Department of World Languages and Cultures

Scholarships and Assistantships

Annmarie Kwiatkowski Heldt Scholarship

Deadlines - December 1 for New UT students; March 15 for continuing students

This scholarship is awarded to current teachers in the Toledo Public Schools who are pursuing a Master's Degree in Language Arts. First Preference will be given to those studying the German Language but consideration will be given to current teachers studying other foreign languages.

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Arabic scholarship fund

deadlines - December 1 for new uT students, March 15 for continuing students

This scholarship benefits new or continuing students minoring in the Arabic language with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

french scholarship fund

deadlines - december 1 for new uT students, march 15 for continuing students

This scholarship benefits new or continuing students majoring in the French language with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.


Marianne Bigney Scholarship award in German Studies

Deadlines - December 1 for new UT students, March 15th for continuing students

This scholarship honors late UToledo Professor Marianne Bigney.  It supports:

  • Incoming first-year students who wish to continue their study of German language, culture, civilization and literature
  • UToledo undergraduates continuing a course of study in German language, culture, civilization and literature

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Herbert B. Schering Exchange Program and Award in German Studies

Deadlines - December 1 for new UT students, March 15th for continuing students

This fund honors the late Professor Herbert B. Schering, who served The University of Toledo for 39 years.  The scholarships support UToledo undergraduates and graduate students, including those who wish to study or do research or internships abroad.

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german scholarship fund

deadlines - december 1 for new UT students, march 15 for continuing students

This scholarship benefits new or continuing students majoring in the German language with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

joseph y. hara endowed fund for japanese studies

deadlines - december 1 for new UT students, march 15 for continuing students

This scholarship benefits students at the University of Toledo studying the Japanese language. Other criteria for the use of this fund are as follows:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale
  • Good academic standing
  • Renewable as long as recipient still meets criteria
  • Scholarship(s) to be awarded by faculty for Japanese language study in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. If there are no qualifying students minoring in Japanese, the scholarship shall be awarded to a qualifying Asian Studies major meeting the same academic requirements.

 

spanish scholarship fund

deadlines - december 1 for new UT students, March 15 for continuing students

This scholarship benefits new or continuing students majoring in the Spanish language with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Daniel E. quilter ESTO scholarship for study abroad in spain

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring or minoring in Spanish who have applied for the ESTO program in Toledo, Spain.

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RUSSELL G.C. BROWN - ILEANA MURRAY SCHOLARSHIP FUND (ESTO STUDENTS)

The Association of Two Toledos, Russell G.C. Brown - Ileana Murray Scholarship for Study in Toledo, Spain fund is specific to students participating in the ETSO program. One or two students and/or teachers enrolled in this summer program of study in Toledo, Spain are awarded up to $1,000. 

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 For a listing of all possible scholarships available to you, check out these other sites:

Office of Student Financial Aid

UT Donor Scholarships

Freshman Scholarships

Adult, Transfer, and Military Admissions

Undergraduate International Students

Office of Multicultural Student Success

College of Graduate Studies Tuition, Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

Center for International Studies and Programs Scholarships and Grants

French Language Scholarships - Ministère de l'Europe et Des Affaires Étrangère

Goethe-University - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD, German Academic Exchange Service)

Japan Student Services Organization - Scholarships for International Students in Japan

Lead with Languages - Grants & Scholarships


 Graduate Assistantships

The Department of World Languages and Cultures is accepting applications from qualified undergraduate students for graduate assistantships (including computer lab assistantships) in French, German and Spanish.

Typically, graduate assistants teach one lower-level language course per quarter under faculty supervision and are provided: 

  • A stipend, currently at $7,200
  • A waiver of tuition and other fees
  • A health insurance subsidy

The department currently offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Arts in French, German and Spanish, as well as a program leading to a Master of Arts and Education degree. For such participants, the College of Graduate Studies offers partial tuition waivers. For more information, contact the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

Requirements

  • An undergraduate major or the equivalent in the language of interest
  • Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 18 graduate-level credit hours in the language plus an additional 12 hours in either the major language or in approved cognate courses in related areas
  • Passage of a comprehensive examination based on a reading list and demonstration of a reading knowledge of a foreign language other than the major language

Applications

Applications with supporting materials should be submitted by early spring for consideration during the next academic year. For information and application forms, contact:

Dr. Linda Rouillard
Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures
Professor of French
Toledo, OH 43606-339
419.530.2029
Fax: 419.530.4954
linda.rouillard@utoledo.edu

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Last Updated: 6/23/21