The Carol Dolcini Study Abroad Flight Fund

Thanks to the generosity of alumni donors, The French Department is pleased to offer several, semi-annual $250 scholarships to students planning to study abroad in full immersion, French-speaking programs. The purpose of this scholarship is to help defray travel costs. It is named in honor of our longtime and recently retired Undergraduate Student Affairs Officer Carol Dolcini, who made it her mission to bring the experience of study abroad to as many undergraduates as possible.

Award:  $250

Application deadline: early October for SP/SU, early April for FA

Eligibility:  Students must be accepted into a full-immersion study abroad program in France or other Francophone countries.  Priority status will be given to students declared in the French major or French minor.  Examples of eligible programs:  UCEAP study at Univ. of Lyon; UCEAP study at Univ. of Bordeaux; UCEAP study (in French) at Institut des Études Politiques (“Sciences Po”), Paris; Global Internship, Paris; IFE Field Research & Internship, Paris, Belgium or Strasbourg.

The award will be disbursed as soon as the student provides proof of acceptance into a full immersion French-speaking study abroad program.

Application Process:  Short essay; inquiries may be directed to Nina Rennert Cohen at