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The Carol Swarts Milburn Scholarship in World Languages and Literatures supports students with a major in World Languages and Literatures with study abroad costs, including tuition, travel, and room in board.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Must be accepted for admission as a degree-seeking student at Northern Kentucky University
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be pursuing a major in World Languages and Literatures
  • Must be in their second year and/or past the intermediate 202-level classes

Distribution of award: The award will be distributed by the Office of Student Financial Assistance, dependent upon funds available from the NKU Foundation.

Amount of award: Dependant upon available funds.

Duration: For the semester in which the student is studying abroad.

Automatically renewable: No.

Minimum hours of enrollment: 12 credit hours per semester.

Selection procedure:

  1. Student must complete the NKU scholarship application by March 15th, the NKU scholarship application deadline.
  2. All scholarship applications meeting eligibility criteria will be forwarded to the Chair of the World Languages and Literatures Department, College of Arts and Sciences, for review and consideration.
  3. The Chair of the World Languages and Literatures Department, College of Arts and Sciences, will recommend award recipient(s) to the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  4. The Office of Student Financial Assistance will review the Chair's recommendation(s) and inform him/her of any problems regarding the award.
  5. The Chair of the World Languages and Literatures Department, College of Arts and Sciences, will notify the recipient(s) of the award.
  6. The Office of Student Financial Assistance will send a secondary notification of award.