There will be no shortage of exciting, life-changing opportunities during your time at UW-Eau Claire. Whether for you that means an interesting research project, a cultural immersion experience to another country or something totally unique to you, there is financial support available to help you achieve what you set out to do. Below shows specific languages that extra scholarships are offered.
Find scholarship information and helpful links here: Scholarships at UW-Eau Claire
There is one application to fill out, and by filling out this application, you will be entered into consideration for all scholarships for which you are eligible.
Gale Crouse Scholarship for Students of French – One award of $1,000
Given to a deserving French student wishing to complete a project related to a humanitarian cause in a French or francophone environment that would satisfy the 30-hour service learning requirement for graduation.
The Edith O'Connor Scholarship in French – One award of $350
This scholarship is available to French majors or minors with at least junior standing and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
Vernon J. Gingerich Foreign Language Scholarship – One award of $900
The recipient must be accepted to UW-Eau Claire, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be approved for a study abroad program in a native French-speaking environment.
Martha Worthington Foreign Studies Scholarship – Two awards of $450
Applicants for this scholarship must be majoring in a foreign language and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is also a preference for a financial need but it is not required. There is a first preference for a student majoring in French, but it is also not required.
Hilda Belle Oxby German Scholarship – A variable number of awards from $100 up to $750
This scholarship is for students majoring in German. Recipients must have completed 90 credits of course work, have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher and a GPA in German courses of 3.50 or higher.
John and Hilde Bacharach German Scholarship – Two scholarships from $350 up to $700
This scholarship is awarded to a German major or minor in the department of languages. Financial need may be a consideration. Scholarship recipients must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to be considered.
Hilda Belle Oxby Spanish Scholarship – A variable number of awards from $100 up to $750
This scholarship is for students majoring in Spanish or Latin American and Latinx Studies. Recipients must have completed 90 credits of course work, have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher and a GPA in Spanish courses of 3.50 or higher.
Josette T. Migawa Spanish Scholarship – One award of $500
This fund will award a scholarship for a Spanish Major, with preference given for a student majoring in Spanish Education, who qualifies based on the following criteria: junior or senior with acceptance into the Spanish program; must be a full-time student in good academic standing; and a slight preference is given for financial need if all things are equal between two finalists.
Marian Kragness Johnston Spanish Scholarship – Two awards of $2,500
This scholarship will be awarded to a Spanish or French major, with preference for students studying Spanish. Recipients must be a sophomore, junior or senior and committed to the study of Spanish or French. Financial need is required.
Richard E. Olson Spanish Study Abroad Scholarship – One award of $1,000
This scholarship will be awarded to a Spanish or Latin American and Latinx Studies major who will be studying abroad for a semester or full academic year in a Spanish-speaking country through UW-Eau Claire. The student should be studying abroad when the funds are received. The recipient must be a junior or senior with financial need and a major GPA of at least 3.0.
Roma Hoff Scholarship – A variable number of scholarships from $100 up to $2,800
Available to Spanish majors or minors who have spent (or are currently completing) one semester or summer at the Universidad de Valladolid. The student should have 90 credits of course work completed, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and GPA in Spanish courses of 3.50.