Fun (and delicious!) activities planned throughout the semester to share French culture!
From crêpes to fondue, balades to pétanque, we are always coming up with new activities to share French culture with our students. Mark your calendar with our upcoming events so you never miss out on the fun!
French Department Scholarships to Study Abroad
Preference goes to majors!
due in February 2020 for Summer 2020
For a complete description of our department scholarships, and to download application forms, click the link below. Send completed applications to .
LLEA Scholarship to Study Abroad
Due October 4, 2019 for travel in Spring 2020
The Alwine & Jesse Doyle European Language Study Abroad Scholarship support University of Hawai`i at Mānoa students who want to earn credits in one of the languages taught in the Department of Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas (French, German, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish) at an accredited university in Europe. For an application form, please follow the link below.
UH Manoa Scholarships
Explore Opportunities Across the University
UH Manoa offers many scholarships for those pursuing a degree from the Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics department. You can apply for them directly through your STAR portal. If you have declared a Major in Arts & Sciences (specifically, in the LLL department), you may qualify for one or more of the following:
LLL Hands of Hope
Edith Suyama Scholarship
Arthur and Bernice Chun Scholarship
CASAA Annual Scholarship
Jhamandas Watumull Scholarship
John Young Scholarship
K.S. Cheng Scholarship
[CASAA] Rodney P. Santos Scholarship
Richard & Mildred Kosaki Student Assistance Awards
CASAA Academic Opportunities Awards
Other scholarships can be applied towards Study Abroad programs. Search for the ASUH Study Abroad scholarship in your STAR portal.
Don't delay! Apply by October 2019 for Spring 2020!
More opportunities for scholarship funding
The Alliance Française mission is to promote the French language and culture in the United States. They offer a great scholarship to help students fund their first experience studying abroad in a French speaking program. Click the following to download the application. https://afhawaii.org/scholarship/ usually due by February of each year.
African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI) is part of Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, which provides unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad. Boren Scholars represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation. For more information on studying abroad in Senegal, West Africa, click the following link: https://www.borenawards.org.
Awards for study abroad offered by National Academic Honor Societies for foreign languages, e.g. Pi Delta Phi (the National French Honor Society). Information on the Pi Delta Phi scholarships and awards are here: http://www.pideltaphi.org.
Teach English in France!
Wondering what to do after graduation? How about teaching English in France? The Teaching Assistant Program In France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,100 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of France such as French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. Applications for the 2020-2021 school year will soon be available in October 2019 online at tapif.org. The deadline to apply is February 2020.
Find out more information about the program, eligibility criteria, and how to apply at frenchculture.org/tapif or TAPIF.org
Pi Delta Phi
Join the French Honors Society
Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society,
was founded at the University of CA, Berkeley,
in 1906 and became a national society in 1925.
At present, it numbers more than 300 chapters established at representative public and private universities in almost every state, as well as chapters in Paris and Aix-en-Provence.
As a member, you ...
- become part of a vibrant community united by appreciation of francophone cultures
- enhance your academic achievements by belonging to a national honor society
- enhance your professional portfolio by highlighting you excellence in French
- become eligible to apply for Pi Delta Phi sponsored scholarships (www.pideltaphi.org for more scholarship info)
How to become a member:
- have completed at least one semester of upper division French (300 and above)
- have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French and 3.0 overall
- tell your French teacher you'd like to join or email the Pi Delta Phi Faculty Sponsor at with your name and student ID and request an application
What We Do
Activities, French Programs, and Scholarship Opportunities