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Scholarships and Awards

Department of World Languages and Literatures Scholarships

College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

  • The Garron Guszak Scholarship ($1,000-$2,000) for undergraduate students majoring in a Liberal Arts discipline (including French, German, or Spanish).
  • The Harold and Betty Marburger Scholarship ($800-1000): The Harold and Betty Marburger Endowment in Liberal Arts for undergraduate students majoring in French, German, Spanish, English, Geography, History, or Political Science, AND seeking teacher certification.

National Honor Society Scholarships and Professional Organizations

French National Honor Society

German National Honor Society

Japanese Scholarships

  • Bridging Scholarships (sponsored by the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation): The Bridging Scholarship program funds scholarships administered through the American Association of Teachers of Japanese to help students study abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study and attending any recognized exchange or independent program in Japan are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • The JASSO International Scholarship (sponsored by the Japan Student Services Organization).

Spanish Scholarships

Government Scholarships

All Languages

  • Fulbright Scholarships. This program is designed to give recent graduates opportunities in personal development and international experience.
  • The Good Neighbor Scholarship is a financial aid tool that provides students from eligible countries with complementary financial support.

Critical Languages

  • The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program provides overseas foreign language instruction and cultural immersion experiences for American undergraduate and graduate students in fifteen critical need languages (including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian).

Japanese Government Scholarships

  • Association of International Education, Japan (AIEJ) scholarships (sponsored by the Japanese government). For more information contact Dr. Mayumi Moriuchi.


Scholarships for Minorities and New Americans

  • This college guide provides useful information about the collegiate process and financial aid, including hundreds of scholarship opportunities available to minorities and new Americans.