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Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Undergraduate Scholarships

Contact

Traci S. O'Brien

Traci S. O'Brien

Associate Professor

Department Chair

tso0001@auburn.edu

Tuition and Fees

Cost of attendance includes tuition and registration or student services fees and an estimate of average costs for books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. Learn more about estimated tuition and costs at Auburn University Student Financial Services.

 

University Scholarships and Awards

Information regarding the scholarship application process and deadlines is available on the university scholarship page. All students must apply through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM).

 

Departmental Scholarships

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers the following scholarship opportunities:

 

Castanoli Abroad Award

Ten awards in the amount of $1,000 given annually to help foreign language students defray the cost of their participation in Auburn University study abroad programs or in external study abroad programs with a foreign language component. If possible, at least one awardee per language.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a foreign language major (foreign language minors qualify only for those areas without a major: Asian Studies (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean), Classics, Global Cultures, and Italian)
  • Must have sophomore, junior, or senior standing
  • Minimum of 3.5 GPA

Two separate applications are required: AUSOM application and Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures application. Deadlines:

  • Spring semester study abroad: Complete AUSOM and department applications by November 15 (AUSOM by 4:45 pm CST)
  • Summer and fall study abroad: Complete the AUSOM application by 4:45 pm CST on February 1 and the department application by March 1

 

Castanoli Young Scholars in Foreign Language

Two awards in the amount of $2,000 given annually to reward high-achieving freshmen who are enrolled in Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures courses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All foreign language majors and minors qualify; preference will be given to majors if there is a major in that language
  • Must have a freshman standing
  • Minimum of 3.5 GPA

Two separate applications are required. Deadlines:

  • AUSOM application by 4:45 pm CST on December 15
  • Department application by March 1

 

Wiatt Achievement Award

Fifteen awards in the amount of $1,000 given annually to high-achieving students in any foreign language. If possible, at least one awardee per language.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Foreign language majors (foreign language minors qualify only for those areas without a major: Asian Studies (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean), Classics, Global Cultures, and Italian)
  • Must have sophomore, junior, or senior standing
  • Minimum of 3.5 GPA

Two separate applications are required. Deadlines:

  • AUSOM application by 4:45 pm CST on February 1
  • Department application by March 1

 

Thomas Nadar Memorial Endowed Scholarship

One award in the amount of $2,000 (or two awards of $1,000) given to high-achieving student(s) pursuing a German (FLGR) or German-International Trade (FLGT) major.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a FLGR or FLGT major
  • Must have taken at least two semesters of German at Auburn University
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Two separate applications are required.

  • AUSOM application by 4:45 pm CST on February 1
  • Department application by March 1

 

José A. (Pepe) Escarpanter Memorial Endowed Scholarship

One award in the amount of $1,000 per year for four years given annually to reward high-achieving incoming freshmen who will pursue a Spanish (FLSP) or Spanish-International Trade (FLST) degree.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a FLSP or FLST major
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must demonstrate financial need as verified by Office of Financial Services

Students must apply through AUSOM by February 1.  

 

AU College of Liberal Arts Academic Enrichment Scholarship

A competitive scholarship providing up to $3,000 to CLA students who are enrolled in a study abroad program related to their educational and career goals.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have completed at least 30 credit hours at Auburn
  • Have an unadjusted cumulative AU GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be enrolled in classes at Auburn during the term of your study abroad

Complete the online application. Applications are due August 1 for fall semester programs; November 1 for spring semester programs; and April 1 for summer semester programs.

 

 Non-Departmental Scholarships

Contact

Traci S. O'Brien

Traci S. O'Brien

Associate Professor

Department Chair

tso0001@auburn.edu