French Scholarship

French Scholarship

"A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language and for language."
- Gaston Bachelard, French Philosopher

Amount: $1000 - $5000 Per Year

Eligibility: High School Seniors and Transfer Students

Application available: August 1st
Deadline to apply: January 15th
Deadline to interview on campus: February 1st

The French Scholarship competition consists of a written exam and an oral interview. Both must take place during an official on-campus visit. Students enrolled in their third year of high school French or those who have completed the equivalent level of study may apply. The scholarship is not awarded to native speakers of French.

To Apply for the French Department Scholarship, you must:
    1. Apply for admission to University of Dallas.
    2. Complete the French Departmental Scholarship Application and submit two weeks prior to your campus visit and interview. Email any supplemental material to aemartinez@udallas.edu or mail to the following address:

      University of Dallas
      Office of Undergraduate Admission
      French Department Scholarship
      1845 E Northgate Drive
      Irving, TX 75062

    3. Submit a letter of recommendation from your high school or college French teacher.
    4. Schedule an on-campus interview with the French Department by registering for Odyssey Day or a personalized visit to the University of Dallas.  
Renewability Criteria:

The French Department Scholarship is renewable annually for four consecutive school years, dependent upon the student's academic performance and the criteria stated below:

  1. Fulfill general scholarship renewal criteria.
  2. Declare and complete a concentration in French.
  3. Help organize at least one extracurricular activity per semester that is of interest to students of French.
Click here for more information about the French Department at University of Dallas.

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