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Global Languages and Cultures


Through the generous support of friends of the department who share our passion for learning another language and recognize the importance of studying abroad, we are fortunate to offer three scholarships to help defray the costs for students seeking to use their second language skills through a study abroad immersion experience. Each scholarship has specific requirements, and you should make note of the application deadlines.

Assistance Fund for Students of German
For summer or semester study abroad

The Assistance Fund for Students of German helps students defray the cost of studying German with an accredited program in a German-speaking country and was established by Dr. Elke and Prof. Edward Hatch.

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Bro. Paul Bredestege, S.M. Endowment for the Study of Spanish Abroad
For summer study abroad only

The endowment was established to provide assistance to students of Spanish who will take courses for Spanish credit through a summer study abroad program in a Spanish-speaking country.  The Bredestege Family, in honor of Bro. Paul Bredestege, S.M., created the endowment.

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Robert C. Conard Scholarship for Study Abroad
Applicants need to have declared a language minor or major. The award is for a semester or more study abroad

The scholarship is open to language majors and minors who plan to study abroad for one or more semesters (including summer, approximately eight to 12 weeks) at a university or institution of higher learning in a non-English speaking country. The language of instruction cannot be English. The scholarship is in recognition of Dr. Robert Conard, Professor Emeritus of German, and is sponsored by Mrs. Janet Graul and her husband, the late Dr. Thomas G. Graul.

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Department of Global Languages and Cultures

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1539