World Languages & Cultures

Scholarships

Lapaire-Stites French Studies Scholarship


The Lapaire-Stites French Studies Scholarship was created by Dr. Pierre J. Lapaire and Mrs. Inge Stites to honor the 70 plus years of combined service to UNCW of Mr. Kenneth Stites, former assistant professor of French, Mrs. Inge Stites, former lecturer of French and German, and Dr. PJ Lapaire, professor of French.

One scholarship of $500.00 is awarded to students majoring in French for academic excellence in French. See side panel for application information and eligibility.

Department of World Languages and Cultures Academic Scholarship



The Department of World Languages and Cultures Academic Scholarship was created by the faculty and staff of the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

One scholarship of $500.00 is awarded to students who demonstrate special ability in the area of foreign language study and overall academic excellence. See side panel for application information and eligibility.


Helena R. Cheek Scholarship



The Helena Riker Cheek Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of Helena R. Cheek by her family and friends.

Two scholarships of $1,175 are awarded to students majoring in a foreign language (French, German, or Spanish) who demonstrate special ability in the area of foreign language study and overall academic excellence. See side panel for application information and eligibility.

Text Book Scholarship


Two scholarships of $125.00 are awarded to students majoring in a foreign language (French, German, or Spanish) who demonstrate special ability in the area of foreign language study and overall academic excellence. See side panel for application information and eligibility.

The Wilmington Coca-Cola Scholarship Fund (not offered each year)



The Wilmington Coca-Cola Scholarship Fund is intended to provide assistance to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in the humanities. Recipients are selected based on character and leadership. Consideration is also given to candidates who have shown evidence of self-help. Two scholarships of $700 are awarded in a five year rotation between English, History, World Languages and Cultures, and Philosophy and Religion. See side panel for application information and eligibility.

Nieka "Sean" Wright Memorial Scholarship 


This scholarship was established to honor UNCW alumnus Nieka "Sean" Wright (M.A. 2011) and his commitment to highre education and the study of foreign languages. Recipients must be full-time students in the M.A. in Spanish program at UNCW. The award will be based on academic merit with a secondary consideration of financial need. For application information and eligibility see the Sean Wright Memorial Scholarship Page.