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William E. and Barbara U. Arant Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is as follows: “…to assist undergraduate students with tuition or internship travel expenses as he/she obtains marketable skills and experiences from international study.”

Selection Criteria

The student must be at the advanced undergraduate level (at least 60 credit hours); successful academic performance in LWB; award based on academic achievement; financial need may be a consideration; may be used on tuition, travel funds to
participate in conferences, workshops and research projects.

Factors that will be taken in consideration for the selection process:

  • GPA (2.70 minimum overall and 3.00 in language concentration)
  • Overall good citizenship in the university community (as demonstrated in resume and cover letter)

Application Process

The student will submit an application including:

  • a cover letter (1 page maximum)
  • a current resume
  • an internship proposal or a research project statement (1 page maximum)
  • a budget (itemizing how funds will be allocated)

It is anticipated that two $500 awards will be made annually. Applicants should send their application package by April 15 (for the fall and summer semesters) and by November 15 (for the spring semester) via email to:

Dr. Lisa Y.F. Parker (, Director of the Language and World Business Program, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, 1204 McClung Tower, (865) 9749827

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