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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!

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

Arthur W. Elder, II Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore, MD who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Preference will be given to students who are active in athletics or other extracurricular activities, as well as students at Heritage High School.

Total: $1250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore Maryland who plan to pursue a career in education. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher at the time of application.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Sheila Z. Kolman Memorial Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors in Baltimore who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need. Students must also submit a 500-1,000 word essay describing how a teacher affected his/her life in a positive way.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Audrey L. Wright Scholarship

This award is available for residents of Kent County, Michigan who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in education or a foreign language. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

John T. & Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate residents of Kent County, Michigan who are pursuing a major in education. Applicants must be enrolled at a college or university in Michigan, must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Kent County undergraduate students who are majoring in dietetics, nutrition, education, or general human services. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Illinois resident undergraduate and graduate students who are African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin and planning to become preschool, elementary or secondary school teachers. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  March 01

WV Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program

This award is available to college juniors, seniors and/or graduate students who are residents of West Virginia and are enrolled at a West Virginia college or university. Students must pursue a course of study leading to teacher certification at the pre-school, elementary, middle, or secondary level, and agree to teach at the public pre-school, elementary, middle or secondary school level in West Virginia upon graduation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  March 01

Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and residents of Delaware. Applicant must plan to enroll full time at the University of Delaware or Delaware State University and plan to major in the humanities or social sciences.

Total: $22361 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 04

Evelyn & Bernard J. Zucker Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher and must major in the humanities.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

John L. and Jeanne C. Hughes Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher and must plan to pursue a bachelor of arts degree (i.e., liberal arts).

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15