Burke Prize in Language and Literature

Endowed by Inez Nelbach in 1990 in honor of James B. Burke, trustee emeritus of the university. Awarded annually to a graduating senior who has majored with distinction in language or literature and who has also demonstrated a high level of competence in classical studies.

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards

The Fulbright Commission and the International Agency of the French Ministry of Education, the Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques (CIEP), offer up to 10 awards for Fulbright English Teaching Assistants to France.  These 10 Fulbright ETA awards are part of the general French Government English Teaching Assistantship program, and are enhanced with an additional monthly stipend, a housing allowance where applicable, Fulbright enrichment programs, and guidance. Eligibility requirements include being a U.S. resident in good physical health with bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and having written and oral proficiency in the host country’s language. Learn more.

Kathryn Stanley Scholars Program

The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize academic excellence in the study of French at Drew, and to give a deserving Drew student the possibility of spending a semester at a university in France or a deserving French student to spend a semester at Drew University. Awards will vary from student to student and from year to year but may include: partial to full tuition payment, additional funds for related expenses. Read additional information and view or download the application form.

Kristine Aurbakken Award

Endowed in 2006 by Else M. Adjali, John L. Aurbakken, Madani A. Adjali, and friends of long-time Drew professor Kristine Aurbakken, in memory of her inspired teaching. Awarded to students majoring or minoring in French with interest or specialization in North African literature, preferably Algerian, or other African literature in French, and demonstrating financial need. This scholarship replaces general scholarship funding and does not increase the recipient’s overall scholarship and/or financial aid award.

National French Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi

Pi Delta Phi offers scholarships for summer study abroad that recognize superior achievement in the study of the French language. The annual awards are designed to enable undergraduate regular members of an active chapter to continue their studies of the French language and the literatures and cultures of the French-speaking world. Award recipients are expected to take courses conducted in French and for credit. Learn more about these scholarships—The Joseph W. Yedlicka Awards and The Mary E. Gutermuth Award.

Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF)

The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is a joint initiative of the French Ministry of Education, the Centre international d’études pédagogiques (CIEP) and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. The program’s goal is to strengthen English-language instruction in French schools by establishing a native speaker presence, while also providing American Francophiles with excellent teaching experience and first-hand knowledge of French language and culture. Assistants, who are required to have completed at least 3 years of post-secondary education, teach English for 12 hours per week in up to 3 schools. In addition to this 7-month contract, assistants receive monthly stipends and health insurance. Learn more about this program.