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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!

Dr. Richard Forrest and Ella Dudney Kelsey Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available to U.S. high school seniors graduating from Collierville High School in Shelby County, Tenn. The applicant must plan to become a professional educator or pursue a career in the medical field.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 15
2020

Torske Klubben Graduate Fellowship for Minnesota Residents

This scholarship is open to Minnesota residents who have completed a minimum of one academic year at the University of Minnesota Graduate School. The fellowship is available to students who have an interest in or connection with Norway and/or its culture; applicants should have a strong, mature, and clearly defined career interest in a specific field, with a sound research or study plan.

Total: $15000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 17
2020

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Teacher Credential Program Category

This scholarship is open to California students who are pursuing a teaching credential program; undergraduate students and re-entry professionals are both eligible, and undergraduate students may be enrolled in an education major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2020

Linn County Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Linn County, Iowa. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of leadership in school, community, or business.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 28
2020

A. Myrtle Hensor Teaching Scholarship

Female high school seniors planning to graduate from Princeton High School in New Jersey are eligible for this award. Students must plan to pursue a career in education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Alabama Student Assistance Program

This award is available to Alabama undergraduate students who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution in Alabama. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program and must demonstrate substantial financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Michigan Tuition Grant

This award is available to Michigan resident undergraduate students who are attending independent, degree-granting Michigan institutions. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1830 Awards:  28000
Deadline:  March 1
2020

NIAF Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and/or graduate students who are majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field. Students must also have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

This award is available to Missouri resident undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time at a Missouri college or university. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less.

Total: $4600 Awards:  49553
Deadline:  April 1
2020

AFCEA ROTC Scholarship

U.S. college sophomores or juniors enrolled in ROTC are eligible for this award. Students must major in fields that are directly related to the mission of AFCEA and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  16
Deadline:  April 10
2020

Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. third or fourth year college students who live within the Catholic dioceses of California, Nevada, Illinois or Arizona. Students must be Catholic, be of Italian descent, major in Italian studies, and have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 1
2020

W.D. Farr Scholarship

The W.D. Farr Scholarship is available for graduate students who are pursuing a career in the beef industry.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 31
2020