[Scholarships]

[Study Abroad]

Memorial's Field School in Germany

3 regular 14-week Spring Term Courses--actually 16 weeks-- (May - August) for 9 credit hours

Format: 14 weeks web-based

4 weeks (August) in Heidelberg, Germany

Travel scholarships are available. See below.

These courses also qualify students for student loans.

For information on how to register for these courses, e-mail: marcella@mun.ca

DAAD Scholarships for Summer Courses in Germany

For undergraduate students:

3-4 week summer language courses.

Scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, basic meals and an international travel subsidy.

Requirements: Completion of at least 2 years of university level German with good grades. Canadian citizenship.

Deadline for applications is January 31. Applications available on-line at http://www.daad.org/.

Depending on the programs or courses attended, specific or unspecified transfer credits may be arranged through the Dept. of German & Russian upon return to Memorial University.

Congratulations to Steve Goodman, who has won a DAAD grant for a course in summer 2007.

For graduate students:

Congratulations also to Janine Murphy, who completed the G1001 Distance Education course in Winter 2007, and who has won a DAAD grant for an eight-week intensive language course for graduate students in Germany this summer.

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[Work Abroad]

'Werkstudentenprogramm' in Germany (CAUTG)

A seasonal full-time job (end of May - July), with one additional month of free time for vacation, travel, or study in Heidelberg. A wide variety of jobs is available.

Wages according to local laws and customs. Accommodation arranged (and sometimes included). Reduction in cost of return flight from Toronto to Frankfurt /Main.

Requirements: Basic working knowledge of German (at least 2 years)

Applications are available online at www.yorku.ca/wsp. Contact the department for details. The deadline for returning the application is January 10, but
candidates should have completed applications in to the department by December 15.

`Fremdsprachenassistentenprogramm' (CAUTG & PAD)

Placement as assistants to teachers of English in German schools, various levels, at least 12 hours a week.

Monthly salary of approximately EUR 703.

Requirements: completed university degree, very good knowledge of German.

Applications are available at http://www.kmk.org/pad/home.htm. Check with the department before Christmas for details. Deadline to return completed application is Jan. 15.

Click here for more information on these and other work programs.


[Travel Scholarships]
Elizabeth Hesson Scholarship (MUN) **
Scholarship intended for students majoring in German, who plan to attend a program of studies at any recognized school or institute in a German-speaking country.

Requirements: completion of at least two years of full-time studies at Memorial University; interest in continuing with the study of German; high level of academic performance in German.

Applications to Dept. of German & Russian during the winter semester.

The winner for 2007 is Stacey Dawe, for study in Heidelberg.

H. H. Jackson Travel Scholarship in German (MUN) **
Scholarship to subsidize a program of studies and/or work assignment in a German speaking country.

Requirements: completion of at least 2 years of full-time studies at Memorial University; high level of academic performance in German.

Applications to Dept. of German & Russian during the winter semester.

Winner for 2007 is Lynsey Soper, for study in Heidelberg.

Scotiabank Bursaries for International Study

Winners for 2007 are Veronica Dymond and Elim Wong, for study in Heidelberg.

Arthur and Sonia May Scholarship

Congratulations to Mira Okshevsky, who has won the Arthur and Sonia May Scholarship for study in Germany during Fall 2007.

** "Scholarship standing for undergraduate students is defined as a 75% average at the end of two out of the last three semesters in the previous scholarship year and the successful completion of not less than thirty credit hours in those two semester s." MUN Calendar.


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Last updated on 15 July 2007
For questions or comments please contact Marcella Rollmann