Study Abroad Scholarships Due Feb 15

January 26th, 2022
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See the four scholarship opportunities below:

1) Deutscher Studenten Club Study Abroad Scholarship

The Deutscher Studenten Club and the Department of German Studies are inviting applications for the DSC Study Abroad Scholarship to help University of Arizona students fund their participation in study abroad programs in German-speaking countries. 

Value of Scholarship: $250-$1,000
Application Deadline: February 15

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Details

Eligibility:

  • at least one year of German
  • a minimum GPA of 3.0 in German classes
  • full-time students of junior, senior or graduate standing in German

Students of all majors and minors may apply, but preference will be given to students officially registered as German majors or minors.

Application:

Submit the following via Scholarship Universe:

  • a resume or CV
  • a one-page letter of application/personal statement in German, stating qualifications, study objectives, and career goals
  • the names and email addresses of two faculty members willing to endorse the application
  • provide the name of the study abroad program (e.g., Leipzig, Medieval, etc.) and, if applicable, commit to having an application for the proposed program of study on file at UA Global/the Department of German Studies
  • supporting material relevant to the application may be appended

This scholarship may be used in combination with other scholarships.

Awardees agree to provide a short narrative of their study abroad experiences to the head of the German department upon their return.


2) Oskar Grunow Scholarship

The Department of German Studies is inviting applications for the German Studies scholarship to help University of Arizona students of all majors and minors fund their participation in the summer study abroad program in Leipzig.

Value of Scholarship: $100-$300
Application Deadline: December 1 & February 15

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Details

Eligibility:

Application:

Submit the following via Scholarship Universe:

  • a resume or CV
  • a one-page letter of application/personal statement in German, stating qualifications, study objectives, and career goals (a statement in English is acceptable if you have less than a semester of German)
  • the names and email addresses of two faculty members willing to endorse the application
  • must commit to having an application for the Leipzig program on file at UA Global/the Department of German Studies
  • supporting material relevant to the application may be appended

Awardees agree to provide a short narrative of their study abroad experiences to the head of the German department upon their return.


3) Weinel Memorial Scholarship

The Department of German Studies is inviting applications for several Weinel Memorial Scholarships for juniors, seniors and graduate students, majoring in German Studies. The scholarship will be available for the Summer, Fall, and Spring and supports intensive study programs or research (e.g. abroad).

Value of Scholarship: Varies, depending on student response and proposed program of study.
Application Deadline: February 15

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Eligibility: 

  • minimum GPA of 3.5 in German classes
  • full-time junior, senior or graduate student, majoring in German Studies 

Application:

Submit the following via Scholarship Universe:

  • a resume or CV
  • a one-page letter of application/personal statement in German, stating qualifications, study objectives, and career goals
  • the names and email addresses of two faculty members willing to endorse the application
  • if applicable, provide the name of the program (e.g., Leipzig, Medieval, Taos, etc.) and commit to having an application for the proposed program of study on file at UA Global/the Department of German Studies/the respective program office
  • supporting material relevant to the application may be appended

Awardees agree to provide a short narrative of their experiences to the head of the German department upon their return.


4) Federation of German-American Clubs (VDAC)

Study in Germany for a year! Please use this application form and visit the VDAC website for more information.

Value of Scholarship: €4,500 for 10 months (students continue to pay UA tuition during this time)
Application Deadline: Extended to February 15!

Eligibility:

Applicants should

  • have taken at least two years of college German or equivalent by the date of departure
  • have at least junior standing at time of departure
  • have at least a “B” average in all college courses taken, and “B+” in all college German courses
  • still be an undergraduate during the year abroad
  • be a U.S. citizen
  • not be married (a requirement of the German government)