Awards and Scholarships

Our awards and scholarships can help cover the cost of studying abroad. You can apply for multiple scholarships at the same time.

Apply for Scholarships

Application deadline: February 20

InterPro Translation Solutions FLRP Study Abroad Fund

Eligibility requirements:

  • Full-time, degree-seeking student with language major or minor.
  • FLRP resident and active participant for at least one year.
  • Sophomore status (must have completed at least 30 credit hours).
  • Minimum 3.00 overall GPA.
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA in language major or minor.

Please note: Recipients must maintain a full workload while abroad.

Karen Kadens Foreign Language Scholarship and Travel Fund

Eligibility requirements:

  • Language major or minor.
  • Minimum 3.00 overall GPA.
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA in language major or minor.
  • Demonstrated motivation for language learning and academic record.

Michael Morris Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Full-time, degree-seeking student pursuing a language major or graduate certificate.
  • Good academic standing with a minimum 3.00 GPA.
  • Students in the educator licensure program who are enrolled in or have passed ILAS 301 are preferred.

Please note: Recipients must maintain a full class load while abroad.

WLC Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Participant in faculty-led study abroad program to China, France, Germany or Spain.
  • Language majors and minors preferred.

WLC Study Abroad Scholarship for Minors

Eligibility requirements:

  • Undergraduate minoring in Chinese, Japanese or Russian.
  • Minimum 3.00 overall GPA.
  • Must have completed at least one semester at NIU.
  • Students who have never studied abroad are preferred.

Joseph Suhadolc Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Incoming freshman, transfer student or continuing student.
  • German majors or those minoring in Russian or German preferred.
  • Minimum 3.00 overall GPA.
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA in language major or minor.
  • Demonstrated motivation for language learning and academic record.

Contact Us

World Languages and Cultures
Watson Hall 111
815-753-1501
askfl@niu.edu