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RGRLL Scholarships

The 2015-16 Scholarship Opportunities:

  • ALL RGRLL LANGUAGES:
    • RGRLL Scholarship (MIN $600)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. Major or Minor in one of the languages taught in the RGRLL Dept. (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) with a Financial Need.
        • 2. Applicant must provide proof of Financial Aid or comparable proof demonstrating a financial need.
        • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0
        • 4. Commitment to promoting language and culture via community or university activities.
    • Frank Fata Scholarship for Language Study Abroad (MIN $500)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. Applicant must be majoring or minoring in a language taught in the RGRLL Dept. (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish).
        • 2. Applicant must use scholarship for study abroad or German Summer School in Taos, New Mexico.
        • 3. Statement of Purpose Essay must discuss expectations and goals for study abroad.
        • 4. Minimum GPA 3.0.
        • 5. Applicant must be Upper Division Standing (Junior or Senior).
    • Two-week course at Instituto Cervantes in Valladolid, Spain ($700 Value*) – Valladolid2
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. Be an RGRLL major/minor
        • 2. Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
        • 3. Write a 500 word essay about why you want to study in Valladolid.

*Room/board ($300 USD/week) and airfare ($900-1100 USD) not included

  • FRENCH:
    • French for Spanish Speakers Study Abroad Scholarship (MIN $1,000) – (Made available by the Office of Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New York)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. For Spanish-speaking students who wish to study in France.
        • 2. Applicant must have completed one year of French (101A and 101B equivalent).
        • 3. Statement of Purpose Essay must include reasons and goals for studying French and how the student’s ability to speak Spanish will have an impact on their experience in France.
        • 4. Minimum GPA 3.0
        • 5. Upper Division Standing (Junior or Senior)
  • GERMAN:
    • Amy Kimball Memorial Scholarship (MIN $500)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. To study abroad in Germany, Switzerland or Austria or the German Summer School in Taos, New Mexico.
        • 2. Statement of Purpose Essay must include expectations and goals for study abroad.
        • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0
        • 4. Upper Division Standing (Junior or Senior) or Graduate Students (Priority given to Graduate Students)
    • Kristen J. Brown Scholarship (MIN $500)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. Applicant must be a German Studies Major, Minor or Graduate Student
        • 2. Minimum GPA 2.8
    • Brunner-Brown Leadership Scholarship (MIN $300)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. Applicant must be enrolled in German and the CSULB Leadership Academy.
        • 2. Applicant must have another Major in addition to being a German Studies Major or Minor and be upper division standing (Junior or Senior)
        • 3. To study abroad in Germany, Switzerland or Austria or the German Summer School in Taos, New Mexico.
        • 4. Minimum GPA 3.0
  • ITALIAN:
    • Sons of Italy Italian Renaissance Lodge Scholarship (MIN $1000)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. For Italian Studies Majors or Minors to study abroad in Italy.
        • 2. Must commit to attending a Sons of Italy Renaissance Lodge meeting to report on trip and write a letter of thanks to donor.
        • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0
    • Marisa Antonini Scholarship (MIN $1000)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. For Italian Studies Majors, Minors or Single-Subject Credential (Italian).
        • 2. Must commit to writing a letter of thanks to donor.
        • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0
    • Kyera & Nicole Giannini Scholarship (MIN $750)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. For Italian Studies Majors, Minors or Single-Subject Credential (Italian) to study abroad in Italy.
        • 2. Must commit to writing a letter of thanks to donor.
        • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0
    • Biafora Sparagna Italian Graduate Scholarship (MIN $1000)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. For Italian Studies Graduate Students.
        • 2. Must commit to writing a letter of thanks to donor.
        • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0
    • Cangiano Italian Graduate Scholarship (MIN $1000)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • 1. For Italian Studies Graduate Students.
        • 2. Must commit to writing a letter of thanks to donor.
        • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0
  • RUSSIAN:
      • Russian Program Scholarship (MIN $500)
        • Eligibility Requirements:
          • 1. Applicant must participate in Russian Club activities or promote Russian culture in the community or on CSULB campus.
          • 2. Open to students enrolled in a Russian course or a declared Russian Minor.
          • 3. Priority will be given to students who will be studying abroad in Russia.
          • 4. Minimum GPA 3.0
          • 5. Upper Division Standing (Junior or Senior)
    • SPANISH:
      • Virginia Country Club Scholarship (MIN $500)
        • Eligibility Requirements:
          • 1. Spanish Minors, Majors or Graduate Students to study abroad in Spain or Latin America.
          • 2. Applicant must provide proof of Financial Aid or comparable proof demonstrating a financial need.
          • 3. Minimum GPA 3.0

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    APPLICATION AND INSTRUCTIONS (CLICK HERE)

    DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MARCH 19, 2015 at 5pm

    All students are encouraged to also apply for other scholarships offered through the Center for Scholarship Information http://www.csulb.edu/divisions/students/scholarships/.

    Please contact the RGRLL Administrative Coordinator, Alessandro Russo Alessandro.Russo@csulb.edu or at 562-985-4318 for questions.

    If you are interested in contributing to the RGRLL department or to CSULB, please contact the RGRLL Department Chair, Dr. Markus Muller, markus.muller@csulb.edu.