SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FOR WHICH AN APPLICATION IS NECESSARY

 

José A. Balseiro Hispanic Scholarship Spanish or Portuguese

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FOR WHICH NO APPLICATION IS POSSIBLE
(Awarded by nomination only)

Abla Khalil Arabic Studies Award Arabic
Ann Colbert Memorial Award French
John and Melanie Rohrer German Scholarship German
Machler German Language Scholarship German
Outstanding Graduating Senior in French French
Outstanding Graduating Senior in Italian Italian
Outstanding Graduating Senior in Modern Languages & Literatures Any Student
The Santiago Achugar Díaz Outstanding Student in Spanish Spanish

The Abla Khalil Studies Award

The Abla Khalil Studies Award is a book award that is presented each year to an outstanding student in the Arabic Program.


The Ann Colbert Memorial Award

The Ann Colbert Memorial Award is a book award that is presented each year to an outstanding senior who is majoring in French at the University of Miami. Established by the friends of Professor Ann Colbert, the award is a memorial for a departmental member whose standards of excellence were an inspiration to her students and colleagues. The award is presented to the student at the annual Honor’s Day Convocation, and the recipient’s name appears on a plaque in the Merrick Building and in the Spring Semester’s graduation program.


The John and Melanie Rohrer German Student Scholarship

The John and Melanie Rohrer German Student Scholarship is a cash award presented each year to the graduating senior with the highest average in a German major or minor. The amount of the award is $750.00 and is awarded in the Fall and Spring semesters. The Rohrer, named in memory of the parents of our former Chair, Dr. Melanie Rosborough, is one of the oldest such awards established at the University of Miami.


José A. Balseiro Hispanic Literature Student Scholarship

The José A. Balseiro Hispanic Literature Student Scholarship, a cash award for $500.00, is presented to a junior or senior in a 300-level (or higher) Spanish or Portuguese course. The student is required to submit an analytical essay which will then serve as the basis for selection for this award.

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The Machler German Language Scholarship

The Machler German Language Scholarship is a cash award for $200.00 presented each year to a graduating senior who has distinguished him/herself in a course of study in the German language. The Machler is also one of the oldest such awards established at the University of Miami.


Outstanding Graduating Senior in French

This Outstanding Graduating Senior in French Award is a cash prize for the most outstanding senior who is majoring in French at the University of Miami. The award winner has demonstrated excellence in every French class at UM and is a model student and ambassador in French and Francophone Studies.


Outstanding Graduating Senior in Italian

This Outstanding Graduating Senior in Italian Award is a book prize for an outstanding senior minoring in Italian at the University of Miami.  The award winner has demonstrated excellence and commitment in all classes towards the minor in Italian.


Outstanding Graduating Senior in Modern Languages & Literatures

The Outstanding Graduating Senior Award  is a cash award presented to the most outstanding senior majoring in French, German, or Spanish at the University of Miami.  The award winner has demonstrated superior achievement, commitment and leadership in the pursuit of multilingualism and global citizenship in all courses taken at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. The awardee’s name is announced at the Honor’s Day Convocation.


The Santiago Achugar Díaz Outstanding Student in Spanish

The Santiago Achugar Díaz Outstanding Student in Spanish is given to an outstanding graduating senior who is majoring Spanish at the University of Miami and who has shown full commitment to the study and promotion of Spanish as a global language.  This award was established in 2017 in memory of Santiago Achugar, the son of prominent faculty member Professor Hugo Achugar who taught at MLL for many years.


AY2017-18 Award and Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Name Recipient
The Abla Khalil Arabic Studies Award Kimberly Dodt
The Ann Colbert Memorial Award Sergio Castro Rachmacy
The John and Melanie Rohrer German Student Scholarship - Fall  
The John and Melanie Rohrer German Student Scholarship - Spring  
The Jóse A. Balseiro Hispanic Literature Scholarship Lily Messmore
The Machler German Language Scholarship  
Outstanding Graduating Senior in French Grace Gordon
Outstanding Graduating Senior in Italian Jessica Vitale
Outstanding Graduating Senior in Modern Languages and Literatures Alexis Musick
The Santiago Achugar Díaz Outstanding Student in Spanish Andrew D. Masciarella