Scholarships for Foreign Lanuage Majors

We live in a global community, which becomes more and more interconnected with each passing day. As such, the need for multilingual professionals and translators is growing. Employment opportunities are vast as governments and businesses are in constant need of qualified graduates with advanced proficiency in a variety of languages. There are a many career paths to choose from, including international trade, education, foreign relations, national security, education, hospitality and social work. To ease the high cost of pursuing a college degree, a variety foreign language scholarships are available. Preference often is given to students specializing in what are designated as 'critical need languages,' such as Arabic, Chinese and Russian. Scholarship applicants often must meet a minimum GPA requirement and demonstrate some degree of proficiency in their chosen language of study. Submission of letters of recommendation and a personal statement also may be required. Check out scholarships for foreign language majors below.

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  • 1,000 - 20,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Foreign Language|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|Other postgraduate-level study|
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Beatrice S. Demers Foreign Language Fellows was established in 2007. The Rhode Island foundation offers the scholarship through the estate of Beatrice S. Demers. Demers was a foreign language professor for more than 30 years. She taught in Pawtucket public schools, and at the University of Rhode Island.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Path-Away Scholarship Wyoming Community Foundation
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  • 1,680 - 3,360
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |English|Mathematics|Science|Foreign Language|Social Studies|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Albany, WY|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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This scholarship aims to support graduates of any Albany County high school who wish to further their education at either an accredited four-year state college/university or other accredited four-year private/nonprofit college outside the state of Wyoming.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,000 - 20,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Foreign Language|
  • School (College): |Rhode Island|University of Rhode Island (RI)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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Beatrice S. Demers Foreign Language Fellows Program was established in 2007 in honor of Beatrice. The program provides a fund of $1,000 to $20,000 to support a student who wishes to pursue foreign language study.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Stephen Madry Peck, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Foreign Language|
  • Residence: Live in |Palm Beach, FL|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
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Created in memory of Stephen Madry Peck, Jr., this scholarship is open to all graduating senior of any Palm Beach County public high schools who will pursue a major or minor in French or Spanish language or culture at an accredited vocational school, two or four-year college or university. Applicant must be African-American graduating seniors who are high achiever in French or Spanish as a second language.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • Residence: Live in |South Carolina|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Accredited Four-Year|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate or students planning to attend an accredited four-year institution. Students pursuing a two-year professional degree are also eligible to apply. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Members of Hopewell Baptist Church, Blacksburg, South Carolina are preferred.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • School (K-12): |Providence High School, Charlotte, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating senior at Providence High School planning to attend a four-year college or university located in the state of North Carolina. Applicants must be residing in Mecklenburg County, NC.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details George F. Tanner Memorial Scholarship Decatur County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Foreign Language|Teaching|
  • School (K-12): |North Decatur Junior-Senior High School, Greensburg, IN|South Decatur Junior-Senior High School, Greensburg, IN (High School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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Established in memory of George F. Tanner, this scholarship is open to graduating senior from North or South Decatur High School who will pursue a degree in foreign language and/or teaching and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • School (K-12): |Salisbury High School, Salisbury, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Rowan, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit female high school students graduating from Salisbury High School planning to attend an accredited undergraduate or professional college or university. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement, acting with integrity and personal character and community service. Applicants must be residing in Rowan County, North Carolina.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Robby Wilson Memorial Scholarship Posey County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Business|Foreign Language|World History|
  • School (K-12): |North Posey High School, Poseyville, IN|
  • Residence: Live in |Harmony, IN|
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The father, brothers and sisters of Robby Wilson established this scholarship in memory of him. This scholarship is open to graduatingseniorsofNorthPoseyHighSchool planning to attend anytwo-orfour-year-degree-grantinginstitution. Students pursuing study in the field of worldhistory,business,foreignlanguage,orareasrelatedtowriting are preferred. Preference is also given to students residing inHarmonyTownship.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • School (K-12): |Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
