All applications, recommendations, and ancillary materials must be submitted to Mary Mezzano, via e-mail, on or before Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:00 PM.  Click on the links below to view a description of each award.  All award recipients will be announced on this website, and they will be contacted individually by e-mail about their award.  Because of the high volume of applications, unfortunately we will be unable to contact students who did not receive an award.

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)

Rohrer German Scholarship German
Machler German Scholarship German
Tremaine Spanish Scholarship Spanish
Ann Colbert Memorial Award French
Outstanding Senior Award Any Student
David John Ruggiero Scholarship Italian

José A. Balseiro Hispanic Literature Student Scholarship

The Balseiro, 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 John and Melanie Rohrer German Student Scholarship

This cash award is 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.

The Machler German Language Scholarship

This cash award for $200.00 is 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.

The L. J. Tremaine Spanish 214 Scholarship

The Tremaine Scholarship is a cash award presented at the end of each semester to the outstanding student in the SPA 214 class or classes. The determination of that student is made each semester by the professor or professors who have actually taught the course.

The Ann Colbert Memorial Award

The Colbert is a book award that is presented each year to the 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.

Outstanding Senior Award

The Outstanding Senior Award  is a book award presented to the outstanding graduating senior with a major in one or more Modern languages. The recipient’s name is announced at the Honor’s Day Convocation.

David John Ruggiero Scholarship

This cash award for $500.00 is presented each year to a senior who has distinguished him/herself in a course of study in Italian. This award is named in memory of David John Ruggiero, brother to Dr. Guido Ruggiero (History) and brother-in-law to Dr. Laura Giannetti (Modern Languages & Literatures-Italian). If the recipient is a graduating senior his/her name is listed in the spring graduation program of the University every year.

MLL UNDERGRADUATE AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR AY 2012-2013

 

Graduating in May 2013 with Departmental Honors in Spanish:

Isabela Montalvo

 

Scholarship Name Recipient
Outstanding Senior in Modern Languages and Literatures Laura Chaviano Chong
Ann Colbert Memorial Award in French Sharon Frajlich
Pi Delta Phi Honoree (French Honor Society) Cristina Londono
Sigma Delta Pi Honoree (Spanish Honor Society) Michael Kaplan
The David John Ruggiero Scholarship for Senior in Italian Josue Abinadi Arevalo
The John and Melanie Rohrer German Student Scholarship, Fall Alejandro Rodriguez
The John and Melanie Rohrer German Student Scholarship, Spring David Bonnewell
The José Balseiro Hispanic Literature Student Scholarship

Sergio Giro

The Machler German Language Scholarship Andrew Corbett
The L. J. Tremaine Spanish 214 Scholarship for Fall

Christina C. Gillam

The L. J. Tremaine Spanish 214 Scholarship for Spring Laura Frizzell
The Abla Khalil Arabic Studies Award Ronald Porcelli