French Scholarships & Study Abroad Funding

All materials must be submitted electronically by the Spring 2019 Deadline February 2, 2019

 

Departmental Awards

The Ornelio and Diamond DePietro Scholarship Fund

was created in honor of Ornelio and Diamond DePietro and will provide scholarship money for undergraduate students majoring in French or Italian and preparing for a career in education, focusing on grades K-12. This money may also apply to a study abroad experience.

Amount of award: One award of $500

Eligibility:

  • OSU students majoring in French and Italian who are preparing for a career in K-12 teaching.
  • Students majoring in Romance Studies with French or Italian as one of their languages.
  • Students must be at the junior or senior levels and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Preference given to students with demonstrable financial need.
  • If the award is to be used for a study abroad program, the program must be sponsored by OSU.

"Make Their Dreams Come True"

One prize will be awarded annually to provide funds towards study abroad for a French or Italian major.

Amount of award: One award of $1000

Eligibility:

  • OSU undergraduate students majoring in French or Italian
  • Students majoring in Romance Studies with French or Italian as one of their languages.
  • Applicant must be at the 3000-level or above in French or Italian
  • Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Participation in an OSU-sponsored study abroad program required

"Students First, Students Now"

Created by OSU alumna Mary Galvin.
One prize will be awarded annually to provide funds towards tuition for students majoring in French.

Amount of award: One award of $1500

Eligibility:

  • OSU undergraduate students majoring French
  • Students majoring in Romance Studies with French as one of their languages.
  • Sophomore standing
  • Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.75

Arthur C. and Laura Bell Chamblin Jahn Memorial Scholarship

One or two prizes will be awarded annually 'to be used for tuition at The Ohio State University' to students in French or Italian who are also majoring in or taking coursework in accounting or other areas of business. Preference will be given to undergraduates at the junior or senior level who have obtained or are obtaining upper-level language skills in French or Italian. Decisions will be based on the quality of the written statement (see application), the overall GPA, performance in French or Italian courses, business courses completed, and faculty recommendations.

Amount of award: One award of $2000 or two awards of $1000

Eligibility:

  • OSU undergraduate students of French or Italian majoring in or taking coursework in accounting or another area of business.
  • Applicant must be at the 3000-level or above in French or Italian
  • Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • French and Italian courses must have been taken at the 3000-level and above, and all business courses taken should be highlighted in color on the advising report.

Price Traveling Scholarships

The Price Traveling Scholarships were created for the purpose of helping undergraduate students majoring or minoring in French to participate in a study abroad program to help improve their fluency in French and to increase their knowledge of French or Francophone cultures. Decisions will be based on the quality of the applicant's written statement (see application), your overall GPA (and in particular performance in French courses), and faculty recommendations.

Amount of award: One $2000 scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student participating in a year-long, Ohio State-sponsored program abroad, and several $750-$1000 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students participating in May, summer, or semester-long Ohio State-sponsored programs abroad. 

Eligibility:

  • OSU undergraduate students majoring or minoring in French (priority given to majors)
  • Students majoring in Romance Studies with French or Italian as one of their languages.
  • Applicant must be at the intermediate level and have completed the equivalent of 201or 206
  • Applicant must be accepted to an OSU-sponsored program abroad
  • Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

Other study abroad scholarships:

OSU offers many study abroad scholarship opportunities. The following are some of those available. Please check the deadlines for these scholarships.

Center for Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Award
Huntington Scholarship is available for study or internship abroad in varying amounts depending upon the need. Qualifications include an interest in business and a high G.P.A.

The Office of International Affairs
OIA provides a comprehensive list of study abroad scholarships available across campus, including the Wolfe and Francille M. Firebaugh scholarships offered by OIA.

College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences offers international travel grants.

The Mershon Center for International Security Studies
The Mershon Center offers grants of varying amounts to OSU students for research and study abroad.

U.S. Student Fulbright Program

The U.S. Student Fulbright Program provides one-year grants for graduate study, research, or teaching assistantships abroad. Each year, over 1,900 grants are awarded for study in over 155 foreign countries.

2015 Fulbright Information Sheet

Gilman Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship provides funding for study abroad to students receiving a Federal Pell Grant as part of their OSU financial aid package.

Gilman Scholarship Information Sheet 

 

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