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Scholarships & Financial Aid

We have a number of merit-based scholarships available to students in Modern Languages.

Each spring, the available scholarships for the following academic year and the award amounts are announced, and students submit applications for specific scholarships during the spring semester. Applications will be available in the main Department of Modern Languages office on the fourth floor of Griffin Hall.

Below is the list of current scholarships along with their particular requirements.

Scholarships for French & Francophone Studies

Alida Poret Undergraduate French Scholarship

To apply you must be a French or French Education major. You must also be a U.S. citizen, a Louisiana resident, and a graduate of a Louisiana high school.

G. Cleveland Poret French Scholarship

To apply you must be classified as a Junior or Senior and a French or French Education major. You must also be a U.S. citizen and a Louisiana resident, preferably of French descent.

P.H. Maraist French Scholarship

To apply you must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior and a French or French Education major. You must also be a U.S. citizen and Louisiana native.

Lucile Mouton French Scholarship

To apply you must be a Junior or Senior French major. You must be a Louisiana resident.

Theriot Memorial French Scholarship for an Incoming Freshman

To apply you must be an incoming French major.

Dewey Balfa Scholarship in Cajun Studies

To apply you must be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student in French and Francophone Studies and working on a project related Cajun culture. To apply, you must present a written dossier.

C. Fuselier Cooper Francophone Studies Scholarship

To apply you must be a graduate student in French and Francophone Studies.

Lafayette Jaycees Francophone Studies Scholarship

To apply you must be a graduate student in French and Francophone Studies.

Joan Cain Francophone Studies Scholarship

To apply you must be a graduate student in French and Francophone Studies, preferably in the PhD program.

Scholarships for Study Abroad

Perrin, Landry, Delauney Scholarship for Study Abroad

To apply you must be an undergraduate and study abroad at l’Université Ste. Anne.

Ella Mae Perrin Scholarship for Study Abroad

To apply you must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior and study at l’Université Ste. Anne.

Lawrence M. Ziegler Scholarship for Study Abroad

To apply you must be a U.S. Citizen and using the funds to take classes at or above 300-level in an overseas program.

German Award

M. Scott Endowed German Award

To apply you must be a full-time student and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 in your German coursework.

Financial Aid

 The Office of Student Financial Aid is committed to removing helping you find the financial aid you need.

Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid.