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New Scholarship from the University of Tours

Starting Fall 2018, the International Relations Office of the University of Tours in France has very generously offered a scholarship of 500 euros per month to a MSU student who plans to study for a semester in Tours. This scholarship is a reflection of MSU’s long-standing relationship with the University of Tours and it aims to promote international understanding between our two countries.

New RCS Study Abroad Scholarships

Starting 2018, and thanks to a new endowment from an anonymous donor, the Department of Romance and Classical Studies in the College of Arts & Letters offers Scholarships for Romance and Classical Languages.  
The department faculty selects undergraduate and graduate scholarship recipients to attend eligible study abroad programs. Undergraduate recipients must be enrolled in one of the following: majors in Spanish and/or French, outstanding minors in Portuguese, or Italian, or Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies, and shall be recommended by the faculty of the language program. Graduate recipients are making outstanding progress towards their degrees, must be enrolled at least part time in one of the French or Spanish graduate programs, have a cumulative GPA of 3.5, and/or be making significant contributions to the department's programs. 
The number of awards made in a given year and the amount of the awards will be based upon available Expendable Amounts in that year. 
For more information, contact the department Chairperson or Associate Chair. 
The undergraduate recipients of the awards are as follows: 

SUMMER Study Abroad programs - Scholarships for students enrolled in Spanish or French summer programs sponsored by the Department of Romance and Classical Studies. Recipients US18 Study Abroad programs in Tours, France,  Valencia and Santander, Spain and Quito, Ecuador. 

1. Harris, Kellen  (TOURS, FRANCE) 
2. Klaviter, David (TOURS, FRANCE) 
3. Irwin, Allison (SPAIN) 
4. Tindall, Keith (SPAIN) 
5. White, Matthew (SPAIN) 
6. Netemeyer, Claire (SPAIN) 
7. Hill, Zachary (Quito, Ecuador)

SEMESTER-LONG Study Abroad programs-Scholarships for students enrolled in Spanish or French semester-long programs sponsored by the Department of Romance and Classical Studies or MSU study abroad programs with a significant language component.Recipients: 2018/19 Semester/Academic Year programs. 

1. Velazcoduran, Luis  (AY-Valencia SPN Primary) 
2. Hallem, Sidney (FS-Valencia SPN primary) 
3. Placko, Megan (SS18 Quito-SPN Primary) 
4. Williams, Iyana (AY17-18 Valencia – SPN Primary) 
5. Chapin, Holly (SS18 Quito-SPN Primary) 
6. Yumping, Isabelle (SS18 Valencia - SPN Primary)

FLORENCE Study Abroad program - Italian Minors

1. Cannarile, Kenzie
2. Koepele, Grace
3. Li, Zhouting 
4. Loch, Elissa 
5. Markaj, Elizabetta 
6. Prosi, Michael


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