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This scholarship was established to encourage and support college education of middle school students who are burdened with socio-economic disadvantages. This opportunity is open to students enrolled in the seventh grade within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • School (K-12): |Piedmont High School, Monroe, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Union, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating senior at Piedmont High School. Applicant must be a member of the boys or girls varsity soccer team.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Crowder Scholarship Foundation for the Carolinas
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|Cleveland, NC|Fort Mill, SC|Cherokee, SC|Union, NC|South Carolina|Rowan, NC|Richmond, NC|Alexander, NC|Anson, NC|Cabarrus, NC|Gaston, NC|Iredell, NC|Lincoln, NC|Scotland, NC|Stanly, NC|Clio, SC|Hoke, NC|Kannapolis, NC|Lancaster, SC|Little Rock, SC|Marlboro, SC|Salisbury, NC|Spartanburg, SC|Wilkes, NC|York, SC|Dillon, SC|Lexington, NC|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |North Carolina|
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This scholarship was established to benefit children of employees of general contracting companies headquartered in Mecklenburg County, NC. Contracting companies must be members of the Carolinas Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. Parents or legally appointed guardians of applicants must have worked for their respective general contracting company for at least three years prior to the application deadline.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • Residence: Live in |Richmond, NC|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established in 1990 by the Cole Foundation. The Cole Foundation was established in 1965 as a private foundation with gifts from Elizabeth S. Cole and Robert L. Cole in memory of their parents, William B. and Elizabeth Little Cole, and their sister, Catherine Cole. After Elizabeth Cole and Robert Cole's death, the majority of their estates were left to The Cole Foundation. The Cole Undergraduate Scholarship Program was intended to increase the number of high school graduates from Richmond County, North Carolina who pursue post-secondary education. This opportunity is open to seniors scheduled to graduate in the spring of the current school year.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • December 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Civil Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Architecture|Mathematics|Foreign Language|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Architectural Engineering|Aeronautical Engineering|Chemistry|Physics|Environmental Engineering|Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering|Nuclear Engineering|Computer Engineering|Nuclear Physics|Astronautical Engineering|Operations Research|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College freshman|High school graduate|GED Certificate Holder|30 Years or Younger|
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Air Force ROTC scholarship program has three different types where a student may apply. The scholarships can be a three-year or four-year grants. The program aims to prepare students for their future. The awardees need to accept and sign an agreement with the United States Air Force with the conditions set by the program.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Audrey L. Wright Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Education|Foreign Language|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Audrey L. Wright Scholarship is awarded to student resident of Kent County with minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be pursuing major in Foreign Language or Education
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Foreign Language|
  • School (K-12): |East Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to graduating senior of East Mecklenburg High School who are planning to pursue a degree in foreign languages and/or journalism.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Lancaster, SC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors or graduates of a Lancaster County, SC public high school. Students must be planning to attend Winthrop University.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Foreign Language|Arts and Crafts|
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, PA|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This scholarship was established in honor of Ernst Braun who was an accomplished craftsman. to benefit students majoring in foreign language study, arts and crafts, architecture or history. Ernst traveled to foreign places to learn and accept cultural practices, art forms and building methods. This scholarship is available to enable students to study in any country within the European Union.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • Disability: |Physical Disability|
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit non-traditional students age 25 or older or students with physical disability. Applicants must be attending or re-entering Central Piedmont Community College, Queens University and UNC Charlotte. Applicants must be residing Mecklenburg County, NC.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Debra A. Mascia Memorial Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Fayette County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Foreign Language|Music Education|Vocal|Musical Theatre|
  • School (K-12): |Brownsville Area Senior High School, Brownsville, PA|
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, PA|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Brownsville Area High School senior and residing in Fayette County. Students who are planning to major in vocal performance, music education or musical theatre, or (in the event that there is no applying students majoring in these areas) a foreign language major will be given preference.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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