John K. Knowles Foreign Study
2014 application period for students planning to study
abroad/who have studied abroad
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Application (Word Doc)
The John K. Knowles Foreign Study Scholarship was
established by Dr. John Knowles (SU Spanish faculty
1971-1997) in order to expand study abroad opportunities
for students studying a foreign language at SU. In
order to apply, students must be at the sophomore rank
or above, be a foreign language major
or minor at SU, and submit an application which describes their
personal and academic goals and how these will be met by
a study abroad experience. An unofficial transcript
must accompany the completed application.
Scholarship recipients are encouraged to keep the
Knowles fund alive by donating to the Knowles
Scholarship Fund through the University Foundation in
Students are expected to
participate in Departmental activities that promote
study abroad upon their return to campus.
The number of
scholarships varies, depending on the availability of
funds. Awards in the past have usually ranged from $200
The Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural
Studies is now accepting Knowles scholarship
applications for Winter 2014, Spring
2014, Summer 2014, and Fall 2014.
are due Friday, April 19th.