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No matter how you say it — beca, stipendium, bourse, borsa di studio — scholarships can help students pay for college or grad school, and this list of scholarships is just for those that plan to pursue a degree in a foreign language. If you plan to study a foreign language, careers in government, tourism, education, translation, and more are just a few options available after graduation. So, whether it’s Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, German, French, or Italian, foreign language majors should first start their search for free college money with this directory of scholarships. For an even more personalized directory of awards, create a free Unigo profile to receive a custom list of scholarships that you qualify for based on your school, demographics, interests, club associations, and more!

Missouri State University Inclusive Excellence Leadership Scholarship & Recognition Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enroll at Missouri State University as incoming freshmen. Students must: rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; and have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations. Students with disabilities and/or historically underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Total: $5000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  January 30
2019

Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton, Jr. Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in fields related to alliance building, counterintelligence, cultural understanding, and national security.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Josephine De Karman Fellowship

This award is for college seniors who will receive a bachelor's degree by June and candidates for a Ph.D. who will defend their dissertation by June.

Total: $25000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Derek Jeter/Hillsborough Education Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is available for current high school seniors residing in Hillsborough County, Florida. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate participation in community service and extracurricular activities.

Total: $4000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Don Riebhoff Memorial Scholarship

The Don Riebhoff Memorial Scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs (technician class or higher) and pursuing international studies. Preference will be given to members of the ARRL and students pursuing baccalaureate or higher degrees.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Alma White - Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

This scholarship is available for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are residents of Hawaii and majoring in education. Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Dr. Hans & Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in education with an emphasis on teaching and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Preference is given to non-traditional students with at least two years of teaching experience and to students of Hawaiian ethnicity.

Total: $2825 Awards:  28
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Elsie S. Yoshizawa Hotta Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending as a high school senior or are graduates of Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Hawaii. Students must major in education and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Ron Bright Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii high school seniors who are attending a public Windward O'ahu high school. Students must plan to major in education and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Sarah Rosenberg Teacher Education Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii graduate students who are majoring in education. Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Isabel M. Herson Scholarship

This scholarship is available to graduate and undergraduate students studying in the United States and enrolled in a degree program in elementary or secondary education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship

High school seniors or older planning to pursue an undergraduate eduation degree are eligible for this award. Students must be migrant workers or the children of migrant workers and plan to pursue a career as a teacher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2019