Eligibility: Applicants must be students currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college program and are either actively studying or planning to study a Babbel language (Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Turkish and Indonesian) at a college level. An essay submission on a provided prompt is required.
Sponsor: Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be current high school students who will be between the ages of 15 and 18 at the beginning of the exchange program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous knowledge of the German language is not required. Selection is based on academic achievement, written and oral communication skills and temperamental suitability for adjusting to different cultures.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Cultural Vistas 233 Broadway 21st Floor New York, NY 20279
Fellowships for Regular Program in Greece $11,500 plus housing, board and fees
Sponsor: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least one to two years of graduate study and must take exams in ancient Greek language, history and either literature or art and archaeology. Students must be able to read French, German, ancient Greek and Latin with an ability to also read modern Greek and Italian considered helpful. Applicants must be graduate students who are preparing for an advanced degree in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or a related field. The fellowships provide study in Athens or Greece for nine months and may not be used for costs at the student's home institution.
Fellowships/Grants to Study in Scandinavia $5,000-$23,000
Sponsor: American-Scandinavian Foundation
Eligibility: Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who has completed their undergraduate education by the start of their project in Scandinavia. Applicant must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential and should have some ability in the language of the host country. First priority will be given to an applicant who has not previously received an ASF award.
How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request.
Gonzales Harris Bilingual Scholarship Up to $6,000
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Verdugos
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate written and verbal fluency in both Spanish and English. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Students must plan on attending an accredited four-year community college/university or career technical school. Applicants must submit an essay explaining the importance of education and how they intend on contributing to their community.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a working knowledge of Parsi and demonstrate an active interest in Iranian culture, heritage and literature. Students must be presently be attending or planning to attend an accredited graduate school. Applicants must have superior academic performance. Financial need will be a factor in determining the scholarship recipients.
Languages in Teacher Education Scholarships $2,500
Sponsor: Student Aid Alberta
Eligibility: Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Alberta residents who are enrolled full-time in the last two years of a post-secondary Alberta teacher preparation program offered by an Alberta Faculty of Education. Students must intend to be a language teacher in Alberta schools following graduation. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan
Eligibility: Applicants must be Goshen seniors who demonstrate academic achievement with an interest in sports, languages, music, theater, or volunteerism, but above all, have consistently displayed exceptional kindness and caring for their fellow students and community.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
30 Scott's Corners Drive Suite 203 Montgomery, NY 12549
Eligibility: Applicants must be gold medal winners in Latin III-IV Prose, III-IV Poetry or Latin V-VI on the National Latin Exam. Applicants must be high school seniors who agree to take at least one Latin or classical Greek each semester during their first year of college. A translation course does not count.
How to apply: Applications are mailed to eligible students. Renewal applications are available online.
University of Mary Washington 1301 College Avenue Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Student Translation Award $500 plus $500 for conference
Sponsor: American Translators Association
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students or a group of students attending an accredited U.S. college or university. The project should have post-grant results such as a publication, conference presentation or teaching material. Computer-assisted translations, dissertations and theses are not eligible, and students who are already published translators are not eligible. Translations must be from a foreign language into English. Preference is given to students who have been or are currently enrolled in translator training programs. There is a limit of one entry per student. Applicants should submit entry forms, statements of purpose, letter of recommendation, translation sample with corresponding source-language text, proof of permission to publish from copyright holder and sample outline or other material demonstrating the nature of the work (if the project is not a translation).
Eligibility: The American-Scandinavian Foundation annually awards the following three translation prizes for outstanding translations of poetry, fiction, drama, or literary prose written by a twentieth or twenty-first-century Nordic author: 1. The Nadia Christensen Prize includes a $2,500 award, publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review, and a commemorative bronze medallion. 2. The Leif and Inger Sjöberg Award, given to an individual whose literature translations from a Nordic language have not previously been published, includes a $2,000 award, publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review, and a commemorative bronze medallion. 3. The Wigeland Prize, given to the best translation from Norwegian by a resident of Norway, includes a $2,000 award, publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review, and a commemorative bronze medallion.
How to apply: There is no application form. Please see website for submission details.