Foreign Languages Scholarships

The department of Foreign Languages provides a variety of scholarships for current and incoming students who are majoring and/or minoring in a foreign language.

Vance Ross Foreign Languages Current Use Scholarship

The scholarship is to be awarded to incoming freshman at the University of North Alabama. Recipients must have a minimum overall high school GPA of 3.5 and be majoring in a foreign language. Preference shall be given to applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence in a foreign language and financial need based on the current and future need-based guidelines of the University. Selections shall be made by the Office of Admissions in consultation with the Office of Student Financial Aid. Awards shall be made in scholarship amounts based on funds available and number of students selected. The scholarship may be renewable for up to four years of a recipient’s undergraduate education provided the recipient maintains a minimum cumulative UNA GPA of 3.5 and continues to major in a foreign language.  Apply here with Student Financial Aid

Harriet R. King Hufstedler Modern Foreign Language Department Endowed Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established by Harriet Rogers King Hufstedler. Ms. Hufstedler was born June 27, 1912, and with the exception of the World War II years, lived in Florence all of her life. She was the only child of Virginia Irvine Sherrod and Benjamin Armstead Rogers, Jr. Her family was among the earliest settlers and developers of this area in North Alabama. Her father, uncle and grandfather founded Rogers Department Store. Her maternal family was instrumental in the development of the pioneer steamboat lines and railroad connections of the Shoals area. Ms. Hufstedler and her first husband, Madding King, raised their children at Irvine Place where five generations of her family had lived. Irvine Place is now known as Coby Hall, home of the Office of Admissions on the UNA campus. She was always interested in North Alabama’s treasured landmarks, many of which were associated with her Irvine, Foster and Watkins families, namely Courtview, now known as Rogers Hall, Hickory Place, Mapleton and, Irvine Place. Ms. Hufstedler was a graduate of Stuart Hall School in Staunton, Virginia and the Ogontz School in Rydal, Pennsylvania. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Florence, the Alamance Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Hypathian Literary Club, the Maud Lindsay Free Kindergarten Club, Kennedy Douglass Center for the Arts and the Shoals Master Gardners. Awards from this fund shall be used exclusively for scholarships for students in the Department of Foreign Language.  Hufstedler Scholarship Application and Guidelines

Ross Family in Memory of Marcia Ross Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established by Thomas T. Ross to honor the memory of his mother, Marcia Ross. Recipients of this scholarship must be participating in UNA’s Study Abroad Program and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to students who are majoring or minoring in a foreign language. Ross Scholarship Application and Guidelines

UNA Education Abroad Scholarship
UNA students are eligible for up to a $1,600 scholarship towards airfare and/or tuition and fees for a faculty-led trip or semester or year abroad at a partner school.  UNA Education Abroad Scholarship Application.