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Undergraduate Scholarships

The application process for 2018-2019 scholarships and fellowships has closed.
Please check back in December 2018 for the 2019-2020 application.

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The Department of German and Scandinavian awards multiple scholarships and fellowships.

Scandinavian Scholarship: 

The application deadline for the Anderson Scandinavian Studies scholarship is April 9, 2018. Please apply by filling out the online application: CLICK HERE

German Scholarships:

To be considered for one of our German merit and/or need-based scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year, apply by March 23rd, 2018, at 4:00pm. Fill out this form (CLICK HERE) and bring a hard copy to Professor Sonja Boos at the main German & Scandinavian Office (202 Friendly Hall). For need-based scholarships, you must have an up-to-date FAFSA on file at the UO Financial Aid Office.

  • The Plant German Undergraduate Scholarship I is awarded to one or more undergraduate students who are majoring in German. Recipients will be selected by a committee based on academic merit and financial need.
  • The Plant German Undergraduate Scholarship II honors especially committed and dedicated student-scholars. It may be awarded for up to three years to a well deserving student scholar. Students with a German Major should apply as freshmen or beginning sophomores to receive a $1000 scholarship for every year in the department, up to $3000. Recipients will be selected by a departmental committee based on academic merit.
  • Philip and Teresa Hansen Germanic Languages and Literature Scholarship is awarded annually to one or more undergraduate students.
  • Herbert Merker Scholarship in German and Scandinavian is annually awarded to one or more undergraduate majors in the Department of German and Scandinavian. Criteria include overall quality of academic work, a demonstrated commitment to learning, and financial need. Recipients are selected by a departmental faculty committee.
  • The Beth Maveety Study Abroad Scholarship is an annual award for outstanding students majoring in German at the University of Oregon, preferably those intending to teach German, to study abroad in Germany.
  • Leona M. Kail Scholarship: One or two scholarships will be awarded to continuing students majoring in German, German Studies, or Scandinavian and with junior or senior standing. Offered every other year. Outstanding academic work and financial need will be considered.

In addition to the departmental application, the Plant II and the Kail scholarships require the documents listed below. Please feel free to contact our undergraduate advisor, Sonja Boos, if you’d like to be considered for these scholarships. 

  1. a statement about your goals for studying German (or Scandinavian) literature and culture and how this relates to your plans for the future (maximum of two pages)
  2. two letters of recommendation from faculty (recommendation forms are attached to the application form at the link below)
  3. a current unofficial transcript (minimum requirement: 3.75 GPA in German, German Studies, or Scandinavian and 3.50 overall)
  4. a resume

Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients

The Anderson Scandinavian Studies Award – Jessica Carlisle
The Anderson Scandinavian Studies Award – Thomas Gariepy
The Anderson Scandinavian Studies Award – Everett Christensen
The Anderson Scandinavian Studies Award – Jeremiah Young

The Philip & Teresa Hansen Scholarship – Lila Walsh
The Philip & Teresa Hansen Scholarship – Madolyn Miller
The Philip & Teresa Hansen Scholarship – Amber Wroten
The Philip & Teresa Hansen Scholarship – Wyatt Gregory

The Beth Maveety Study Abroad Scholarship – Chris Kircher
The Beth Maveety Study Abroad Scholarship – Jeremiah Young

The Herbert Merker Undergraduate Scholarship – Lily Gordon
The Herbert Merker Undergraduate Scholarship – Paula LaMagna
The Herbert Merker Undergraduate Scholarship – Tabitha Costigan

The Helmut Plant German Scholarship – Samantha Lazarescu
The Helmut Plant German Scholarship – Brielle Waff

A very special thank you to our generous donors for these scholarships, and for all you do for our programs!

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for the following scholarships and fellowships for 2018-2019:

Mildred Braaten Archibald Scholarship Fund in Science and Mathematics
Mary Chambers Brockelbank Endowed Assistance Fund
Hazel Leonard Buck Scholarship
College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship
Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship
Henry V. Howe Scholarship
Hildegard Kurz Foreign Language Scholarship
Everett D. Monte Scholarship
Clayton and Sheryl Steinke General Social Sciences Scholarship
Susan A. Winn Memorial Scholarship

Please visit http://cas.uoregon.edu/cas-scholarships/ for more information on each scholarship’s criteria, average award amounts, and a link to the online application materials. The application deadline is Monday, February 26, 2018.

Affiliate Scholarships

  • The German Chancellor Fellowship of the Humboldt Foundation is targeted at university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Brazil and India who have an international outlook and initial leadership experience. More Info
  • The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) promotes international academic relations and cooperation by offering mobility programs primarily for students and faculty, but also for administrators and others in the higher education realm. More Info
  • The Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for its undergraduate FU-BEST program. More Info
  • The German Bundestag, the German Parliament, offers young people the opportunity to get to know the German parliamentary system and political decision-making processes and to gain practical experience of parliamentary work during a 15-week work placement with a Member of the Bundestag.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences offers a number of fellowships to continuing students. More Info
  • The Center for the Study of Women in Society offers several grants and fellowships. More Info

 

 



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