Elaine Loven Memorial Scholarship for 2018-2019

The Elaine Loven Memorial Scholarship is for students who are studying abroad in the Fall 2018, Spring 2019, or Summer 2019. $1,906.05 will be awarded to ONE qualified student.

This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit, academic accomplishments, and to undergraduate or graduate students who are pursuing a major or minor degree in a global language.


This fund will be used for a scholarship for study abroad for an undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Global Languages and Cultures, with the following criteria:

  • minimum GPA of 3.0
  • preference to a student completing a German major, emphasis, or minor
  • preference to a student who plans to study abroad in Europe

Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Department of Global Languages and Cultures Scholarship Committee in coordination with the university’s Office of Student Financial Aid. The annual scholarship award will be disbursed for the semester during which the student studies abroad through a Northern Arizona University program.

Other regulations

All applicants must have been accepted by Northern Arizona University and be planning to study abroad in Fall 2018, Spring 2019, or Summer 2019.

Application instructions

Download Application / Now Accepting Applications through Monday, March 26, 2018.

The required attachments are:

  1. a 250-word (minimum) essay explaining what you hope to gain from your study-abroad experience
  2. a signed "NAU's Scholarship FERPA Statement" for release of information

Submit the application form and the required attachments at Babbitt Academic Annex (Bldg 23) Room 108, unless you are currently studying abroad or not attending classes on the Flagstaff campus and cannot get the hardcopy to the office; in which case, e-mail the application and all attachments in a single e-mail to Alexandria.McConocha@nau.edu.

You may also mail your application, with the attachments, to the following address:

NAU – Global Languages and Cultures
Loven Memorial Scholarship
P.O. Box 6004
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6004

Application deadline

We must receive your application with all the attachments by 5:00 PM on Monday, March 16, 2018.