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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!

V. George & Jeannette M. Carey Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to Delaware high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree or professional designation in agriculture (preferred) or education. Students must participate in 4-H, FFA, or other community service activities; students in the top 10 percent of their class are not eligible.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Toyota/UNCF Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college freshmen who are enrolled at selected HBCUs in an eligible major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $7500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 30

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian students who reside in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, or Washington. Students must be planning to major in business, engineering, education, math, medicine, health administration, natural/physical sciences, or technology.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 31

Elizabeth Anne Ala Scholarship

This award is available for high school seniors in Garland, TX who have excellend in bilungual studies classes. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Dennis J. Markle Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to graduating seniors attending Poughkeepsie High School. Applicants must plan to pursue an undergraduate major in education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

H. Normington Schofield Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from a high school in Wappinger, NY. Applicants must plan to major in education or environmental science.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Helen H. Huntington Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for seniors at New Paltz High School in New Paltz, NY. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Jay Lamando Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are graduating from John Jay High School or Roy C. Ketcham High School. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate participation in sports, leadership, or other community activities.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Maureen and Stan Straub Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors at Roy C. Ketcham High School who demonstrate leadership through community service and participation.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Maynard and Ferne Brownell Family Scholarship

This award is available to currently graduating high school seniors at Beacon High School, John Jay High School, or Roy C. Ketcham High School in the mid-Hudson Valley region of New York State. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service.

Total: $750 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

Paul S. Kleidman Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current seniors at Arlington Highschool in New York state. Applicants must have been affected by the serious illness of a parent or close guardian.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Stephanie D. Brown Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for female high school seniors in Dutchess County, New York. Applicants must plan to major in education, drama, or psychology.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01