The Department of French and Italian

Scholarship Recipients

Solange Boutin Plangman Endowed Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018: Renyta Suwuh, Quincy Yarbrough

2016-2017: Nelsy Padilla

Julia Scarbrough Fisher Study Abroad Award

2017-2018: William Cummins, Sodanin Yorn

2016-2017: Ashley Berry, Mario Gonzales 

Internships in Francophone (IFE) Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018: Calvin Clites, William Cummins, Sodanin Yorn

Spring 2016: Emily Nagel

Teaching Award in French 

2016-2017: Laëtitia Zembski

2015-2016: Adam McBride

Teaching Award in Italian 

2016-2017: Stephanie Hotz

2015-2016: Eliza Valentini

Service and Professional Development Scholarship Recipients 

2016-2017: Sarah Anderson, Stephanie Brynes, Vanessa Fanelli, Yasmina Fawaz, Sam Gaglio, Josh Griffiths, Stephanie Hotz, Jim Law, Maxence Leconte, Sarah Le Pichon, Fanny Macé, Elizabeth Mayne, Adam McBride, Caitlin O'Neil, Elisa Valentini, Jocelyn Wright, Laëtitia Zembski

Walther Scholars

Walther Scholarships in French Studies, funded by a generous bequest from Mrs. Julia Emerson Fisher Walther, are merit-based scholarships (both single and multi-year) for outstanding students in French studies and linguistics.

2016-2017 Walther Scholars: Tracey Adams, Andrea Blatz, Audrey Doussot, Sarah Lube Roe, Adam McBride, Clemence Ozel, Marylise Rilliard, Ryan Swankie, Ashley Voeks, Amelia Wells, Jocelyn Wright

2015-2016 Walther Scholars: Amir Aziz, Brendon Kaufman, James Law, Sarah Le Pichon, Fanny Macé, Valérie Masson

2014-2015 Walther Scholars: Sarah Anderson, Stephanie Brynes, Joshua Griffiths, Karina High, Maxence Leconte, Rozen Neupane, Christopher Reimels

2013-2014 Walther ScholarsAmanda Dalola, Audrey Doussot, Yasmina Fawaz, Viola Green, Nicholas Holterman, Pia Lara Carrillo, Adrien Lavergne, Elizabeth Mayne, Caitlin O'Neil, Rebekah Post, Stephanie Russo, Ryan Swankie, Ashley Voeks

2012-2013 Walther ScholarsAdam McBride, Jocelyn Wright, Anna Troyansky

2011-2012 Walther ScholarsJenna Nichols, Abigail Temple

2010-2011 Walther ScholarsLaura Jensen, Monique Murphy, Meredith Lehman, Clare Perry, Sarah Lube, Nicholas Spinelli, Jennifer Moen, Anna Troyansky

Marjorie B. Poyner Study Abroad Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018: Nicolette Arar

2016-2017: Amber Sweat

Lyon Study Abroad Julia Scarbrough-Fisher and Julia Walther Scholarship Recipients

2015-2016: Aliyah Conley, David Diaz, Lana Dziekonski, Eman Esfandi, Caroline Miller, Juan Otero, Nelsy Padilla, and Alexis Voudrie

2014-2015: Nathaniel Beausoleil, Lauren Busche, Mallory Dolan, Morgan Dunn, Emily Jenkins, Rachel Krenek, Laura Liu, Amy Marsh, Ramiro Munoz, Peyton Perez, Johnathon Reddinger, Victoria Roberson, Caroline Thomas, Marshall Tidrick, Meredith Tolcher, Madeleine Vadeboncoeur

Walther Excellence Awards in French Studies and French Linguistics

2016-2017: Adam Aziz, Adam McBride

2015-2016: Stephanie Byrnes, Josh Griffiths

2014-2015: Sarah Lube Roe, Rebekah Post 

2012-2013: Clémence Ozel, Charles Mignot

2011-2012: Nicholas Bacuez, Libby Mallonee-Gertken, Meredith Lehman

Aaron Schaffer, Antonio Podio, & Jason Sokolosky Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018: Anahid Perez

2016-2017: Ashley Berry

Christopher Schulze Scholarship for Studies in French and Italian Recipients

2014-2015: David Davis 

2011-2012: Grace Hansen, William McMeans

2010-2011: Mariya Grygorenko, Ariane Leverett

Donald and Eleanor Sellstrom Excellence Award Recipients

2017-2018: Anahid Perez

2016-2017: Justin Marshall

Daniela Bini Excellence Award in Italian

2016-2017: Elisa Valentini

2015-2016: Robert Bucci

2014-2015: Beatrice Mabrey

2012-2013: Matthew Rabatin

2011-2012: Matthew Rabatin

Dina Sherzer Excellence Award in Italian

2016-2017: Patrick Vilim

2015-2016: Amanda Bush

2014-2015: Stephanie Hotz

James Stephens Memorial Excellence Award 

2017-2018: Lane Bogar (French), August Cocchiarella (Italian)

2016-2017: Allison Thornton (French), Carlos Cartagena (Italian)

Julie Walther & Julia Scarbrough Achievement Award

2015-2016: Danielle Aalund, Anna Passey, Mia Williams

2014-2015: Brooke Currie, Nina Ho, Cindy Wu 

2012-2013: Miranda Miller, Abraham Padilla


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