Foreign Languages



Honor Societies


Pi Delta Phi- French
Katia Sainson, 410-704-2843, LA 4146

Sigma Delta Pi- Spanish
German De Patricio, 410-704-5368, LA 4141

APPLY TO JOIN-Spanish Honor Society

Gamma Kappa Alpha-Italian
Margherita Pampinella-Cropper, 410-704-4173, LA 4210E


The Department of Foreign Languages has established the TU Scholarship Endowment Fund for the following four scholarships to provide financial aid to current, degree-seeking students who show academic promise:

Applications should be addressed to Scholarship Committee on or before January 30th.

Angela Gerwig Herold Memorial Endowed Scholarship (40329) -

This scholarship is awarded to full-time, undergraduate students majoring in a Foreign Language who are interested in studying abroad, who have a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or greater, and who have a demonstrated financial need.

AGerwig Application

Don Miguel de Cervantes Latin American Scholarship Award Endowment (35953) -

The Scholarship Committee will select two students to receive a minimum of at least $300.

Two full time students in the Foreign Languages Department will be provided scholarships; one award will go to a student majoring in Spanish, the second to a student majoring in any language program. In the event that a Spanish major is not identified, the award may be given to an eligible student majoring in any foreign language program.

To be eligible, the candidate must demonstrate promise of academic excellence and who may be unable to attend Towson University if they were not given financial assistance. Preference can be given to candidates that demonstrate in an essay that they are committed to the Iberoamerican culture and language. The term Iberoamerican refers to the culture and language traditionally celebrated by individuals of Spain and/or Latin American origin.

Scholarships - Iberoamerican


Patricia Knapp McLucas Memorial Scholarship (35693) -

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize students annually in the Foreign Languages Department. The students will be named by the Scholarship Committee of the department. The minimum award for each student is to be $150.00 with the exact amount of each award to be based on available funds.

This scholarship is open to continuing full time or part time freshman, sophomore, junior and senior Foreign Language Department Students.

Patricia Knapp McLucas App


Dr. Joseph Vidal Llecha Memorial Scholarship (35833) -

The amount of this annual award will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and may vary from year to year. It will be applied to the student's financial account and may be used as credit for tuition, fees, books, and/or room and board.

Eligibility is based on the highest academicachievement and excellence in French and/or Spanish as well as by current criteria for financial aid as established by the Financial Aid office at TowsonUniversity.

Students shall be enrolled as full-time sophomore or junior students at Towson University who are majoring in French and/or Spanish at the time of application. Applicants may also be planning to enter any of these academic programs as full-time students in the following Fall or Spring semester provided that at the time of application the necessary papers are filed and accepted by the admissions office.

A letter of recommendation from a faculty member at Towson University and an official copy of the applicant's grade transcript should be included with the application.

Joseph Vidal-Llecha Application


For additional questions, please contact the Foreign Languages Department at 410-704-2883 or or by visiting the department's main office in the Liberal Arts Building, Suite 4210.


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