Scholarships and Awards

Katie Fowler-Cordova with her Fall Semester Class Katie Fowler-Cordova with her Fall Semester Class
 Argentina Soccer Players  Argentina Soccer Players
The Guggenheim in Bilbao The Guggenheim in Bilbao
 Brazil Carnival Performer  Brazil Carnival Performer
 Brazil - Rio from the sky  Brazil - Rio from the sky
 Day of the Dead skull and flowers  Day of the Dead skull and flowers
 Student at Gijon Sign  Student at Gijon Sign
Spanish faculty at the UN Spanish faculty at the UN
 Spanish Faculty with Columbian Friends  Spanish Faculty with Columbian Friends
 Honduras Macaw and Mayan Ruins  Honduras Macaw and Mayan Ruins
 Incan carving  Incan carving
 Machu Picchu  Machu Picchu
 Madrid Cityscape  Madrid Cityscape
Mexico City Cityscape Mexico City Cityscape
 Nicaragua - Granada  Nicaragua - Granada
 Portugal - Belam Tower  Portugal - Belam Tower
Portuguese Tiles for sale in a Market Portuguese Tiles for sale in a Market
 Spanish Students in Culinary School  Spanish Students in Culinary School
 Spanish professor in language lab  Spanish professor in language lab
 Student in Gijon  Student in Gijon
Student in Seville Student in Seville
 Unidiversity Dancers  Unidiversity Dancers
 Wares for sale at Unidiversity  Wares for sale at Unidiversity
 Unidiversity Cultural Parade  Unidiversity Cultural Parade
 Professor giving orientation for the Camino de Santiago  Professor giving orientation for the Camino de Santiago
  Professor giving orientation for the Camino de Santiago   Professor giving orientation for the Camino de Santiago
 Imix Hernandez de la Rosa as a skeleton for Dat of the Dead celebration  Imix Hernandez de la Rosa as a skeleton for Dat of the Dead celebration
 Jose Vilches Aguado and Imix Hernandez de la Rosa  Jose Vilches Aguado and Imix Hernandez de la Rosa
 Jose Vilches Aguado teaches about the Day of the Dead  Jose Vilches Aguado teaches about the Day of the Dead
Study abroad students pose in shrubbery Study abroad students pose in shrubbery
Group photo of study abroad students with Miami flag Group photo of study abroad students with Miami flag
 study abroad student with children  study abroad student with children
 six study abroad students in a raft on a river  six study abroad students in a raft on a river
 Study abroad students in front of Spanish ruins  Study abroad students in front of Spanish ruins
 Group photo of study abroad students  Group photo of study abroad students
Group of study abroad students Group of study abroad students
 Jose Dominguez videotaping study abroad students  Jose Dominguez videotaping study abroad students
 Study abroad students hiking in Northern Spain  Study abroad students hiking in Northern Spain
 study abroad students interacting with local guide  study abroad students interacting with local guide
 study abroad group with Miami flag  study abroad group with Miami flag
 Student in front of Gijon city sign  Student in front of Gijon city sign
 Group of study abroad students pose for a picture  Group of study abroad students pose for a picture
  Group of study abroad students pose for a picture   Group of study abroad students pose for a picture
  Group of study abroad students pose for a picture   Group of study abroad students pose for a picture

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is pleased to announce the following awards and scholarships:

 

Study Abroad Scholarship for Spanish Minors

This scholarships is awarded on the basis of academic achievement and need to Spanish minors. Criteria for application submission:

  1. An essay in Spanish is required outlining the applicant's reasons for studying abroad.
  2. One recommendation from a faculty member in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese or related area.
  3. Participation in a MU faculty-led study abroad workshop from our department.
  4. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish courses
  5. Click here to apply for this scholarship.
  6. Application deadline is TO BE ANNOUNCED.

The Glenn Barr Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement and need to Spanish majors of junior or senior class standing. Criteria for appilcation submission:

  1. A personal essay in Spanish is required outlining the applicant's academic achievement and academic success and why you should be given this award.
  2. Two letters of recommendation, one of which must come from a faculty member in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  3. Click here to apply for this scholarship.
  4. Application deadline isTO BE ANNOUNCED.

The Willis Knapp Jones Award

These awards are to be used by students majoring in Spanish who will be studying abroad during the next academic year or semester, or during the summer session. Criteria for appilcation submission:

  1. A personal essay in Spanish is required stating the applicant's objectives and expectations for study in Spain or Latin America. 
  2. Two letters of recommendation, one of which must come from a faculty member in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  3. Click here to apply for this scholarship.
  4. Application deadline is TO BE ANNOUNCED.

The Timothy J. Rogers Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student of sophomore, junior, or senior class standing on the basis of academic merit. Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited academic program in Spain during the semester(s) he/she receives the scholarship. Criteria for appilcation submission:

  1. Applicants must be officially enrolled as a major in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
  2. Applicants must have taken courses in Spanish at the 300 level or above.
  3. A personal essay in Spanish is required stating the applicant's objectives and expectations for study in Spain.
  4. Two letters of recommendation, one of which must come from a faculty member in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  5. Click here to apply for this scholarship.
  6. Application deadline is TO BE ANNOUNCED..

The Irvin Essay Awards

Awarded to the best essay submitted by an undergraduate student. Undergraduate essays should be 3-5 pages written in Spanish on any aspect of Hispanic culture (personal experience, literature, linguistics).  

The author's name must not be printed on the essay pages.  Your identification will be verified with your electronic application.