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Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Scholarships in French

Scholarships

We believe every deserving student should have the opportunity to earn a degree in French, regardless of their financial situation. That's why we make additional language-specific scholarships available. 

Eligibility: advanced French major (senior or rising senior - minimum of 18 hours at the 300-level and above completed or in progress). Minimum GPA in French of 3.5; minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Awards are available to French students in even-numbered years.
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable.
Term of Award: a single semester.


Application, upon nomination, to include:

  • Faculty nomination
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Established and funded by friends and colleagues in memory of the late Marye Stone Dahlman, rewards achievement in beginning French at UofSC (100-level). Funds to be used at the recipient's discretion.

Eligibility: UofSC undergraduate students nominated by FREN 122 faculty either for the fall or spring term of a given academic year, regardless of major or minor. Preference will, however, be given to students planning on minoring or majoring in French. 
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable.
Term of Award: a single semester or summer term.

Application, upon nomination, to include:

  • Faculty nomination
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)

Supports students participating in study abroad programs in France. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition. At least 50% of the study abroad coursework is to be done in French.

Eligibility: UofSC undergraduate French minors and majors and graduate students preparing French degrees (M.A., M.A.T.). Candidates must have been accepted by a program-approved study abroad program. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French. Awards will be made based primarily on performance in French courses at UofSC. French GPA and overall GPA are primary determinants.
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.
Term of Award: a single summer, semester or year of study.

Application to include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Established and funded by family, friends and colleagues in memory of the late UofSC French professors Dr. Si Belasco and Dr. Maynor Hardee, rewards undergraduate French majors for academic achievement. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition. At least 50% of the study abroad coursework is to be done in French.

Eligibility: advanced French majors accepted into approved study abroad programs. Preference given to rising seniors (minimum of 18 hrs. at 300 & above completed or in progress). Minimum GPA in French of 3.5, minimum overall GPA of 3.0.
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.
Term of Award: a single summer, semester or year of study.

Application to include: 

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Established and funded by family and friends of the late Derial Jackson, supports students participating in the summer UofSC in Tours study abroad program in France. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition.

Eligibility: UofSC undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in the UofSC in Tours program. Awards will be made based primarily on performance in French courses at UofSC. French GPA and overall GPA are primary determinants.
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.
Term of Award: a single summer term.

Application to include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Established and funded by Professor Emerita Dr. Elizabeth Joiner, her friends and colleagues, supports undergraduate French minors participating in study abroad programs in France and other francophone countries. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition. At least 50% of the study abroad coursework is to be done in French.

Eligibility: UofSC undergraduate students seeking to minor in French, regardless of major field. Candidates must have been accepted by a program-approved study abroad program. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French courses and must have completed FREN 209 and FREN 210 prior to departure for study abroad. Awards will be made based primarily on performance in French courses at UofSC. French GPA and overall GPA are primary determinants.
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.
Term of Award: a single semester or summer term.

Application to include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Established and funded by Carol and John Kososki, supports undergraduate students interested in studying French language and culture via study abroad programs in France. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition. At least 50% of the study abroad coursework is to be done in French.

Eligibility: UofSC undergraduate students, regardless of major or minor, accepted by a program-approved study abroad program. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French courses. Awards will be made based primarily on performance in French courses at UofSC. French GPA and overall GPA are primary determinants.
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.
Term of Award: a single semester or year.

Application to include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Eligibility: Awarded annually to an outstanding graduate student who intends to pursue a career in the teaching of French at the secondary or elementary level. First priority will be given to graduate students for this award. If no such graduate student is identified, it may then be presented to a qualified undergraduate student

Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable.

Application to include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Supports one, two or three students majoring in foreign language:

Eligibility: Graduating French majors with demonstrated academic excellence in French coursework completed at UofSC. 

Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds. 

Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum

Term of Award: A single semester or summer term.

Application to include:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Transcript (official or unofficial)
  3. Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Established and funded by her family, friends and colleagues in memory of the late UofSC French Professor Dr. Amy B. Millstone, supports students participating in study abroad programs in francophone countries. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition. At least 50% of the study abroad coursework is to be done in French.

Eligibility: UofSC undergraduate French majors and graduate students preparing French degrees (M.A., M.A.T.). Candidates must have been accepted by a program-approved study abroad program. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French. Awards will be made based primarily on performance in French courses at UofSC. French GPA and overall GPA are primary determinants.
Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.
Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.
Term of Award: a single summer, semester or year of study.

Application to include:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  3. Transcript (official or unofficial)
  4. Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

Established and funded by his family, friends and colleagues in memory of late UofSC French professor Dr. Philip A. Wadsworth, supports students participating in study abroad programs in France. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition. At least 50% of the study abroad coursework is to be done in French.

Eligibility: UofSC undergraduate French majors and graduate students preparing French degrees (M.A., M.A.T.). Candidates must have been accepted by a program-approved study abroad program. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French. Awards will be made based primarily on performance in French courses at UofSC. French GPA and overall GPA are primary determinants.

Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.

Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.

Term of Award: a single summer, semester or year of study.

Application to include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.
 

Established and funded by Philip Wilmeth and family, this award supports students participating in approved French-language study abroad programs. Funds to be used primarily to defray travel costs and tuition. At least 50% of the study abroad coursework is to be done in French.

Eligibility: UofSC graduate and undergraduate students, regardless of major or minor, accepted by a program-approved study abroad program.  Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French. Awards will be made based primarily on performance in French courses at UofSC. French GPA and overall GPA are primary determinants.

Frequency: Once a year, depending on available funds.

Amount: Variable, $250.00 minimum.

Term of Award: a single summer, semester or year of study.

Application to include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Statement of purpose (one-page minimum)
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two (2) recommendations from (preferably French) faculty.

 

Apply for a Scholarship

  1. Follow the scholarship-specific requirements.
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Send your recommenders your statement of purpose and list of scholarship you're applying for and ask them to complete the recommendation form
  4. Submit your statement of purpose, transcripts, and other required supporting material to dalola@mailbox.sc.edu

Questions? Contact us: 

Dr. Amanda Dalola, Chair
French Program Scholarship Committee
619 Humanities Office Bldg
E-mail: dalola@mailbox.sc.edu 

 

Meet and Greets

Our program regularly hosts events for you to learn about us, the French major and minor, scholarships, and to meet current students. In the past we've hosted Ice Crème Soirées, Jeudi Gras, and FrenFairs. Check out the calendar or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn about upcoming events. 


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