • Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation

ROTC cadets and critical languages

  • The Army will pay up to $250 for every credit in a critical language
  • Cadets receive money upon completion of the class with a passing grade
  • Critical languages offered at UWL: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian
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Members of Sigma Delta Pi (Hispanic Honor Society)

 

Study Abroad expanding section

International Education and Engagement (IEE) provides a list of scholarships available to students who study abroad during their time at UWL.