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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!

PDK Prospective Educator Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate students who plan to major in or are majoring in education. Current college students must be members of Phi Delta Kappa International.

Total: $1500 Awards:  39
Deadline:  April 03

Nora Jane Crocker Redding Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher who will be graduating from Aurora, Colorado public high school are eligible for this award. Students must plan to pursue a career in education.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 10

JETAANC Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who attend a public or private high school within the northern California or Nevada counties that JETAANC serves. Students must possess a sincere interest in Japan, as demonstrated by one or more years of directed interest.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 12

NDS / DMI Education & Communication Scholarship

U.S. college sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue education or communication careers in the dairy product industry or related food industries are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15

Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program

This award is available for Tennessee college juniors, seniors, and post-baccalaureate students who are enrolled in a teacher education program at an eligible public or private college or university in Tennessee. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $4474 Awards:  157
Deadline:  April 15

CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students who demonstrate commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander issues are eligible to apply for this award.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 21

Teachers Make Teachers Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in education with the intent to teach. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30

Dr. Janis Guerrero-Thompson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in education at University of Texas, Austin.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 30

Manuel & Jane Zuniga Scholarship

The Manuel & Jane Zuniga Scholarship is available for Hispanic undergraduate students in Texas who demonstrate a significant potential for leadership.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30

Educators for Maine Program

This forgivable loan program is available to Maine graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who are pursuing initial certification as a teacher, including speech pathology or child care provider qualifications. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  83
Deadline:  May 01

KHEAA Teacher Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Kentucky undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing an initital teacher certification. Priority is given to Juniors, seniors, and graduate level students.

Total: $5000 Awards:  650
Deadline:  May 01

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

Kansas residents who are high school seniors or older students planning to enroll in an undergraduate degree program at a Kansas college or university are eligible for this award. Students must plan to enter the teaching profession in a designated shortage area.

Total: $5482 Awards:  240
Deadline:  May 01