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Modern Languages and Cultures Department

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Scholarships and Awards

Students in the Modern Languages and Cultures Department are eligible to  receive the following endowed scholarships which support study on campus or abroad. To apply for these please visit the Student Financial Services in Donnelly Hall 200. 

Dr. Raymond R. Weiss Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Raymond R. Weiss '49 Memorial Scholarship was established to honor a former member of the Modern Languages faculty. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student of Puerto Rican origin or to a Modern Languages major. Selection is based on the recommendation of the Chair of Modern Languages and the Director of Student Financial Services. This scholarship is not renewable. 

Along with this scholarship in memory of Weiss' dedicated to the College, Marist also offers the Weiss Language Center, multimedia tech room that supports coursework, self instruction, and research in Western and non-Western modern languages and cultures.

Madame Francoise B. Gregg Scholarship

Named in honor of a long-time member of the Modern Languages faculty, the Madame Francoise B. Gregg Scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in French and spending a full academic year in France. The award is based on the recommendation of the Chair of Modern Languages and the Director of Student Financial Services. Financial need is a criterion. This scholarship is not renewable

Tina and Alphonse Gioielli Scholarship

Established in honor of a long-time faculty member and her husband who joined her in teaching Italian language and culture at Marist, the Tina and Alphonse Gioielli Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior who is a French, Spanish or Italian major. Priority will be given to a student studying abroad for a full year, with first consideration to a candidate studying language and culture in Italy. Selection is based on the recommendation of the Chair of Modern Languages and the Director of Student Financial Services. Financial need is a criterion. This scholarship is not renewable.