Department of Languages and Linguistics

2013-14 Scholarship Information

 

Department of Languages and Linguistics Scholarship ($500)

The Department of Languages and Linguistics awards a partial scholarship to students with a major or minor  in Languages or Linguistics.

 

Criteria for Application:

·        Must be a Junior or Senior with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better with a major or minor in the Department of Languages and Linguistics

                                                

Application procedure:

·        A one-page single-spaced letter stating why you should be considered and for which scholarship you are applying.

·        Written letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor in the Department of Languages and Linguistics

 

Carl A. Tyre Memorial Spanish and Literature Award ($500)

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Carl A. Tyre, an eminent scholar and language professor. He was Head of the Department of Foreign Languages at NMSU from 1935 to 1958, and member of the faculty until 1965. In his honor, his wife, Mrs. Carl A. Tyre and friends established the award for the best all-around Spanish in his/her Senior year.

 

Criteria for Application:

·        Must be a graduating Senior by May 2015, meaning you will be a senior at the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester.

·        Majoring in Spanish

 

Application procedure:

·        A one-page single-spaced letter stating why you should be considered and for which scholarship you are applying for.

       

 

Fabián and Virginia Samaniego Memorial Endowed Scholarship (One or More Totaling $3500)

 

Criteria for Application:

·        Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

·        Financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Services

·        Applicant must be an undergraduate Hispanic student with a declared major in Spanish

 

Application procedure:

·        A one-page single-spaced letter stating why you should be considered for the Samaniego scholarship.

 

DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS:  DUE IN THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 at 4:30 PM