Languages for World Peace and Understanding Scholarship

The Scholarship

The Languages for World Peace and Understanding Scholarship is worth £500 and is awarded each year to a student who will be undertaking a study abroad year in a Spanish and/ or French speaking country.

Eligibility

  • Only undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Students must be intending to spend at least 6 months of the 2018-19 academic year travelling in a Spanish and/ or French speaking country.
  • Applications are not restricted to students studying within the Department of Modern Languages, but applicants must be able to satisfy the Selection Panel that they have adequate knowledge of the language of the country they propose to visit.
  • Students must not be nationals of the country they propose to visit.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the Languages for World Peace and Understanding Scholarship, the application form to be completed is available online. (Please save or print a copy for your records.)

This form should be completed in full to include information regarding why you are applying for the scholarship, details of the country you will be visiting and how you would spend the scholarship money if your application is successful. In addition to your application, a reference is required, so please download the complete Part 1 and then forward to your named referee (who should be a member of academic staff) for completion of Part 2 and submission.

Email address: facultyoffice@exeter.ac.uk

Phone number: 01392 722675

Please submit the completed forms to the Taught Faculty Office, The Old Library, Room 16 or facultyoffice@exeter.ac.uk

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 25 May 2018. Following this deadline the Selection Panel will consider each application and decide who should be successful. You will be notified of the outcome of your application.

If you are offered the Languages for World Peace and Understanding Scholarship, and you choose to accept it, a condition of receiving the money is that you must submit a report following your time abroad. This report should be at least 1 A4 page in length and should detail how you used the money and how it helped you to meet any objectives you set for yourself within your original scholarship application.