Martha Worthington Foreign Studies Scholarship

Departments: Languages Categories: Languages
Amount Two awards of $400.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria Applicants for this scholarship must be majoring in a foreign language and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. There is also a preference for a financial need but it is not required.There is a first preference for a student majoring in French, but it is also not required.
Application Procedure Application forms are available in the department of foreign languages. A brief statement including biographical details, campus activities, and plans for the future is requested.
Application Deadline First Tuesday in March.
Selection Procedure All members of the French faculty will review the applications and select a recipient. The committee then informs the department chair of the selection.
Selection Deadline May 1.
Notification An award letter will be sent to the recipient by the foreign languages department chair, who will also submit a scholarship award form to Financial Aid.
Special Notes Dr. Martha Worthington first established this fund in 1997. She joined the UW-Eau Claire English and foreign languages faculty in 1966. From 1975-1982, she served as special assistant to the vice chancellor. She returned to teaching in 1982 and retired in 1983. Dr. Worthington died on March 14, 2009, at the age of 90.
Thank You Thank you notes should be written to Lee Puig-Antich, Dr. Worthington's daughter, and forwarded to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.