Kathleen Hudson Rivers Foreign Language Scholarship

Kathleen Rivers created this endowed scholarship because of her belief in the intrinsic value of studying abroad and the importance of learning languages from native speakers. The Rivers Scholarship will be awarded to students taking French or Italian for study in France or Italy. Preference will be given to students participating in a semester-or year-long study abroad program. To be eligible, students must have completed at least four courses in one of these languages. Students must study abroad in a College-approved credit program and live with a family from that country. Applications must be submitted with 2 letters of recommendation from French/Italian faculty.

Study Abroad
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed four courses in French or Italian? Please list them.
  2. What, if any, prior travel experiences outside of the United States have you had?
  3. In addition to the scholarship, how would you pay for your study abroad program?
  4. Please provide the name and email of two professors who will provide letters of recommendation
    • Reference 1
    • Reference 2
  5. During your study abroad, do you plan on staying with a host family?