Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Jensen Fellowship for French Language

The Phi Beta Kappa Society is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Walter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture. The Fellowship, which includes a stipend of at least $13,000 plus round-trip airfare, is available to support six months of continuous study and residency in France in the interests of providing scholars and educators a thorough and accurate understanding of French language, literature, and culture. The scholarship is ideal for recent graduates of French and/or Education programs, especially those committed to teaching French at the secondary level or above.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens under the age of 40 who can demonstrate their career does or will involve active use of the French language. They must have earned a B.A. from an accredited four-year institution, and a 3.0 minimum GPA in French language and literature as a major.

The application may be downloaded at or a paper copy can be picked up the Grants and Funding Information Service Office by appointment.