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Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program
Sponsor: Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be current high school students who will be between the ages of 15 and 18 at the beginning of the exchange program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous knowledge of the German language is not required. Selection is based on academic achievement, written and oral communication skills and temperamental suitability for adjusting to different cultures.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 12
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

Dorothy E. Grant Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion
1500 Valley River Drive
Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior of Franklin High School in Portland, Oregon, who will be attending a public or nonprofit college, and have taken three years or more of foreign language courses while maintaining an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Students must also submit an FAFSA form.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships for Regular Program in Greece
Sponsor: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6-8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-5232
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least one to two years of graduate study and must take exams in ancient Greek language, history and either literature or art and archaeology. Students must be able to read French, German, ancient Greek and Latin with an ability to also read modern Greek and Italian considered helpful. Applicants must be graduate students who are preparing for an advanced degree in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or a related field. The fellowships provide study in Athens or Greece for nine months and may not be used for costs at the student's home institution.

Amount: $11,500 plus housing, board and fees
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships/Grants to Study in Scandinavia
Sponsor: American-Scandinavian Foundation
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who has completed their undergraduate education by the start of their project in Scandinavia. Applicant must have a well-defined research or study project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential and should have some ability in the language of the host country. First priority will be given to an applicant who has not previously received an ASF award.

Amount: $5,000-$23,000
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request.

Gonzales Harris Bilingual Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Verdugos
111 East Broadway
Suite 200
Glendale, CA 91205
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate written and verbal fluency in both Spanish and English. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Students must plan on attending an accredited four-year community college/university or career technical school. Applicants must submit an essay explaining the importance of education and how they intend on contributing to their community.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Languages in Teacher Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Student Aid Alberta
P.O. Box 28000 Station Main
Edmonton, AB T5J 4R4
Eligibility: Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Alberta residents who are enrolled full-time in the last two years of a post-secondary Alberta teacher preparation program offered by an Alberta Faculty of Education. Students must intend to be a language teacher in Alberta schools following graduation. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Leif and Inger Sjoberg Award
Sponsor: American-Scandinavian Foundation
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: The award is given to the best English translation of poetry, fiction, drama or literary prose written by a Scandinavian author in Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian or Swedish after 1800. Translations may not previously have been published in the English language.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: There is no application form. Please see website for submission details.

Matinee Voice-over Scholarship
Sponsor: Matinee Multilingual
132-134 Oxford Road
Reading, United Kingdom RG1 7NL
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a 250+ word blog on the importance of being able to communicate in multiple languages for today's multi-national companies and the benefits it can bring to those businesses that make the effort to localize their website content. Winners are selected based on quality of writing, number of blog views and number of retweets with a blog link. Special consideration is given to applicants majoring in English.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Application information available online. Applications are in the form of a blog.

National Latin Exam Scholarship
Sponsor: National Latin Exam
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Eligibility: Applicants must be gold medal winners in Latin III-IV Prose, III-IV Poetry or Latin V-VI on the National Latin Exam. Applicants must be high school seniors who agree to take at least one Latin or classical Greek each semester during their first year of college. A classics in translation course does not count.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are mailed to eligible students. Renewal applications are available online.

Student Translation Award
Sponsor: American Translators Association
225 Reinekers Lane
Suite 590
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students or a group of students attending an accredited U.S. college or university. The project should have post-grant results such as a publication, conference presentation or teaching material. Computer-assisted translations, dissertations and theses are not eligible, and students who are already published translators are not eligible. Translations must be from a foreign language into English. Preference is given to students who have been or are currently enrolled in translator training programs. There is a limit of one entry per student. Applicants should submit entry forms, statements of purpose, letter of recommendation, translation sample with corresponding source-language text, proof of permission to publish from copyright holder and sample outline or other material demonstrating the nature of the work (if the project is not a translation).

Amount: $500 plus $500 for conference
Deadline: June 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.