Please use this link to download the BU Scholarship Application: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Languages and Cultures Freshman Scholarship
For a language major who will be a second semester freshman in the spring semester preceding the award year. Applicants must have taken at least one course above Elementary Two (10.203, 11.203, or 12.203), be enrolled in at least 204 Intermediate Language, have a letter of recommendation from a fall semester instructor, have been in the upper 15% of their high school class, or have a verbal SAT score of at least 525 (if a native speaker of English). If a non-native speaker of English other qualifications will be considered as appropriate. All applicants must also have a cumulative grade point average of not less than 3.0 and a 3.8 grade point average in the fall foreign language course(s) in their major.
A Bloomsburg University Scholarship Application is required. Please submit the application to the chairperson of the Department of Languages and Cultures.
William A. Turnbach Scholarship
One award for either history OR foreign language major (including American Sign Language); junior or senior status in semester of award payment; priority to graduates of Hazleton Area or West Hazleton High Schools or Bishop Hafey High School. If no graduate from these schools qualifies, graduates from Weatherly High School, Freeland Mining & Mechanical Institute, Tamaqua, Marian Catholic, Jim Thorpe, Panther Valley, and Pottsville High Schools, & Nativity BVM will be considered. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the fall BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her. Bloomsburg University Scholarship Application required. Apply through the History Department.
German Leadership Award
German majors in either their junior or senior years may apply for the "German Leadership Award." One faculty member in German, a second faculty member from Bloomsburg University and one alumna/alumnus from the German program selects one applicant each year for the award, based on meritorious contributions in co-curricular activities in German. Co-curricular activities include participation in the German Club, tutoring German, or otherwise contributing to the German program beyond coursework. Students receiving this award will have demonstrated initiative and consistent enthusiasm for co-curricular activities in German.
A short essay must be submitted no longer than one page indicating why they believe they qualify for the award. Students are not
applicable to receive the award more than once.
Bloomsburg University Scholarship Application required. Selection will be made by German faculty and an additional faculty member from BU, an alumnus of BU, preferably from the German program.
Contact: Dr. Luke Springman, Department of Languages and Cultures.
Wilmot and Gloria Creasy Scholarship
Junior of Senior Spanish or Spanish Education major with
a 3.0 overall grade point average. Preference given to
students with at least a 3.5 grade point average in the
Spanish major. Involvement in university and community
activities will be considered. Must agree to attend the
scholarship reception, pending donor availability.
Bloomsburg University Scholarship Application required.
Contact: Dr. Patricia Dorame-Holoviak, Department of Languages and Cultures
Pomfret Study Abroad Scholarship
Given to a student studying abroad during the academic year. Eligible recipient list not provided before November
15 of each year. Therefore, a student could receive the
scholarship after completion of their study abroad (if they
chose to study in the fall semester). Scholarship is
intended to be used for travel costs. Recipient must be a
Languages and Cultures major. Summer study abroad is not
No application necessary.
Selection made by Department of Languages and Cultures
Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh International Education Award (NEW)
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PSECU International Education Awards (NEW)
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