Scholarships and Awards

John Jeep with graduating German majors John Jeep with graduating German majors
Students in Dessau at the Town Hall Students in Dessau at the Town Hall
Chinese Students in Uptown Oxford Chinese Students in Uptown Oxford
 Kazuhiko Komatsu and Noriko Reider  Kazuhiko Komatsu and Noriko Reider
 Mila Ganeva and Graham von Carlowitz  Mila Ganeva and Graham von Carlowitz
Japanese Tea Ceremony Japanese Tea Ceremony
 German Faculty in Heidelberg  German Faculty in Heidelberg
 Dr. Jeeps's Linguistics Class  Dr. Jeeps's Linguistics Class
Mila Ganeva and Ben Sutcliffe at a Conference Mila Ganeva and Ben Sutcliffe at a Conference
 Ben Sutcliffe  Ben Sutcliffe
 Liang Shi and Haosheng Yang Give Out Awards  Liang Shi and Haosheng Yang Give Out Awards

Miami University Resources

The Marion Lee Miller Scholarship

THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE!  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY.  THANKS!

The department is accepting applications that will be awarded for education abroad programs running during the summer (202230) semester.  Applications are due April 1, 2021.  A Faculty Award Committee will select the recipients and determine the amount of each scholarship based on merit and financial need. The minimum GPA in the major for this award is 3.00. Please use the "Education Abroad" application form link located in the left-hand sidebar for details and to start your application.

The Jacques Breitenbucher Scholar-Leader Award

These funds are awarded annually to Scholar-Leader upper-class female students. One award given to a German major and one to a Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies major. The students are chosen by the German and Russian faculty members in the department. There is no application process.

Education Abroad Application

Preference is given to majors and minors in the Department of GRAMELAC as well as to students without access to other sources of study abroad scholarship funding. 10% of available funds are reserved for discretionary funding of students based on the viability of GRAMELAC programs, or, if not applicable, then for student support based on need and merit. The number of scholarships is determined according to available funds. The application date has been extended to Tuesday, October 5, 2021, by midnight.  The committee, with input from the GRAMELAC department chair, determines the number of scholarships available in increments of $500 for summer or semester or year-long study abroad; $250 in the case of winter term programs. Please use the "Education Abroad" application form link located in the left-hand sidebar for details and to start your application.

GRAMELAC Undergraduate Enrichment Fund Application

These funds are for undergraduate students only and are to be used for expenditures dealing with language and cultural events associated with one or more of the languages in the Department of German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian). This request may be for conference travel, entrance fee to a museum or concert, hard copies of research material, etc. It is encouraged that the request be for a future event so that a department P-card may be used, however, it may also be for expenditures already paid and needing reimbursed. Please use the application form link located in the left-hand sidebar for details and to start your application.

 


Local & Regional Resources

Cincideutsch Scholarship Program

Founded in 2011 by native German speakers and Americans who had lived in German-speaking countries, Cincideutsch is a group of Cincinnatians that aims to promote modern German language and culture in Cincinnati.

The Cincideutsch Scholarship Program is a way to support students of the German language, therefore promoting the mission of Cincideutsch. To be considered for the Cincideutsch Scholarship Program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria.

  1. The applicant must be enrolled full-time at the University of Cincinnati, Miami University, Xavier University, or Northern Kentucky University.
  2. The applicant must be working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree. If undergraduate, the applicant must be at the sophomore, junior, or senior level.
  3. The applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  4. The applicant must use the scholarships funds for qualified educational purposes associated with study abroad in a German-speaking countries.
  5. Submit a completed application with all supporting materials (see below) by June 1, 2022
  6. Applicants may not be or be related to Cincideutsch board members

The number and monetary amounts of the scholarships will vary year to year and will be based on merit AND financial need. In 2022, Cincideutsch will offer three $500 awards. Scholarships may be renewed for a second year, but a new application must be submitted every year. Applicants may apply as often as they like, but can only be awarded a scholarship two times over the course of their studies (whether undergraduate or graduate).

Applications must include the following:

  1. A completed application form, including all financial information
  2. Official transcript from the applicant’s current university
  3. One recommendation letter
  4. Depending on number of applicants, Cincideutsch board members may choose a certain number of applicants as finalists and then ask them to interview with the board.
Please email Cincideutsch at scholarship@cincideutsch.com with any questions and to be sure you have the most current application form.