Scholarships & Awards
John Bell Award
The John Bell award acknowledges excellence over several years of study in a Classics specialization.
Faculty Prizes in Classics
Outstanding academic performance during the previous year is recognized annually by the award of two Faculty Prizes in Classics.
This award is open to all Ontario Classics students, may be competed for each Fall. This lucrative prize has been won in recent years by a Guelph student.
Consul General of Belgium Prize
A book prize to be awarded annually to a student living in French House with good academic standing, who has made the greatest contribution to the program of the residence and to the knowledge of Francophone culture. The recipient will be selected by a committee consisting of the French House Director, House Assistant, and Head of the Department of French Studies. The award is presented at the end of the Winter semester by the Belgian Consul General.
French Consul Prize
Following completion of the 6th semester, the French Consul offers a book prize to a student for work in oral French. This award will be made on the basis of selection by faculty in the Department of French Studies.
Le Prix Léopold Senghor
A book prize donated by the Honourary Consul for Senegal has been awarded in alternate years since 1981-1982 to a 5th-6th- semester student with good academic standing. It is awarded to a student who has achieved excellence in the study of francophone African literatures, and in particular the literature of Senegal. The recipient will be selected on the basis of performance in the course Post-colonial Francophone Fiction with recommendation from the Head of French Studies.
Nancy Stoten Memorial Scholarship
The parents, family and friends of Nancy Stoten have provided funds for one $1,000 annual scholarship. It is available to students enrolled in the French Studies program with fewer than 31 course credits who have completed FREN*1200, FREN*2020, FREN*2060 and FREN*2520. The student who has achieved the highest average calculated on the grades in the above courses will receive the award.
Nancy Stoten Honours Prize in French
The parents, family and friends of Nancy Stoten have provided funds for one $1,000 annual prize. It is available to students who have achieved the highest average in their five best courses in French at the 3000- and 4000-level. Recipients of the Nancy Stoten Memorial Scholarship are not eligible for this prize. Students in semesters 7 or 8 and graduating students will be considered for the prize in May.
Swiss Embassy Prizes
The Swiss Consulate offers an annual book prize to an outstanding honour student in French at the end of the 8th semester.
CASU French Prize
A book Prize donated by the College of Arts Student Union to a student in French Studies who has contributed significantly to University life.
Andrea Laatsch Scholarship
This prize has been created in memory of Andrea Laatsch by her friends and family. It is awarded to a student who has high academic standing in the 2nd year of the German Studies program and has made significant contributions to the University community.
Austrian Embassy Prize
These book prizes offered by the Austrian Embassy are awarded to two advanced students of German who have shown excellence in the past two semesters, but need not be graduating.
German Consulate Prize
The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany awards three book prizes to students who are graduating from the German Studies program.
Swiss Embassy Prizes
The Swiss Consulate offers an annual book prize to an outstanding honour student with a minor in German at the end of the 8th semester.
Spanish Embassy Prizes
The Spanish Embassy offers two book prizes to the most outstanding graduating students in Spanish.
Italian Consulate Prize
The Italian Consul General offers this book prize to the student who obtains the highest standing in ITAL*2070 or ITAL*1070 and intends to continue the study of Italian.
Joseph N. Macerollo Prize
This prize is awarded to a student who has successfully completed ITAL*2070, and intends to continue studies toward a degree in the Italian Studies program.
Swiss Embassy Prizes
The Swiss Consulate offers an annual book prize to an outstanding honour student with a minor in Italian at the end of the 8th semester.