Modern Languages and Literatures Scholarships

Below is a list of the scholarship opportunities available to Modern Languages and Literatures majors at CSUF. If you have any questions contact Dr. James Hussar.

 

Nancy “Terry” Baden TESOL Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Established by: Professor Emeritus Nancy “Terry” Baden, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, to promote effective preparation of teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) for K–12, Adult, Intensive English Program, Community College, and University settings in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Baden was former chair of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures. She was a beloved professor with a deep understanding of human nature and a strong motivation for humanitarian service. Over her more than 34 years of teaching, Dr. Baden lovingly instructed students in Spanish, Portuguese, and TESOL and had a broad appreciation for cultures of the world. She was also instrumental in the planning and development of the Foreign Language Education Program (FLED), the American Language Program (ALP), the ESL Certificate Program, and the M.S. TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Program on the CSU Fullerton campus.

Open to: Graduate students enrolled in the Cal State Fullerton M.S. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) program

Criteria: 3.2 GPA or higher in the M.S. in TESOL program

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.

An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application. Please respond to the following prompt:

In a statement of no more than 300 words, please explain why you qualify for the Nancy “Terry” Baden TESOL Scholarship based on the description above and how the scholarship would help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Application Deadline: February 22, 2021



The Arana Family Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Established by: The family of CSUF Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages & Literatures, Dr. Oswaldo (Ozzie) Arana, in memoriam

Open to: Undergraduates at CSUF majoring in Spanish.

Criteria: Spanish B.A. students ♦ Special consideration given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, students with demonstrated financial need, first generation students, Spanish majors in their freshman or sophomore years, and senior undergraduate students who are planning to pursue a Masters in Spanish at CSUF.

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.

An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application. Please respond to the following prompt:

In a statement of no more than 300 words, please explain why you qualify for the Arana Scholarship based on the criteria listed above and how the scholarship would help you achieve your academic goals.

Application Deadline: February 22, 2021


The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures Scholarship

Amount: $500

Established by: The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (MLL), CSUF

Open to: Undergraduate students at Cal State Fullerton enrolled in a major, minor, or certificate program within the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

Criteria: Applicants must have declared an MLL major, minor, or certificate as a degree objective (i.e., major in French, Japanese, or Spanish; minor in Chinese, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, or Vietnamese; certificate program in TESOL Undergraduate Certificate or Spanish for Hispanic Media Certificate), and successfully completed at least one upper-division course in the program ♦ Special consideration given to applicants with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.

An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application. Please respond to the following prompt:

In a statement of no more than 300 words, please explain why you qualify for the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures Scholarship based on the criteria listed above and how the scholarship would help you achieve your academic goals.

Funds for this scholarship were provided by the Titan Shops Requisition Rewards Program.

Application Deadline: February 22, 2021



The Lydia Vélez Student of Perseverance Award

Amount: $500

Established by: The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (MLL), CSUF

Open to: Undergraduate and graduate students at Cal State Fullerton enrolled in a major, minor, graduate, or certificate program within the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

Criteria: Applicants must have declared a major, minor, graduate, or certificate program in MLL at the time of application (i.e., major in French, Japanese, or Spanish; minor in Chinese, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, or Vietnamese; certificate program in TESOL Undergraduate Certificate or Spanish for Hispanic Media Certificate; post-bac/graduate program in M.S. in TESOL, certificate in TESOL, or M.A. in Spanish) ♦ Successfully completed at least one upper-division course in the program

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.

An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application. Please respond to the following prompt:

In a statement of no more than 300–500 words, please explain why you qualify for the Lydia Vélez Student of Perseverance Award. The statement should include a description of the challenge(s) you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome the challenge(s). You should also explain how you have used the challenge(s) to improve your own life and how the experience can inspire others.

Funds for this scholarship were provided by the Titan Shops Requisition Rewards Program.

Application Deadline: February 22, 2021

 


 

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