University of Maine Fort Kent - French and French Education
French Scholarships

Students who come to the University of Maine at Fort Kent to major in French may be eligible for a number of scholarships specific to the study of French.

Le Club Français College Education Scholarships
Codes: F, A
Application Deadline: March 1st  Print Scholarship Application
Scholarship Description

Study French in college and be rewarded!

In an effort to encourage the continued study of French, the heritage language of the St. John Valley, Le Club français is now offering a financial incentive for students who major or minor in French in college.

Le Club français is offering $500 per academic year to any Valley student minoring in French and $1000 for French majors.

If you are originally from the St. John Valley and plan on or are currently majoring or minoring in French at any college or university you may be eligible for one of the Le Club français education scholarships.

You must have proof of a declared major or minor in French (such as a copy of your degree plan or a note from your advisor) and you must be enrolled in at least one French course each semester and earn a grade of C or higher. Funds will be dispensed at the end of each academic year.

Please fill out the attached form and include a copy of your current college transcripts or semester grade report and send it to:

Le Club Français
PO Box 266
Fort Kent, ME 04743

Joseph F. Hallee Scholarship (UMFK)
Codes: F, A
Application Deadline: March 1st  Print Scholarship Application
Scholarship Description

This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Professor in French, Joseph F. Hallee, who served the University of Maine at Fort Kent with distinction for sixteen years. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a first-time student electing to major in French. Preference will be given to graduates of secondary schools in the St. John Valley.


Richard I. Morin Scholarship Fund (UMFK)
Codes: F, A
Application Deadline: March 1st  Print Scholarship Application
Scholarship Description

Established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, this scholarship honors Richard I. Morin. Mr. Morin served the University of Maine System with distinction as a member of the Board of Trustees from December 7, 1979 to September 15, 1988 and was elected as its President in 1987-1988. He dedicated himself to and worked tirelessly for improving and promoting the quality of higher education in the state of Maine, and his leadership reflects the highest ideals of service. Scholarship funds will be used to provide assistance to a student (or students) attending or planning to attend the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Preference will be given to students who are St. John Valley High School graduates and who have demonstrated scholastic excellence and financial need.


Elmer H. & Marcella B. Violette Scholarship Fund (UMFK)
Codes: F, A
Application Deadline: March 1st  Print Scholarship Application
Scholarship Description

The Elmer H. and Marcella B. Violette Scholarship Fund was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on behalf of the UMFK Foundation in the year 2002 with a gift from Marcella B. Violette. The fund is established in recognition of the contributions and importance of Elmer H. and Marcella B. Violette to the education and way of life of the people in the St. John Valley.

Income from the fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance for a University of Maine at Fort Kent student based on academic standing and financial need. Preference shall be given to residents of the St. John Valley and who are engaged in the study of French or Acadian Culture or Applied Forest Management/Environmental Studies. The scholarship shall be renewable annually contingent upon the recipient maintaining a good academic standing and successful completion of each semester.

 

Be aware of deadlines posted, read the eligibility requirements and apply for those scholarships you think you may qualify for.