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French Honor Society

Pi Delta Phi

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The University invites membership in Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society. The Society recognizes outstanding scholarship in French language and its literatures, seeks to increase the knowledge and appreciation of Americans for the cultural contributions of the French-speaking world, and to stimulate and encourage French cultural activities. Undergraduates may be nominated for membership in recognition of their academic achievement after completing one semester of upper division French, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in French and overall. For more information, please contact the Moderator, Marco Roman, Ph.D. at 301-447-5322. 

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Students of French may apply for membership in Alpha Mu Gamma, the National Foreign Language Honor Society. Students are admitted into the society by achieving the grade of A in two three-credit French courses at the intermediate college level or above and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. For more information, please contact the Moderator, Susann Samples, Ph.D. at 301-447-5322.

Scholarships for Summer Study Abroad

These awards give recognition for superior achievement in the study of the French language and literature to students

Joseph W. Yedlicka Awards
The awards are designed to enable undergraduate regular members of an active chapter to continue their studies of the French language and literature. There are several awards among which are:

  • Full tuition summer session scholarship awarded by The American University of Paris, France and Pi Delta Phi

  • Full tuition summer scholarship to Avignon, France, awarded by The Institute of American Universities
    The above are accompanied by a Pi Delta Phi Travel Grant covering transportation up to $1,500.00 and some living expenses.

  • Full tuition summer session scholarship and some living expenses awarded by the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi

The Mary E. Gutermuth Award

  • Full tuition summer-session scholarship—six weeks including housing and board—to the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi awarded by Pi Delta Phi

Find more details on the Pi Delta Phi Awards (.pdf)

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