This endowment funds scholarships for worthy Junior or Senior Foreign Language majors who have proven their commitment to academic excellence, to assist them in their studies at Plymouth State University or in approved study-abroad programs, as recommended by the faculty and chair of the department. Recipients are chosen by a committee. No application process is required
The Gisela and Paul Estes Study Abroad Scholarship provides financial assistance to PSU students to participate in a credit-bearing study abroad program in a German-speaking country. Believing that immersion in a different culture is a life-changing experience, the Donors wish is for PSU students to live in and experience a German-speaking culture and to further their own proficiency in speaking the German language.
Eligible students shall be in strong academic standing, according to the minimum standard required for study abroad, and must be admitted to credit-bearing study abroad programs in a German-speaking country: Germany or Austria. The scholarship may be awarded for the traditional academic semesters, Winterim, or summer session as long as the program is credit-bearing. Contact the Global Education Office for information on how to apply for this scholarship.
* Students who would like to be considered for scholarships that identify financial need as a criteria will need to complete the Federal Financial Aid Application before the March 1 deadline. Academic and Non-Academic Departments offering scholarships collaborate with the Financial Aid Office, therefore, it is imperative that students comply with PSU policy. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for further assistance.
A student must be enrolled as a full time student at PSU to be eligible to receive scholarship awards listed on this page.