Study Abroad Scholarships-Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Dietrich College and Department of Modern Languages Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships

The Dietrich College Dean's Office and the Department of Modern Languages are pleased to offer the following scholarships to encourage study abroad:

ALUMNI STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

Funding generously provided by Dietrich College alumni. Multiple scholarships of up to $1500 are awarded each year to DC, SHS or BHA students to be used toward a semester or full year of study abroad. Current sophomores and juniors will receive preference.

PATRICIA ASKWITH-KENNER SCHOLARSHIPS

Provided by an endowment from Patricia Askwith-Kenner. Scholarships of $3,000 for majors and minors in Modern Languages for semester or full year. Preference to current sophomores and juniors with no study abroad experience.

PATRICIA ASKWITH-KENNER SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS

Provided by an endowment from Patricia Askwith-Kenner. Scholarships of up to $1,500 for majors and minors in Modern Languages for summer study. One scholarship will be reserved for members of the MLSAC. Preference to current sophomores and juniors with no study abroad experience.

THE HANNAH ESTERMANN BERGMAN FUND FOR STUDY ABROAD

Given in memory of Hannah Estermann Bergman, Margaret Morrison class of 1946.This annual scholarship will provide up to $1,500 to one DC, SHS or BHA student who is currently studying Spanish. Preference will be given to current sophomores and juniors.

THE ABEL M. BOMBERAULT TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP

In memory of Abel M. Bomberault, class of 1956. Multiple scholarships of up to $1,500 for DC, BHA, or SHS students for semester or full year study abroad in a French-speaking country with preference for France. Majors and minors in French will be given preference.

THE ABEL M. BOMBERAULT TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP (for summer)

In memory of Abel M. Bomberault, class of 1956. Multiple scholarships of up to $1,200 for DC, BHA, or SHS students for summer study abroad in a French-speaking country with preference for France. Majors and minors in French will be given preference.

THE BRONA STEIN BUERGER SCHOLARSHIP

Given in memory of Brona Stein Buerger, Margaret Morrison class of 1962. These annual scholarships provide up to $2,000 to one or two DC, BHA or SHS students to be used toward a semester or full year of study abroad. Current sophomores and juniors will receive preference.

SEMA (MM’49) and IVAN (E ’48) FAIGEN SCHOLARSHIP

Made possible by a gift from alumni Sema and Ivan Faigen. Up to $1500 for majors and minors in Modern Languages for summer study abroad.

THE LENA FOO STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

Provided by an Endowment from Lena Foo. Scholarship of up to $1,500 for a major or minor in Chinese for summer study in China.

MAX KADE SCHOLARSHIPS

Provided by a grant from the Max Kade Foundation. Scholarships of up to $1,500 for students of German for summer study at Goethe Institutes in Germany.

PICKERING SCHOLARSHIPS

Made possible by a gift from alumna Martha B. Pickering. Scholarships of up to $1,500 for summer study in Asia. Preference to majors/minors in Chinese or Japanese. Funds from each of these scholarships may be applied to tuition, room and board, airfare to the country and/or book expenses for any accredited study abroad program.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for a Dietrich College Study Abroad Scholarship, students must be registered as a PRIMARY major in one of the Dietrich College academic departments or be enrolled in either the BHA or SHS program at the time of application. Graduating seniors are not eligible to apply.

To qualify for a Modern Languages (ML) study abroad scholarship, students must be registered as a major or minor in a modern language at the time of application. NOTE: Even though the department offers no major or minor in Arabic or Italian, students of Arabic or Italian who are also members of MLSAC may apply for the MLSAC study abroad scholarship.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR DIETRICH COLLEGE AND MODERN LANGUAGES STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS:

To apply for one of these scholarships, applicants must provide SIX SETS of the following:
  • A copy of the official description of the chosen study abroad program
  • One page essay on how the program will benefit the applicant
  • Completed cover sheet
Applicants will be considered for all scholarships for which they qualify, but are only eligible to receive funding from one source.
Deadline for application: 4:00pm, Friday, February 10, 2017.

Submit applications to the Department of Modern Languages, BP 160.
Decisions will be announced via email by late March.