Prizes and Scholarships

The Willis C. and Scott L. Behoteguy Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a major in French and Francophone Studies who has demonstrated high academic achievement and promise. Second preference shall be given to a student majoring in Global and International Studies, with a minor in French and Francophone Studies. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need.

The Frances Guille-Secor Memorial Fund provides scholarship income to a student who has demonstrated high achievement in French and Francophone Studies as well as in other academic work.

The G. Pauline Ihrig Fund awards a scholarship annually to a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in French and Francophone Studies. Recipients also need to demonstrate financial need.

The John W. Olthouse Prize is awarded to the major who has the highest standing in French and Francophone Studies at the end of the senior year.

The Mary Sanborn Allen Prize is awarded to a student majoring in a foreign language who has greatly benefited from study outside the United States.

** Please note: In determining prize recipients, the department considers a number of factors, including not only academic success, but also depth of involvement with our program and curriculum. Preference may be given to students who take more than the minimum number of courses and participate regularly in departmental cultural activities.