FUBiS 2013 Summer Stipend
Department of Germanic Languages
CC, Barnard, GS Undergrads
Funding from the Max Kade Foundation and the Germanistic Society of America allow the Department of Germanic Languages of Columbia University to offer up to 10 summer language scholarships to CC, Barnard, or GS undergrads who will have completed a full year (at least 8 credit points) of German language in Columbia's German languge program by May 2013.
To apply: submit 1) application, 2) college transcripts, and 3) language evaluation from your current German language instructor. Deadline for completed applications is Friday, March 8, 2013. Applications must be delivered by hand or campus mail to the Department of Germanic Languages, 414 Hamilton Hall, MC 2812; Attn: RAKorb.
Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement and German language aptitude. The scholarship includes a travel grant, tuition for a 72-hour German language course and lodging at the FU Berlin's summer program, session III from July 13. to August 10, 2013. Details of the FUBiS Program are available at http://www.fubis.org/. (Go to FUBiS Term III for specific information on language courses 3.07-3.09 covered by this stipend.)
Returning students must submit an email statement summarizing his/her FUBiS experience, no later than September 20, 2013.
Who is eligible to apply? This opportunity is open to CC, Barnard, or GS undergraduates who have maintained an overall 3.0 GPA and who by May 2013 will have completed at least 8 credit points in German language courses in Columbia/Barnard's German language program with a grade of "B" or higher. These eight points must include a combination of:
V1101-V1102 (Elementary German I and II), and/or
Please note: Conversational German and Reading German courses cannot be counted as part of the require 8 points.