School Scholarships and Student Awards

Please see below for a listing of the Scholarships and Student Awards available through our school.

FRENCH


E. Catherine Barclay Scholarship

Offered annually to an undergraduate student registered in any faculty at the University of Calgary wishing to pursue studies in France through an official exchange program, for two semesters. Award holders must select courses in which the language of instruction is French.

Fall/Winter minimum GPA and units: 3.2; 24

Apply to SLLLC by March 1.

Donor: Friends of E.C. Barclay
Value: $ 7,500

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French Centre Scholarship to Study in Québec

Offered annually to a full-time student in the second or third year. Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Must enroll full-time at a francophone university in Québec.

Minimum GPA: 3.2. Completion of FREN 227 or equivalent.

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Value : $ 8000

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French Undergraduate Scholarship

Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts, majoring in French. Must be entering or continuing full-time as a French major for the upcoming fall term.

Fall/Winter minimum GPA and units: 3.2; 24
 
Apply: Students must submit a resume and cover letter explaining the importance of French in their present and future life (written in French) to SLLLC by July 31.

Donor: Members of the former Department of French, Italian and Spanish

Value: $ 1,200

Belgian Government Book Prize

Offered annually to an undergraduate student in any faculty. Outstanding merit in a French literature course of the 17th, 18th or 19th century.

F/W minimum GPA and units; 3; 18.

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

French Centre Book Prizes (5)

Offered annually to undergraduate students in any faculty.

There are five different prizes:

  • outstanding merit in two first-year French courses (FREN 225, 227, 291)
  • outstanding merit in a language or linguistics course at the 300 level
  • outstanding merit in any literature or culture course at the 300 level
  • outstanding merit in any 400- or 500-level French course
  • outstanding merit, awarded to a student in final year of a French Major program

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

Swiss Government Book Prize in French

Offered annually to an undergraduate student in any faculty. Outstanding merit in a modern francophone literature or culture course at the 400 or 500 level.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 3; 18.

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

GERMAN


Association for German Education in Calgary Study Abroad Scholarship

Offered annually to two continuing undergraduate student enrolled in the Faculty of Arts, BA or BA Honours program, majoring in German, or in Linguistics and Languages with a concentration in German.

Apply to SLLLC by April 1. Must supply a personal statement on how the study experience in a German-speaking country will assist their future plans as a German language school teacher.

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Donor: AGEC

Value: up to $ 1000

Austrian Embassy Book Prize

Offered annually to an undergraduate student in any faculty with outstanding merit in a 400- or 500-level German literature course. Academic record otherwise satisfactory.

FW minimum GPA: 3; minimum units: 18
 
Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

Swiss Government Book Prize

Offered annually to an undergraduate student in any faculty with outstanding merit in a 300-level German literature course. Academic record otherwise satisfactory

FW minimum GPA: 3; minimum units: 18

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

German Government Book Prizes (6)

GERM 202 ; GERM 204; GERM 333; GERM 353/469; GERM 401/403; GERM 501/503

FW minimum GPA: 3; minimum units: 18

Nominated award: No application required. Recipients are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

(A prize may not be awarded to the same student more than once.)

German Language School of Calgary Scholarship

Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts, majoring in German.
 
Academic merit (Fall/Winter minimum GPA and units: 3.2; 24).

Value: $ 1,100

Juergen and Margot Jahn Scholarship

Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty pursuing German language studies who has received top marks in German 331 and 333 as well as either 349 or 353. Preference will be given to students who have completed all four courses.

Fall/Winter minimum GPA and units: 3.2; 24

Apply: by April 1 to SLLLC.  The applicant must supply a personal statement indicating their interest in German and future use of the language.

Value: $ 700

ITALIAN


Fogolâr Furlan di Calgary Scholarship in Italian

There is one award of approximately $1,500 that will be applied directly to tuition. The deadline to apply is June 30 at midnight.

If you have any questions, or for more information, please contact the Calgary Foundation.

