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The Ernest S. Falbo Modern Foreign Language Prize

Qualifications

  • Ongoing enrollment in a major, minor, or concentration program administered by the MCL Dept.
  • Successful completion of at four or more courses in the same language at the 300- or 400-level in one modern language at Buffalo State
  • General academic excellence
  • Evidence of related extracurricular activity

How to Apply

  • Submit a short letter addressed to Chairperson of the MCL Dept., naming the award(s) applied for, describing academic performance, extracurricular activities, and professional goals
  • Attach a copy of a recent audit sheet printed from degree navigator
  • Request that a faculty member from the MCL Dept. write a note addressed Chairperson in support of the application

Deadline: April 1

  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Amount for Each Award: N/A
  • Selection Committee: Department Chairperson and three department faculty members
  • Selected by: April 15
  • Released: Awarded in April
  • Disbursal: Payment made directly to recipient
  • Stewardship Requirements: Student must forward a thank you letter to the stewardship officer addressed to Mrs. Ruth Falbo

 

The Charles A. Messner Classic Prize

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of at least two (2) courses in Latin, Greek, and/or classical studies at Buffalo State
  • General academic excellence

How to Apply

  • Submit a short letter addressed to Chairperson of the MCL Department naming the award(s) applied for, describing academic performance, extracurricular activities, and professional goals
  • Attach a copy of a recent audit sheet printed from degree navigator
  • Request that a faculty member from the MCL Department write a note addressed to Chairperson in support of the application

Deadline: March 1

  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Amount for Each Award: N/A
  • Selection Committee: Department Chair and three department faculty members
  • Selected By: April 1
  • Released: Spring
  • Disbursal: Payment made directly to recipient
  • Stewardship Requirements: Recipient must forward a thank you letter to the stewardship officer addressed to Mr. Charles A. Messner

The Dr. Éliane McKee French Education Scholarship

Qualifications

  • French language and literature or French education major
  • Undergraduate student
  • Must be a senior or going into his/her senior year
  • Minimum of 3.5 GPA in major
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA overall
  • Only 50 percent of French language coursework may be transfer credits

How to Apply

  • Submit a short letter addressed to the chair of the MCL Department naming the award(s) applied for, describing academic performance, extracurricular activities, and professional goals
  • Attach a copy of a recent audit sheet printed from DegreeWorks
  • Request that a faculty member from the MCL Dept. write a note addressed to the chair in support of the application

Deadline: March 1 (recommended)

Guidelines

  • Recipient will be required to write a letter of acknowledgement to Dr. McKee
  • The scholarship is to be used for the student’s Buffalo State tuition and fees
     
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Amount for Each Award: N/A
  • Selection Committee: Department Chair and the full-time faculty within the French department
  • Selected by: April 1
  • Released: Fall semester following selection
  • Disbursal: Recipients student account to be applied towards cost of attendance
  • Stewardship Requirements: Student must forward a thank you letter to the stewardship officer addressed to Dr. Éliane McKee before scholarship is released

Javier Ortiz-Calderón and Maribel Garrett Award Fund

Qualifications

  • Declared major in Spanish
  • Undergraduate student
  • Senior status
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 in major
  • Must have completed at least 89 credit hours
  • Must serve as a model to other Spanish majors in demonstrating a serious and loving interest, passion, and enthusiasm in Hispanic culture both in and beyond the classroom
  • Preference to students enrolled full-time

Deadline: March 1 (recommended)

  • Number of Awards: 1+
  • Amount of Each Award: Up to $500.00; if more than $500.00 is available then more than 1 award may be made
  • Selection Committee: Spanish faculty will nominate candidates for award; final recipient selected by Mrs. Maribel Garrett-Ortiz or her designee(s)
  • Selected By: April 15
  • Released: Awarded at the MCL Department Awards ceremony
  • Disbursal: Payment made directly to recipient

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Modern and Classical Languages

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