This scholarship is available from the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) for undergraduates who expect to be future teachers of French. The award helps fund study abroad for one semester or an entire academic year on a program approved by their University. For further information about eligibility, deadlines, and the application form, go to http://www.frenchteachers.org/hq/scholarshipjensen.htm.
For more information on the Gerin-Lajoie Quebec-US Internship Program, students should contact Prof. Juliette Rogers.
Lisa Mulvey '08, French and International Affairs dual major, will teach English in Rennes, France through the Fulbright program.
Teach English in France!
Every year, the French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services at the French Embassy offer approximately 1,600 teaching assistantship positions in French primary and secondary schools and in the French teachers colleges ("IUFM") in all regions of France and the DOM-TOMs (overseas departments). Each year, the UNH French program sponsors one or more students who have or are about to complete a BA in French for this program. Contact a French advisor for information. Students may also apply to participate through the Fulbright program. Contact Sheila McCurdy, CIE, Hood House about that option.
Franco-American Teacher-in-Training Institute (FATITI) at the University of Akron offers pre-service teachers the opportunity to teach in France. Please visit their website for more information.
Phi Beta Kappa Fellowships
Two fellowships are awarded annually by Phi Beta Kappa that provide significant financial support for continued study in French language and literature.
The Walter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture funds at least six months of study in France and carries a minimum stipend of $10,000. Candidates must have earned a B.A. degree with a French major and a minimum 3.0 cum gpa.
The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is awarded in alternate years in the fields of Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of the French language or literature (or Greek, in alternating years). It carries a stipend of $20,000. Candidates for the Sibley award must be unmarried women aged 25 to 35 and have earned a Ph.D. or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation.
NSEP David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships
Sponsored by the Institute of International Education, these fellowships provide support to enable U.S. graduate students to pursue specialization in area and language study or to add an international dimension to their education. Application deadline: January 28, 2010.
French speakers needed in the Peace Corps.
Master of Arts in Literary Translation: French to English at NYU
Looking for a future path? Love languages and books? Why not translate them? NYU's new M.A. Program based in New York City, with a component in Paris, will give you an intensive training in literary translation from French to English. The Master of Arts Degree in Literary Translation: French to English is a one-year program focusing on providing students with the skills to translate from French to English at a professional level. Application Deadline: April 15th. For more information, visit www.french.as.nyu.edu/page/explore.