The Richard B. and Constance L. Lewis Educational Scholarship

Applications to the Richard B. and Constance L. Lewis Educational Scholarship

 

The Richard B. and Constance L. Lewis Spanish Education Fund is used primarily to provide financial assistance to students of Spanish, but they may also be used to cover the cost of materials or activities (including the invitation of guest instructors or lecturers) aiming to expand the students’ knowledge and interest in Hispanic subjects.

DEADLINES:

Fall 2016: Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, 3:00PM
Spring 2017: Monday, March 13, 2017, 3:00PM

FUNDING PERIOD:

Jan. 1, 2017-Dec.31 2017

AWARDS FOR STUDENTS:

The Lewis Spanish Education Fund Committee invites full-time students pursuing a graduate degree in Spanish or an undergraduate degree with a declared major or minor in Spanish to submit applications for awards of up to $1000. The awards are intended to assist with educational expenses including, but not limited to: study abroad, tuition and books.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be enrolled as full-time student (at least two courses in the current semester);

  • Be a declared major or minor in Spanish or a Spanish MA student;

  • Be a US citizen.

Preference will be given to students who have NOT previously been awarded the Lewis Spanish Education Fund.

FORMS:

Lewis Educational Fund Scholarship Application (Word) (PDF)  (to fill out online and print out. Application packet requires one original and two copies

Letter of Recommendation (Word) (PDF) to print out and provide to faculty member providing reference.

In addition, application packet requires an unofficial transcript and an essay. See instructions included on application form.

Awardees will read and sign a Letter of Intent and Agreement Form (Word) (PDF)

Students are required to submit a short report of 250-500 words at the end of their stay (deadline: 1 month after their completion of project) to Mr. Travis Henretty (jthenr02@exchange.louisville.edu, Humanities 332).


AWARDS FOR FACULTY:

The Richard B. and Constance L. Lewis Spanish Education Fund Committee invites faculty of Spanish from the Department of Classical and Modern Languages to submit applications for awards. Only $1,000 will be awarded every year for the whole Spanish section ($500 each semester). The awards are intended to assist with the purchase of materials for use in the classroom or study areas that will assist in expanding the students' knowledge and interest in Hispanic subjects, or to underwrite the cost of guest instructors or lecturers brought to campus for the purpose of promoting a better understanding of Hispanic culture, politics and/or business. The funding period is January 1-December 31, 2017.


Forms:

Lewis Educational Fund Application for faculty (Word) (PDF) (to fill out online and print out. Application packet requires 1 original and 2 copies.

Faculty members are required to submit a short report of 250-500 words at the end of their project (deadline: 1 month after completion) to Mr. Travis Henretty (jthenr02@exchange.louisville.edu, Humanities 332).

MORE INFORMATION

Please address additional questions and all forms and supporting materials to:

Lewis Educational Award (CML) Committee

Dept. of Classical & Modern Languages

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292

Bingham Humanities Bldg. 332

Attn: Mr. Travis Henretty, jthenr02@exchange.louisville.edu



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