 

Irpinia Cultural Society Book Prize

Offered annually to an undergraduate student in any faculty with a major or minor in Italian. Highest standing in any Italian course offered.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 3; 18

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

Italian Embassy Book Prize

Offered annually to an undergraduate student in any faculty. Highest standing in any second year Italian course.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 3; 18

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

Italian Study Abroad Award

Offered annually to continuing undergraduate students pursuing a major or minor in Italian; and to students in any faculty who are completing or have completed at least 2 half course equivalents in Italian. Enrolled in or intending to enroll in an approved course of study in Italy for a minimum of 4 weeks.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 2.6; 24
 
Apply: Send a short resume, a cover letter describing your interest in studying abroad and two letters of recommendation to SLLLC by May 1.

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Donor: Calgary Italian Community

Value: $ 1,600

Study in Bologna Scholarship

Applicants will be enrolled in an official UofC exchange program at the University of Bologna, Italy for at least one term.  Based on academic merit. Applicants must supply a personal statement indicating their interest in Italian, any background in the Italian language and plans for future use of the language.

Apply by August 15. Applicants must provide a short resume, a copy of their transcript, a cover letter describing their interest in Italian and future use of the language, and two letters of recommendation.

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Donor: Calgary Italian Sportswomen Dinner Association

Value: $ 500

Swiss Government Book Prize in Italian

Offered annually to the student graduating with the highest standing in a senior Italian literature course taken during the winter term.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 3; 18

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

JAPANESE


Sekiguchi Book Prizes (3)

Offered annually to undergraduate students in any faculty. Highest standing in JPNS 207 and  JPNS 303, JPNS 333.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 3; 18

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

Sekiguchi Prize

Offered annually to undergraduate students in any faculty. Highest standing in JPNS 303.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 3; 18

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

Value: $ 250

LINGUISTICS


The Michael Dobrovolsky Undergraduate Linguistics Award

This is a $ 400 award offered annually to a continuing University of Calgary
full-time student, majoring in Linguistics or Linguistics and Language.  The award is based on academic merit and extra-curricular activities. To qualify for this award a student must:

  • Be a Linguistics or Linguistics and Language major
  • Have successfully completed the previous Fall and Winter sessions with a minimum of 18 units
  • Be a continuing full-time student in the specified field of study in the upcoming Fall and Winter sessions
  • Carry a minimum GPA of 3.0 over the previous Fall and Winter sessions
  • Be a current member of Verbatim
  • Be involved in extra-curricular activities, especially those related to linguistics, e.g. participation in Verbatim, volunteer work at Children's Hospital

Application
 
Applications must be submitted to SLLLC by May 1. 

Value: $ 400   

SPANISH


Julio Peris Awards for Study in Spain

Offered annually to undergraduate students in any faculty. Pursuing a major or minor in Spanish, or must have a specific academic interest in Spain. Enrolled in an official UCalgary Exchange or Group Study Program in Spain and paying tuition and fees to the University of Calgary. Must be entering or continuing full-time in the specific field of study for the upcoming fall term.

Fall/Winter minimum GPA and units: 2.6; 24

Apply to SLLLC by May 1.

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Donor: Topline Printing

Value:$ 1,350 (x 2)

Spanish Embassy Book Prizes (2)

Offered annually to undergraduate students in any faculty. Outstanding merit in any Spanish course at the 400- or 500-level.

F/W minimum GPA and units: 3; 18

Nominated award: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

OTHER


John E. Oyler Scholarship

Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student majoring in East Asian Language Studies, German, or Russian, based on academic merit

F/W Minimum GPA and units: 3.2; 24

Apply: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

Donor: Members of the former Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies

Field of Studies: East Asian Language Studies, German, or Russian 

Value: Up to $2,200

Languages and Cultures Scholarship

Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty

Academic merit in senior level Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian, Slavic, or Arabic Language and Muslim Culture courses.

Apply: No application required. Eligible students are nominated by their instructors/academic program.

F/W Minimum GPA and units: 3.2; 24

Donor:  Members of the former Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies

Faculty: Any

Field of Studies:Any

Value: Up to $1,200