Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Study Abroad Awards

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers awards to students spending one or two semesters at a university abroad. The awards are given based on the academic excellence.

Study in Germany awards

  • Department of German Scholarship for Study in Germany
    Established by the Department of German and from a bequest from the estate of Murray A. Cowie. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit for study in Germany to students with a major, medial or minor concentration in German, German Studies, or Business German, or a special field concentration in Language and Linguistics with a primary concentration in German, who either will spend the third year of a four-year program at a German-speaking University or will study at a German Language Summer School.

  • The Ernst Loeb Memorial Scholarship in German
    Established by colleagues, students, and friends in memory of Ernst Loeb, much loved and respected professor at Queen's University 1970-1987, this scholarship is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department to a deserving student at the end of his or her second year who will spend the third year of a four-year Bachelor of Arts program with a major or medial concentration in German at a German-speaking university. The award will be made both on the basis of need and overall academic standing in German language and literature and other cognate courses taken at Queen's and is intended to encourage a greater understanding of the German culture to which Professor Ernst Loeb made such an outstanding contribution.

  • The Jean Shields Sanders Scholarship in German
    Established by Mrs. Joan Drabek (Arts 1952) of Vancouver in memory of her mother, Jean Shields Sanders (Arts 1914). Awarded annually at the end of the second year on the recommendation of the Department to an outstanding Canadian student who will spend the third year of a four-year Bachelor of Arts program with a major or medial concentration in German at a German speaking university. All courses necessary for eligibility to spend the third year abroad for credit under departmental and faculty regulations must have been completed. The award will be made on the basis of high overall academic standing in German language and literature and other cognate courses taken at Queen's in both the first and second years and is intended to recognize exceptional promise in the discipline.

Study in Italy award

  • The Spanish & Italian Travel Bursary
    Awarded at the end of second year on the basis of academic achievement to a student who will be studying at a Spanish or Italian-speaking university in third year, or part of that year, and who will be returning to further studies in Spanish or Italian at Queen's University in the following session

Study in a Spanish- speaking country awards

  • The Spanish & Italian Travel Bursary
    Awarded at the end of second year on the basis of academic achievement to a student who will be studying at a Spanish or Italian-speaking university in third year, or part of that year, and who will be returning to further studies in Spanish or Italian at Queen's University in the following session

  • The Garton Memorial Award for Study Abroad
    Awarded to a student in either a minor, medial or major concentration in Spanish, with the highest overall average, who will study abroad and acquire transfer credits in Spanish. One or two awards are to be given, with preference given to study in Latin American and/or Spain

Queen's Exchange Bursary

All students participating in a Queen's formal exchange are eligible for an Exchange Bursary.
All domestic students (Canadian citizens and permanent residents) will be required to apply for government student financial assistance in order to be considered for exchange (or BISC) bursary assistance. Generally a student will be expected to have qualified for at least $5,000 of government student assistance. Queen's students participating in an exchange may also apply for a Queen's General Bursary.

If you wish to be considered for assistance, please submit the Exchange Study Bursary application to the Student Awards Office.