Scholarships and Awards

Algerian Girl in native dress Algerian Girl in native dress
 Algerian Rug Trader  Algerian Rug Trader
 coffee and croissant presented on tray  coffee and croissant presented on tray
 coffee presented on an antique tray  coffee presented on an antique tray
 Mosaic of five Cameroon men  Mosaic of five Cameroon men
Chateau de missery Burgundy Chateau de missery Burgundy
 Conductor Laura Jackson  Conductor Laura Jackson
 Eiffel Tower at sunset  Eiffel Tower at sunset
 French flag fluttering in breeze  French flag fluttering in breeze
 Loire Valley castle at twilight  Loire Valley castle at twilight
 closeup of Monet's water lilies painting  closeup of Monet's water lilies painting
inside of Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral inside of Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral
 Museo del louvre  Museo del louvre
 Men at Abuja carnival in Niger  Men at Abuja carnival in Niger
Pont des arts in Paris Pont des arts in Paris
Passage du grand cerf Passage du grand cerf
 Quebec City Cityscape  Quebec City Cityscape
 Seine River in Paris  Seine River in Paris
 Toronto Cityscape at Night  Toronto Cityscape at Night
Plate of Cheese with Wine Plate of Cheese with Wine
Boats docked at a village in Sicily Boats docked at a village in Sicily
 caprese salad  caprese salad
 Astronomical Clock  Astronomical Clock
DaVinci Manuscript fragment DaVinci Manuscript fragment
italian flag italian flag
 Florence cityscape at sunset  Florence cityscape at sunset
 Galileo Receipt fragment  Galileo Receipt fragment
 Gradara castle  Gradara castle
 Village in the Italian Alps  Village in the Italian Alps
 Milan Cathedral  Milan Cathedral
Closeup of the Mona Lisa Closeup of the Mona Lisa
Pizza Margherita Pizza Margherita
Rizzardi winery Rizzardi winery
Rome Panorama at sunset Rome Panorama at sunset
Rome Trevi fountain Rome Trevi fountain
 Turin Ballet man jumping as another man attacks  Turin Ballet man jumping as another man attacks
 Urbino CItyscape  Urbino CItyscape
 Vatican St. Peter's Square  Vatican St. Peter's Square
Venice gondolas Venice gondolas
 Venice canals  Venice canals

The Department of French and Italian offers a number of awards and prizes for talented students. Contact the Chief Departmental Advisor, Dr. Mark McKinney, for any questions or to apply to French scholarships and awards. Contact Dr. Andrea Righi for for any questions or to apply to Italian scholarships and awards

Amira Akrabawi Giesecke Scholarship

Awarded to a student enrolled in the Summer Language Institute in Italy workshop.

Edgar Ewing Brandon Prize

Awarded to a senior French major.

Naomi Miller Cox French Prize

Awarded to undergraduate French majors on the basis of academic merit.

Cynthia Robinson First Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate French major on the basis of academic merit.

William Marion Miller French Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate students taking French courses.

Joseph A. Russo Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate Italian Studies major to provide financial assistance to attend the Summer Language Institute in Italy workshop.

L. H. Skinner Award in French

Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior who has at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and is enrolled in the introductory course in French literature (FRE 301). Selection of the recipient shall be based upon the results of written exams and reports submitted by students as part of the course.