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Scholarships

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures offers several scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 for U of M study abroad programs. The list of eligible programs can be found on the Center for Global and Intercultural Studies (CGIS) website.

For up to date information on how COVID is affecting study abroad, please visit CGIS’s COVID website and health and safety page.

Rules for RLL Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Students must be an active student at U of M Ann Arbor
  • Most scholarships are limited to declared majors or minors in a Romance language with some exceptions. See individual award descriptions for more information. 
  • Students must apply within the application periods noted below, students who are already abroad will not be eligible for consideration.
  • Preference is given to students with financial need, however, all students should feel encouraged to apply.

Application Windows:

Fall/Academic year programs: January 1 through the first Friday in February. Scholarship decisions will be sent out by mid-March

Winter term programs: September 27 through mid October. Scholarship decisions will be sent out in November.

Spring/Summer term programs: January 1 through the first Friday in February. Scholarship decisions will be sent out by mid-March.

Please complete the RLL Scholarship Application if you would like to apply for any of the following scholarships.

Questions? Please contact rll.undergrad@umich.edu

Vincenti Study Abroad Scholarship

Vincenti Scholarships are open to declared majors in French, Italian, Romance Languages & Literatures, and Spanish at U-M. These scholarships, up to $2,000, are awarded based on academic achievements, strength of application, and financial need. They are specifically for fall semester, winter semester or academic year U-M study abroad programs, excluding spring and summer programs.

 

Canzano Study Abroad Scholarship

The Canzano Study Abroad Scholarship is open to students studying Italian, Portuguese, and/or Spanish in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This scholarship, up to $1,000, is awarded based on academic achievements, strength of application, and financial need. This scholarship may be used for a spring or summer U-M study abroad program only. Students must be declared as a major or minor in RLL to receive this scholarship, however preference will be given to students planning to study in Spain, Argentina, Portugal, or Italy, as stated in the endowment guidelines.

 

Chiara Maria Levin Study Abroad Scholarship

The Chiara Maria Levin Study Abroad Scholarship for Excellence in the Romance Languages at U-M is open to declared majors and minors in RLL who are planning to study abroad in spring or summer and have been accepted to a U-M study abroad program. This scholarship, up to $500, is awarded based on academic achievements and strength of application. Preference is given to students that have studied more than one language at U-M Ann Arbor.

Ernst Pulgram Italian Study Abroad Scholarship

The Ernst Pulgram Italian Study Abroad Scholarship is open to students studying Italian at U-M and may be used for a fall, winter, spring, or summer term study abroad program, as well as for an academic year. Students do not have to be declared as a major or minor in Italian to receive this scholarship. This scholarship, up to $1,000, is awarded based on academic achievements and strength of application.

 

Vincenti Summer Study Abroad Scholarship

The Vincenti Scholarship is open to declared majors in French, Italian, Romance Languages & Literatures, and Spanish at U-M. The scholarship is specifically for spring or summer U-M study abroad programs. This scholarship, up to $2,000, is awarded based on academic achievements, strength of application, and financial need.

Beverly Sherman Nash Study Abroad Scholarship

The Beverly Sherman Nash Study Abroad Scholarship is open to students studying French in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  This scholarship, up to $1500, is awarded based on academic achievements and strength of application.  This scholarship may be used for a spring or summer U-M term study abroad program in France.

Lucille Bryant Wilson Study Abroad Scholarship

The Lucille Bryant Wilson Study Abroad Scholarship is open to declared majors and minors in Portuguese, French, Italian, Romance Languages & Literatures, and Spanish who are studying abroad in spring or summer. This scholarship, up to $1500, may only be used for a U-M study abroad program.

 

Suzanne Karpus Study Abroad Scholarship

The Suzanne Karpus Study Abroad Scholarship is open to students studying Spanish at U-M and may be used for a spring or summer term study abroad program.Students must be declared as a major or minor in Spanish to receive this scholarship. This scholarship, up to $1500, is awarded based on academic achievements, strength of application, and financial need.

Other Resources on campus for study abroad