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Undergraduate Fellowships/Awards

Language Specific

Rappaport Fellowships for the Study of Russian Language

Due date: Fall Semester

Eligibility: Dedication to study of Russian language

Awards: $5,000 to be divided as decided by the department and Professor Rappaport (historically 10 awards of $500 each); NOMINATED BY DEPT

The ACTR National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest

Due date: Directions available in January, contest in spring.

Eligibility: Students' essays are judged by native speakers of Russian and receive Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates of accomplishment. The results are published in the ACTR Letter, and facsimile excerpts from some of the best essays are printed there, as well.


The ACTR Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Awards

Due date: Spring

Eligibility: One junior or senior may be nominated from each college or university where Russian is taught to receive the award as that school's most outstanding student for that year. Students are nominated by a teacher; the teacher nominating a student for this award must be a current member of ACTR.


For more information on these and other programs conducted by ACTR visit:


Hibbs Scholarship for Undergraduates

Due Dates: Spring Semester (March/April)                            

Eligibility: Completion of 60 hours, 2 semesters minimum at UT; GPA 3.5; enrolled full time (12+ credit hours)                         

Awards: $2000; historically 2 awards of $1000 each ($500 per semester); NOMINATED BY DEPARTMENT



Due Dates: Spring and Fall (UT VP for Research)

Eligibility: Enrolled with 12+ credits; min. GPA 2.5; Indep. Research

Awards: Project w/supervising Professor


Due Dates: Spring semester, Oct 1; Summer, March 1; Fall, April 1

Eligibility: Good standing and commitment to language study



Non-UT Scholarship Information

UT Study Abroad Scholarship Resources

COLA (College of Liberal Arts) Fellowship/Scholarship Information

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