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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!

Senator Teel Bivins Scholarship

High school seniors residing in Senate District 31 who are enrolled in Honors and/or Advanced Placement classes in high school are eligible for this award. Students must attend a college or university in Texas full time and major in Education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 08

Pandora Tadefa Spanish Education Scholarship Award

The Pandora Tadefa Spanish Education Scholarship Award is available for undergraduate students at University of Central Oklahoma who are majoring in Spanish education. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 09

Philip and Alice Angell Eastern Star Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Vermont undergraduate students who are seeking a degree in business or education. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Mary Jeffords Mills

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside in Rutland County, Vermont, or attend a Rutland County high school (preference given to students who attend Rutland High School). Students must seek an undergraduate degree in education, and must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 15

Trinity College of Vermont Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Vermont undergraduate students who are seeking a degree in education or social work and who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must demonstrate financial need and community involvement and/or service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Vermont State Grange Cobble Hill Grange Scholarship (Education)

This award is available to Vermont students who are seeking a degree in education. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Dr. Aura-Lee A. & James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

This award is for a graduating U.S. high school senior who is enrolling in an American history or American government college program that requires at least 24 credit hours for completion.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 15

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

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan (TIL)

This tuition waiver program is available for Utah students who are high school seniors; high school juniors who will have completed the requirements for an Early Graduation Program, including the ACT, during the current fiscal year; or current undergraduate students. Students must attend a Utah postsecondary institution and plan to enroll in courses leading to a degree in teacher certification.

Total: $4815 Awards:  303
Deadline:  February 22

OSIA Italian Language Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. college juniors and seniors who are of Italian descent and majoring or minoring in Italian language studies.

Total: $25000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 28

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

Alice G. Pinderhughes Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors, majoring in education who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must also graduate from a Baltimore city high school.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01